Woman who pretended to be teenage boy arrested in California

Patricia Dye (Source: Warren County Jail)
Patricia Dye (Source: Warren County Jail)

EUREKA, CA (FOX19) - A Franklin woman who pretended to be a teenage boy in order to meet teenage girls has been arrested in California.

Patricia Dye, 32, was booked in the Humboldt County, Calif. jail on Dec. 8, according to jail records.

Jail officials in California say she was arrested on a warrant from Ohio. The Dayton Daily News is reporting that Dye failed to report an address change after moving from Middletown in August.

Dye pled guilty in October 2010 to sexual imposition, attempted sexual imposition and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. She was sentenced to 180 days in jail and had to register as a Tier 1 sex offender for the next 15 years.

Dye created an online profile as 16-year-old Matt Abrams as a way to meet teenage girls.

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