Convicted sex offender captured in Clark County

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Matthew Jonathan Gossard, a convicted sex offender, for failing to register an address change. (Photo/Clark Co. Sheriff's Office)

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – The Clark County Sheriff’s Office says a wanted sex offender turned himself in to officers Wednesday night.

Matthew Jonathan Gossard, 35, was wanted for failing to register an address change.

Deputies say he saw himself on the news and turned himself in on the warrant.

Gossard was convicted of corruption of a minor June 2, 2003 in Clark County, Ohio.

He is classified as sex offender and is required to register once a year for 10 years. He is required to register until February of 2015. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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