Stolen Video Games Help Catch Unregistered Sex Offender

Mr Unregistered

Delaware State Police arrested 35 year old Patrick Monceaux of Seaford after he allegedly stole video games out of a car and then sold them to a local store for some extra cash.  Police arrested Monceaux at his friend’s house which happened to be the same street that the car the games were stolen from was on.

The investigation of the games led police to find something else out about their video game thief.  Delaware State Police learned Patrick Monceaux is a sex offender convicted of 2nd degree statutory rape in 1998.  Because of this he required by law to register his address with the state.

Monceaux of course failed to register his new address within the three business days given to him by the state of Delaware.  This of course when you’re a pedophile is a big no-no in most places.  Due to the theft and the failure of his re-registration, Patrick Monceaux is now facing a whole laundry list of charges.

The charges Monceaux faces are, felony count of failure to re-register as a sex offender, 24 misdemeanor counts of theft, 24 misdemeanor counts of receiving stolen property, and 24 misdemeanor counts of selling stolen property.  Mr Monceaux was arraigned and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institute instead of $25,000 secured bail.

As for the stolen video games, it’s a happy ending there as Police were able to recover the games and return them to the victim.  Video games once again save the day.

Seaford Man Arrested for Theft, Failure to Re-Register as a Sex Offender [WBOC News]

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18 Comments on "Stolen Video Games Help Catch Unregistered Sex Offender"

  1. aion database January 14, 2010 at 20:15 - Reply

    Inspiring. I just read this morning about using games as a tool for learning and now, it was used to fight a crime! Don’t you find video games amazing? :)

  2. rmakulate January 9, 2010 at 17:17 - Reply

    psh video games just saved the day. so much for freaking porn

  3. GETTOTHECHOPPA January 9, 2010 at 16:27 - Reply

    this is a whole new story for ron jeremys theory of games :D

  4. mistyrosenic January 8, 2010 at 20:12 - Reply

    I’m glad the guy got caught. And people who say video games are bad.

  5. AxleIsBored January 8, 2010 at 19:52 - Reply

    video games ftw

  6. Froodge January 8, 2010 at 19:32 - Reply

    Video games save the day once again :)

  7. Mr Joe Pesci January 8, 2010 at 19:13 - Reply

    Well one less sex pest on the loose, only several thousand more(most located on Justin.TV)to find.

    Lets hope a big 6 foot 20 stone black man gets a hold of this pig in the showers.

    Or better still, stick him in a cage full of tigers.

  8. xReaper29 January 8, 2010 at 17:45 - Reply

    Video Games save the world once again from criminals!

  9. MrTastyDDR January 8, 2010 at 17:33 - Reply

    “stop! you violated the law, pedofile” :P idk why i said that >.>

  10. cynicalbrit January 8, 2010 at 16:24 - Reply

    There is a whole list of things wrong with this guy’s life. From managing to get on the sex offender’s list, to breaking its rules, and then managing to speed up his prosecution for failing to register by adding a load more charges to his case. Well played sir. Well played.

  11. mishy January 8, 2010 at 15:56 - Reply

    Ah good ole video games.

  12. Eronios January 8, 2010 at 11:10 - Reply

    And people said video games were harming children. Looks like they may have saved a few in this case.

  13. naim380 January 8, 2010 at 10:42 - Reply

    yay FTW for videogames! so what will he get? 2 year?

  14. tuner_racer January 8, 2010 at 10:28 - Reply

    “take a seat.”