The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

May 23, 2013

Sex offender moves in Enid 5-24-2013

Staff reports
Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — As required by law, Enid Police Department is notifying the public about an aggravated sex offender who has moved in Enid.

EPD was notified by Oklahoma Department of Corrections that Brian Wayne Hale has been classified as an aggravated sex offender.

Whenever a sex offender classified as aggravated or habitual moves into a residence, the police department is required by state statute to notify residents of the neighborhood.

There are eight possible offenses that can require a person be classified as an aggravated sex offender, if they were convicted after Nov. 1, 1999. Habitual offenders are those offenders convicted of two or more sex crimes after Nov. 1, 1997, or those previously convicted with another sex offense conviction after Nov. 1, 1997.

Hale was convicted of lewd or indecent proposals/acts to a child June 25, 2009. His victim was a child under 13 years of age. Hale is not wanted for any crimes and has registered as a sex offender with the Enid Police Department.

Hale is described as a white male, 46 years old, he is 6 feet, 1 inch tall, weighing 185 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He currently is residing at 2712 Rock Island in Enid.