Sexual Predator Locked Up

Barron Photo

On April 19, 2015, between 2:00 a.m. and 5:30 a.m., a female victim was sexually assaulted while sleeping on the side of the building near 1700 Market Street.

DNA evidence was processed from the crime scene and was checked via the CODIS database. A comparison of DNA from the victim and the CODIS databased identified Derrick Barron a Black male of 05/15/1960 as a suspect. 

On December 14, 2015, Barron was arrested as he was checking into his halfway house.  Mr. Barron had recently been paroled. 

Derrick Barron was placed in Lew Sterrett Jail on warrant #F1576787 with a $100,000 bond, this incident is documented on case number 087143-2015.