Prison chief breaks silence on Brian Golsby's GPS monitoring


Accused murderer Brian Golsby was wearing a GPS ankle monitor since November 2016.

Police tell 10TV Golsby's anklet placed him at the Grove City park where Ohio State student Reagan Tokes' body was found.

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections has denied requests to answer any specific questions about Brian Golsby's GPS monitoring. 10 Investigates asked ODRC Director Gary Mohr questions at a statehouse event Wednesday.

When asked if the Adult Parole Authority failed in its GPS monitoring of Golsby, Director Mohr responded, “I don't know that it did. First of all, Mr. Golsby was a very chronically - an inmate that had very chronically poor behavior in prison, in and out of segregation the entire time and was released when the judge - so - our staff, along with the Alvis House did everything we could to get some degree of supervision, residential and electronic monitoring in that setting. Did not have to happen. I was pleased they worked as hard as they could to get some supervision.

When asked whether ODRC planned in changes in GPS monitoring after the murder and rape arrest of Brian Golsby, Mohr replied, " I think it's a bigger picture. I think we need to look at those people being released from prison that have not demonstrated good behaviors and are also violent. I think it's a big issue that needs to be looked at."

Director Mohr then walked away from the camera without answering further questions.

10 Investigates learned a sealed search warrant was issued at the address where Golsby was living February 15.

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