for immediate release
September 15, 2003


The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is conducting a community Sexual Predator Notification in accordance with the "Public Safety Information Act of 1997."

Archie Nelson Adkins has registered with a new address of 1 SE Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, Unit #6. This notification is a change of address.

Adkins is a white male, 50 years old (06-14-53), six feet, one inch tall, 195 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He is a registered Sexual Predator with a conviction in Okaloosa County for Sexual Battery on a Victim under 12 and Lewd or Lascivious Act upon a Child under 16.

More information about registered sexual predators and sexual offenders, including photographs, can be found on the Florida Department of Law Enforcement web site at A link to that site is available through the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office web site at The state's Sexual Offender/Predator Unit can also be reached toll-free at 1-888-357-7332. The FDLE currently lists 223 registered Sexual Offenders in Okaloosa County, of whom 16 have been designated by the courts under the more serious category of "Sexual Predator."


for more information contact Nicole Wagner, Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office

(850) 609-30028