for immediate release
March 22, 2001

SEXUAL   PREDATOR   NOTIFICATION

The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office has received a change of address notification from registered sexual predator Fred Ward. Ward has registered with a new address of 119 2nd Street, SE, Fort Walton Beach.

Ward is listed as a sexual predator after a 1994 conviction in Palm Beach County for Sexual Battery on a Child. The victim in the incident was a minor girl.

Ward is a black male, 54 years old (6-29-46), 5'-10" tall, 154 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

More information about registered sexual predators and sexual offenders, including photographs, may be accessed through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement web site: www.fdle.state.fl.us or through the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office web site: www.sheriff-okaloosa.org .

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for more information contact Rick Hord, Public Information Officer

(850) 651-7420

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