for immediate release
June 27, 2001

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Two Sexual Predators, released in recent days from state prison, have registered with home addresses in Okaloosa County.

Tommy Joe Chesser is a white male, 33 years old (4-10-68), with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is five-foot-nine, and weighs 190 pounds. He has his initials "TJC" tattooed on his right arm. Chesser was convicted in Okaloosa County in November, 1996 of Sexual Battery on a Child. Chesser lists a home address of 6120 Bud Moulton Road, Crestview.

Terrance Kee Farmer is a white male, 50 years old (11-13-50), balding with thin grey hair and brown eyes. He is five-foot-six, 180 pounds. He was convicted in Dade County in 1996 of Attempted Sexual Battery on a Child Under the Age of 12. He lists a home address of 119 2nd Street, SE, Fort Walton Beach.

More information about Sexual Predators and Sex Offenders, including photographs, may be found on the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) web site at www.fdle.state.fl.us or at the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office web site at www.sheriff-okaloosa.org. The FDLE Predators and Offenders Unit can be reached by telephone at 1-888-357-7332. The FDLE currently lists 165 registered Sex Offenders residing in Okaloosa County, of whom six are classified with the more serious designation of "Sexual Predator."

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for more information contact Rick Hord, Public Information Officer

(850) 651-7420

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