for immediate release
June 5, 2002


The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is conducting a community Sexual Predator Notification in accordance with the "Public Safety Information Act of 1997." Craig Alan Swinarski has registered a home address of 311 Woodland Avenue, Mary Esther. This address is in extreme southwest Okaloosa County near the Santa Rosa County line. Swinarski is a white male, 31 years old (8-23-1970), five feet ten inches tall, 187 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. He is a registered Sexual Predator with an Okaloosa County conviction of Attempted Sexual Battery on a Child less than 12 Years of Age. Swinarski was sentenced on May 30, 1996, to ten years in prison. The victim was a girl.

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 196 registered Sexual Offenders in Okaloosa County, of whom seven have been designated by the courts under the more serious category of "Sexual Predator."


for more information contact Rick Hord, Public Information Officer

(850) 651-7420