for immediate release
April 21, 2004


The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office and Fort Walton Beach Police Department are conducting a community Sexual Predator Notification in accordance with the "Public Safety Information Act of 1997."

Joseph Russell Albright, Jr. has registered with a new address of 221 Alden Drive, Fort Walton Beach. This registration is a change of address.

This is Albright's third registered address in Fort Walton Beach since his release from prison in December, 2001.

Albright is a white male, 24 years old (9-11-1979), six feet tall, 260 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He is a registered Sexual Predator with a conviction in 1999 in Walton County of Lewd & Lascivious Assault on a Child Under the age of 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 233 registered Sexual Offenders in Okaloosa County, of whom 12 have been designated by the courts under the more serious category of "Sexual Predator."


for more information contact Sgt. Rick Hord, Public Information Officer

(850) 651-7420