New sexual offender registration

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New sexual offender registration: Wesley Reed Chumley, age 66. Adjudicated guilty of sexual exploitation of a minor in South Carolina in 2020. Registered address of 150 Midway Drive (Seven Sebring Raceway Hotel), Room 418, Sebring.

The following sexual predators and offenders

Sexual predator Ricky Lynn Mattox, age 60. Original offense: Adjudicated guilty of lewd/lascivious molestation of a victim less than 12 in Highlands County in 2003. Most recent offense: Failure to register and probation violation in Highlands County. Registered permanent address: 110 Conquest St., Lake Placid.

Sexual predator Jose Luis Vasquez-Rodriguez, age 32. Original offense: Adjudicated guilty of attempted false imprisonment with aggravated circumstances and attempted sexual battery in Highlands County in 2005. Most recent offense: Failure to register, battery by an inmate. Registered permanent address: 3616 Howard Ave., Sebring.

Sexual offender Jessica Renee Ballard, age 33. Original offense: Adjudicated guilty of second-degree rape in Wolfe County, Kentucky in 2012. Most recent offense: Failure to comply with registration, resisting an officer in Highlands County. Registered permanent address: 4707 7th St., Sebring.

Sexual offender Kenneth Earl Smith, age 56. Original offense: Adjudicated guilty of forcibly touching another person in Orleans County, NY in 2011. Most recent offense: Failure to comply with registration in Highlands County. Listed as homeless/transient with no permanent address.

Sexual offender Joe Nathan Sanders, age 45. Original offense: Adjudicated guilty of six counts of lewd/lascivious battery on a child ages 12-16 in Dade County in 2002. Most recent offense: Failure to register as required in Highlands County. Registered permanent address: 1229 Lucas Drive, Sebring.

Sexual offender Matthew Grant Ridenour, age 45. Original offense: Adjudicated guilty of two counts of lewd/lascivious act in the presence of a child in Highlands County in 1993. Most recent offense: Failure to comply with registration, exposure of sexual organs, probation violation. Registered permanent address: 1849 Berkley Rd., Avon Park.

Note: With the exception of Chumley, none of these are new registrations in our county.