Sex Offender Registry
Welcome to the Oconee County Sheriff's Office Sex Offender Registry. To view details of a specific sex offender, click on a sex offender to the right.
Please read the following disclaimer prior to proceeding to the Oconee County Sex Offender Registry.
In accordance with O.C.G.A. 42-1-12, the Georgia Crime Information Center, a division of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, is required to act as the repository for registration information concerning those persons convicted of a sex crime who reside within the state of Georgia. The information that is presented in this format is compiled from documents submitted by the Georgia Department of Corrections, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, and/or any other agency or department as set forth by statute.
The offender must be convicted of a crime that is by its nature a sexual offense, such as:
Sodomy(against a minor); Aggravated Sodomy(against a minor or an adult)
Statutory Rape(unless the age of the perpetrator is 18 years of age or younger)
Child Molestation; Aggravated Child Molestation
Enticing a child for indecent purposes
Aggravated Sexual Battery
In relation to crimes where the victim is a minor, O.C.G.A. 42-1-12 includes the following offenses under (a)(4)(A):
1. Kidnapping of a minor, except by a parent.
2. False imprisonment of a minor except by a parent.
3. Criminal sexual contact toward a minor.
- 4. Solicitation of a minor to engage in sexual contact.
- 5. Use of a minor in sexual performance.
- 6. Solicitation of a minor to practice prostitution.
- 7. Any conduct that by its nature is a sexual offense against a minor.
In order for an offender to qualify for registration in the state of Georgia, the offender must either be released from prison or placed on probation, parole or supervised release after July 1, 1996. If an offender who is registered in another state moves to Georgia, the offender is required to register in the state of Georgia.
O.C.G.A. 42-1-12 (i)(3) states "the Georgia Bureau of Investigation or any Sheriff maintaining records required under this code section shall release relevant information collected under this code section that is necessary to protect the public." However, due to the fact this information is continually changing, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the maintaining Sheriff's agency make no expressed or implied guarantee concerning the accuracy of this information.