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Faces in the crowd

Published 2:37pm Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Shelby County has 24 more sexual offenders now then it did this time last year.

The increase is fueled by a growth in population, not necessarily crime, said Sgt. Mark Bishop with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s deputy’s job is to keep tabs on sex offenders who live or work in the county. As more people move to Shelby County, it’s a number that continues to rise.

“To me, that’s a good bit more,” said Bishop. “That’s 20 more people we have to track and check in on.”

There are 184 sex offenders in Shelby County, up from 160 last year.

State law requires offenders to register with their local sheriff’s office upon release from prison. After that, offenders are required to check in again every six months, or when they move.

In the meantime, the sheriff’s office works with local police departments to visit offenders at home or work. The cycle results in offenders being monitored about every three months.

PUBLIC NOTIFICATION

The sheriff’s office is also charged by state law to mail out flyers whenever an offender moves into a neighborhood.

Of the 184 sex offenders in Shelby County, 100 are subject to publication notification.

Reasons why an offender wouldn’t have to notify residents when they move into a neighborhood vary, but include:

-The offender is a minor.

-The offender was “grandfathered in,” meaning he or she lived at a residence before the notification act became law.

-The offender committed a misdemeanor, such as indecent exposure or sexual misconduct.

Bishop said his department acts swiftly when an offender is found in violation of the notification act.

“We’ve been in a pretty good situation, and we’ve been able to get them quick,” said Bishop.

Warrants are issued for missing offenders and a U.S. Marshals taskforce helps find offenders — on average, within two days.

The most common violation is offenders not telling the sheriff’s office when they move.

A violation of the sex offender notification act is a Class C felony and a conviction would carry a sentence of at least one year in prison.

BE WATCHFUL

Bishop said public involvement makes a big difference in tracking sex offenders, especially those who are non-complaint.

“I wish I could get every parent and individual to take precautions,” said Bishop.

He encouraged people to be watchful of what goes on in their community and check the sheriff’s Web site to see if any sex offenders live nearby.

Pictures of offenders, their addresses and what crimes they committed are listed at www.shelbyso.com.

Below is a list of registered sex offenders in Shelby County.

ALABASTER

Bobby Joe Busby; 158 Shady Acre Lane; 13A-6-61 Attempted rape; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st

Teddy Lane Fenley; 565 Biddie Lane; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Benjamin Ford; 1560 1st Street N; Possession and distribution of child pornography

Dean Edward Glenn; 219 Meadowlark Drive; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Enrique P. Hernandez; 1244 Simmsville Road, Lot 6; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Marty Lee Smith; 100 Jefferson Drive; 13A-6-62 Rape 2nd

Craig Andrew Ward; 281 Wynlake Drive; 13A-13-3 Incest; 10-11 Out of state conviction

Terry John Wassink; 185 Allen Drive; 10-11 Out of state conviction

Richard Allen Wyatt; 564 Ozley Road; 13A-6-66 Attempted sexual abuse 1st

BIRMINGHAM

Ian Edward Richardson; 2501 Westminster Circle; 10-11 Out of state conviction

CALERA

Joseph Dean Canada; 136 Stone Creek Place; 13A-6-110 Soliciting a child by computer; 13A-12-191 Dissemination or public display of obscene matter containing visual depiction of persons under 17 years of age

Dmartino Artez Ferrell; 324 Camden Cover Circle; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Christopher Billy S. Green; 300 Bobcat Trail; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Derico Secair Jones; 100 Ivy Trace; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Thomas Leon Seals; 52 Oak Leaf Lane; 13A-6-61 Attempted rape

Kevin Shane Stamps; 1965 Highway 31; 13A-6-62 Rape 2nd

Justin Blake Tidwell; 124 Carrington Lane; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

CHELSEA

William Marshall Beason; 95 Oak Hill Drive; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st

Adrian Allen Copeland; 155 Windstone Parkway; 13A-6-67 Sexual abuse 2nd

Steven Wayne McDaniel; 77 Woodcrest Lane; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Angela Michelle Pilkington; 604 Mountain Crest Road; 13A-6-69 Enticing child for immoral purposes

Robert Danny Pilkington; 604 Mountain Crest Road; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st; 13A-6-69 Enticing child for immoral purposes

COLUMBIANA

Cameron Ballard; 1745 Shelby Springs Road; 13A-6-69 Enticing child for immoral purposes

Antonio L. Cunningham; 1657 Egg and Butter Road; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st; 13A-12-191 Dissemination or public display of obscene matter containing visual depiction of persons under 17 years of age

Robert Paul Davis; 124 Schultz Road; 13A-6-67 Sexual abuse 2nd

Jimmy Ray Falkner; 25344 Highway 145; 13A-6-61 Attempted rape

Charles Matthew Ford; 210 Donaldson Road; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Billy Ray Goodman; 117 Nelson Walker Road; 3A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Charles Cleveland Holley; 69 Looney Road; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st

Carl Ray Holsomback; 155 Holcombe Lane; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Roger Earl Hughes; 100 Rene’s Road; 13A-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Gerald Lane Looney; 323 Spring Branch Road; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st; 13A-6-63 Attempted sodomy

Keegan Maurice Miller; 110 Eureka Acres Road; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

James Gregory Morrison; 149 Salser Lane; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Robert Joseph Proctor; 22567 Highway 25; 13A-6-67 Sexual abuse 2nd

Jackson Alvin Whitner; 5221 Highway 28; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

HARPERSVILLE

Roy David Lucas; 1329 Creswell Road; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st

Henry Edward Norwood; 100 Brooklyn Lane; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Willie Melvin Potts; 39409 Highway 25; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st

Thomas Benjamin Swain; 201 62 Highway E; 13A-6-61 Rape 1st

HELENA

William Lee Cleckley; 1254 Johnston Street; 13A-6-61 Rape 1st

Ronald Clay Hannah; 1855 Highway 93; 13A-6-67 Sexual abuse 2nd

Vincent Lee Marel; 3015 Spruce Drive; 13A-6-61 Rape 1st

Emily Ehl Morris; 530 Baronne Street; 13A-6-62 Rape 2nd

Robert Cleve Williams Jr.; 128 Rocky Ridge Drive; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

LEEDS

Raymond Roy Isbell; 34 Amos Isbell Road; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st

MAYLENE

Ronald Jermaine Herndon; 317 Sweet Leaf Drive; 13A-6-62 Rape 2nd

James Edward McMillion; 1008 Grandview Pass; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

MONTEVALLO

Samuel Warner Beenken; 460 Mane Ranch Circle; 13A-6-64 Sodomy 2nd

Brent Jason Coker; 1625 Salem Road; 10-11 Out of state conviction

Nicholas Adarrius Dozier; 1034 Princeton Park; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Steven Ray Eddy; 11465 Highway 17; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Tobias Antoine Gilmore; 50 Gilmore Nix Circle; 13A-6-61 Rape 1st

Jeffrey Wade Hall; 8811 Highway 155; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

John Kenneth Jaroszek; 4696 Highway 25, Apt. 9; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Doyle Wayne Lovell; 8 Overhill Road; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Brian Keith Maness; 395 D & M Road; 13A-6-64 Sodomy 2nd

Wilbert Postell Jr.; 136 Nelson Circle; 13A-6-62 Rape 2nd

Timothy Jerome Purnell; 156 Vassar Circle; 13A-6-62 Rape 2nd

Michael Jon Shanholtzer; 821 Highway 221; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

William Calvin Snipes; 41 Old Barn Road; 13A-6-62 Rape 2nd

Sherl Lafay Theard; 25 Chism Circle; 13A-12-192 Possession and possession with intent to disseminate obscene matter containing visual depiction of persons under 17 years of age

Willie Earl Williams; 104 Chism Circle; 13A-6-61 Rape 1st

PELHAM

Kim Holbrook Daniel; 104 Oliver Street Lot 15; 13A-6-61 Attempted rape

Michael Kevin Pencak; 519 County Road 35; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st

Johnathan Adam Price; 1397 Franklin Road; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Donald Anthony Short; 325 Tennyson Drive; 13A-6-66 Sexual Abuse 1st

SHELBY

James Amerson; 10025 Highway 42, Lot 8; 13A-6-67 Sexual abuse 2nd

Bryan Elliott Binkerd; 80 Deseret Drive; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Lummie T. Caldwell Jr.; 6400 Highway 71, Lot 25 near Hawks Cove; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st

E G Isbell; 1904 Highway 46; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Thomas Leon Moody; 484 Fowler Lane; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Leona Beverly Sipes; 154 Highway 302; 10-11 Out of State conviction

Quintt Antoine Truss; 39 Truss Curry Circle; 10-11 Out of state conviction

Timothy Jon Turner; 178 Highway 400; 13A-6-61 Rape 1st

Joshua Edward Willis; 719 Joe White Road; 13A-6-62 Rape 2nd

STERRETT

Bobby Ray Andrews; 20881 Highway 55 N; 13A-6-66 Sexual Abuse 1st

Ernest Earl Brasher; 115 County Road 469; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st

Edward Dewayne Dawson; 60 Shadowood Lane; 13A-6-61 Rape 1st

William T. Preston Overton; 4260 Bear Creek Road; 13A-6-61 Rape 1st

Tommy Lee Richey; 103 Willow Wood Drive; 13A-6-66 Attempted sexual abuse 1st

VANDIVER

Buddy Sylvester Batson; 61 Waynes Lane; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Stephen Fred Brasher; 44 Highway 487; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Peter Naum James; 309 Season Road; Possession of child pornography

James Richard Kendrick; 142 Highway 487; 13A-6-64 Sodomy 2nd

William Ray Todd; 12400 Highway 43; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

VINCENT

Gregory Hugh Debter; 2421 Highway 57; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Robert George Kilgore; 129 Thompson Drive; 13A-6-69 Enticing child for immoral purposes

Reginald Kyle McGinnis; 1497 Highway 83; 13A-12-197 Production of obscene matter containing visual depiction of person under 17 years of age

Daniel Steven Miller; 274 Autumn Lane; 13A-6-62 Rape 2nd

Gregory Scott Pate; 280 McConico Drive; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st

Willie Gregory Traylor; 203 Youngblood Road; 13A-6-63 Sodomy 1st

WESTOVER

Louis Edward Mack; 260 Holly Lane; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

WILSONVILLE

Randall Edward Blackerby; 29389 Highway 25; 13A-6-67 Sexual abuse 2nd

Tracy Dale Hulsey; 45 McDonald Road; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

John Carroll Morris; 8356 South Main Street; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

David Charles Patterson; 320 River Drive; 13A-6-66 Sexual Abuse 1st

Randy Pennington; 3742 Highway 30; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Edward Devon Peterson; 17 Morris Estates; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Brian Heath Ricks; 8356 South Main Street; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Samuel Theron Simpson; 195 Newsome Road; 13A-6-66 Sexual Abuse 1st

WILTON

Benny Floyd Motes; 40 Diamond Lane; 13A-6-62 Rape 2nd

INCARCERATED*

Mark Anthony Carruba; Shelby County Jail; 13A-6-64 Sodomy 2nd; 13A-6-69 Enticing child for immoral purposes; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Daryl Alvin Crauswell; Shelby County Jail; 10-11 Out of state conviction

Lance Otto Isbell; Shelby County Jail; 10-11 Out of state conviction

Jesus Jiminez; Bibb County Jail;13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Eddie Dewayne Oden; Vintress Correctional Facility in Clayton; 13A-6-62 Rape 2nd

Charles Wayne Phillips; Elmore County Jail; 13A-6-62 Rape 2nd

Michael Byron Pilkington; Shelby County Jail; 13A-6-66 Sexual abuse 1st

Jimmy Don Shinn; Shelby County Jail; 13A-6-61 Rape 1st

*Shelby County registered sex offenders who were incarcerated on Aug. 2, 2008.

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