Convicted sex offender arrested in Holmes County, more victims sought

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HOLMES COUNTY, Fla. (WTVY) -- A convicted sex offender from New Jersey faces new charges in Holmes County, Florida.

Ricardo Rodriguez is accused of inappropriately touching a 9 year old.

Investigators say an interview with Rodriguez revealed he has numerous prior charges of child molestation and served 20 years in prison on such charges.

Rodriguez was booked into the Holmes County Jail on a charge of lewd and lascivious molestation. More charges are expected to be filed.

Investigators believe there may be more victims out there. Anyone with information about Rodriguez or possible victims should call the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office at (850)-547-4421.