ROCKINGHAM — A convicted sex offender from the Sunshine State is facing charges in Richmond County.
Records show that 45-year-old Judah Urias Drummond is charged with failing to inform the registering sheriff of any new or changes to existing online identifiers that he uses or intends to use.
The N.C. Sex Offender Registry shows that Drummond was convicted in 1999 of fondling a child in Florida the previous year. Drummond was 21 at the time, however no age is given for the victim.
He was released from prison in 2005, records show.
Drummond, who has an alias listed as “John Gribbins,” registered as a sex offender in North Carolina on March 29, 2021.
Records show Drummond has a violation for failing to notify of an address change.
He is currently being held on a $25,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court July 7.
Records with the N.C. Department of Public Safety Division of Adult Correction show Drummond was previously convicted in 1997 on two counts of felony breaking and entering in Richmond County.
All defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.