Columbia County authorities are seeking a Martinez man in violation of the state sex offender law.
Ronald Warren Pate, a 51-year-old convicted sex offender, recently moved from his Merrymont Drive home and failed to register his new address with the sheriff’s office.
Sheriff’s Capt. Steve Morris said his whereabouts are unknown and that Pate also is wanted for a probation violation.
Pate is 5-foot-6 and weighs 185 pounds.
Anyone with information on Pate’s whereabouts should call the sheriff’s office at (706) 541-2800.