Highlands County sex offender captured

Gary Lee Ebersole was captured.
Gary Lee Ebersole was captured.

UPDATE (Aug. 3) — Gary Lee Ebersole, a convicted sex offender who cut his ankle monitor and vanished Monday, July 31 in Sebring was tracked down and arrested by a pair of Highlands County Sheriff’s Office K-9 deputies Thursday morning, Aug. 3, east of Lorida.


HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Highlands County Sheriff’s Office deputies are attempting to locate a convicted sex offender.

The sheriff’s office said Gary Ebersole, 46, cut off his ankle monitor Monday morning. He was going to be arrested for violation of probation.

Ebersole was last seen at the Citgo at Golfview and U.S. 27 in Sebring at 9:30 a.m.

If you see him or have any information about his whereabouts, please call 863-402-7200 or email cmoseley@highlandssheriff.org.

Gary Ebersole



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