The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public Jerry Ray Moad, DOB 05/15/1980, has registered as a Sexual Offender living in Sarasota County.
Moad was convicted of Attempted Possession of Visual Depiction of Sexually Explicit Conduct in 2008 in Nebraska. He was also convicted of Failure to Meet Sex Offender Registration Requirements in 2010 and 2014, and was sentenced to additional time behind bars. Moad has prior convictions for Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling, Grand Theft and Uttering a Forged Instrument. He was just released and has registered as a transient living in the area of Apex and Palmer Roads in Sarasota. The registration of a “location” and not a physical address is allowable under Florida law for homeless or transient persons. However, effective July 1, 2014, a transient offender or predator must register their address with the sheriff’s office every 30 days. Moad is not currently under the supervision of the Department of Corrections however, he is not allowed to live within 1,000 feet of a school, childcare facility, park or playground.