NEWS RELEASE 17-239
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is advising the public that Jerry Pitts, DOB 03/31/66, has registered as a Sexual Offender living in Sarasota County.
Pitts was convicted of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation on a Victim 12-15 Years Old and Lewd or Lascivious Battery on a Victim 12-15 Years Old in 2005 in Sarasota County and sentenced to 15 years in prison. He was just released and reports his address will be 1652 S. Haberland Boulevard in North Port. Pitts is currently under the supervision of the Florida Department of Corrections until 2032. He is not allowed to live within 1,000 feet of a school, childcare facility, park or playground.
This information is posted on the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office website, agency Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts to publicly notify citizens of sex offenders and predators who register a Sarasota County address for the first time, when moving into the county or following a release from prison. Citizens should still sign up to receive notifications from FDLE of sex offenders and predator registrations.