NEWS RELEASE 20-131 - OCTOBER 27, 2020
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public that William Willis, DOB 02/04/49, has registered as a Sexual Offender living in Sarasota County.
Willis was convicted in Sarasota County earlier this year on three counts of Possession of Child Pornography. He was sentenced to one year of community control followed by four years of probation. Willis was recently released and reports his address is 70 Princeton Road in Venice. He is currently under the supervision of the Florida Department of Corrections and 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 and Twitter accounts to publicly notify citizens of sexual offenders and predators who register a Sarasota County address for the first time, when moving into the county or following release from prison. Citizens should still sign up to receive notifications from FDLE of sex offenders and predator registrations.