NEWS RELEASE 20-147 - DECEMBER 04, 2020
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public that Daniel Nerau, DOB 08/29/83, has registered as a Sexual Offender living in Sarasota County.
Nerau was convicted in Sarasota County in 2004 of Lewd or Lascivious Battery on a Victim 12 to 15 Years Old. He was sentenced to 11 months and 29 days in jail followed by five years of probation. In 2017, Nerau failed to meet sexual offender registration requirements and was sentenced to six months in jail followed by two years of probation. He was again convicted in 2018 of Petit Theft and Failure to Comply with Registration, receiving a sentence of three years in prison followed by two years of probation. Nerau was recently released and reports his address is 334 Briarwood Road in Venice. He is currently under the supervision of the Florida Department of Corrections, however due to the date of the original offense, residency restrictions do not apply.
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.