NEWS RELEASE 20-153 - DECEMBER 22, 2020
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public that Mark Proveaux, DOB 01/28/74, has registered as a Sexual Offender living in Sarasota County.
Proveaux was convicted in Sarasota County in 2012 on single counts of Traveling to Meet a Minor to Commit an Unlawful Sexual Offense and Use of Computer to Solicit a Parent or Custodian to Consent to the Child’s Participation in Sexual Conduct. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison followed by two years and six months of conditional release. Proveaux was recently released and reports he is transient living in the area of Packinghouse and Cattlemen Roads in Sarasota. The registration of a “location” and not a physical address is allowable by Florida law for homeless or transient persons, but a transient offender or predator must register their address with the sheriff’s office every 30 days. 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, playground or bus stop.
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.