Sex Offender Registration

NEWS RELEASE 18-020 - FEBRUARY 6, 2018
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The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is advising the public that Scott Alan Whittaker, DOB 11/17/65, has registered as a Sexual Offender temporarily living in Sarasota County.

Whittaker was convicted of Possession of Child Pornography in 2006 in Pennsylvania. He reports his temporary address will be 4362 Deerfield Drive in Sarasota. Whittaker is not currently under the supervision of the Florida Department of Corrections, however, 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 the FDLE of sex offender and predator registrations.