Sex Offender Registration

NEWS RELEASE 19-027 - FEBRUARY 20, 2019
Lehan, James Manuel

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public that James Manuel Lehan, DOB 06/07/82, has registered as a Sexual Offender living in Sarasota County.

Lehan was convicted in 2003 in Sarasota County of Lewd or Lascivious Conduct with a Victim Between 12 and 16 Years Old. He was sentenced to six months in the Sarasota County Jail followed by five years of probation. Lehan violated his probation in 2004 by failing to meet sex offender registration requirements and was sentenced to one year in jail. He was released from prison on Friday after serving time for a 2017 conviction for Aggravated Battery of a Pregnant Victim. Lehan reports his address is 3480 W. Price Boulevard in North Port. 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, Twitter and Instagram 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.