NEWS RELEASE 19-059 - APRIL 9, 2019
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public that Joseph Lynch, DOB 02/25/84, has registered as a Sexual Offender living in Sarasota County.
Lynch was convicted in 2017 in Manatee County of Traveling to Meet a Minor to Commit an Unlawful Sexual Offense and Sending a Minor Harmful Information. He was sentenced to 27 months in prison. Lynch was just released and reports his address is 1612 Maple Street in Nokomis. He is not currently under the supervision of the Florida Department of Corrections, and based on the criteria of his conviction, residency restrictions do not apply.
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.