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Date of Issue: May 27, 2009

Cortez area loses two sex offenders, Coral Park gains one

Two convicted sex offenders have moved from the Cortez area in the past three months, leaving two known convicted offenders living in that area.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Web site lists a sex offender residing in the 10100 block of 46th Avenue West in the Cortez area, and another living in the 4200 block of 129th Street West.

Convicted sex offenders, one who lived in the 12300 block of Cortez Road West and one in the 3900 block of 116th Street West, are no longer at those respective addresses, according to the FDLE.

The FDLE also lists a convicted sex offender living in the 9100 block of Kingston Road in Coral Park, adjacent to the Mount Vernon subdivision off Cortez Road West.

A convicted sex offender also lives in the 100 block of Ninth Street North in Bradenton Beach. In Holmes Beach, a convicted offender resides in the 4600 block of Flotilla Drive.

Additionally, the FDLE Web site also reports a convicted sex offender living in the 7800 block of Manatee Avenue West.

 According to the FDLE, the man was convicted in Manatee County of molestation of a child between 12 and 15 years of age by a person 18 years of age or older and for failing to comply with registration requirements.

There are no convicted sex offenders living in Anna Maria, according to the FDLE Web site.

 Florida law requires that all convicted sex offenders register their address with the FDLE whenever moving to a new location, or whenever moving to Florida from another state or jurisdiction.

All of the individuals reported above have been released from probation, the FDLE Web site states.

Information on all sex offenders listed with the FDLE can be found at the department’s Web site at www.fdle.state.fl.us, and a link is provided at The Islander Web site, www.islander.org.