Bradenton Beach sex offender leaves town

A convicted sex offender lived in Bradenton Beach for more than three years has moved off Anna Maria Island.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement website reported the convicted sex offender had lived in the 100 block of Ninth Street North since 2007.

Convicted sex offenders in Florida are required to register their address with the FDLE and report any changes within three days of moving to a new location.

The Bradenton Beach sex offender moved to the mainland.

There are no convicted sex offenders now living in Bradenton Beach, according to the FDLE website.

Two convicted sex offenders reside in Holmes Beach, while three convicted sex offenders live in or near Cortez, including a 71-year-old man residing in the 12500 block of Cortez Road West. The address is a recreational-vehicle park.

The man was convicted in Manatee County in May of two counts of possession of a photograph showing a sexual performance by a child. According to the FDLE website, he remains under supervision.

One convicted sex offender lives on 82nd Street West, while another lives in the Mount Vernon subdivision on Cortez Road West. A convicted sex offender lives in Coral Park, the subdivision adjacent to Mount Vernon.

The other sex offenders living on Anna Maria Island or within five miles are no longer under supervision.

Bradenton Beach Police Chief Sam Speciale said his officers regularly check on any convicted sex offender living in the city.

The FDLE did not report any convicted sex offender living in the city of Anna Maria.

Information on all sex offenders listed with the FDLE can be found at A link is provided at The Islander website,, under community links.

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