The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is advising the public that Steven Coggins II, DOB 02/28/85, has registered as a Sexual Offender living in Sarasota County
Coggins was convicted of Lewd or Lascivious Battery: Sex with a Victim 12-15 Years Old and Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements in Leon County in 2009. He was given a prison sentence and released in 2012. Coggins served an additional prison sentence in 2015 for Possession of Methamphetamine and two counts of Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements and released in 2017. He recently moved from Leon County and reports his address will be 5324 Desoto Place, Apartment B, in Sarasota. Coggins 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 FDLE of sex offender and predator registrations.