The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is advising the public that Derrick Speed, DOB 03/11/80, has registered as a Sexual Predator living in Sarasota County.
Speed was convicted of Sexual Battery; Offender Coerces Victim by Threat and Kidnapping in 2006 in Pinellas County and sentenced to prison until his release in 2012. Speed just moved to Sarasota County and reports his temporary address will be 4847 N. Tamiami Trail, Room 34, in Sarasota. Speed 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.