Sex Offender Registration

NEWS RELEASE 18-125
Klein, Franklin

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public that Franklin Klein, DOB 05/12/44, has registered as a Sexual Offender temporarily living in Sarasota County.

Klein was convicted of Traveling to Meet a Minor for Sex in Lee County in 2017. He was sentenced to two years in prison and was just released in June. Klein reports he is temporarily staying at 4800 N. Tamiami Trail in Room 115 in Sarasota. He is not currently under the supervision of the Department of Corrections however, Klein 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 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.