The Florida Department of Law Enforcement website answers the question regarding where registered sex offenders and sexual predators may live in Florida as follows: "In very general terms, barring any exceptions as so outlined in 2008-Florida Registration Statute, if a subject is a registered offender, who has a released status (meaning he/she is no longer serving any sanctions for the crime), and his/her offense date was committed before 10/1/2004, there is no Florida Statutory restriction on where he/she can live based upon his/her designation as an offender/predator. Contact the appropriate entities in your local area (i.e.However, Florida Statute 2008-847.0145, with an offense date on or after October 1, 2004, where the victim of the offense was less than 16 years of age, cannot reside within 1,000 feet of any school, day care center, park, or playground. your local Sheriff’s Office and/or Police Department) to obtain this information."The rodents come up next to you, you could be sleeping the whole night and they could be nibbling on you," he said.Morales has been homeless and living under the causeway for about three weeks.He works, has a car and had a rented apartment but was forced to move after the Department of Corrections said a swimming pool in his building put him too close to children.
Officials said Ms Truman was cooperating with the investigation.Seminole County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Bob Kealing said the classroom should be a safe zone for children.“That’s why we are especially concerned about this because it’s brazen in nature,” he said.For several of the offenders, the causeway is their second experience at homelessness.
Some of them lived for months in a lot near downtown Miami until officials learned that the lot bordered a center for sexually abused children."Jail is anytime much better than this, than the life than I’m living here now," Morales said. "The tougher they’re making these laws unfortunately it’s scaring offenders and they’re saying, ‘You know what, the best thing for me to do is run,’" Morales said.