November 01, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Police Conduct Halloween Sex Offender Check

On Halloween night, officers of the SPD conducted checks on 54 addresses in the city to ensure compliance with the Missouri Halloween Sex Offender Law. Under the current law, sex offenders must:

During these checks on addresses, officers found a total of 6 violations under the law, two additional individuals who did not register as a sex offender under new addresses, and two individuals who had warrants for their arrests. Of the combined 8 individuals involved in the Halloween violation and failure to register, criminal case reports are being completed by officers at the SPD for further review by the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office. The two individuals with warrants were taken to jail.

Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt. Roger Moore.

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd