Check for registered sex offenders before trick or treating

Sex offenders are not permitted from handing out candy

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A warning for parents. As you prepare your kids for trick or treating on Halloween, know who’s in your neighborhood.

Registered sex offenders live in a majority of communities across western Massachusetts. Nothing prevents Level 3 Sex Offenders, some of the most dangerous, from being home and giving out candy.

Unless the offender is breaking the law, nothing can be done.

Amanda Smith of West Springfield told 22News, “I take my girls only to friends’ and family houses. I don’t let them go on their own, and I always know where they’re going.”

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