2017 SEX OFFENDER REQUIREMENTS

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Any person convicted of a Sex Offense prior to August 2008 or is mandated by Probation and Parole is required to register as a sexual offender under sections 589.400 to 589.425 shall be required on October 31 of each year to:

(1) Avoid all Halloween-related contact with children;

(2) Remain inside his or her residence between the hours of 5 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. unless required to be elsewhere for just cause, including but not limited to employment or medical emergencies;

(3) Post a sign at his or her residence stating, “No candy or treats at this residence”; and

(4) Leave all outside residential lighting off during the evening hours after 5 p.m.

Any person required to register as a sexual offender under sections 589.400 to 589.425 who violates the provisions of subsection 1 of this section shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will be enforcing this law during Halloween.

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