Five sex offenders arrested in "Operation Trick or Treat"
The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office in partnership with other local law enforcement agencies arrested five sex offenders Sunday while conducting a \"knock and talk\" operation during Halloween trick-or-treating hours. The sheriff's office carries out these operations every year to make sure offender aren't violating any guidelines prohibiting interaction with trick-or-treaters.
Deputies knocked on 219 doors of registered sex offenders Sunday. Five of those offenders were violating the guidelines. The violations included:
- Having a 5-year-old child in the residence
- Drinking alcoholic beverages
- Unapproved cell phones with internet access/camera
- Halloween candy