For Immediate Release
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PR #:1300117
Date Issued:Oct 29, 2013 - 10:17am

Free Halloween Candy Screening available at Washoe County Courthouse

CONTACT:Bob Harmon
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office 775-785-6235
Cell 775-722-5517

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office encourages parents to take advantage of free Halloween candy screening available on Halloween night at the Washoe County Courthouse.

Staff from Olympic Security Services, Inc. will screen candy at the x-ray station located inside the Court Street entrance to the courthouse until 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2013.

The x-ray machine will detect metal objects only. Parent who believe candy has been tampered with by other means should dispose of the candy immediately.


The Washoe County Sheriff's Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Chuck Allen is the 26th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County. His office continues to be the only full service public safety agency operating within northern Nevada and is responsible for operating the consolidated detention facility, regional crime lab, Northern Nevada Regional Intelligence Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process and traditional street patrols.


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