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Sex Offender Arrested After Greeting Trick-Or-Treaters While Naked

Provo, UT – Provo police have arrested a registered sex offender who greeted trick-or-treaters naked on Sunday.

The father of one of the children who was trick-or-treating when the incident occurred on Oct. 31 took a video to police that showed 48-year-old Steven Kelley Little opening his door to give out candy completely nude, KTVX reported.

The video also showed that Little invited the children to come into his house.

Little is a registered sex offender who is currently on probation for a conviction for lewdness involving a child.

Provo police investigated and determined that three children under the age of 14 and five children over the age of 14 had been exposed to Little’s genitalia, KTVX reported.

Little was arrested on charges of lewdness and lewdness involving a child.

Police said the convicted sex offender admitted to the incident, KTVX reported.

It was not the first time that he has exposed himself to children.

Little was arrested on the same charge involving a child in May of 2019, KTVX reported.

Some states have very specific laws that prohibit sex offenders from celebrating Halloween, including handing out candy to children or even opening their doors.

However, the state of Utah has no specific guidelines for sex offender behavior on Halloween, according to a defense attorney’s website.

Some communities have even gone so far as to label the homes of sex offenders with signs.

But those laws have been repealed in several cities after judges ruled in favor of plaintiffs who filed lawsuits on behalf of the sex offenders.

A federal judge in Georgia ruled in 2019 that the Butts County sheriff couldn’t post signs warning trick-or-treaters to avoid convicted sex offenders’ houses.

The judge said that sheriff hadn’t proven that the convicted sex offenders posed any risk of harm to trick-or-treaters and that the signs violated the their First Amendment rights.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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