"Operation Trick or Treat:" 10 registered sex offenders arrested in Walworth County

WALWORTH COUNTY (WITI) -- Walworth County Sheriff's officials say 10 people were arrested during an "Operation Trick or Treat" initiative in which law enforcement officials checked on registered sex offenders.

The sixth annual “Operation Trick or Treat” compliance program was completed throughout Walworth County during the dates of active trick or treating and other Halloween-related activities throughout the communities over the last two weekends.

Walworth County Sheriff’s deputies, probation and parole officers, and officers from Elkhorn PD, Town of Delavan PD, Village of Sharon PD, Walworth PD, Whitewater PD, UWW PD, and Lake Geneva PD went to the homes of 130 known registered sex offenders on active supervision through the Department of Corrections who are living in Walworth County.

A total of 130 offenders were checked during this operation.

A total of ten offenders were arrested and taken to Walworth County Jail for various violations of their supervision.

No further details have been released.