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Legislature votes to close sex offender trailers

The Legislature voted unanimously to shut down two

The Legislature voted unanimously to shut down two county-owned trailers. (February 5, 2013 10:22 PM)

The Suffolk County Legislature has unanimously voted to shut down two county-owned trailers that house homeless sex offenders.

County officials say the goal of the new plan is to ensure that sex offenders won't be clustered in one neighborhood.

Under the plan, homeless sex offenders would be spread out in county shelters and closely monitored. Police say they would not be placed in shelters...

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