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On a school night, what are kids doing out at midnight, 1, 2, 3 in the morning? They should be home doing their homework.

Lyons Falls sets curfew after rash of teen crimes

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The Lewis County village of Lyons Falls has voted to enact a new curfew. It prohibits anyone under the age of 18 from being in streets, parks or other public places without an adult, between 10:30pm and 6am.

There will be exemptions for young people going to and from work or a public event--but they'll only be allowed a half hour to get where they need to go. And a youth, parent or guardian found in violation of the curfew could face a fine of up to $250 and up to 15 days in jail.

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Nora Flaherty
Digital Editor, News

Village trustees voted 4-nothing to approve the curfew Monday night. It’ll take effect in the next few days, once the village has filed the law with the secretary of state.

Lyons Falls is a very small village with just over 500 residents. But Village Mayor Katie Liendecker says the curfew is being implemented because local teenagers are creating a disproportionately large amount of trouble. She spoke to Nora Flaherty:

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