"The trailers have been emptied and padlocked."
That's the word Tuesday evening from County Legislator Jay Schneiderman, who's been fighting for more than six years to shut down the two trailers used the Suffolk County department of social services to shelter the county's homeless registered sex offenders within his legislative district.
"It's the end of an era. We did it. This has been a very challenging, long-fought battle," he said.
"They haven't been towed away yet, but I'm told they will be, within a few days, Schneiderman said in a phone interview.
County Executive Steve Bellone, who has said since taking office last year that the trailers were "bad public policy" and vowed to find a...| read more ››