Middletown police are reminding residents of a long-standing curfew for juveniles in the city.
Police Chief Rodney Muterspaw said the city’s juvenile curfew is used as a tool to question young people who may be up to mischief and to keep them safe.
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“Last year going into June we had 94 juvenile arrests,”Muterspaw said. “This year going into June they are up to 186. That is a big jump. Got to fix this.”
Curfew hours for ages younger than 16:
- 11 p.m. on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays until 6 a.m. of the following day
- 12:01 a.m. until 6 a.m. on Saturdays or Sundays
Curfew hours for ages 16-17:
- 12:01 a.m. until 6 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays
- 1 a.m. until 6 a.m. on Saturdays or Sundays