Candy tampering suspected in Fernley
Lyon County deputies are investigating a push pin found in a piece of Halloween candy Thursday evening in Fernley.
Police received around 6:30 p.m. and checked the 13 homes the child had visited in the Southwest Meadows of Fernley but found no evidence of tampering.
According to a press release issued Friday, there was a container of candy left outside one of the homes for children to help themselves.
“It’s possible that a third party could have tampered with it,” the release stated. “We are investigating that possibility.”
There were no other reports of tampering.
Anyone with information should call dispatch at (775) 463-6620.