Neighbors upset about halfway house for sex offenders

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A single-family house in an east Charlotte neighborhood was recently approved to be a group home for six sex offenders and neighbors are upset they were never told about it.

It’s part of a transitional-housing program to get them out of shelters and off the streets and it may be expanding in Charlotte and other cities across the state.

Six sex offenders moved into a home three weeks ago on McAlpine Lane at the end of a cul-de-sac in the middle of a neighborhood with single family homes.

The resident are convicted of charges including rape, kidnapping, exploitation of a minor and indecent liberties with a child.

“None of the kids come down here and play anymore,” said Victoria Golba who lives two houses down from the home.


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