December 4, 2023


Police mentioned a baby in Sandwich discovered needles in his sweet, whereas in West Boylston, kids got tequila-infused sweets.

Police in two Massachusetts cities reported kids discovering needles of their sweet, in addition to some trick-or-treaters receiving tequila-infused sweets. Courtesy of Sandwich Police Division

Each needles and alcoholic candies had been reportedly present in trick-or-treaters’ luggage of sweets in two Massachusetts cities, police departments reported this week. 

One 8-year-old little one in Sandwich reported discovering stitching needles protruding of two candies — one in a fun-size Snickers and one other in a Twix — he obtained whereas trick-or-treating on Important Road. The mom of the boy informed police that the needle was poking out of the sweet, and the wrapper had a punctured gap in it. 

As of 11 a.m. Thursday, the Sandwich Police Division mentioned in an replace it was the one report of needles present in sweet that regulation enforcement has obtained since Halloween on Tuesday. 

Police are urging mother and father to verify their kids’s sweet in the event that they participated in Halloween festivities round Important Road in Sandwich. 

Then in West Boylston, police mentioned on Halloween night time they obtained two studies of kids receiving chocolate sweet infused with Jose Cuervo, a model of tequila. Based on websites that promote the sweets, it incorporates 1.9% alcohol and is just for grownup consumption. 

Police mentioned the youngsters who discovered the sweet of their luggage went trick-or-treating within the neighborhood on Horseshoe Drive. Additionally they urged households to verify their kids’s candies and to report any details about who may need given out the adult-only sweets. has reached out to each police departments about any updates within the investigations.