Superintendent's Office. Wanda Barzee, 73, is listed in the registry as living in an apartment near the school after her initial placement in a halfway house. In accordance with New Jersey law, individuals who have been convicted, adjudicated delinquent or found not guilty by reason of insanity for a sex offense must register under New Jersey's Megan's Law.
The school, which has students from kindergarten through fifth grade, is closed for winter break.
Under New Jersey law, before community notification takes place, offenders receive a final classification order from the court following the opportunity for a hearing. Elizabeth Smart is upset the registered sex offender who helped abduct her when she was a teenager is living near a Utah elementary school.
Governor Sheila Oliver. David Lohr. Federal probation officers didn't return a phone message, but Barzee's supervised release guidelines don't seem to prohibit the arrangement.
Still, Smart, now 31 and married with three children, would like to see individuals such as Barzee kept farther away from places frequented by children. Add your voice! Calling all HuffPost superfans! Mitchell is serving a life sentence for kidnapping and raping Smart.
Wanda Barzee, 73, is listed in the registry as living in an apartment near the school after her initial placement in a halfway house.
Coronavirus News U. Utah state law does require registered sex offenders whose victims were 18 or younger not to live within feet of schools. Mitchell is serving a life sentence for kidnapping and raping Smart.