Sister Of Megan's Law Violator Also Arrested For PFA Violation

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MOUNT OLIVER (KDKA) — A Megan’s Law violator who was wanted on three warrants and his sister were arrested in Mount Oliver on Thursday.

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The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office says 53-year-old Nelson Diggs, of McKeesport, was wanted on three warrants for failing to comply with sexual offender registration requirements. Officials say one of Diggs’ violations was providing a non-existent address to State Police.

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On Thursday, deputies found out that Diggs was staying in the Mount Oliver area with his sister, Cheryl Awkward.

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Awkward’s boyfriend had a protection from abuse order against her, but Awkward and Diggs were determined to be staying at the boyfriend’s apartment.

Deputies arrived at the apartment and talked to a tenant, who told them Awkward and Diggs were both there. Diggs was taken into custody.

Deputies also took Awkward into custody for violating the protect from abuse order.

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Awkward and Diggs were both sent to the Allegheny County Jail.