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.

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.

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.

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

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