Homeless man arrested in Uniontown on Megan's Law offense
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, 11:52 p.m.
Uniontown police jailed a homeless man Wednesday on charges that he failed to comply with requirements to register as a sex offender.
It was the second such charge in two months for Daniel Bush, 37.
He was charged after police were contacted Tuesday by a resident of a Lenox Street apartment, who said she had allowed Bush to stay with her for several days.
Police officers located Bush in the city. He told them he had been thrown out of an East Fayette Street shelter two or three days earlier and planned to register with police the next day, police said.
Because Bush was required to register any new address within 48 hours, he was taken into custody, police said.
Shelter staff confirmed Bush was evicted on Nov. 15, five days earlier, police said.
Bush is awaiting trial in Fayette County for the same charge filed by Uniontown police in September.
He was arraigned on this week's charge before District Judge Wendy Dennis and placed in the Fayette County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bond.
He faces a preliminary hearing Tuesday before District Judge Michael Metros.
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