Deputies arrest man who failed to register as sex offender

VIDEO: Deputies arrest man who failed to register as sex offender

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A man wanted by the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon has been arrested by Charleston County Deputies.

Franklin Nelson, who was on probation for failing to register as a sex offender, was booked back into the Charleston County jail just after 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

He was convicted of the crime in 2017 and released from prison in October of 2018 and began his probationary sentence. He absconded from supervision a short time later before he was taken back into custody.

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