Former police chief back in jail on suspected probation violation

Former police chief back in jail on suspected probation violation

LEECHBURG, Pa. — Mike Diebold, the former police chief of Leechburg, is back in jail for reportedly violating his probation.

According to our news partners at the Trib, Diebold was booked Friday for a 72-hour hold.

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Diebold's attorney told the Trib he did not know what the specific allegations were but said he expects a hearing on Monday.

Diebold was arrested last year during a child predator sting. He pleaded guilty and in January of this year was released on probation and required to register under Megan's Law as a sex offender.

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