(CBS/AP) Pittsburgh sheriff's deputies say a mother has allowed her three children to live in the same house as a sex offender.
As a result, 34-year-old Nicole Kovacic is now being charged with child endangerment.
According to The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Kovacic, authorities say, knew 34-year-old Scott Kochis was a sex offender and permitted him to live with her kids.
Kochis, who was wanted for not registering as a sex offender, was found by police hiding behind a pile of laundry at Kovacic's Carnegie, Pa. home Wednesday night.
Kochis pleaded guilty in September to molesting a 9-year-old girl and was ordered to register as a sex offender. But authorities say he violated his probation by listing his home address as a residence his parents had moved from months before.