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'Most-Wanted' Convicted Sex Offender Nabbed in Houston

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    Texas Department of Public Safety
    Authorities say 58-year-old Jerry Wayne Adaway, a twice-convicted sex offender on the Texas 10 Most Wanted list, has been captured in Houston.

    Authorities said a twice-convicted sex offender on the Texas 10 Most Wanted list has been captured in Houston.

    The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday announced the arrest of 58-year-old Jerry Wayne Adaway of Houston.

    Investigators said Adaway, who was captured Tuesday, was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender. He had been on the run since April 2015.

    Records show Adaway in 1982 was convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl in Harris County. He was convicted in 2007 of sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl in Travis County.

    Officials said Adaway also has convictions for robbery and possession of a controlled substance.

    Online:Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders