HOUSTON, TX (KFDA) - A Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender is off the streets after being captured in Houston.
Jerry Wayne Adaway is a violent sex offender required to register every three months for life. He was taken into custody by Metro police Tuesday after receiving information from different divisions of The Department of Public Safety.
Adaway has a history of arrests for sexual offenses, robbery, drugs and fraud. In 1982, Adaway was convicted of rape in Harris County which involved a 16 year old girl.
In 2007 Adaway was convicted of Sexual Assault of a Child out of Travis County. His victim was another 16 year old girl. He was then sentenced to five years in prison.
Adaway had been wanted out of Harris County since April 2015 when he failed to register as a sex offender.
Click the link to view the Texas Department of Public Safety's list of offenders: Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders