In 2016, authorities apprehended 21 members of Texas' list of most wanted sex offenders. Scroll through the gallery above to see their stories.
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Authorities say that many of the fug-ivies were apprehended after police received tips about their whereabouts from the public. If you have any information about the whereabouts of a wanted fugitive, contact Texas Crime Stoppers or your local law enforcement agency.
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Jerry Wane Adaway was wanted for failing to register as a sex offender. He was taken into custody on August 9, 2016 by Houston Metro PD. (Texas Department of Public Safety)