Ronnie "Chicken Lips" House, wanted.
Ronnie "Chicken Lips" House, wanted.

"Chicken Lips" Makes Texas's Top 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders List

It may not enter the pantheon of great criminal nicknames, but Robert "Chicken Lips" House has earned a different singular honor: He's been named to Texas's Top 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list.

House, 41, is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender and for parole violations, the Department of Public Safety says. He has been convicted of sexual assault, burglary of a habitation, assault and possession of marijuana.

The Van Zandt County man likes his ink: "He has several tattoos, including a cross on his upper left arm, a rose and heart on his upper back, moon and stars on his upper left chest and a dagger and the words "ERIC RONNIE" on his upper right chest," DPS says.

He also can be convicted of the misdemeanor crime of wearing a bandanna during a mugshot, if an earlier DPS photo is any indication.

DPS is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to House's arrest, but the agency warns that he should be considered dangerous.

Instead of trying to apprehend him, DPS says:

-- Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).

-- Text the letters DPS--followed by your tip--to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone.

-- Submit a tip through the DPS Web site by selecting the fugitive you have information about, and then clicking on the link under their picture to submit a web tip.

All calls, texts or e-mails are anonymous.


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