The Sex Offenders in Five Ritzy Houston ZIP Codes
If you live in the Houston area, chances are good there's a sex offender living nearby.
That's no matter how well-off your ZIP code is.
The Department of Public Safety's sex offender registry allows you to look up sex offenders by ZIP code; we chose some of the best neighborhoods in town and took a look at who was living there. (All information is taken from that site.)
77019: River Oaks, Montrose Roger Kent Battle
Battle lives in an apartment at 1600 Kirby Drive near Brentwood, which is north of Inwood. He's disabled, and DPS says he was convicted in 1992 of attempted aggravated rape of a female.
Lives in the 2000 block of Hazard in the `Trose; in 1993 was convicted of indecency with a child in regards to a seven-year-old girl.
Lives in an apartment in the 2100 block of Welch in Montrose. Convicted in 2008 of possession with the intent to distribute child pornography.
77024: Memorial, the Villages Jerry Jax
In a tucked-away home in the woods where he comes under the jurisdiction of the Memorial Villages Police Department, the 83-year-old Jax was convicted three years ago of indecent exposure to a 38-year-old female.
Lives in the 9100 block of Briar Forest near Bunker Hill Drive; Sayyah was convicted in 1992 of exposing himself to a 10-year-old female.
He's 72 years old, and eight years ago this West University Place man was convicted of sexual assault of a four-year-old girl.
Lives in the 4200 block of Bissonnet, and was convicted last year of exposing himself to a 16-year-old girl.
77027: River Oaks, Afton Oaks John Knietz
Lives in the 3200 block of Suffolk; convicted in 2002 of possession of child pornography.
He lives in an apartment in the 4200 block of San Felipe and was convicted in 1997 of sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl when he was 19.
77098: Upper Kirby, Montrose James Robinson
In the 1700 block of Colquitt, convicted two years ago of possession with intent to promote child pornography.
Lives in an apartment in the 1900 block of Richmond and was convicted in 1999, when he was 22, of indecency with a child including sexual contact with a seven-year-old girl.
Lives in the 1700 block of Norfolk and was convicted in 1994 of aggravated sexual assault of a one-year-old boy.
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