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Van Zandt sex offender round-up

Released by Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office.

VAN ZANDT COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - On Saturday April 30th, 2011 the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office conducted and completed a Sex Offender Round-up in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  The Round-up kicked off at about 09:30 a.m. with the last team of two (2) finishing at 16:45 p.m.  Along with the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office Deputies and the Sheriff's Office Reserve Deputies, the Canton Police Department, the Constable of Precinct #3 and the Deputy Constable of Precinct #1 assisted in the Round-up.

Van Zandt County has 130 registered sex offenders.  Four (4) are currently in jail, one (1) has absconded, three (3) are working out of State, but are in compliance.  122 convicted offenders were physically checked.  The one (1) absconded offender is Ronald House, W/M, DOB 07/29/1969, of 254 PR #7502, Wills Point, Texas.  Anyone with questions about registered sex offenders, feel free to call Deputy Goddard at 903-567-4133, extension 478.  You can also go to the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office website at www.vzsheriff.com  then click on sex offenders which will take you to the DPS website.  You may also call Crime Stoppers at 903-567-7867 (STOP), if you wish to remain anonymous. 

The Sheriff's Office would like to thank each and everyone that assisted in making this Round-up a success.

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