Spring, Texas – October 11th, 2017: David Leonard Jelks (Black Male 39 YO) was arrested by the Klein ISD Police Department this morning after trying to gain entry into Roth Elementary School.
Sources tell us that Jelks exposed himself in the parking lot and then attempted to gain entry into the school. Teachers and staff reportedly witnessed the incident and notified officials.
Klein ISD put out the following statement, “At approximately 7:00 AM an unidentified male came to Roth Elementary and tried to gain entrance. Due to the swift action of our teachers, the building was immediately placed on lockdown. Klein ISD Police officers responded quickly, apprehending the suspect and taking him into custody. We want to reassure you that all students and faculty members are safe. The district is working to send this message to Roth parents; however, the ParentLink system is currently not working.”
Jelks has an EXTENSIVE criminal history including an arrest by the Klein ISD Police Department back in 1995 for theft charges.
David Leonard Jelks was charged with “public lewdness” and booked in to the Harris County Jail.
Jelks reportedly lives near the Greenspoint area. At this time it is unknown if he has any family members that attend the school. His intentions remain unknown.