In custody: Clifton man wanted for sex crimes against children
The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 36-year-old Willie Wheeler, who was wanted for several counts of sex crimes against children.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - UPDATE (Dec. 8 at 10:56 a.m.): According to a Facebook post from the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office, 36-year-old Willie Wheeler has been taken into custody.
PLEASE NOTE: This article has been updated with a photo of 36-year-old Willie Wheeler (pictured below).
PREVIOUS ARTICLE: The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office has released a warrant for 36-year-old Willie Wheeler, he is wanted for several counts of sex crimes against children. Wheeler is believed to have committed the following crimes with a child between June 2020 and November 2021.
Wheeler’s charges include:
- 4 Counts of Sexual Assault on a Child - Position of Trust as a Pattern of Abuse F3
- 3 Counts of Criminal Attempt of Sexual Assault on a Child - Position of Trust F5
- 2 Counts of Indecent Exposure M1
- 2 Counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor F4
- Promotion of Obscenity to a Minor F6
Wheeler is a Clifton resident, described as a 5′9″ male, 145 lbs, with blonde hair and blue eyes. The sheriff’s office was not able to immediately provide a current photo for reference.
If you have any information about Wheeler’s whereabouts, contact the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office at (970) 242-6707.
For more information, please visit crimewatch.net.
Copyright 2021 KKCO. All rights reserved.