GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) – Authorities have released a photo of 36-year-old Willie Wheeler of Clifton. Wheeler is wanted for several counts of sex crimes against children.

Willie Wheeler of Clifton is wanted for sex crimes against children
Willie Wheeler (pictured) of Clifton is wanted for sex crimes against children. If seen, please call 911 immediately.

Wheeler is described as a male, standing 5’09” and weighing 145 lbs. with with blonde hair and blue eyes. He is believed to have committed unlawful sexual acts with a child between June 2020 and November 2021.

Mesa County Sheriff’s Office Investigators have obtained arrest warrants for the following crimes:

  • 4 counts of sexual assault on a child – position of trust as a pattern of abuse (felony in the third degree)
  • 4 counts of aggravated incest (felony in the third degree)
  • 3 counts of criminal attempt of sexual assault on a child – position of trust (felony in the fifth degree)
  • 2 counts of indecent exposure (misdemeanor in the first degree)
  • 2 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor (felony in the fourth degree)
  • Promotion of obscenity to a minor (felony in the sixth degree)

Sheriff’s deputies are actively looking for Wheeler. If you know of his whereabouts, please contact Mesa County Sheriff’s Office at (970) 242-6707 or submit a tip via crimewatch.net.