Date Arrested: 02/26/2008
Other Information: The Fugitive Unit discovered that Richard Lee Wheeler was in the Harris County Jail on a civil commitment violation. Jail officials were unaware that Wheeler had an outstanding parole violation warrant and parole officials did not know Wheeler was in jail. The unit informed parole officials of such and they placed a hold on Wheeler. Wheeler was sentenced to 35 years in prison after being convicted in 1984 in Bell County of indecency with a child by sexual contact and aggravated sexual assault of a child. The victim was an 8-year-old boy. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice Parole Division issued a warrant for Wheeler's arrest on Jan. 3, 2008, for a parole violation for having a cell phone that had child pornography on it.
Information current as of 2012-12-04 15:06:13