James Wheeler

Fresno County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested 50 year old James Wheeler of Clovis.

He has been booked into the Fresno County Jail on felony charges of possession of child sexual abuse material.  His bail is set at $60,000.  

On Wednesday, members of the Central Valley Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force performed follow up work on a tip.  Detectives contacted the suspect, James Wheeler, near his home on the 1700 block of N. Park Ave. in Clovis.  After detaining Wheeler, a search warrant was executed at his house.  Detectives seized electronic devices containing hundreds of digital photos and videos of child sexual abuse material.

If you have additional information about Wheeler or any illegal sexual material being shared online, please make a report by calling the Sheriff's Office at (559) 600-3111, Valley Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-7867, www.valleycrimestoppers.org or submit a cyber tip at http://www.missingkids.com/home

ICAC is comprised of 64 federal, state and local law enforcement agencies spread throughout nine counties in the Central Valley. It is dedicated to protecting children online and investigating crimes committed against children, which are facilitated by the Internet and computer usage.


James Wheeler


Contact Information

Tony Botti
Public Information Officer
(559) 600-8137