Wilmington – As part of a criminal investigation conducted jointly by the Delaware Department of Justice and the Wilmington Police Department, a search warrant was executed on October 22, 2013 at the home and office of 53 year-old Christopher Wheeler in the 1500 Block of Mount Salem Lane in Wilmington. During the search, multiple computers and other digital media, along with other evidence, were seized. A forensic examination of the computers and digital media conducted by the Delaware Child Predator Task Force recovered multiple images of child pornography.
As a result of the investigation, Child Predator Task Force detectives secured an arrest warrant yesterday, October 30, charging Wheeler with 25 counts of Dealing in Child Pornography.
Detectives are currently looking for Wheeler. The Delaware Department of Justice and Wilmington Police Department are asking anyone who may have information to assist in locating Wheeler to immediately contact Wilmington Police Detective Cecilia Asheat (302) 576-3649.
The joint criminal investigation of the Delaware Department of Justice and Wilmington Police Department is ongoing.