Released: August 21, 2023 - Monday, 04:09 PM

Child Molestation Suspect Located

Contact: Tony CipollaPhone: (805) 781-4547Date and time of incident: 8-17-2023Place of Occurrence: San Luis Obispo County JailVictim Information: Multiple VictimsSuspect Information: David Paul Wilson, 41On 8-17-2023, a local man who was wanted for multiple counts of child molestation was located in Montana and is now in custody in the San Luis Obispo County Jail.
An arrest warrant was issued on 4-29-2021 for David Paul Wilson for multiple charges of sexual acts with a child under the age of 10, aggravated sexual assault of a minor, and lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14. It's believed the abuse happened during the span of several years.
Wilson fled the area before the arrest warrant was issued and was unable to be located.
On 7-28-2023, the Sheriff’s Office was alerted that David Wilson was living in the Helena, Montana area. Various details about the subject were obtained which confirmed the subject was Wilson.
Wilson was taken into custody by the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office on 7-30-2023. He was later brought back to San Luis Obispo County on 8-17-2023.
The Sheriff’s Office thanks the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office and the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office for their assistance in apprehending Wilson and transporting him back to this jurisdiction.