The following is a press release issued by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On 10-13-2022 a Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputy became aware Donald Wiltse was possibly in violation of 290.011 PC (failing to register as a sex offender).
The Deputy conducted an investigation and found Wiltse last registered in 2021 with an address in Santa Clara County (California). The Deputy learned Wiltse had been living in Willits (California) and had failed to register his new address as required by law.
On 10-14-2022 Deputies went to a location on Hawk Drive in Willits where they contacted and arrested Wiltse for failing to register as a sex offender in Mendocino County.
Wiltse was booked into the Mendocino County Jail where he was to be held in lieu of $15,000.00 bail.