Man arrested on aggravated sexual battery charges

Carl U. Wheeler
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4:13 p.m.
Carl U. Wheeler met with an attorney today and is next due in court Jan. 24 after being charged with three counts of aggravated sexual battery by sexual abuse with a victim less than 13 years old, according to court reports.

The incidents occurred between 2006 and 2010, the release added.


A Huddleston man has been arrested and charged with three counts of aggravated sexual battery.

Carl U. Wheeler, 86, of Huddleston, was arrested Tuesday after an investigation that began Oct. 22, following a complaint of possible sex offenses, according to a release from the Bedford County Sheriff's Office.

The investigation into the complaint revealed the alleged offenses occurred between 1994 and 2010, according to the release.

Wheeler is being held in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in Bedford without bond.