This camera phone image was taken by one of Winklebleck's alleged victims from inside the car.
Cops Discover Suspect’s Shameful Past
A few days after the kidnapping attempt and attack, police released the photo Jessica took of Paul Winklebleck while he was abducting them. The picture ran on local news. A tipster recognized Winklebleck on TV and notified police.
Cops learned Winklebleck was already wanted on a felony warrant for child sex abuse and failure to register as child sex offender. He was recently released from prison after serving seven years for forcible sodomy on a girl under the age of 14.
After AMW first aired the story on Paul Winklebleck, a state trooper in Montana called the Hotline and told an operator Winklebleck's pickup truck --”not used” during the crime --”could be located at a tow yard near the Montana/Wyoming border.
The tipster told AMW the truck was originally abandoned by the side of a highway a day before the attack in Oregon.
The truck had been at the tow yard since March 8, 2010. In June, Portland detectives drove to Montana to investigate the tip and confiscate any evidence inside the vehicle for analysis.
Unfortunately, evidence collected from the truck did not get detectives any closer to catching Winklebleck, so they're still looking for tips. Detectives believe Winklebleck could still be anywhere in the United States.
If you’ve seen Paul Winklebleck, please call 615-752-2186 immediately!
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Paul Evans Winklebleck
Aliases: Paul Evans Sullivan, Paul Rose
Current Age: 43
Weight: 200 lbs.
Hair (Color, Description, Facial Hair):
* Reddish-brown hair but mostly bald
* Bushy goatee
Eyes: * Brown
Scars and Tattoos:
* Both arms tattooed with dragon, bulldog and heart
* Neck tattooed with "Combative for God"
Last Seen: * Aumsville , OR *
Other Possible Locations: * National
- Kidnapping, 2 cts. , Portland , OR ; Mar 04, 2010
- Criminal Impersonation, 2 cts. , Portland , OR ; Mar 04, 2010
- Assault, 2 cts. , Portland , OR ; Mar 04, 2010
- Attempted Rape, 2 cts. , Portland , OR ; Mar 04, 2010
- Robbery, 2 cts. , Portland , OR ; Mar 04, 2010