William Ed Vollert, 28, who was previously convicted of sexual assault and attempted sexual assault on a child, will be released from prison and returned to Durango on Monday after meeting all parole conditions, according to a news release from the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office.
Vollert’s current address will be listed as “homeless” until he finds residence in La Plata County. Vollert is described a white male, 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes. He has extensive tattoos on his chest, arms, back, and a tear drop under his right eye.
Vollert was 20 when he had sex with a 14-year-old girl. He pleaded guilty to attempted sexual assault on a child and was classified as a sexually violent predator based on a psychological evaluation.
In April of 2015, Vollert was living near Bayfield and was arrested for violating his parole.
There are currently 18,630 registered sex offenders in Colorado with 179 in La Plata County.
“Use of this information to harass, threaten, or intimidate the offender, the offenders significant others, or the community notification team will not be tolerated and could result in charges against those who attempt to do so,” the sheriff office wrote in the release.
Anyone who with questions or information regarding Vollert can contact his supervising parole officer Tina Beekman at (800) 426-9143 or deputy Cyrus Nabors with the sheriff’s office at 382-7069.