El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Notification of Sexually Violent Predator

November 21, 2019

In accordance with Colorado law, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is notifying the community that Adam Leo Mortenson has moved to an address in the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction.  Mortenson is a sex offender whose past behavior has led him to be labeled a “Sexually Violent Predator” (SVP) by the court.  Accordingly, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has made “community notification” as required by law and undertaken the following tasks, among others:

     *  Notified the D.O.C. Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) Notification Team.

     *  Reviewed and confirmed the residence for Mortenson and his employment, access to vehicles, legal status and past crimes

     *  Made personal and/or mail notifications to neighbors and businesses deemed to be in the immediate area.

     *  Briefed patrol personnel on Mortenson's status, history, appearance, residence, employment and vehicles.

     *  Notified surrounding law enforcement agencies.

     *  Provided an online video (www.epcsheriffsoffice.com) that describes the SVP community notification process, SVP information and additional resources for the community.

The El Paso Sheriff’s Office takes his presence in our community very seriously and is intent on insuring he conducts himself in a lawful manner and that our citizens remain safe and aware.

Mortenson's criminal history reveals in 2017 he was convicted of Taking Indecent Liberties with Children in Virginia.  He is registered and residing at 315 Weissenfluh Road, Yoder, Colorado 80864. Mortenson is described as a White male, 55 years old, 6’00” tall, 250lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes

Mortenson is one of five (5) “Sexually Violent Predators” currently registered with the El Paso Sheriff’s Office who reside in this community.

MR 19-117