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Violent Richmond sex offender nabbed while donating blood

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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) -- U.S. Marshals captured Allen Robert Turner, a 50-year-old fugitive wanted on charges stemming from a felony rape conviction which occurred over 10 years ago.

In 2000, Turner was convicted of felony rape in the City of Richmond and sentenced to 10 years of incarceration in the Virginia Department of Corrections.

He was released on supervised probation in 2008, and required to register as a sex offender with the Virginia State Police.

On January 2, the Virginia State Police charged Turner with failure to register as a sex offender and for providing false information to the Sex Offender Registry.

Additionally, Turner was charged with violation of probation for failing to report to the Richmond Probation Office. Turner, a Sexually Violent Predator, has been on the run for over a year.

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force took over the case last month. Their information led them to an address in the City of Richmond where Turner was donating blood platelets for cash.

Early Friday morning Deputy U.S. Marshals and task force officers (TFOs) surrounded the facility, conducted a brief search and located Turner among other donors present.

Turner was seated in a reclining chair with an IV in his arm donating blood.  Investigators allow Turner to finish, and then arrested him.

Officers said that Turner was in the process of texting someone at the time of the arrest.

They said Turner handed the phone to a deputy, who observed the following words on the screen:  “They Got Me.”

Turner is listed as a wanted sex offender on the Virginia State Police Sex Offender Registry website at


  • Todd Picayune

    I hope they disposed of the tainted blood and not allowed it to intermix with the normal people’s donated blood.

  • Glen Allen

    I will never understand why our judicial system lets people like this out in the first place. If a person is convicted of being a Sexually Violent Predator, he/she should be put to sleep. Notice they do not refer to them a “former” predator, they refer to him a predator, as in he is still lurking around waiting for his next victim. What possible good could this creature be to society?

  • Paula Kennedy

    Hope he rots in h*** the sick pervert!! When are the judges going to learn to keep em locked up forever!!!!!!!!!

  • manalishi

    “When are the judges going to learn to keep em locked up forever!!!!!!!!!” Not until democrat activist judges are not allowed to grant leniency to their core supporters.

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