Man wanted in West Virginia, Virginia caught in Pocahontas County

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MARLINTON, W.Va. (WFXR/WVNX) — Greenbrier County Sheriff Bruce Sloan confirmed a wanted man in both Pocahontas and Greenbrier counties is caught.

Deputies with the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office were contacted on Wednesday, April 22 to help find Larry Allen Turner.

Turner was considered armed and dangerous. Authorities say he is a person of interest in a homicide investigation in West Virginia and is also wanted on multiple felony warrants, including vehicle theft in Greenbrier County and entry of a building other than a dwelling, wanton endangerment, grand larceny, and prohibited person with a firearm in Pocahontas County. In Virginia, he is wanted for probation violation and revocation of a bond.

Turner is a suspect in three stolen vehicle investigations. At least one of those was taken at gunpoint.

That last car was stolen from a home in Augusta County, Virginia. The 2005 Volkswagen Passat station wagon with personalized license plate ELFOXO was recovered in Pocahontas County, WV on Thursday, April 23. A Ford F-150 with Oklahoma registration V35101 was still missing as of Friday, April 24. That truck was stolen in West Virginia.

Turner was spotted in a State Park in Pocahontas County on Friday. Search efforts were assisted by law enforcement in West Virginia and Virginia. Agencies involved included those in Bath, Alleghany, Rockbridge, and Highland Counties in Virginia.

Sloan said Turner was caught in Pocahontas County Monday, April 28. He is now being held in Southern Regional Jail.

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