Convicted rapist arrested in South Dakota

Convicted rapist arrested in South Dakota

(WOIO) - A convicted rapist, wanted out of Medina County, was arrested by US Marshals in Watertown, South Dakota today.

Randolph Valure was arrested at 3 p.m. He was wanted by the Medina County Sheriff's Office, Wadsworth Police Department, Seville Police Department, and the US Marshall's.

He is wanted for multiple counts of burglary, failure to appeal for a rape case, bond jumping, illegal assembly of chemicals to make meth, and failure to appear for non-support.

An anonymous tip to the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force led to his arrest.

U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott said, "Our Task Force refused to give up on the chase of this violent sexual predator. They worked tirelessly with their counterparts in other states until a concerned citizen recognized his photo and notified the proper authorities."

You can see a list of wanted fugitives and HERE. Anyone with information concerning any wanted fugitive can contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-492-6833.  You can also anonymously text in a tip by sending the keyword "WANTED" and your tip to 847411.

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