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Man facing child sex charges arrested at Smithfield Walmart

Posted July 23, 2013

— A 68-year-old Smithfield man accused of sexually abusing a child was arrested Monday at a Walmart on Brightleaf Boulevard.

Irving Douglas Allen, of 1005 Wilson Mill's Road, faces five counts of sexual battery, two counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and misdemeanor stalking.

He was placed in the Johnston County jail under $105,000 bond. 


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  • JustOneGodLessThanU Jul 24, 2013

    Here's the NC law on stalking. Take out the "more than one occasion" and you've got Zimmerman stalking Trayvon.

    Stalking is willfully following, being in the presence of, or otherwise harassing another person without purpose on more than one occasion and with the intent to do one of the following:

    1) Place them in fear of their safety or safety of their family or associates,

    2) Cause them to suffer emotional distress by putting them in fear of death, injury, or continued harassment that puts them in distress.

  • Obamacare rules Jul 24, 2013

    One more reason to avoid Walmart at all costs.