Shane Turner

Shane Turner, a violent male transvestite, was convicted in 2016 of 11 counts of indecent exposure, one count of harassment and breaching a restraining order. He was jailed for 10 months at Exeter Crown Court.

The court heard the serial sex offender carried out a terrifying campaign of stalking against his former clinical psychologist. She had ended counselling sessions with him and subsequently had to take out a restraining order against him. However, he continued to stalk her; stealing her clothes, underwear and keeping a notebook containing details about her vehicle, movements, clothing size and her family’s diet.

Turner, 45, also stalked lone women while he was dressed in women’s clothing and/or partially or fully naked in the early hours of the morning as they were were walking home from pubs or clubs, and exposed his genitals.

*Update June 2021*

Turner was convicted at Taunton Crown Court of breaching his Sexual Harm Prevention Order [SHPO] in June 2021. He had been seen by members of the public driving around Tavistock wearing what a witness described as a “little black dress” accompanied by a blow-up sex doll in December 2019. He was then seen a short time later in January 2020 driving slowly around while naked, before driving to a school car park where two women and a man from a local running club also saw him.

The judge didn’t buy Turner’s story of not intending to be seen and made him subject to a three year community order. Turner was also ordered to complete 35 Rehabilitation Activity Requirement days and be subject to two tags – one ensuring a 7pm to 6am curfew and the other being a GPS trail monitor – both for six months. He was also ordered to pay a £95 victim surcharge, but no court costs as Turner had no means to pay.

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