Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Patrol Operations Bureau
-Investigative Operations Bureau
-Crime Scene Investigations Unit
Arrested : Allan Dale Richter W/M
DOB : 3/21/56
Address : 6339 Evergreen Avenue, Seminole FL
Charges : 1ct of Aggravated Stalking, 18ct’s of Prohibition of Generating Acts With Obscene, Lewd Materials (All charges have Hate Crime attached)
Victim : Amy Query W/F
DOB : 6/10/86
Victim : Nathan Maingi B/M
DOB : 3/29/74¬
What: ¬†A Seminole man has been arrested for multiple hate crime related charges.¬†¬†
For almost 2 years, Allan Richter is alleged to have sent the victims 20 hate filled, threatening letters.¬†¬†
Richter was arrested for these crimes in Missoula, Montana late Thursday afternoon and will be extradited to Florida soon.
Where: ¬†The offenses took place in the unincorporated area of Seminole, FL
When: ¬†The victims received 20 threatening letters from 7/4/10 – 3/8/12.
Efforts from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Operations Bureau, Investigative Operations Bureau and Forensics Unit have lead to the arrest of a Seminole man for multiple Hate Crime related charges.
Since 7/4/10 Amy Query and Nathan Maingi have been receiving racist, threatening letters at their residence in unincorporated Seminole.¬† Some¬†of the letters were sent via US mail, some¬†left at the door step.
Finally in March of 2012, there was a break in the case.¬† A partial fingerprint match on one¬†of the letters lead detectives to suspect Allan Dale Richter, a near-by neighbor of the victims.
Richter, who has a criminal history to include; Fraud, Disorderly Conduct, Aggravated Assault and Carrying a Concealed Weapon,¬†had recently abandoned his residence and moved to Montana.
On¬†3/27/12,¬†Query and¬†Maingi met¬†with the Pinellas County State Attorney’s Office and explained the traumatic ordeal Richter put them through over the past¬†2 years.¬†¬†
It was soon determined Richter would be charged with¬†1 count of Aggravated Stalking and 18 counts of Generating Obscene Material.¬† All charges have Hate Crimes attached.
Richter’s whereabouts in Montana were discovered on 4/30/12.¬† As a result, an arrest warrant was obtained.¬† He was taken into custody by Montana authorities¬†later that afternoon and is currently awaiting extradition back to Florida.
A search warrant was conducted on Richter’s Seminole residence later that same evening.¬† Evidence was collected and submitted.