Individuals Arrested for Allegedly Supplying Alcohol to a Minor, Defendants Released on OR Bond
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Information submitted by Shelbina Police Department
Three Shelbina adults were arrested for allegedly supplying intoxicants to a minor or intoxicated person. Two of the individuals were released from jail after granted an OR bond by Shelby County Associate Judge Mike Greenwell on Monday, March 6, 2023.
On Monday, February 27, 2023, the Shelbina Police Department was made aware of an alleged sexual assault to a minor which had occurred over the weekend within the City of Shelbina. Officer(s) began an investigation into the incident.
As officer(s) investigated the incident it was determined further criminal activity occurred involving adults providing marijuana and alcohol to minors.
As a result of the ongoing investigation the following adults were arrested:
Hedie Begley, 22, was arrested for an Unclassified Misdemeanor of Supplying Intoxicants to a Minor or Intoxicated Person. Begley was issued a citation and released pending a court date in the Shelby County Associate Circuit Court.
Rosita Shomaker, 39, was arrested for the Class C Felony of Delivery of 35 Grams or Less of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid to a Person Under 17 Years of Age and the Unclassified Misdemeanor of Supplying Inoxicants to a Minor or Intoxicated Person. Shomaker remains in the Shelby County Jail in lieu of a $20,000.00 cash bond.
Brian Shomaker, 38, was arrested for the Class C Felony of Delivery of 35 Grams or Less of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid to a Person Under 17 Years of Age and the Unclassified Misdemeanor of Supplying Inoxicants to a Minor or Intoxicated Person. Brian Shomaker remains in the Shelby County Jail in lieu of a $20,000.00 cash bond.
As a result of the ongoing investigation it has been determined that the suspect in the alleged sexual assault is a juvenile. Upon completion of the investigation the information will be forwarded to the 41st Circuit Juvenile Office for review and disposition.
According to court documents, Rosita Shomaker and Brian Shomaker bond conditions are: Supervised by CCS, no drugs or alcohol, random drug testing, to comply with all rules of the children’s division concerning their children. Defendants are required to test negative for marijuana by April 10, 2023.
The above charges are mere accusations and are not evidence of guilt. Evidence in support of these charges must be presented before a court of competent jurisdiction whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence.