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September 2nd, 2023
John Shores was charged with attempted sexual exploitation of a minor and attempted enticement of a minor. The judge decided to release the 54-year-old before the trial with GPS tracking. Another condition of his release was to have no contact with any children, including his family. According to court documents, he was in possession of four different cellphones, and he used the Whisper app to request child pornography or to trade pictures for child pornography. Court documents said Shores was texting an 11-year-old girl, asking for sexually explicit photos. He also asked a 14-year-old and a 16-year-old...

August 16th, 2023
John Shores, 54, and a former scout leader for Boy Scouts Mid-America Council was arrested by U.S. Marshals last week on federal charges. John Shores is charged with attempted sexual exploitation of a minor and attempted enticement of a minor. A probable cause and detention hearing is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 16. He's currently being held in the Douglas County Jail without bond. John Shores was listed as Commissioner of the Board of Directors for Boy Scouts Mid-America Council in annual reports from 2020-2022. John Shoes became an Eagle Scout May 25, 1984 and has been in...