Former cop accused of sex with boy tests positive for HIV

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2 A conviction for intentional transmission of HIV can carry a two- to 10-year prison sentence, Clark County District Attorney David Roger said. Shelton could face life in prison if convicted of first-degree kidnapping and sex assault. Shelton’s lawyer, Carmine Colucci, did not immediately respond Tuesday to a request for comment. Shelton, of Moorpark, Calif., is being held on $2 million bail following his arrest May 26 in Corona, Calif. He could face life in prison if convicted of kidnapping and sex assault. Shelton was a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy for five years before becoming a Manhattan Beach police officer in 1994, authorities said. He was promoted to sergeant in 1999 before taking an extended medical leave and then retiring from the force. LAS VEGAS (AP) — An ex-California police officer accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a teenage boy in southern Nevada is being charged with intentionally transmitting the AIDS virus, authorities said. Shawn Michael Shelton, 39, remained Tuesday at the Clark County jail pending a Sept. 13 preliminary hearing on charges of kidnapping, sexual assault of a minor, coercion and intentional transmission of human immunodeficiency virus. In a criminal complaint filed July 10 in Las Vegas Justice Court, prosecutors say that Shelton previously tested positive for HIV. He is accused of displaying a police badge and ordering the 14-year-old into his vehicle at a Las Vegas bus stop May 21. Authorities said he forced the boy to perform oral sex. They would not say whether the boy has tested positive for HIV. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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