Former Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate starts his first day of 180 days in jail, after weeks worth of testimony, deliberation and sentencing the case is closed.
Mike Shumate will spend 180 days in the Armstrong County Jail, pay a five thousand dollar fine, and then spend eight years on probation.
It's the end of an era for Mike Shumate who has been found guilty in the public corruption case against him. Shumate was found guilty on first degree felony charges...
Attorney General of Texas Press Release
Potter County jury renders guilty verdict; sheriff removed from office
In protective custody. Former Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate is awaiting the next step after being found guilty of engaging in criminal activity of bribery.
Former Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate is no longer the Sheriff... after being found guilty for first degree felony for engaging in criminal activity of bribery.
Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate gave testimony on the allegations he faces in the public corruption case this morning.
A Potter County Jury has found Sheriff Mike Shumate guilty of one count of bribery and not guilty on two counts of illegal campaign contributions.
Defense attorneys had their turn in court defending Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate. Sheriff Shumate sat inside the Potter County Courthouse Wednesday, listening to witnesses testify...
Missing money and inaccurate accounts and some blame Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate for not taking responsibility.
Broken friendships, big egos and affairs.. All testimony given today by former Chief Deputy Mike Farren.
When there were problems with a food services company...Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate did not take action. That is what witnesses said on the stand Monday....
Drugs, infidelity, and wire tapping, all topics involved in the public corruption case against Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate.
A controversial witness in the case against Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate, has her day in court. Key witnesses took the stand and the credibility of a key witness.....
The trial of Potter County's Sheriff Mike Shumate has begun. Jury Selection began early Monday morning at the Potter County Court House.
Witnesses took the stand today in the public corruption case against Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate. Tuesday was the first day of testimony... the jury was sworn in and opening statements were given.
The location of Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate's trial is still undecided tonight... After prosecutors and defense counsel battle over the issue today in court.
Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate will be going to trial. Shumate's attorney wants the case heard in Potter County... In front of members of the community Shumate serves.
The race is still about a year away but there is already some controversy. Chief Deputy Ken Farren who announced he is running for Potter County Sheriff in 2008, has resigned his duties.