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Updated: Shumate Verdict

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 of in engaging in criminal activity of bribery... Stripping him immediately of his duties of Potter County Sheriff.

The jury of twelve women did find him not guilty of illegal campaign contributions.

States' attorneys say they were very sure of the case they presented.

"I felt very comfortable and confident in the documents, evidence in the investigation.... contributed to our confidence," said David Glickler, Asst. TX Attorney General. 

Shumate's sentencing is expected to take place next week.

The new interim Sheriff for Potter County is Captain Roger Haney.

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