VA psychologist sentenced for Centerville exposures

Joseph Shuman appears for sentencing in Kettering Municipal Court, Feb. 25, 2014. (WDTN Photo/Kris Sproles)

KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – The Dayton VA Medical Center psychologist accused of exposing himself in a Centerville parking lot was sentenced Tuesday morning.

Appearing in Kettering Municipal Court, Joseph Shuman of Centerville pled no contest and was found guilty of two charges of misconduct.

Judge Thomas Hanna sentenced him to 60 days in jail, then suspended all except for 10 days of house arrest. He was also fined $500, which was also suspended except for $200. Shuman is not allowed to work while he is on home detention.

Prosecutors said it was Dec. 13, 2013 when a 31-year-old Kettering woman said Shuman exposed himself in the parking lot at Cross Pointe Shopping Center.

At the time, a spokesperson for the Dayton VA Medical Center told 2 NEWS Shuman had been removed from patient care pending the outcome of the investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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