VA psychologist sentenced for Centerville exposures

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

 

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