Former Nebraska Boy Scouts leader charged with sexual exploitation to be released from jail

Published: Aug. 16, 2023 at 9:44 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A former Boy Scouts leader in Nebraska is facing charges of child sex crimes.

John Shores, 54, is charged with one count of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of attempted enticement of a minor.

During his detention hearing Wednesday, a judge ruled that he be released from custody Thursday.

A new trial date has not been set.

Details on the charges have yet to be released and most documents regarding the case are still sealed.