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Marion Man Jailed In Catawba County On Sex Offense Charges
Robbie Eugene Shumate
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Marion Man Jailed In Catawba County On Sex Offense Charges

35-year-old Robbie Eugene Shumate of Marion was arrested Thursday (September 16) by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with statutory rape with a child 15-years-old or younger, sex offense with a child 15-years-old or younger, indecent liberties with a child, discharge a weapon into occupied property, possession of a firearm by a felon, and malicious conduct by a prisoner. Shumate is also charged on bills of indictment with habitual felon and possession of a firearm by a felon.

He was incarcerated in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $575,000 bond. No court dates were listed.