Shane “Bub” Matthews Jr.
Shane “Bub” Matthews Jr.

WAYNESFIELD  (3-27-18) – The Waynesfield Police Department, with the assistance of the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office, has arrested Shane “Bub” Matthews Jr., 24, of Waynesfield, after he allegedly engaged in sexual conduct with a 14 year old girl. The victim is now 15.

Matthews Jr. was arrested on Monday on five (F4) felony counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. Additional charges are possible as the investigation is still ongoing.

Waynesfield Police Chief Nathan Motter

“The safety of the Waynesfield community is my priority. We will do whatever we can to keep our children protected, but cooperation from parents and guardians is imperative.”

The Waynesfield Police Department believes there could be additional victims that could provide important information. The public is asked to contact the Waynesfield Police Department at 419-568-9080 ext. 103 if they have any information regarding Matthews Jr. and any inappropriate involvement with minor children.

Auglaize County Children Services is also assisting in the investigation.