by: Bryce Derrickson, Ozarks First
An 18-year-old Ava teen who was charged with first-degree statutory rape is scheduled for sentencing on April 6, 2021, according to court documents.
Shalin Leeper pleaded guilty to first-degree statutory rape or attempted statutory rape and statutory sodomy or attempted statutory sodomy last week.
Leeper was arrested and charged with the crime after an investigation by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Leeper has been out on bond and under house arrest since being charged.