Missoula Man Charged With 2005 Case of Incest [DOCUMENT]
49 year-old Jeffrey Ray Shoemaker was charged in Missoula Justice Court Wednesday afternoon with felony incest for allegedly molesting his 9 year-old step-daughter in 2005.
Court documents state that the young woman, who is now 15 and living in Billings, told her mother that she had been raped by the suspect while they lived in Missoula in 2005. Shoemaker and the girl’s mother are no longer married.
Court documents further state that Shoemaker admitted to a Missoula Police detective that he had sex with the girl in 2005 when she was 9 years old.
If convicted, Shoemaker could receive a sentence of up to 100 years or life in prison and a fine of up to $50,000. He is currently in the Missoula County Jail on $100,000 bond.