Everyone loves to hate lawyers and I get it. Personally I think that if done right it can be a pretty noble profession but unfortunately we have our share of ambulance chasers and attorneys who try to skirt the laws they are supposed to uphold and Mark Shelnutt of Columbus, Georgia is accused of doing exactly that.
Last November Shelnutt was acquitted on federal charges of drugs, money laundering, bribery and false statements. The former Muscogee County assistant DA is in private practice now and has been arrested yet again.
Shelnutt now faces eight counts of distributing prescription drugs after a three month long investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. According to the GBI Shelnutt supplied a confidential informant with Oxycodone, Aprazolam and Hydrocodone on several different occasions.
Shelnutt was arrested and lodged in the Muscogee County Jail Thursday around lunch time and is currently out on bond.