Extra charges added to standoff case
Bowling Green resident Leroy Roger Shinn was ordered into court by a warrant on Feb. 5 for allegedly leaving the scene of an accident that caused damage and driving while intoxicated as a prior offender.
He was also arrested on two felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon related to the same case in November.
Missouri State Highway Patrolman Michele Coon said in a probable cause statement that Shinn allegedly struck a delivery truck on Pike County Road 132 on Nov. 20., and drove away.
The delivery truck driver said he confronted Shinn, who allegedly ordered him off of his property while pointing a shotgun at him.
Coon responded to the scene and found Shinn, 54, at his nearby residence, with markings on his vehicle that matched those on the delivery truck.
Shinn “changed his account of the events numerous times,” appeared “highly intoxicated,” and refused all breath tests, Coon wrote.
A computer check revealed that Shinn had been convicted of DWI in Bowling Green in 2009.
In a Nov. 26 press release, Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte said Shinn also aimed at pistol at him during a five-minute standoff in his yard on Nov. 20 after the delivery driver left.
Shinn posted a $500 cash bond after the gun charges were filed. He was placed on a personal recognizance bond on Feb. 5 with the issuance of the driving charges warrant and is awaiting a court date.
He is scheduled to appear before Judge Ash on the gun charges at a preliminary hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 27, according to online court records.