Former Baltimore Ravens Cheerleader Sentenced in Sexual Assault Case
Former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader Molly Shattuck was sentenced to spend every other weekend for the next two years in a work-release detention facility in Delaware. The 48-year-old woman pled guilty in June to a count of fourth-degree rape, an offense that carries a maximum prison sentence of 15 years, but no minimum sentence.
When Shattuck was arrested in November, she was charged with unlawful sexual conduct, third-degree rape and providing alcohol to a minor. Her plea deal allowed her to accept a less serious rape charge. According to police, she performed oral sex on a 15-year-old boy over Labor Day weekend in 2014, while the victim was spending the weekend with her son.
An ongoing affair
Court records show Shattuck had social media contact with the boy earlier that year. She and the victim, who was the same age as her own son, began exchanging sexually charged text messages and emails and met several times in parked cars. The parents of the victim pleaded with the judge to hit Shattuck with a harsher sentence than probation alone.
Shattuck’s sentence requires her to report to her probation center every other weekend and to pay $10,560 to the family of the victim as restitution. She will also be registered as a Level II sex offender in Delaware, and will no longer be allowed contact with anyone under the age of 18, except for her own children.
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