SALINE COUNTY, Mo. – A Slater man now has an attorney to represent him on a charge of child molestation.

Clint Shackles (SCSO)

At a counsel status hearing Wednesday morning in Saline County, the public defender advised the court that Clint A. Shackles, 18, did qualify for the appointment of a counselor. According to the probable cause statement filed by the court, Shackles reportedly molested a juvenile female in July, at a residence in Slater.

Shackles, who remains in custody on a $10,000 cash only bond, will next appear at a hearing on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.