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Shelbyville Police report former coach, asst AD Mack's arrest prompted by investigation into missing Booster Club funds

The Shelbyville Police Department has been investigating former Shelbyville High School Athletic Director and Ryan Mack.  It was brought to the police department’s attention by the Golden Bear Booster Club that Mack may have been involved in stealing funds from the boosters.


The investigation shows that on or around June 21, 22,  2017 and September 28, October 8, 12, and 31, 2019, Mack did knowingly or intentionally exert unauthorized control over property of the Shelbyville High School and / or Golden Bear Booster Club with the intent to deprive the owner(s) of the value of said property, in an amount of more than $750 but less than $50,000.  These charges are six counts of Level 6 felony Theft.


The investigation also shows that on or about a period of time between June 21, 2017 and October 21, 2019,  Mack, through a pattern of racketeering activity, did knowingly or intentionally acquire or maintain, either directly or indirectly, an interest in or control of property or an enterprise, and / or did receive proceeds directly or indirectly derived from a pattern of racketeering activity, and did use or invest those proceeds or the proceeds derived from them to acquire an interest in property or to operate an enterprise, and/or did aid, cause or induce another to do the same, all of which is contrary to the form of the statute made and provided by I.C. 35-45-6-2.  This charge is one count of Level 5 felony Corrupt Business Influence.


The Shelbyville Police Department, Shelby County Prosecutor’s Office and Shelbyville Central Schools were all involved in this investigation.  A warrant was issued for Ryan Mack on the above charges and he turned himself into authorities today, May 18.