North Shelby man released on bond following child sex abuse charge

Published 7:12 am Tuesday, June 16, 2020


A 27-year-old Birmingham man residing in the Birmingham portion of North Shelby County was arrested on Sunday, June 14, on charges of sex abuse of a child under the age of 12.

Matthew David Beno was arrested by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and booked into the Shelby County Jail on Sunday afternoon with two counts of child sex abuse on bonds totaling $200,000.

As of Monday afternoon, Beno had posted his $200,000 bond and was released.

According to court documents, the alleged incidents took place in 2014. Beno was then indicted on Jan. 8 of this year by a Shelby County grand jury, leading to his arrest on June 14.

His case has been assigned to Judge William H. Bostick III. A court date has not been set.