Controversial lawmaker arrested for domestic violence allegation

Rep. Aaron Coleman, who made the news for a number of incidents in his childhood, including online bullying, revenge porn, blackmail threats, was arrested Sunday on a charge of domestic battery. House Democratic Leader Tom Sawyer said Coleman should resign.

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State News

November 1, 2021 - 9:45 AM

Rep. Aaron Coleman poses with a cardboard cutout of Sen. Bernie Sanders. The Democratic state representative was arrested Sunday for suspected domestic battery.

TOPEKA — State Rep. Aaron Coleman was booked into the Johnson County Jail on Sunday on a charge of domestic battery.

Johnson County Jail records indicate he was placed into custody without bond and was scheduled to make a court appearance at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

House Democratic Leader Tom Sawyer, who previously demanded Coleman resign, said the arrest of Coleman was “extremely disturbing news” and he said the next step was to gather facts of what allegedly occurred.

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