Prosecutors not pursuing DUI charge against Coleman


Democratic state Rep. Aaron Coleman is facing two traffic violations after Douglas County prosecutors decided not to pursue a DUI-charge against the first-term lawmaker from Wyandotte County.

Court officials confirmed that Coleman, 21, is now facing a charge of speeding and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle the night he was pulled over by a state trooper on Interstate 70 on Nov. 27.

He was initially booked on suspicion of driving under the influence but he was not formally charged with the offense.

In a text message to the Sunflower State Journal shortly after he was arrested . . .


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