TOPEKA (KSNT) – Kansas Rep. Mark Samsel appeared in court docket these days after becoming charged with 3 counts of misdemeanor battery against a significant school college student in late April.
Samsel appeared with his lawyer and agreed to plea to a few counts of disorderly conduct.
The court docket agreed to take the plea and sentenced Samsel to 30 times for each and every demand, totaling 90 times jail time. Nevertheless, a Franklin County judge suspended the sentence and alternatively gave Samsel 12 months of probation.
Samsel might have no speak to with victims or people, and will have to difficulty letters of apology to the victims and post it to supervising officer in just 30 days. Samsel may have no use of social media on own accounts he can use formal accounts, but not as a private platform.
“I’m sorry for what took place, I under no circumstances intended for everyone to get hurt,” Samsel told the court.
The courtroom experienced requested a psychological wellness evaluation which had not been completed in the course of his initial two court appearances. Samsel must comply with mental health and fitness suggestions manufactured by the courtroom.
The agent may perhaps keep his expert social media accounts but may perhaps not have any particular social media accounts. He may not use his expert social media webpages for personalized needs.
Samsel was arrested for misdemeanor battery involving a scholar. He has because been introduced on bond. Investigators said Samsel was performing as a substitute trainer in the Wellsville Faculty District at the time.
KSNT News also spoke with Samsel following the incident. The message he focused on was that the classroom incident, where by he stated he applied “f-bombs,” and the “wrath of God,” was created up.
The Republican signifies Kansas Home District 5, which contains Wellsville and the surrounding region.