May 22, 2020
Joshua Rhett Miller
A first-year city councilman in a Kansas town is facing accusations of child sex crimes, officials said.
Burrton City Councilman Justin R. Freeman, 39, was arrested Monday by the Harvey County Sheriff’s Office for aggravated indecent liberties with a child, a county spokesman said in a news release.
Freeman was later charged with six counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, county spokesperson Kyle McCaskey said.
Authorities are treating the allegations facing Freeman with “utmost seriousness,” Burrton Mayor Rodney Redinger said in a statement.
“We will work with