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Paris City Councilman, Steve Kemper, arrested on Sexual Abuse/Assault Charges –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On August 11, 2020

Paris, IL. (ECWd) –

Robert S. Kemper (Steve Kemper), Paris City Councilman, was arrested today on the following allegations:

  • Two Counts of Criminal Sexual Assault – Class 1 Felonies
  • One Count of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse – Class 2 Felony
  • He is currently being held in the Edgar County Jail on $150,000 Bond

This story also reported here: WCIA, WTWO,

UPDATE: We understand he resigned from the City Council today.

**The public is reminded that all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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  • Kathiann
    Posted at 09:36h, 12 August Reply

    Wow… is all I can say….

  • Suz
    Posted at 15:30h, 29 September Reply

    My guess is, he posted bond???? Where’d he get THAT kind of money?

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