Louisville Metro Ethics Commission

Louisville Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin, D-2, has suspended her grandson from his job as a legislative aide in her office after the 28-year-old was declared a fugitive for failing to show up for a court hearing.

For the past four years Gary Bohler has worked part-time in the District 2 office and earns $34,000 annually. Bohler’s recent court case was a domestic abuse charge, but he has been arrested on numerous occasions for robbery, drug possession and selling cocaine.

From The Courier-Journal:

Before taking a job in Shanklin’s office, Bohler was arrested at least seven times for offenses including robbery, trafficking in cocaine, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a controlled substance and tampering with physical evidence, according to court documents. [click to continue…]

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