Stephen Maxwell accused of battery and criminal restraint by public defender for courtroom incident

  • Stephen Maxwell was Phill Kline’s No. 1 prosecutor.

The former lead attorney for Phill Kline has been accused of battery and criminal restraint by a public defender stemming from an incident inside a Reno County courtroom.

The Reno County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged incident involving Stephen Maxwell, now a senior assistant district attorney in Reno County, the Hutchinson News reported.

The complaint was reportedly filed November 1 by public defender Bonnie Corrado, who alleged misdemeanor battery causing rude, physical contact from an incident on October 28 after a man was sentenced to 90 days in jail for his third DUI conviction.

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