A member of the Kennedy household who was arrested in Aspen final yr throughout a bar struggle needs his arrest and legal report sealed, courtroom paperwork present.
Legal professionals for John Conor Kennedy, son of Robert Kennedy Jr., have petitioned the Pitkin County District Courtroom to seal the paperwork, The Aspen Occasions reviews.
“The occasions which might be foundation for this case have been already extremely publicized,” the petition reads. “Mr. Kennedy is a university scholar, and additional reporting on this occasion might significantly hurt him sooner or later. That hurt outweighs any public curiosity,” his legal professionals continued.
Kennedy, 23, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct on Dec. 29 outdoors the Bootsy Bellows nightclub in Aspen.
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A police officer witnessed him seize one other man by the shirt, pull him down and punch him repeatedly behind the top, police stated.
Kennedy additionally tussled with the arresting officer earlier than surrendering to police.
He apologized and stated that the person he fought with had referred to as one in every of Kennedy’s associates “the F-phrase,” in accordance with a police report.
Kennedy’s father later advised The Aspen Occasions that the person had used a homophobic slur to discuss with the youthful Kennedy’s pal.
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“Conor has all the time reacted towards bullying,” Robert Kennedy Jr. advised the paper in December. “I’m completely satisfied he stood up for his pal.”
Kennedy pleaded responsible to disorderly conduct in February and was issued a six-month deferred sentence. He was additionally ordered to pay a $500 positive, write an apology letter to the sufferer, and stay drug and alcohol free throughout his sentence.
The petition seeks to seal info pertaining to Conor Kennedy from the Aspen Police Division, the Aspen Municipal Courtroom and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
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