Police said that Gauthier admitted to placing an ad on Craigslist.
The boy told authorities that he responded to the ad and met Gauthier, and that they allegedly had oral sex. Authorities said on Thursday that since the sex was consensual and no money was exchanged, they declined to file charges. On Friday, Zellers said Gauthier should re because his "actions are not becoming of a member of the House of Representatives.
The Duluth News Tribune reported Wednesday that Gauthier was being investigated for the incident, which took place July 22 near the Thompson Hill rest area off Interstate 35 near Proctor. The same paper reported early Saturday morning that the Duluth City Councilor Jay Fosle would challenge Gauthier in the next house election.
Gauthier, 56, is serving his first term in the Minnesota House of Representatives, according to his House bio. The Duluth District 7B lawmaker was elected to his position in Select audience members will get a chance to play classic games from the show. The company says it'll make things faster and more efficient.
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Authorities said the man assaulted an year-old then led deputies on a high-speed pursuit. Disgraced Democratic state Rep. Kerry Gauthier escaped any action for his removal at the Republican-controlled Minnesota House as Friday's special session keyed in specifically on flood relief.
GOP House Speaker Kurt Zellers called Gauthier's sexual encounter with a year-old boy at a rest stop "egregious" and still called for the Duluth lawmaker's reation. Gauthier skipped Friday's session. DFL State Rep. Kerry Gauthier was hospitalized with breathing difficulty last week, soon after acknowledging to police he'd had a sexual encounter with a year-old boy at a highway rest stop near Duluth.
Gauthier and the teen say the sex was consensual and the boy lied about his age. The St. Louis County attorney decided against prosecuting Gauthier, but a fellow DFLer has started a write-in campaign for his legislative seat.
Kerry Gauthier will not face charges after "suspicious activity" last month at the Thompson Hill rest stop along Interstate 35 involving a year-old boy. According to police records released Thursday, Gauthier admitted he met the teen through Craigslist. Both parties told investigators that the sex was consensual and that no money was exchanged. The year-old also told police that he told Gauthier he was A House colleague and a lobbyist have accused Cornish of sex harassment.
A write-in candidate for House district 7B in Duluth is being accused of abandoning his daughter 18 years ago. His estranged daughter reached out to the local newspaper claiming his actions are no better than those made by Rep. Kerry Gauthier. Gauthier recently dropped his bid for reelection after admitting to engaging in sexual activity with a year-old boy at a Duluth rest stop.
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