Former Alabama lawmaker indicted for allegedly groping, kissing woman

Published 7:12 am Tuesday, November 22, 2022

A former Alabama lawmakers has been indicted on charges of sexual abuse after a woman claims the man grabbed her and kissed her outside a business, a TV station reported.

Former Republican state representative Perry Hooper Jr., who served from 19984 until 2003, was indicted for the August 16 incident, WSFA-TV reported.

Hooper is accused of grabbing a woman by the breasts and kissing her on the neck against her will. The incident allegedly occurred outside a Montgomery business.

Hooper is a well-known GOP operative, having served on the Alabama Republican State Executive Committee as well as co-chairing Alabama’s Donald Trump campaign in 2016.