UPDATE: FEBRUARY 17, 2018 10:00 A.M. - Ann Brandau-Murguia has released a statement on her arrest:
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - UG Commissioner, and Kansas Board of Regents member Ann Brandau-Murguia, 50, was arrested Friday night on a domestic battery charge.
Brandau-Murguia was booked into the Wyandotte County jail just after 8:30 Friday night on the Domestic Battery, knowing or reckless bodily harm to family charge. She was released on her own recognizance shortly after midnight.
No other details have been released. It's not known if any other family members were arrested.
She has not been officially charged in court.
Brandau-Murguia currently serves as the 3rd District Representative on the Unified government Board of Commissioners, a position she has held since 2007.
She is also a member of the Kansas Board of Regents, appointed by then Governor Sam Brownback in 2013. Last month she was confirmed for another three-year term.