MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The principal of an adult education center is in trouble with the law.READ MORE: Front Moves Through Sunday With Lower Humidity In South Florida
Miami -Dade Police arrested Jean Ridore Tuesday morning. He has since bonded out.
He works as the principal at the North Miami Adult Education Center.READ MORE: State Argues Judge Should Reject COVID-19 Records Case
The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office says Ridore is facing several charges including unlawful compensation, official misconduct and grand theft.
Investigators said an undercover officer posed as a handyman looking for a school position and Ridore accepted $1,000 in cash in exchange for hiring the handyman.MORE NEWS: Ring Doorbell Camera Appears To Show Elderly Woman Threatening Neighbor With Knife
He allegedly also arranged to pocket a portion of his new employee’s salary.