MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade police say a courtroom clerk has been arrested for official misconduct.
Police said a two-month investigation revealed that Miami-Dade Clerk of Courts courtroom clerk Donald R. Mathis, 48, solicited and accepted a $1,400 payment to “expunge outstanding court costs owed to the county.”READ MORE: Northwest Miami-Dade Students Treated To Free Haircuts
Authorities also said Mathis provided official documents which stated such fees were sufficiently paid.READ MORE: Florida Doctors Blast Governor Ron DeSantis Over COVID-19
Mathis faces charges including, official misconduct by a public servant, unlawful compensation/conspiracy to commit and falsifying public records.
Police said Mathis provided a full confession consistent with the facts of the investigation.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccination Sites In South Florida
No additional information was released in this case.