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.”

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Authorities also said Mathis provided official documents which stated such fees were sufficiently paid.

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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.

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No additional information was released in this case.