Grand jury indicts Heard, Scott on more charges as Martin County Commission email scandal grows

TC Palm by Andrew Atterbury January 5, 2018 The county public-records scandal expanded Thursday when a grand jury indicted two of the three current and former county commissioners who already are facing charges in the case. Commissioner Sarah Heard was
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Martin County commissioner, former commissioner arrested on public records violation charges

TC Palm by Emily Bohatch January 4, 2017 Martin County Commissioner Sarah Heard and former Commissioner Anne Scott turned themselves in to the Martin County Jail on Thursday as they face new charges of public records violations, a Sheriff’s Office
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Martin County commissioners could be removed from office by Gov. Rick Scott

TC Palm by Lisa Broadt November 29, 2017 Two county commissioners who were charged Tuesday could find themselves removed from office by Gov. Rick Scott. Commissioners Ed Fielding and Sarah Heard, as well as former commissioner Anne Scott, have been
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Commissioners’ arrests mark low point for Martin County

TC Palm Editorial November 30, 2017 This week marked a low point in Martin County’s history. Two county commissioners (one sitting, Ed Fielding, and one former, Anne Scott) were indicted Tuesday by a grand jury and charged with criminal violations of Florida’s
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Arrest warrant issued for Martin County Commissioner Sarah Heard

TC Palm by Lisa Broadt November 28, 2017 Prosecutors on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant for Martin County Commissioner Sarah Heard. The charge — failure of a public official to respond to a public-records request — relates to the county’s long-running
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Is there a cost to circumventing public records laws? Martin County learned the hard way

County agrees to pay $12 million for circumventing and destroying records. Tampa Bay Times by Mary Ellen Klas November 16, 2017 Circumventing Florida’s public records law, and destroying public documents, has cost Martin County commissioners more than $12 million —
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