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Three Duval County Employees Arrested for Giving Themselves Bonuses

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DUVAL COUNTY (Kiii News) -

The Duval County Sheriff's Office has arrested three employees from the appraisal district for using tax dollars to pay themselves excessive bonuses.

The Sheriff's Office arrested Chief Appraiser Rene Garza, 57, Office Manager Roel Charo, 55, and Selina Carrillo, 32. All three were charged with abuse of official capacity.

The Sheriff's Office said the employees were approving bonuses or merit pay for themselves on almost a weekly basis from September of 2012 to January of 2013, for a total of more than $300,000.