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Nassau County Attorney Michael Mullin to resign to avoid prosecution

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Mike Mullin, Nassau County attorney

Nassau County Attorney Michael Mullin, investigated by the State Attorney’s Office, was found to have knowingly violated Florida’s public records and open government laws. The state’s investigation found evidence that Mullin committed crimes by failing to truthfully respond to a public records request, and allowing the deletion of text messages.

According to the State Attorney’s Office, they found evidence that Mullin committed these violations of the public records law to “give the county what he must have believed was an advantage in the East Nassau Community Planning Area (ENCPA) dispute, and to hinder Raydient’s efforts to discover the truth associated with his actions as a public official.”

Raydient was developing approximately 24,000 acres of land in Nassau County, including the Wildlight community. In 2017, Nassau County and Raydient disagreed over who was responsible for constructing and maintaining specific infrastructure inside the East Nassau Community Planning Area.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner News4Jax.