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Albany- An indicted Albany City Commissioner who has had financial trouble problems in the past now owes the sheriff's department more than 85-hundred dollars.

Henry Mathis bonded Michael Pernell Anderson out of jail, but he failed to appear in court on cocaine charges. Mathis also acted as the surety for Anderson on another case and twice for another drug suspect charged twice. Anderson's bond has been revoked and Mathis is ordered to pay it back.

"If a persons is brought into court there is an opportunity for the surety within the first two years of the judgment to recover 95 percent of the money that might be posted on the bond," said Greg Edwards, Chief Assistant District Attorney, Dougherty County.

Anyone can act as a surety as long as they are approved by the sheriff's department. Mathis is awaiting a federal extortion trial.

posted by jennifer.emert@walb.com

 

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