Apparently, accepting responsibility was not a condition of the plea deal to which former Boynton Beach Mayor Jose Rodriguez agreed.
Gov. Rick Scott suspended Rodriguez in January 2012 after his arrest on three public corruption charges — a felony and two misdemeanors. Rodriguez was accused of misusing his office, through conversations with then-Interim City Manager Lori LaVerriere and Police Chief Matt Immler, to get the police department to back off an investigation into whether Rodriguez abused his stepdaughter.
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