Ex-Delray Beach commissioner cleared of ethics charges


Former Delray Beach City Commissioner Alberta McCarthy has been cleared of the same ethics charges dismissed against ex-commissioner Angeleta Gray in February.

The Palm Beach County Ethics Commission, at its meeting Thursday, ruled there was no probable cause McCarthy violated the county’s ethics code on gifts in an incident while she was commissioner. The panel also dismissed a charge she failed to report a gift.

Attorneys say both women were acquitted of the criminal charges in September; Gray’s lawyer, Bruce Zimet, said in February he’s convinced the allegations led to Gray losing her 2014 re-election bid.

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