According to the office of state Chief Financial Officer
"This individual is a teacher so he does not work in the summer," Schafer said. "His status of employment is currently being reviewed by our
The charges stem from an incident in
Two witnesses and the driver of a vehicle at the
Palman said he had been hit by the vehicle in a police report and an insurance claim to
Palman also hired two law firms to pursue "civil action," investigators said.
According to the affidavit, Palman went to the emergency room at
His bills totaled
If convicted, Palman faces up to 35 years in prison.
No attorney was listed for him in online court records. A phone number listed for Palman in court documents was not in service Monday afternoon.
"In 2018, there were 9,300 pedestrian crashes. An estimated 25 percent of staged accident referrals were criminally investigated," Patronis said in a statement distributed by his office. "Staged automobile accidents happen too often in
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story included a quote from
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