Florida mayor accused of using dead woman's handicapped placard

Elias Hubbard
December 7, 2017

The mayor of a city in Florida has been accused of using the disabled parking badges of two dead people.

They said the video also showed her taking a large wheeled briefcase out of her trunk and walking into City Hall without assistance. Deputies however did not mention how Bradley obtained the handicap placards. The handicapped parking placard had an expiration date of 10-30-2013, however the date displayed on the placard that the mayor had been using was altered and had an expiration date of October 2018. WPBF reported that she had been booked and released on a $2,250 bond.

Records from the Office of the Polk County Tax Collector confirmed that neither Bradley nor her husband had any documentation issued to them indicating that they were handicapped, a news release said.

Police got a warrant and searched her home, and found another placard, from another deceased person.

The mayor of a small Florida city has been arrested on allegations that she used dead people's disabled parking permits to park at City Hall.

Deputies say they saw her park in one of the handicapped spots. Davenport city manager Kelly Callihan said she had not given much thought to the actions as Bradley left her vehicle in a handicapped parking spot outside City Hall regularly. "She not only violated the law, she embarrassed the citizens of Davenport with her illegal conduct", said Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd.

She is facing charges of criminal use of a deceased person's ID and possession of an altered/counterfeit decal - both of which are third-degree felonies - as well as unlawful use of a handicapped placard. Her current employment status is not immediately clear following her arrest.

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