PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — The vice-chair of the Charlotte County Airport Authority will be in court for arraignment Monday morning.
Commissioner James Walker Herston is accused of falsifying election documents — misrepresenting to voters that he lived in a certain district when he, in fact, did not.
Herston was elected as a board member for District 5 back in 2020. According to a statement from the State Attorney's office, Herston never lived within the boundaries of that district.
Arrest documents also show Herston made up a fake name in an application for a Florida driver's license that was submitted in 2015.
Herston faces charges including perjury. He is out of jail on $10,000 bond.