A not guilty plea has been entered for former Detroit School Board President Otis Mathis who appeared in court on charges that he fondled himself during a meeting with the district superintendent.
The 55-year-old Mathis stood mute Tuesday afternoon in 36th District Court to misconduct in office and obscene conduct charges.READ MORE: Detroit Institute Of Arts' "Inside Out" Program Expands To 4 Oakland County Parks
He was released on a $50,000 personal bond and ordered to have no contact with Superintendent Teresa Gueyser, who filed the complaint against him, the Detroit School Board or children in any school.
Neither Mathis nor his attorney commented to reporters after the hearing.READ MORE: Multiple Beaches, Including In Oakland County, Closed Due To Bacteria Levels
Mathis is due back in court for a preliminary examination July 30.
Mathis resigned from the board June 17 following Gueyser’s allegations.MORE NEWS: Detroit Police Officer, Suspect Killed In Shooting On City's West Side
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