Circuit Court Clerk Susan Birdwell arrested after submitting fake expungement records to TBI

64-year-old elected Circuit Court Clerk Susan Beth Birdwell, of Clay County, was booked into the Meto Nashville Jail Tuesday after a Grand Jury indicted her on 11 counts related to submitting expunctions/expungement orders to the TBI in order to erase criminal records. She is free on a $5,000 bond, charged with 6 counts of forgery, 2 counts of official misconduct, and 3 counts of tampering with government records.

Scoop Media Group wins redaction lawsuit against Montgomery County

Chancellor McMillan ruled that the Montgomery County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office must stop the illegal redaction of public information from open records requests. Circuit Court Clerk Cheryl Castle announced her resignation just days after depositions, leaving her elected term unfilled.