Updated: Turns Out Rev. Gaston Smith's Cup Came Up Empty
A Miami-Dade jury has convicted Liberty City pastor Gaston Smith on one count of grand
theft for looting more than $10,000 in grant money intended to help the poor.
Handfield replied Smith was innocent because the county agency that gave him the money never went after the clergyman for misspending the funds. Nor did the regulators report him to law enforcement officials. He accused Scruggs of falsely accusing Smith based on suspicions.
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