SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A civil grand jury filed a declaration in Superior Court accusing embattled Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith of corruption and misconduct.

READ: Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury Superior Court Declaration

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Sheriff Smith has been under investigation for alleged mismanagement of the county jail and charges of bribery and corruption.

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Tuesday’s filing accuses Smith of seven corruption-related charges including political favors, accepting unlawful gifts, perjury and failing to cooperate with investigating authorities. The accusations were based on the testimony of 65 witnesses.

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Smith has denied the accusations and is due in court on January 12. She has been sheriff since 1998, and faces re-election next year.