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Tina Peters sentenced to home detention, community service in obstruction case

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Former Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, the Republican indicted in a breach of her county’s election system, was sentenced Monday to four months of home detention and 120 hours of community service in a separate misdemeanor obstruction case

Peters faced up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $750 after her conviction in March of obstructing government operations. (The $750 fine was imposed, according to prosecutors, though Peters avoided jail time.)

The implementation of the sentence was delayed pending an appeal from Peters’ legal team, according to The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel.

The obstruction charge stemmed from an encounter with authorities in February 2022 at a bagel shop in Grand Junction where investigators were attempting to seize…

Jesse Paul

2023-04-10 10:48:44

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