Aide to El Paso County Commissioner has charges reduced

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 10:07pm

One of El Paso County Commissioner Vince Perez's staff members has had his charge reduced.

A state grand jury has accused Jaime Abeytia of hacking into someone else's email and showing inappropriate material to a minor. What was once a felony charge is now being reduced to a class a misdemeanor. Abeytia will be in court for an arraignment hearing June 18for this charge.

Along with a computer security breach charge, this isn't Abeytia's first brush with the law. He has an extensive criminal background -- including previous charges of theft and computer security breach.



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