Key Players in Corruption Scandal Get 6 Years
POSTED: Monday, August 15, 2011 - 11:29am
UPDATED: Monday, August 15, 2011 - 4:31pm
EL PASO- U.S. District Judge Frank Montalvo sentenced El Paso County's former county judge and district clerk to six years in prison today.
“The sentences imposed today send a strong message that those who have attempted to corrupt members of the El Paso County government will be held accountable for their actions and that such dishonesty will not be tolerated,” stated United States Attorney John E. Murphy.
Jones received 6 years in prison, 3 years of supervised release, and a $50,000 fine.
Sanchez received 6 years in prison and 3 years of supervised release.