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Pueblo man arrested, charged with tampering with voting machine

Pueblo Police
Posted at 8:35 AM, Nov 04, 2022

PUEBLO — A man in Pueblo was arrested and charged with tampering with a voting machine and cyber crimes.

On Thursday, Pueblo Police arrested 31-year-old Richard Patton after he allegedly attempted to tamper with a voting system in Pueblo during the primary election.

Officers learned about the potential breach in June of 2022.

Patton was identified following an investigation by the Pueblo Police Department High-Tech Crime Unit.

Officers arrested Patton on Nov. 3 in the 1000 block of Ruppel Ave. in Pueblo, CO.

There is no information that has been found to be breached. This is an ongoing investigation.

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