Published: Jul. 1, 2022 at 11:08 AM MDT|Updated: Jul. 1, 2022 at 12:59 PM MDT
EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - The District Attorney became aware of a formal complaint regarding El Paso County Sheriff Candidate Joe Roybal’s on June 30. Officials say this complaint bring into question Roybal’s collection of petition at a specific location in eastern El Paso County in February 2022.
District Attorney Michael Allen has requested that District Attorney Jeff Chostner of the 10th Judicial District take on this case as a special prosecutor, Mr. Chostner has agreed to that request. All materials received regarding this matter have been turned over to Mr. Chostner’s Office.
Joe Roybal released the following statement Friday: