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Costilla County commissioner cited with harrasment, first-degree official misconduct

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Posted at 10:15 PM, Jul 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-28 00:15:24-04

COSTILLA COUNTY, Colo. --- A southern Colorado commissioner has been cited with harassment and first-degree official misconduct following an alleged sexual harassment incident last month. 

The Costilla County Sheriff's Office was contacted by an employee of the Costilla County Department of Social Services regarding a report of sexual harassment on June 13.

After a thorough investigation by the Costilla County Sheriff's Office, Costilla County Commissioner Augustine Roy Esquibel was cited with harassment and first-degree official misconduct.