Jurors found the former clerk guilty of obstructing government operations but acquitted her of obstructing a peace officer.
The case is separate from Peters' alleged involvement in a security break of voting machines.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A former Colorado clerk who has become a hero to election conspiracy theorists was convicted Friday of a misdemeanor obstruction charge for trying to prevent authorities from taking an iPad she allegedly used to videotape a court hearing.
Jurors found Peters guilty of obstructing government operations but acquitted her of obstructing a peace officer, The Daily Sentinel reported.
The obstruction charge carries a sentence of up to six months in jail and a $750 fine.
Peters has pleaded not guilty to seven felony charges related to her role in allegedly accessing confidential voting machine data in 2021 while she was clerk. »