EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The retrial of a former El Paso County sheriff has ended in a partial mistrial, for a second time.

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Terry Maketa is accused of threatening to end a healthcare contract at the jail unless the company fired an employee.

A jury found Maketa not guilty of official misconduct, but they were hung on the extortion charges on Monday afternoon.

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Prosecutors haven’t yet said if they will retry the case for a third time.

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  1. Ann Pirie says:

    This travesty of a case was set up based on retaliation. Is it any wonder it can’t go as planned by those seeking revenge.

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