Calif. Politician Disputes Misdemeanor Charges

Santa Rosa Supervisor Efren Carrillo is accused of being a peeping Tom. He says while it was true that he was only wearing socks and underwear at the time, he says he wasn't looking in windows.

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A California politician is defending himself against misdemeanor charges. But his defense is nearly as awkward as the charge. Santa Rosa Supervisor Efren Carrillo is accused of being a peeping Tom. Mr. Carrillo admits that, yes, he made a late night visit to a neighbor. And yes, it's true he was wearing only socks and underwear at the time. But he says he was not looking in windows. The supervisor says he was merely drunk.

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