State Sen. Pete Lee

State Sen. Pete Lee, D-Colorado Springs, co-sponsor of 2019 legislation decriminalizing possession of fentanyl. (File photo)

Colorado State Senator Sanford Edmund Lee, known as Pete Lee, has been indicted by a grand jury and charged with providing false information as to his residence, a class five felony according to Colorado Law, Howard Black spokesperson with the 4th Judicial District announced Tuesday afternoon. 

Lee is currently serving as a state senator in Colorado's 11th district. The Colorado democrat previously served as a member of the state's house of representatives for House District 18. 

Lee's first court appearance is scheduled for Sept. 8 2022.

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