John Hult reports:
A former Sioux Falls Fire Rescue division chief is facing felony computer hacking charges for accessing internal fire department documents, including emails involving the president of the local firefighters union.
Patrick Eugene Warren, 47, is charged with 10 felony and five misdemeanor counts of unlawful use of a computer for offenses between Jan. 5 and May 5 of this year.
The case became a criminal matter after an internal investigation of Warren’s improper computer use by Fire Rescue officials, Sioux Falls Police Chief Doug Barthel said.
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