'Peeping Tom's' curfew extended

"Peeping Tom" Joseph Ledesma

A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer is pleading for a judge to remove part of his 10-year probation.

Attorneys for Joseph Ledesma and prosecutors meet with Judge William Moody about removing part of the probation.

The judge extended the curfew hours but didn’t remove them.

Ledesma's curfew was set at 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Now it’s been extended one hour to 10 p.m.

He's been on probation for over a year. Ledesma's attorney said the former CBP officer has been working on remodeling and flipping homes.

Ledesma and his attorney argued that they want the curfew to be lifted in order work on flipping homes. He needs flexibility to work with different crews and employees.

Ledesma was sentenced to 10 years of probation with 500 hours of community service plus court costs after pleading guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

He was caught trying to look into the room of a teenager in the upper valley. The teen's father caught Ledesma and tackled him.

Ledesma was convicted in July 2016 of violating a restraining order, and was sentenced to two years of probation and community supervision. He also has to do 100 hours of community service.

Moody said he moved the time back to 10 p.m. because this is the standard probation curfew.

The father of the Upper Valley teen said he feels the judge's curfew ruling was fair.

Although, this doesn't change what happened to his family.

"For my family, always, you bet. It's been a lifestyle change for us and a rude awakening," Rick Trevizo, the father, said. "When someone stalks your three daughters, it doesn't easily go away. So in the neighborhood maybe. But for my family, absolutely. It'll be, that'll be; that's a scar that will be there for many, many years."

Trevizo told CBS4 he plans on filing a separate lawsuit against Ledesma. He isn't sure when is will be filed and is still working the details of the suit.

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