Gilberto Valle

Gilberto Valle speaks with reporters on July 1, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Ex-NYPD Officer Dubbed ‘Cannibal Cop’ Sentenced To Time Served

Gilberto Valle was sentenced Wednesday for unlawfully accessing a federal database.

11/12/2014

Michael Vanhise (MySpace)

Co-Defendant In ‘Cannibal Cop’ Case Wants Freedom

A co-defendant of the New York City police officer dubbed the “cannibal cop” wants to be freed from jail too.

08/22/2014

Gilberto Valle speaks with reporters on July 1, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Conviction In ‘Cannibal Cop’ Case Overturned

A former New York Police Department officer was released from jail on Tuesday after a judge overturned his conviction in a bizarre case accusing him of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women.

07/01/2014

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Alleged ‘Cannibal Cop’ Co-Conspirators Found Guilty Of Scheming In Macabre Plot

The verdicts in Christopher Asch and Michael Van Hise’s conspiracy trial came a year after a conviction in a headline-grabbing case of a police officer accused of plotting abductions and cannibalism.

03/14/2014

Jury Asks To Hear Tapes In Rape-Murder Plot Trial

Prosecutors say retired Stuyvesant High School librarian Christopher Asch and auto mechanic Michael Van Hise aimed to turn disturbing ideas into deadly action.

03/12/2014

Rape-Murder Plot Trial For Pair Opens In New York

“Thousands if not millions of people have bizarre sexual fantasies,” attorney Brian Waller told the Manhattan federal court jury in defense of his client, 61-year-old Robert Christopher Asch. “Chris Asch is one of those people.”

02/27/2014

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Reports: Crime Database Has Been Misused By NYPD Officers Multiple Times

Multiple NYPD officers have been charged with corruption in recent years, on allegations that they misused the FBI-operated National Crime Information Center to snoop on other officers, or even to get information on people they might rob.

07/07/2013

Michael Vanhise (MySpace)

Alleged ‘Cannibal Cop’ Co-Conspirators Plead Not Guilty

Defendants Michael Vanhise, Robert Christopher Asch and Richard Meltz will go to trial together. The trial is scheduled to begin in November.

04/25/2013

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FBI: Former Stuyvesant Librarian Accused Of Plot To Rape, Murder Women

The charges against Robert Christopher Asch and Richard Meltz are contained in court papers. The men are expected to make appearances Monday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.

04/15/2013

Michael Vanhise (MySpace)

Accused ‘Cannibal Cop’ Conspirator To Face Trial This Fall

Federal Judge Paul Gardephe scheduled a Nov. 4 trial for Michael Vanhise during a hearing Thursday.

04/04/2013

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NYPD Issues Internal Order On Social Media Use

An internal order made public on Thursday advises members of the nation’s largest police department to “demonstrate professionalism” when using Facebook, Twitter and other social media.

03/28/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

Jurors Review Testimony In ‘Cannibal Cop’ Deliberations

The jury has had the case since Thursday. If convicted on the most serious charge, Gilberto Valle could face a possible life sentence.

03/11/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

‘Cannibal Cop’ Gilberto Valle Cries During Closing Arguments; Deliberations Begin

The defendant, wearing a dark suit and yellow tie, wept as his lawyer described how the case had “cost him everything,” including his wife and “adorable baby.”

03/07/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

Defense Rests In NYPD ‘Cannibal Cop’ Trial; Closing Arguments Set For Thursday

Defense attorneys began Tuesday with the showing of a videotaped deposition of a Russian man who runs a fetish website.

03/05/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

Prosecution Rests Case In Trial Of Accused NYPD ‘Cannibal Cop’ Gilberto Valle

The jury at the trial of a New York City police officer accused of plotting to kill women and eat their body parts won’t be shown gruesome photos from websites he visited but will see evidence of Internet searches on subjects like “how to cook a human,” a judge ruled on Monday.

03/04/2013

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