NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A former New York City police officer acquitted of conspiring to kidnap, kill and eat women has been sentenced to time served for his conviction on a minor charge.
Gilberto Valle, who served 21 months in prison, was sentenced Wednesday for unlawfully accessing a federal database. He also received one year of probation. He must continue to seek mental health treatment and cannot contact women involved in the case.READ MORE: 2 MTA Bus Passengers Struck By Stray Bullet When Gunfire Erupts In Queens
Prosecutors say they are appealing Judge Paul Gardephe’s decision to override a jury verdict initially convicting Valle.