A former police officer in Westchester County was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday after he sexually abused a woman multiple times while he was on duty, prosecutors said.
Michael Agovino was sentenced after previously pleading guilty in March in an agreement with the judge. The Westchester County District Attorney’s office objected to the sentence, as prosecutors were looking for 15 years behind bars in addition to Agovino pleading guilty to a slew of charges including sexual abuse, burglary, stalking, coercion, forcible touching, and more.
“Michael Agovino egregiously violated the trust of the Peekskill community, grossly abused his position of authority as a police officer, and violated his
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