Former police officer sentenced in sex assault

December 14, 2009 4:57:08 PM PST
A former police officer in a San Antonio school district was sentenced to eight years in prison for molesting a teenage girl. Jose Sanchez was working for the Edgewood Independent School District in 2007 when the victim, who is now 20, told authorities that Sanchez had sexually assaulted her from the time she was 11 to age 16. The incidents were not related the 59-year-old's job, but he was suspended and later resigned.

Sanchez pleaded no contest to sexual assault last month and was sentenced on Monday.