Thursday, March 27, 2008

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Former Millbrook Police Officer Sentenced to One Year in Prison
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March 27, 2008 10:48 AM
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Montgomery, Al. (WSFA)-- A former Millbrook police officer who pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct charges in January will serve one year in prison.

Francisco Aponte was arrested in May of 2007 for the rape of a Millbrook woman while he was on duty.

The victim told medics at the hospital she had been attacked and raped by a Millbrooke officer.

When Chief Kenneth Bradley of the Millbrook P.D. learned one of his officer was involved in the case he immediately turned the case over to the Elmore County Sheriff's Department.

Aponte was fired immediately after being taken into custody.

A grand jury then indicted him in July of 2007 for rape, sexual abuse, and sexual misconduct.

On Thursday morning, he was sentenced to one year in prsion.