Former L.A.-area cop convicted of sexually assaulting 3 women during traffic stops
KTLA / Long Beach Police Department
Israel Sanchez, May 17, 2016.

via KTLA:

LOS ANGELES -- (KTLA) -- A former Monterey Park police officer convicted of sexually assaulting three women during traffic stops was sentenced Tuesday to nearly eight years in prison and required to register as a sex offender.

Prosecutors say Israel Sanchez — who faced up to 11 years in prison — forced the women to expose themselves during the summer of 2014 and groped two of them. The female drivers were ages 19 to 28.

A district attorney’s employee read letters from two of the victims, including one who wrote that she was too afraid to face Sanchez — the man who she said had devastated her self-esteem and changed her view of law enforcement.

“He took advantage of me,” she said. “He is a sick man.”

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**Former Monterey Park Officer Convicted of Sexually Assaulting 3 Women During Traffic Stops - KTLA