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Former cop gets 70 years for molestation

Feb. 23, 2013 at 1:56 AM

COLORADO SPRINGS, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Former Colorado Springs police officer Joshua Carrier was sentenced Friday to 70 years to life in prison for 123 counts including sexual assault on a child.

Carrier was arrested after being accused of molested boys while he was a volunteer wrestling coach at Horace Mann Middle School in Colorado Springs, CBS-TV, Denver, reported.

He was convicted on 123 counts including sexual assault on a child, enticement of a child and unlawful sexual contact.

Carrier exhibited a pattern of abuse while in a position of trust, prosecutors said.

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