LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities said a former LAPD officer was sentenced to prison Thursday after entering a no contest plea to an assault charge on his estranged wife.
Robert Figueroa, 29, was immediately sentenced to four years after admitting to injuring a spouse with an added allegation of causing great bodily injury.READ MORE: Marvel Actor Gaspard Ulliel Dead At 37 Following Ski Accident
Figueroa was sentenced by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Scott Millington of the Inglewood Branch.READ MORE: Authorities Arrest Brittany Moore, Suspect Involved In String Of Retail Thefts
Deputy District Attorney Sam Ahmadpour said Figueroa went to his estranged wife’s apartment on May 17 and choked her until she became unconscious. He also tied her up, Ahmadpour said.
The now former officer went to his estranged wife’s apartment on May 17 and choked her until the point of unconsciousness and tied her up, the prosecutor said.MORE NEWS: Doctors, Nurses Report Alarming Rise In Pediatric COVID-19 Cases