Michael Agovino is a former police officer from New York, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:
- He lives in Palisades, Orangetown, Rockland County, New York.
- He is a former police officer in Peekskill, Westchester County, New York.
- While on duty as a police officer in Peekskill, he unlawfully entered a woman’s home on two occasions in July 2019 under the pretext that he was conducting an investigation where she was a suspect. She sexually abused her her on both occasions.
- While on duty as a police officer in Peekskill, on three separate occasions between August 2019 and December 2019, he unlawfully entered or tried to enter the house of the woman he sexually abused in July 2019. He sexually abused her again in one instance.
- In January 2020, he went to the house of the woman he sexually abused between July 2019 and December 2019. Unbeknownst to him, she recorded their interaction and sent the recording to the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office.
- On February 15, 2020, investigators from the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office arrested him.
- In 2021, he resigned from the Peekskill Police Department.
- On March 17, 2022, he pleaded guilty in Westchester County Court to attempted burglary as a sexually motivated felony; attempted burglary; stalking as a sexually motivated felony; falsifying business records; two counts of burglary; two counts of sexual abuse; two counts of forcible touching; three counts of coercion; three counts of burglary as a sexually motivated felony; three counts of coercion and four counts of official misconduct.
- He was 35 years old when he pleaded guilty to 18 months for terrorizing a woman repeatedly between 2019 and 2020.
- He will be sentenced on June 23, 2022. As part of his plea, the court promised him a sentence of seven years in state prison with 15 years of post-release supervision. He is required to register as a sex offender upon his release from prison.