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Former Police Officer Sentenced For 123 Sex Counts Involving Children

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Joshua Carrier (credit: Colorado Springs Police Department)

Joshua Carrier (credit: Colorado Springs Police Department)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)- A former Colorado Springs police officer has been sentenced to 70 years to life in prison.

Joshua Carrier was sentenced on Friday on 123 counts including sexual assault on a child, enticement of a child and unlawful sexual contact.

Carrier was arrested after allegations emerged that he had molested boys while a volunteer wrestling coach at Horace Mann Middle School in Colorado Springs.

Prosecutors said Carrier showed a pattern of abuse while in a position of trust.

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