A former Monroe police officer convicted of possessing sexually explicit material of a minor was sentenced Thursday to more than a year in prison.

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MONROE — A former Monroe police officer accused of filming a teenage baby-sitter taking showers in his home has been sentenced to more than a year in prison.

KIRO-TV reports Carlos Alberto Martinez was sentenced Thursday to 14 months in prison on charges of possessing sexually explicit material of a minor.

Police say Martinez knew the victim since she was 10 years old and began having a sexual relationship with her by the time she was 14.

Rape and molestation charges against him were dropped because prosecutors said the woman, now 26, couldn’t provide a consistent account of when the sexual relationship occurred.

Martinez has until Monday to post bond. If he does, he will be out of custody while his attorney appeals the case.