Former Smithfield officer to serve 1 year for embezzlement

Smithfield Police

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A former Smithfield police officer is facing one year in prison for embezzlement charges.

Court records show Patrick Valdez was sentenced May 23 to three years in prison with two years and 6 months suspended fpr both of his embezzlement charges. This leaves one year to serve.

Valdez was indicted on the charges back in May of 2017.

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