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Former police officer who lied about sexual assault is sentenced

Published On: Jun 24 2013 08:02:50 PM CDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

A former Colorado Springs Police Officer who lied about being a sexual assault victim is sentenced.

Sydney Huffman will spend 90 days in home detention, four years in supervised probation and must serve 200 hours of community service.

Huffman pleaded guilty to attempted to influence a public servant. She claimed her then boyfriend, Jarrot Martinez, assaulted and raped her.

Martinez was acquitted of those charges.

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