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Gilberto Valle

Cannibal Cop Allegedly Cooks Up Online Dating Profile

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 01.22.2015 | Crime

Watch out, ladies. The cannibal cop is allegedly hungry for love. Disgraced ex-NYPD officer Gilberto Valle, who was accused of plotting on the Int...

'Cannibal Cop' Likely To Stay Free After Sentencing

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 01.12.2015 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police officer whose bizarre online exchanges about kidnapping and eating women landed him behind bars and ea...

Valle Ummm!

Francis Levy | Posted 09.01.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

The Times quoted Federal District Court Judge Paul G. Gardephe in his dismissal of the case against former Officer Gilberto Valle for cannibalism thu...

Cannibal Cop and the First Amendment: Freedom for Thoughts and Fantasies We Hate

Clay Calvert | Posted 09.01.2014 | Crime
Clay Calvert

Cyberspace is awash in verbal vomit, offensive diatribes and morbid musings. But that doesn't necessarily mean that the sordid speech in question always falls outside the confines of the First Amendment safeguard of free expression.

REPORT: 'Cannibal Cop' Conviction Overturned

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 08.31.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York Police Department officer left jail on Tuesday after a judge stunned prosecutors and overturned his conviction in ...

'Cannibal Cop' Now A Jailhouse Cook, 'Has Mastered Pizza'

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 05.08.2014 | Crime

Gilberto Valle, the former NYPD officer convicted of attempting to kidnap, murder and eat dozens of women, has a new gig. Valle's mother, Elizabeth...

Conspiracy Trial Begins For Men Linked To 'Cannibal Cop'

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 02.24.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian charged with conspiring to rap...

FBI Database Abused By NYPD Officers

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 07.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- It's billed by the FBI as "the lifeline of law enforcement" – a federal database used to catch criminals, recover stolen property an...

Man With Ties To 'Cannibal Cop' Pleads Not Guilty

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 04.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The lawyer for a New Jersey man charged in a kidnap-murder case said Thursday she'll seek to exclude from his trial mention of his ties to...

Ex-Stuyvesant HS Librarian, Other Man Accused Of Plotting To Kidnap, Rape

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS | Posted 04.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A police official at a Massachusetts veterans hospital and a former New York City high school librarian were charged in a plot to kidnap, ...

When Internet Fantasies Become Criminal

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.21.2013 | Crime
Diane Dimond

What was the defense team really saying -- that prosecutors had no right to act unless Valle had actually killed and cannibalized some poor, unsuspecting woman?

'Cannibal Cop' Verdict Sets Dangerous Internet Precedent, Say Lawyers

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Defense lawyers say all Internet users should worry that their online words can end up in federal court after a jury concluded that a...

'Cannibal Cop' GUILTY

Posted 05.12.2013 | New York

A jury found Gilberto Valle guilty Tuesday of conspiring to kidnap and eat women. The NYPD officer was also found guilty of illegally accessing a nati...

'Cannibal Cop' GUILTY

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.12.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Police Officer Gilberto Valle's lawyers said he was just spinning sick and twisted fantasies for his own pleasure when he chatted onl...

Jury To Decide Fate Of 'Cannibal Cop'

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS | Posted 05.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A jury ended its first full day of deliberations on Friday without a verdict in the case of a New York City police officer accused of...

Closing Arguments Set For 'Cannibal Cop' Trial

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Lawyers asked a jury on Thursday to decide whether a police officer was a monster with a badge and a dangerous desire to cannibalize ...

'Cannibal Cop' Defense Begins

AP | TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A Russian man who operates a fetish website where prosecutors say a New York police officer met others interested in killing and cook...

'Cannibal Cop' Said Fetish Was Ruining His Life

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS | Posted 05.04.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Prosecutors finished presenting evidence to a jury hearing the cannibalism conspiracy case against a New York police officer Monday a...

Prosecution Hopes To Present 'Cannibal Cop's' Disturbing Computer Images

AP | TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A police officer told investigators after his arrest that his online chats about cannibalism set him on a downward spiral that was wr...

It's Reality Vs. Fantasy In 'Cannibal Cop' Trial

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS | Posted 04.30.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The cannibalism conspiracy case against a police officer took another odd turn on Thursday when an FBI agent testified that a New Yor...

NYPD Cop Was 'Dying To Taste Some Girl Meat'

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS | Posted 04.29.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A defense attorney for a police officer accused in a cannibalism plot pressed an FBI agent to explain where fantasy ends and reality ...

'Cannibal Cop' Trial Begins

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS | Posted 04.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The estranged wife of a police officer struggled to keep her composure Monday as she testified about discovering shocking online chat...

'Cannibal Cop' A Real Threat Or A Twisted Fantasy?

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 04.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Gilberto Valle's mind is full of sick thoughts – and he wants a jury to know it. The New York City police officer accused of k...

Defense: 'Cannibal Cop' Case Is Crumbling

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 04.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The government is panicking to paste together a crumbling case against a police officer accused of plotting to kill and eat women, a ...

'Cannibal Cop' Trial Jury Selection

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 04.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Some prospective jurors in the conspiracy trial of a police officer accused of plotting to kill and eat women were so disturbed at a ...