“An appeal effort by deposed Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence was slapped down by a three-judge appeals panel on Monday.
The U.S. Court of Appeals panel unanimously rejected each of St. Lawrence’s five claims, which included insufficient evidence, the length of his sentence and alleged juror misconduct.
St. Lawrence and his lawyers filed the appeal of his conviction and sentence in 2017.
In rendering their decision, the judges referred to St. Lawrence’s comment that it would take “a magician” to reach the numbers he gave to Moody’s Investors Services. Such statements were “sufficient to support St. Lawrence’s convictions.”
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