Christopher St. Lawrence’s was sentenced Wednesday to 30 months in prison and a $75,000 fine for fraud involving the financing of his pet project,the town’s $58 million baseball stadium.
The former supervisor apologized after the sentence was pronounced, saying he was “deeply ashamed” of his actions.
“I was born and raised in the town of Ramapo,” he told the judge. “It’s been an honor following my father in public service and my mother. … I am deeply sorry and I apologize. I am deeply ashamed for what I’ve done to the citizens of this community. This has brought shame to my family and me. I stand here deeply humbled.”
The former supervisor will report to prison on March 15. Read more at Lohud.