New England mobster St Laurent sentenced to 7 years

September 23rd 2011 | Posted by UnderBoss

 

Long time New England mobster Anthony “The Saint” St. Laurent was sentenced to seven years in prison. St Laurent was convicted of a murder for hire plot in which he tried to hire a hit man to kill fellow mobster Robert “Bobby” DeLuca. Both men members of the Patriarca crime family the New England branch of La Cosa Nostra. The 70 year old St Laurent has been in prison for about 12 years for various crimes.

 

 

“Anthony “The Saint” St. Laurent”

 

Back in Match St Laurent pleaded guilty to using interstate commerce facilities in the commission of a murder for hire. He sought out violent criminals and phoned someone in Massachusetts to set up a meeting in 2006 to make the murder solicitation prosecutors said. St Laurent planned to have DeLuca killed because he publicly accused him of being a government informant. Prosecutors said St Laurent told an informant that the hit man was to shoot DeLuca in the head and say “This is from the Saint”.

Authorities learned of the murder plot from individuals that were busted in a extortion probe that involved St Laurent , his son, Anthony Jr, and his wife , Dorothy. It was estimated by prosecutors that St Laurent had extorted $800,000 and collected $1.5 Million in protection money from local bookmakers in Taunton, Massachusetts over a 20 year period.

St Laurent admitted to his role in the extortion scheme and being a made man in the New England Mafia but the extortion scheme charges have been dropped. St Laurent in poor health will serve out his sentence outside of Fort Devens Massachusetts in a prison medical facility. He has served a year of the sentence waiting for his case to wrap up so will now serve out the remaining years.

 

 

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