Court victory for St. Johnsville farmer who preyed on Amish boys
January 3, 2019
ALBANY, NY – A former Montgomery County farmer convicted in 2015 of sexually preying on six adolescent Amish boys has a new chance at freedom after a mid-level appeals court reversed more than two dozen of his convictions Thursday.
Robert Madsen, 52, of St. Johnsville, who was serving 35 years to life in maximum-security Auburn Correctional Facility in Cayuga County, is now facing five years behind bars, according to his attorney, Matthew Hug.
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