St. Charles County, Missouri- The Office of Prosecuting Attorney Tim Lohmar announces that on June 3, 2015, Lawrence P. Branam, 51 of O’Fallon, was sentenced to 14 years total in the Department of Corrections after being found guilty by jury on January 15, 2015, on four counts of Deviate sexual assault. He received 7 years on each separate count with counts one and two running concurrent and counts three and four running concurrent, but counts one and two will run consecutive to courts three and four.
Charges arose when female victims came forward admitting they had been sexual assaulted by Branam in the course of their laser hair removal medical procedure. Branam owns and operates Cosmetic Laser Center on Mexico Road in St. Peters. Brenam would have his victims wear black out goggles and in the course of their medical treatment touch them inappropriately.
Branam was sentenced in front of the Honorable Nancy Schneider.