RANDOLPH COUNTY – The disgraced former CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC Patrick Conway was found guilty of DWI and Child Abuse Tuesday after a June arrest in which he struck a tractor-trailer while driving with his young daughters in the car after miles of swerving all over the highway.
A release last month of a eyewitness cell phone video and police reports blew up what Conway and the company Board had kept quiet for months. Their release revealed some gross child endangerment, followed by a grossly entitled attitude exhibited by threatening the arresting officers with calling Governor Roy Cooper to get them in trouble. Calls for Conway’s resignation rang out and the Board capitulated to the sudden public relations storm.
After Tuesday’s convictions on DWI, reckless driving, and two counts of misdemeanor child abuse Conway’s lawyers said they plan to appeal.
This is what they plan to appeal: