Category: Mob Hits

Gangland Meet & Greet: Future Witness At Boston Mafia Murder Trial Will Explain How Mob Boss Met Victim

Former New England mob associate Tommy Hillary will testify that he introduced slain nightclub owner Stevie DiSarro to then Patriarca crime family boss Francis (Cadillac Frank) Salemme at the 84-year old Salemme’s federal murder trial next month, according to new briefs filed in the case and people familiar with prosecutorial strategy. Salemme and DiSarro owned
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Lawyers In New England Mob Murder Trial Don’t Want Defendant’s Violent History, Gangland Affairs Brought Up To Jury

Defense attorneys for New England mobster Paul (Paulie the Plumber) Weadick are fighting to keep mention of Weadick’s past mafia dealings, including allegedly taking part in more than one homicide conspiracy, out of his upcoming trial for the murder of Boston nightclub owner Stevie DiSarro. Weadick was convicted of second degree murder in a 1982
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Mob Informant: Former Patriarca Crime Family Boss ‘Baby Shacks’ Manocchio Planned Providence’s ’92 Hanrahan Hit

Retired New England mafia don Luigi (Baby Shacks) Manocchio oversaw the planning of rogue Patriarca crime family enforcer Kevin Hanrahan’s 1992 gangland slaying, according to a new court filing related to an upcoming mob trial and first reported by television station WPRI in Rhode Island. The fresh intelligence comes via turncoat mobster Robert (Bobby the Cigar)
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Court Filings: More Information Released In New England Mob’s DiSarro Murder, Victim Left Ominous Note

New federal court filings fill in some critical gaps in the first-degree murder case against former New England mafia don Francis (Cadillac Frank) Salemme, who will stand trial next month for the 1993 gangland slaying of Boston nightclub owner Stevie DiSarro. The 84-year old Salemme led the Patriarca crime family for the first half of
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