Tag Archives: 1980’s

Detroit Retro-Gangster Trend Continues, Cliff Jones Back In The Drug Game

The underworld in Detroit has a distinct old school flavor to it so far in 2015. Last month, Francis (Big Frank Nitti) Usher, the Motor City’s biggest drug dealer of the late 1970s, was locked up by the feds for heroin dealing. Now, comes word that Cliff Jones, one of the city’s all-time most-feared and

White Boy Rick Helped Halt NY Mob Hit On Junior Gotti

Infamous teenage Motor City drug dealer Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe, still incarcerated after almost three full decades behind bars on a single cocaine possession charge from 1987, probably saved retired New York mob boss John (Junior) Gotti’s life over twenty years ago. This is according to the parole file of the 46-year old Wershe and

‘Wild Man’ Grasso’s Last Year In Patriarca Hit Parade A Wild one

Newly-released law enforcement documents and court records related to treacherous slain New England mafia underboss William (Billy the Wild Man) Grasso reveal details behind the final two mob hits Grasso, the most feared mobster in the history of Connecticut, took part in before he himself was murdered gangland-style in the coming months. One was business, the