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Daily Archives: November 25th, 2010

10/21/2010 BOSTON, MA L-R AAG Patrick Hanley, AAG Dean Mazzone, State Police Major James Hanafin, AG Martha Coakley, DA Jonathan Blodgett and ADA Jack Dawley speak to the media during a press conference at Attorney General Martha Coakley's office to announce that 31 people have been charged after an investigation into organized crime and drug trafficking, including supposed New England mob boss Mark Rossetti. Seized weapons, $100,00 worth of heroin and $200,000 worth of marijuana are on display in front of them. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Vincent Ciano, a Malden Massachusetts mob associate of Patriarca Street boss Mark Rossetti’s was arraigned in Suffolk Superior Court in connection to the organized crime ring that swept up 31 suspects last month.  writes Matt Byrne, boston .com .

Vincent Ciano plead not guilty to charges of conspiracy to distribute marijuana. He was released on personal recognizance, said Harry Pierre, spokesman for Attorney General Martha Coakley, whose office aided in the investigation.

Ciano is due back in court Feb. 10, Pierre said.

The ring, allegedly led by New England organized crime boss Mark Rossetti, engaged in heroin and marijuana trafficking, gambling, loan sharking, violent home invasion, and extortion, authorities allege. Read More Click here: Malden man arraigned in connection to organized crime ring – Malden – Your Town –