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Daily Archives: January 20th, 2011

Luigi “Baby Shacks” Manocchio, ex-boss of the Patriarca Crime Family of the New England Mafia was arrested Wednesday in Florida as part of a massive organized crime bust, the Target 12 Investigators have learned. Reports Tim White, wpri.   Read With Video  Click here: Reputed ex-Mafia boss Louis ‘Baby Shacks’ Manocchio arrested | Target 12 | WPRI.com

Federal authorities arrested Luigi “Baby Shacks” Manocchio, 83, in Fort Lauderdale the same day admitted mobster Anthony “The Saint” St. Laurent agreed to plead guilty to extortion and murder-for-hire charges. The reputed ex-boss was held overnight in the Broward County Jail.

The Boston Globe writes  Luigi Manocchio was at various times a member, underboss, and boss of the New England organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra, prosecutors alleged in the Rhode Island indictment. Manocchio was extorting ptotection money from strip clubs