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Daily Archives: April 8th, 2011

Luigi "Baby Shacks" Manocchio

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—  Luigi “Baby Shacks” Manocchio , the reputed former boss of the New England Patriarca Crime Family before present leader Peter Limone—is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that he be held in Rhode Island without bail pending his trial on conspiracy and extortion charges.   reports

Court records show a lawyer for Luigi “Baby Shacks” Manocchio on Thursday filed a notice of appeal with the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston. Prosecutors say Manocchio extorted protection payments from strip clubs and adult bookstores.