Author name: Gary Jenkins

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Kenji Gallo: The Man who put Theodore “Teddy” Persico away

Intelligence Detective Gary Jenkins talks with former Colombo associate and California strip club owner Kenji Gallo. In the second of a three-part series of interviews about the Christain conversion experiences of mobsters, we learn that Kenji Gallo had been a successful mob associate in southern California and made connections back east with Teddie Persico. He …

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Sal “Sally Ubatz” Polisi Talks Gotti and Other Subjects

Retired Intelligence Detective Gary Jenkins interviews former Gotti associate Sal Polisi about his life from the mean streets of new york, to prison, to witness protection, and his post-mafia life. Gary has a candid conversation with Sal Polisi about his life in the mafia, how he turned and testified against John Gotti, and his post-mafia …

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The Trial of Mike “The Large Guy” Sarno

Retired Intelligence Detective Gary Jenkins interviews Jim Cosenza about his recollections of the characters and the evidence in the trial of Chicago Outfit Capo Mike Sarno. Sarno was also known as the “Large Guy” or “Big Mike” for obvious reasons. I recommend you go back and listen to my two-part interview of retired ATF Agent …

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The Story of Michael Franzese Christian Conversion

Intelligence Detective Gary Jenkins looks into the conversion experience of several mobsters in this and two future shows. In this video, he tells listeners about Michael Franzese. Additionally, Gary tells about Ernie Davino, a now-deceased member of Tony Spilotro’s Las Vegas Hole in the Wall gang, and his Christian conversion experience. Michael Franzese is the …

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The Four Mistakes that created the Teflon Don

Retired Intelligence Detective Gary Jenkins examines John Gotti’s first RICO trial to determine why the jury failed to convict him. We learn about the four mistakes made by the prosecution team of Diane Giacalone and John Gleeson. The first was the attempt to force Wilfred “Willie Boy” Johnson to testify by exposing him as a …

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Al Capone and the 1933 World’s Fair

Retired KCPD Intelligence Detective Gary Jenkins interviews William Hazelgrove, the author of Al Capone and the 1933 World’s Fair. He learns that this World’s Fair was one of the critical reasons the government created the special squad of Treasury agents to take Capone down by any means necessary. Mr. Hazelgrove describes how a group of …

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