Author name: Gary Jenkins

River Quay

Here is a story I have not told. Not really about the Mafia, but about the River Quay. Back in 1972-73 a few of us started working for the River Quay Merchants Association. Ray Karnes, Doug Perry and I all were young police officers working out of Central Patrol. Somebody, Ray Karnes I think, made …

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I am preparing to take my film and road show to Las Vegas at the Clark County Library in January. In going back and looking at the events leading up to the Strawman prosecutions, I find the pivotal event was recorded by an F.B.I. wiretap.  Carl “Tuffy” DeLuna was ordered by Nick Civella to go …

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The Mob Wives

A popular culture phenomenon has been the success of a reality show titled The Mob Wives. My friend and fellow Mob chronicler, Ed Scarpo publishes a page dedicated to inside information about the show on  his blog, Cosa Nostra News. I think the most interesting person on Mob Wives is Karen Gravano. Karen’s father is Sammy …

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