Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes has dropped all charges in the stabbing case of Mark Iacono, chef at the famed Carroll Gardens pizzeria Lucali. Both Mr. Iacono and ex-con Benny Geritano were charged with attempted murder after the two attacked each other with knives back in May, a scuffle covered by my colleague Nate Freeman. The violence was said to be mob-related, a theory that would seem to be confirmed by the fact that neither man cooperated with investigators, leading to the dropped charges.
“It was a personal matter, it might have gotten a little out of hand, but I think they handled it,” a neighborhood type told The Brooklyn Paper.
Oh the intrigue! Next stop, NYC Mob Tour! Watch out Sparks Steakhouse!