The feds today arrested and charged ten alleged members and associates of the DeCavalcante organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra.
The men stand accused of various plots to commit murder, distribute drugs and run a prostitution business, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
Charles Stango, 71, of Henderson, Nevada; Frank Nigro, 72, of Toms River, New Jersey; and Paul Colella, 68, of Toms River, were arrested this morning and charged by complaint for their roles in a plot to kill a rival gang member. Charles Stango was also charged along with his son, Anthony Stango, 33 of Brick, New Jersey, with conspiring with members of his New Jersey-based “crew” to distribute cocaine and run a prostitution business. John Capozzi, 34, of Union, New Jersey; Mario Galli, 23, of Toms River, New Jersey; and Nicholas Degidio, 37, of Union, New Jersey, were also charged with cocaine distribution.