Utica's Top ten unsolved mysteries
dirtty joe

United States

#749 Dec 6, 2012
I know where joseph falcone was for those 4 years he was in grand coulee wa he own a club there he was just a money man but he laid low there.
viv wrote:
Last update May 01 , 2009 @ 03 :53 PM 1920 – Prohibition begins, unintentionally creating opportunities for criminal gangs to meet the nation’s thirst for liquor. 1925 – Salvatore and Joseph Falcone, brothers who immigrated from Sicily, become American citizens. 1930-31 – Five different people die in unsolved homicides attributed to the illegal alcohol trade. 1933 – Prohibition is repealed, but gangs that controlled bootlegging rackets continue to profit from selling illegally made alcohol cheaply. 1939 – The federal government wins convictions against the Falcone brothers in a tax case, only to see their efforts reversed in a case that reached the U.S. Supreme Court. 1947 – Ace of Clubs nightclub owner Fred Morelli is gunned down outside the club, creating calls for investigations into the many unsolved homicides in Utica since Prohibition days. These calls go unheeded. November 1957 – State police raid a meeting of gangland leaders from around the Northeast in Apalachin, near Binghamton. Salvatore and Joseph Falcone are present. 1958 – State investigations begin into allegations of gambling, prostitution and racketeering and whether Utica police and the Oneida County district attorney have ignored evidence of such crimes. Joseph Falcone disappears and does not re-emerge for about four years. 1959 – Utica Newspapers win the Pulitzer Prize for meritorious public service for coverage of the organized crime investigations and of corruption in Utica city government. 1961 – A series of convictions related to the state investigations culminates with a jury finding former Utica Deputy Police Chief Vincent Fiore guilty of taking protection money from a brothel owner. In all, 22 people were convicted and nine public officials resigned or were removed because of the probes. 1963 – Convicted murderer and dope peddler Joseph Valachi testifies to a U.S. Senate committee that there were “80 to 100” members of the Mafia in Utica. He also testifies he had met Salvatore Falcone in Utica during a rumpus over a dice game in the 1930 s. Valachi’s testimony helps build public understanding of how the shadowy underworld of organized crime had operated for decades. 1970 – Bill Conley is blown up in his car near Mr. Joe’s Restaurant in South Utica. He had been a business partner of a man named Al Marrone. 1972 – Salvatore Falcone dies in Miami, where he had spent much of his time over the previous few decades. 1976 – Marrone dies after being ambushed in a shootout that left bullet holes in nearby houses along Kathleen Street. 1983 – Three people are murdered in the first month of the year, including attorney Joseph Dacquino, an associate of attorney Louis Brindisi who was killed inside Brindisi’s South Utica offices. Brindisi had defended figures linked to organized crime. Later that year, other violence would occur in Utica, including the bombing of a house. 1990 – Several men are convicted of racketeering over a period between 1973 and 1989. Crimes cited in the federal trial included Marrone’s homicide. 1992 – Joseph Falcone dies.
catsup

Minoa, NY

#750 Dec 6, 2012
the term's "olive boy" and "strawberry" are nothing more than some psyco-pathic, delusional, ruse or a HOAX.!!
its a farce!!

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joe

Moline, IL

#751 Jan 18, 2013
I remember Angello my relatives house was right next door on miller st I use to talk to him he had a little puppy. He used to tell me to tell my mother had a crush on her. He was supposed to buy my mother's car the next morning.
catsup

East Syracuse, NY

#752 Jan 18, 2013
I am involved in the Kim Simon murder, my family is sick an delusional. We need to help Olive boy cover up this crime so we are not brought out into the light. I only have one eye and my sister looks like a man and loves to be beaten up each day by her husband, I raped her when she was young so she has problems. Our children like to molest each other. Remember cramer from Seinfeld.
spooky

East Syracuse, NY

#753 Jan 18, 2013
catsup wrote:
I am involved in the Kim Simon murder, my family is sick an delusional. We need to help Olive boy cover up this crime so we are not brought out into the light. I only have one eye and my sister looks like a man and loves to be beaten up each day by her husband, I raped her when she was young so she has problems. Our children like to molest each other. Remember cramer from Seinfeld.
I read you were the person who was with Michelle Mikalajuanas at the Bar before she went home and was murdered, you also live next to Mandia and were friends. Sure is strange how you talked to that poor girl and she ends up dead.

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chris

Fayetteville, NY

#754 Jan 18, 2013
spooky wrote:
<quoted text> I read you were the person who was with Michelle Mikalajuanas at the Bar before she went home and was murdered, you also live next to Mandia and were friends. Sure is strange how you talked to that poor girl and she ends up dead.
Correct, I was called into the DA's office and was talked to by two DA assistants. They did say Mark Cramer was the last person to see her alive and he did live next to Mike Mandia and were close friends. I hear that she knew who killed Kim and was upset. Most people tell a bartender everything when upset.

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the BLADE

Utica, NY

#756 Sep 14, 2013
joey trez wrote:
minicone is doing life in a federal prison.
Not life, and could be home very soon fyi
Nanotechnology Face

Albany, NY

#758 Sep 14, 2013
This is an easy question. Where did all the tax money go! Lol
cheap as in cheap

Rome, NY

#761 Apr 5, 2014
[QUOTE: Curious wrote:
"How about the Lorraine Zinicola case in 1972? She was murdered along with her three children up near Boonville, NY. They have never found their bodies, but I understand that they found "articles" belonging to them in that area."

who="dopey"]<quot ed text> the mob doesnt have anything to do w that perverted garbage[/QUOTE]

"the articles was found in north western, along tannery BROOK and the house next to the church that they stayed"
cheap as in cheap

Rome, NY

#762 Apr 5, 2014
"and some at the 3 body site"
sick

Great Barrington, MA

#763 Apr 5, 2014
Stupid
krazy klown

Utica, NY

#764 Apr 6, 2014
what exactly is a zinacola?
Just me

Bronx, NY

#775 Feb 19, 2016
What's really the history and stories of 1436 Francis Street its the brick building on the corner of Oswego and Francis Street it has three address 700 Oswego 1438 Francis Street 1436 Francis Street I want to know everything
mr know it all

Utica, NY

#776 Feb 19, 2016
Just me wrote:
What's really the history and stories of 1436 Francis Street its the brick building on the corner of Oswego and Francis Street it has three address 700 Oswego 1438 Francis Street 1436 Francis Street I want to know everything
are you talking about the round building?
many many years ago before Utica heard of a N word.
Utica had gas lights and street lights, ice freezers, and gas refrigerators.
and that building housed a huge gas tank.
a little train would come around and fill it up from day to day.
Curious

New Hartford, NY

#777 Feb 20, 2016
Does anyone remember Roy Mirra
Stonesrock

Roslindale, MA

#778 Feb 20, 2016
ex-Uticannnn wrote:
I was attending Whitesboro Senior High at the time and of course remember this well. Back in the day, Joe Hazeltine and Ray LePage were brought in for (lengthy) questioning by the state police at least three times each. Nothing came of it.
I wanted to throw out that neither of these people are remotely intelligent. It's difficult for me to believe either would have been able to hide anything.
Although, oddly, LePage did take off to another state to stay with relatives (IIRC Florida) for a few months after. But that, in and of itself, doesn't mean anything.
No facts I'm afraid. Just another opinion.
I believe Ray Lepage was killed in a car accident.
Stonesrock

Roslindale, MA

#779 Feb 23, 2016
Angelo wrote:
Do you know where everyone in the City was that night Angelo was Killed ?
Yes, a party for UPD police chief @ Alfredo's.
FlapLipCrete

Utica, NY

#780 Feb 23, 2016
Stonesrock wrote:
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Yes, a party for UPD police chief @ Alfredo's.
Sarcastically, falsely, answering questions from 2008. That's about right for you moron. Nice life. Enjoy being stuck.
Tommy d

United States

#781 Feb 24, 2016
truth wrote:
all you people should stop talking about things that are really none of your business because if it was you would be in jail and not the men who are. the once powerful sin city led by JF relegated to a town of wannabes trading gossip on a computer
Waaaaaaah!!!!!!
Tommy d

United States

#782 Feb 24, 2016
n utica wrote:
ok heres one for you see what u can come up with in the late 90's there was a burning car found in the riverside mall parking lot with a body in it does anybody remember
Yeah it was two bodies John zajac and brian brewer they both worked at finger bullet and were killed for a pound of pot

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