Uncle Guido’s Corner: Christopher Londonio, Matthew Madonna and Terrence Caldwell of the Lucchese Family sentenced to life in federal prison for the hit on Michael Meldish over a non-paid debt


Michael Meldish

Lucchese mob boss ordered 2013 hit over unpaid $100K loan: prosecutors
United States of America v Defendants (several)
Lucchese crime family members busted in murder of relative
Two mobsters face multiple life sentences for the execution-style murder of rival ‘Mafia hitman’ who cops called a ‘stone-cold killer’
Racketeering Trial Starts With Hot Corpse and Cold Big Gulp At SDNY in White Plains
Leaders And Members Of Mafia Family Convicted Of Murder, Racketeering, And Other Crimes
Four Lucchese gangsters convicted of murder of notorious wiseguy Michael Meldish
Leader And Members Of Mob Family Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder, Racketeering, And Other Crimes
‘Veal shank’ mobster and two other Luccheses get life in prison
3 Lucchese gangsters, including acting boss, get life for murder of notorious wiseguy Michael Meldish
New York mobsters sentenced to life in prison for murder: report
Lucchese mobster didn’t plot prison break — just had lots of sheets: lawyer
Inside the wild attempted jail escape of Lucchese mobster Christopher Londonio
Wikipedia: East Harlem Purple Gang
Wikipedia: Steven Crea Sr.
Wikipedia: Matthew Madonna
Mobster Brothers Christopher And “Chunk” Londonio Each Made A Mark On New York Underworld
Guilt for the Guiltless: The Story of Steven Crea, the Murder of Michael Meldish and Other Tales
Mob hit in Country Club

Defendants
Matthew Madonna – convicted, sentenced to life in federal prison
Steven “Wonder Boy” Crea – convicted, awaiting sentencing
Christopher Londonio – convicted, sentenced to life in federal prison
Terrence Caldwell – convicted, sentenced to life in federal prison

INMATE INFORMATION

Name: MATTHEW MADONNA
Register Number: 03789-158
Age: 84
Race: White
Sex: Male
Released On: 02/28/2019 (old sentence)

INMATE INFORMATION

Name: STEVEN CREA
Register Number: 48635-066
Age: 73
Race: White
Sex: Male
Release Date: UNKNOWN
Located At: MDC Brooklyn

INMATE INFORMATION

Name: CHRISTOPHER LONDONIO
Register Number: 72210-054
Age: 46
Race: White
Sex: Male
Released On: 02/28/2019 (old sentence)

INMATE INFORMATION

Name: TERRENCE CALDWELL
Register Number: 20416-039
Age: 53
Race: Black
Sex: Male
Released On: 05/28/1999 (old sentence)

Mob Boss: James Joseph “Whitey” Bulger, Jr.

remembering the victims

Murder Victims

Michael Milano [1973]
Al Plummer
William O’Brien [3/1973]
James O’Toole [1973]
Al Notarangeli
James Sousa [1974]
Paul McGonagle [11/1974]
Edward Connors [1975]
Thomas King [11/6/1975]
Francis “Buddy” Leonard [1975]
Richard Castucci [12/30/1976]
Roger Wheeler
Debra Davis [9/17/1981]
Brian Halloran
Michael Donahue [5/11/1982]
John B. Callahan
Arthur “Bucky” Barrett [7/1983]
John McIntyre [11/1984]
Deborah Hussey [1985]

I will have pictures of the victms up in the next day or so. I do have them, but I need to organize them.

Life and crimes: A Whitey Bulger timeline
The arrest, trial of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger (several articles)
“Whitey” Bulger alleged associate: He was evil
Murder trial of reputed mob boss Whitey Bulger to begin in Boston
Trail of corpses and grief: Alleged victims in Whitey Bulger trial
Bulger attorney demands public be allowed to sit in same room with potential jurors for jury selection
For reputed mobster Whitey Bulger, trial “is his show”
What to Expect from Day One of the Trial of Whitey Bulger
Whitey Bulger heads to Boston court on 19 murder charges
Jury Selection In ‘Whitey’ Bulger Murder Trial To Start Tuesday
Wikipedia: Whitey Bulger

Books
Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice
Whitey’s Fall: The making of the case that brought down Bulger (Spotlight on James “Whitey” Bulger)
Brutal

Movies/Documentaries
Whitey Bulger: The Making of a Monster
The Departed (fictionalized)

Whitey Bulger
James “Whitey” Bulger

Don Bolles murder 6/2/1976 Phoenix, AZ *Investigative reporter killed by a car bomb believed to have been ordered by the mob*

Don Bolles
Don Bolles

This was a complicated case, with several players. I hope I got the articles in order but probably not! But I tried. There was so much to go through and it was hard to keep straight.

Special Report: Don Bolles
Key players in the Bolles’ case
The Arizona Project
Confession breaks open Bolles murder conspiracy
Suspect In Bolles Murder Guilty
Two more charged n Bolles death
More Arrests Expected For Bolles Murder
Mistrial Declared in Bolles Case
Bolles Murder Trial Begins
Two convicted of Bolles’ murder
Execute pair, prosecutor says
2 Sentenced to Death in Bomb Slaying of Bolles
2 convictions reversed in newsman Bolles’ death
Pressure mounts for retrial in Don Bolles murder case
Jury convicts Arizonan in Bolles car bombing death
Bombing convict sentenced to death
Reporter’s killer sentenced to die
Reporter’s killer sentenced to die
Court Overturns Death Penalty in Arizona Murder
Builder guilty of Bolles’ murder
Conviction reversed in reporter’s death
Reverberations felt 30 years after Don Bolles’ death
Notorious ’76 bombing figure dies
Wikipedia: Don Bolles
The Murder of Investigative Reporter Don Bolles

Books
Don Bolles: An investigation into his murder

Defendants
John Harvey Adamson – convicted, sentenced to death, overturned, sentenced to 20 years in prison, released from prison 1996, died in 2002
Max Dunlap – convicted, sentenced to death, but overturned, then convicted again, sentenced to life in prison, died in prison 2009
James Robison – convicted, sentenced to death, but overturned, then acquitted; served 5 years in federal prison for trying to have Adamson killed

INMATE INFORMATION

JohnAdamson

Last Name: ADAMSON
First Name: JOHN
Middle Initial: H
Birth Date: 12/08/1943
Gender: MALE
Height (inches): 73
Weight: 175
Hair Color: BROWN
Eye Color: BROWN
Ethnic Origin: CAUCASIAN
Sentence (yymmdd): 049/00/00
Admission: 03/30/1995
Prison Release Date: 08/12/1996
Max End Date: 08/12/1996
Release Type: ABSOLUTE RELEASE
Status: INACTIVE

Commitment Information 12 record(s)

Commit# Sentence Sentence County Court Cause# Offense Date Sentence Status Crime Crime Info Felony Class Ruling Verified
A01 DEATH MARICOPA 0093385 06/02/1976 VACATED MURDER; D/NR CL1 N YES
B01 0300000 PINAL 0094287 09/24/1975 VACATED AGGRAV ASSAULT & BATTERY; N/A OLD CODE N YES
B02 0300000 PINAL 0094287 09/24/1975 VACATED ASSAULT W DEADLY WEAPON; N/A OLD CODE N YES
B03 0100000 PINAL 0094287 09/24/1975 VACATED FALSE IMPRISONMENT; N/A OLD CODE N YES
B04 0150000 PINAL 0094287 09/24/1975 VACATED DEGREES OF CONSPIRACY; ASSAULT W DEADLY WEAPON; N/A OLD CODE N YES
B05 0140000 PINAL 0094287 09/24/1975 VACATED FORGERY; N/A OLD CODE N YES
B06 0140000 PINAL 0094287 09/24/1975 VACATED FORGERY; N/A OLD CODE N YES
B07 0140000 PINAL 0094287 09/24/1975 VACATED FORGERY; N/A OLD CODE N YES
B08 0140000 PINAL 0094287 09/24/1975 VACATED FORGERY; N/A OLD CODE N YES
B09 0140000 PINAL 0094287 09/24/1975 VACATED FORGERY; N/A OLD CODE N YES
C01 LIFE MARICOPA 0093385 06/02/1976 VACATED MURDER; D/NR CL1 N YES
D01 0490000 MARICOPA 0093385 06/02/1976 IMPOSED MURDER; D/NR CL1 Y YES
Sentence Information 10 record(s)

Commit# Sentence yyymmdd Admit Date Consec/ Concur Release Date(s) Supervision End Sentence Expiration Flat Maximum
A01 DEATH 11/14/1980 DEATH
B01 030/00/00 03/08/1982 Consecutive:A01
B02 030/00/00 03/08/1982 Concurrent:B01
B03 010/00/00 03/08/1982 Concurrent:B02
B04 015/00/00 03/08/1982 Concurrent:B03
B05 014/00/00 03/08/1982 Concurrent:B04
B06 014/00/00 03/08/1982 Concurrent:B05
B07 014/00/00 03/08/1982 Concurrent:B06
B08 014/00/00 03/08/1982 Concurrent:B07
B09 014/00/00 03/08/1982 Concurrent:B08

INMATE INFORMATION

MaxDunlap prison mug

Last Name: DUNLAP
First Name: MAX
Middle Initial: A
Birth Date: 05/21/1929
Gender: MALE
Height (inches): 71
Weight: 245
Hair Color: GRAY
Eye Color: BLUE
Ethnic Origin: CAUCASIAN
Sentence: LIFE
Admission: 01/07/1994
Prison Release Date: 07/21/2009
Max End Date: LIFE
Release Type: DEATH
Status: INACTIVE

Commitment Information 4 record(s)

Commit# Sentence Sentence County Court Cause# Offense Date Sentence Status Crime Crime Info Felony Class Ruling Verified
A01 DEATH MARICOPA 0096127 06/10/1976 VACATED MURDER; N/A OLD CODE N YES
A03 0300000 MARICOPA 0096127 06/10/1976 VACATED MURDER; DEGREES OF CONSPIRACY; N/A OLD CODE N YES
B01 LIFE MARICOPA 9013262 06/02/1976 IMPOSED MURDER; N/A OTHER Y YES
B02 0020000 MARICOPA 9013262 10/01/1978 IMPOSED OBSTRUCT CRIM INVEST/ PROSC; CONSPIRACY; ND/NR CL5 N YES
Sentence Information 4 record(s)

Commit# Sentence yyymmdd Admit Date Consec/ Concur Release Date(s) Supervision End Sentence Expiration Flat Maximum
A01 DEATH 01/11/1978 DEATH
A03 030/00/00 01/11/1978 Concurrent:A01 Parole:01/15/1987 11/30/2000 01/15/2007
B01 LIFE 01/11/1978 Parole:12/03/2014 LIFE
B02 002/00/00 01/11/1978 Concurrent:B01 Parole:12/03/1990 12/03/1991

INMATE INFORMATION

JamesRobison

Name: JAMES ALBERT ROBISON
Register#: 50870098
Age-Race-Sex: 90-White-M
Release Date: 04/24/1998
Location: RELEASED

Las Vegas Organized Crime: Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal

frank-rosenthal
Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal

Frank Rosenthal “Lefty”
His Personal Website
Casino Hall of Fame
Wikipedia: Frank Rosenthal
The Black Book
Exclusion / Ejection List
‘Lefty’ Rosenthal was an FBI snitch
Lefty Rosenthal, Kingpin in Las Vegas, Dies at 79
Frank ‘Lefty’ Rosenthal obituary
Find-A-Grave: Frank Lawrence “Lefty” Rosenthal

TV/Movies
Crime Story [character Max Goldman based on him]
Casino

This Date in History: Louis “Lepke” Buchalter execution in 1944 for the murder of Joseph Rosen

remembering the victims

This Date in History: Louis “Lepke” Buchalter execution 1944
CrimeLibrary: Murder, Inc.
Wikipedia: Louis Buchalter
Death Sentence for Lepke Upheld
Lepke, Scheduled To Die Tonight, Denies ‘Singing’
Members of Murder Inc. Executed
Final Resting Place of Louis Buchalter
FBI: FOIA documents for Louis Buchalter
Find-A-Grave: Louis “Lepke” Buchalter

Books
The Life and Times of Lepke Buchalter: America’s Most Ruthless Labor Racketeer

Movies/Documentaries
Murder, Inc.
Louis Lepke: King of the Labor Racket
LLepke

LouisBuchalter
Louis “Lepke” Buchalter

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