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Organized Crime / New Jersey / Newark / Cahill #3406

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 17, 1969
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(Studio) Report on New Jersey situation.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Newark, New Jersey) Why New Jersey chosen by organized crime? [Ex-New York City detective Ralph SALERNO - says New Jersey has favorable atmosphere to organized crime due to local government corruption.] Ind. flourished here and immigrants came. Newark is commuter's city. Home of indicted Anthony Boiardo shown. Property taxes high; schools bad and city services poor. Film of 1967 Newark riot shown. Police Director Lawrence Feena [Edward Dominick Spina.] indicted for failure to enforce gambling law. Acquitted when laxity unproven to have criminal intent. Mayor Mush Addonizio took? 5th amendment. [Rehabilitated DRUG USER - says got drugs from policeman who kept supply to get favors from girls.] [2nd Rehabilitated USER - tells of giving cnclman. $55 to fix ticket.]
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

(New Jersey) [Governor-elect William CAHILL - says organized crime estimated to take out millions from New Jersey. We'll reduce crime.]
REPORTER: Bill Lawrence

(Newark, New Jersey) Mafia only goes where they can buy place for themselves.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Jackson, Gregory;
Lawrence, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank

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