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Five Arrested in Mob Sweep

Five alleged associates of the New York-based Genovese crime family have been arrested on extortion-related charges in Massachusetts.

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Dave Roback The Republican/MassLive.com
Richard Valentini, the fifth man arrested, was escorted out of the police station.
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Ralph A. Santaniello was one of the men arrested.
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Greg Saulmon The Republican/MassLive.com
Santaniello was led to a police cruiser Thursday morning following his arrest.
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Greg Saulmon The Republican/MassLive.com
Frank Depergola was also arrested.
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Greg Saulmon The Republican/MassLive.com
Gerald Daniele was the third man arrested.
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Greg Saulmon The Republican/MassLive.com
Gerald Daniele was led out of the police station on Thursday.
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Greg Saulmon The Republican/MassLive.com
Johnny Calabrese was also arrested.
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Dave Roback The Republican/MassLive.com
Richard Valentini, the fifth man arrested, was escorted out of the police station.
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Dave Roback The Republican/MassLive.com
Valentini was led to a police cruiser following his arrest.
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