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Grandson of John Gotti busted for drugs during queens traffic stop

July 3, 2016  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Grandson of John Gotti busted for drugs during queens traffic stop

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The grandson of John Gotti, the infamous Gambino crime boss, was busted in Queens, New York during a routine traffic stop, with a significant amount of steroids and painkillers stashed in his vehicle.

The 22-year-old son of mob scion, Paul Gotti, was pulled over on Thursday in Howard Beach for his dark tinted windows. After police had discovered that the young John Gotti was driving with a suspended license, officers conducted a search of the vehicle and found drugs stashed inside a Gucci bag in the center console.

Police seize a bottle of testosterone, 18 methadone pills, Xanax, marijuana, and 205 Oxycodone pills, according to the New York Daily News.

The man was also reportedly carrying a hefty stack of cash, approximately $5,600 was found inside of the center console, and he was carrying an additional $2,271 in his pocket.

Gotti and his fellow passenger, 36-year-old Shaine Hack, are facing several charges for felony drug possession.

The grandson of the late ‘Dapper Don’ was taken into custody and was held on $25,000 bail at his arraignment in Queens Supreme Court.

Gerard Marrone, his attorney, said he expected his client to post bond on Friday night.

Marrone said, “He maintains his innocence, and we’re going to fight these charges.”

The man’s grandfather once the led infamous Gambino crime family. Gotti’s notoriety earned him the nickname ‘Teflon Don’ because he was always able to avoid criminal conviction.

The mafia boss was cleared in three different criminal trials. However, he was finally convicted in 1992 on racketeering and murder charges. He passed away ten years later while serving his time at the age of 61.

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