ralph whitey tropiano
- United States of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Ralph 'Whitey' Tropiano, Lawrence R. Pellegrino and William Grasso,Defendants-Appellants., 418 F.2d 1069 (2nd Cir. 1969)
Looking Back: Today in History, March 27
A federal grand jury indicts three men in connection with a government investigation into the refuse collection business. Charged with extortion and attempted extortion are Ralph (Whitey) Tropiano, 55, of East Haven; William P. Grasso, 41, of New Haven; and Lawrence Pellegrino, 25, of Bridgeport.