By Tanya Chalupa
In this gripping, precise crime exposé, invoice Palmini, a rookie detective, hopes to take down the West Coast Mafia by means of gaining the boldness of infamous mob operative William Ettleman. Set opposed to a backdrop of social turmoil, the ebook immerses readers in unfastened love, medications, theft and homicide, orchestrated via prepared crime in destinations like Sausalito, California. The Trident eating place, as soon as a drug Mecca for Hollywood, the track and the hot York hip, was once co-owned by way of the Kingston Trio and their supervisor, Frank Werber, a self-proclaimed drug priest. Robin Williams labored as a busboy there and Janis Joplin had her personal desk. Sally Stanford, the previous San Francisco Madam who later grew to become Sausalito's mayor, used to be a confidant of the notorious. Ettleman's safecracking gang pursuits the Trident. Mobsters like Frank The Bomp" Bompensiero, on whom Sopranos personality Big Pussy" is believed to were dependent, get involved. Palmini, using Ettleman, joins...
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In spite of his experiences in the Navy, as a campus cop and his three years in the Sausalito Police Department, Palmini lacked confidence in his ability to meet the challenge he was about to undertake. Nickel-and-dime thieves rarely burglarized safes. Safecrackers tended to be professionals with connections to organized crime. That much Palmini knew. It bothered him that, unlike baseball, he was stepping up to the plate in a game where he did not know the rules. Self-doubt in his ability to handle a case of such magnitude was multiplying.
That much Palmini knew. It bothered him that, unlike baseball, he was stepping up to the plate in a game where he did not know the rules. Self-doubt in his ability to handle a case of such magnitude was multiplying. After all, the Trident was not your run-of-the-mill place. Why, he wondered, of all places, does it have to be the Trident? And why me? The Kingston Trio, a popular folk and pop music group, and their manager, Frank Werber, were owners of the Trident. The group’s ties to the restaurant guaranteed scrutiny by the media and promised political heat on the police department.
But before he had a chance to pull out the gun, a powerful punch knocked him to the floor. ” Two of the gunmen raised Carl Stewart forcefully up on his feet and jerked his hands behind his back. They were about to tie him up when Sue pleaded, “Don’t hurt him. ” The gunmen paused and locked gazes. Then, without a word, they moved Carl Stewart’s arms to the front of his body and tied up his hands. One of the masked gunmen spotted a set of keys and a small pile of money on top of the Stewarts’ dresser.
A Rookie Cop vs. the West Coast Mafia. Breaking Up The by Tanya Chalupa