Reputed Lucchese crime family soldier Carlo Taccetta was caught with 65 pounds of marijuana by New Jersey State Troopers. His truck was stooped in Montville, New Jersey as part of an ongoing investigation according to law enforcement sources. After being pulled over he gave Troopers permission to search his Dodge Ram pickup truck leading to the load of marijuana being found. Taccetta was charged with marijuana possession and intent to distribute marijuana. He was transported to the Morris County Jail and booked into custody but was granted a $75,000 bail. According to the State Police Taccetta currently hold the rank of soldier for the Lucchese family of the New York Mafia.
Carlo Taccetta is the son of alleged Lucchese family captain Michael Taccetta. His father is considered a high ranking and long time respected member with in the Lucchese family according to mob sources.