DeCavalcante Crime Family Associate Sentenced

Mario Galli III, 28, from Toms River New Jersey and an associate of the DeCavalcante crime family has been sentenced to five years in federal prison – and probably much more.

In exchange for leniency, Galli plead guilty on Monday in the U.S. District Court in Trenton to possession of drugs and possession of a firearm during a drug crime, which were discovered during a search of his and another home by detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

Nearly 1 pound of drugs and a loaded 9mm FEG Model PGK-9HP gun with 12 rounds were seized during the raids in September, said U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito. He was arrested with Amanda Humphreys, 24, of Seaside Heights and Jason Vella, 37 of Berkeley Township.

Amanda Humphreys, 24, of Seaside Heights and Jason Vella, 37 of Berkeley Township.

Amanda Humphreys, 24, of Seaside Heights and Jason Vella, 37 of Berkeley Township who were also arrested.

Galli was already on supervised release after a 30-month stint for a 2016 conviction for conspiring to distribute more than a pound of drugs.

Carpenito also said that for the gun conviction, U.S. Judge Anne E. Thompson will add a mandatory five years to his sentence at a hearing scheduled for July 7 in Trenton.

There are also significant fines in Galli’s near future.

Many agencies were involved in this case including the FBI’s Organized Crime Task Force, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s, Senior Counsel V. Grady O’Malley of the Organized Crime and Gang Unit in Newark.

The DeCavalcante crime family operates out of Elizabeth, NJ and was started by  Simone DeCavalcante in the early to mid 1900s. The current boss is Charles Majuri.

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