A reputed mobster’s plan to bust out of a Brooklyn jail concerned dental floss, a mattress-sheet rope and a priest, prosecutors are charging in a weird new indictment.
Lucchese crime household “soldier” Christopher Londonio — who has been locked up in Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Middle since February on homicide, medicine, firearms and racketeering costs — deliberate to both use dental floss to noticed his method out a window or get a priest to smuggle in an actual hacksaw, in line with Manhattan U.S. Lawyer Joon Kim.
Londonio’s crackpot scheme additionally concerned stockpiling bedsheets and tying them collectively as an escape rope, Manhattan prosecutors say.
“Somebody dealing with federal costs of homicide, extortion, racketeering and a litany of different crimes might really feel a sure desperation to aim breaking out of jail to keep away from justice,” stated FBI assistant director William Sweeney Jr..
“Nevertheless, the outlandish selection of dental floss, and even allegedly asking a priest to help within the escape defies comprehension.”
His plan fell by way of when one other inmate reported the plan to jail authorities.
The forty three-yr-previous Hartsdale man faces life in jail or dying if convicted on his prior fees and the brand new escape cost might add one other 5 years to his sentence.
He’s due again in White Plains courtroom on Sept. 20. His lawyer, Charles Carnesi, didn’t return a request for remark.