The suspect man accused of the killing of the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family once tried to make a citizen’s arrest of Mayor Bill de Blasio, a new report claims.<br data-cke-eol=”1″>
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The man accused in the brutal murder of the Gambino crime family of the alleged boss reportedly once tried to make a citizen’s arrest of the Mayor of New York, Bill the Blasio.
Anthony Comello, 24, was arrested Saturday in New Jersey on the death of Francesco Cali, who was shot and killed earlier this month in front of his Staten Island home. Cali was believed by authorities to lead, one of the most powerful organizations in the country.
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Comello allegedly told investigators he was high on marijuana during the shooting and claimed that he shot the mob boss – 10 times, according to the police because he feared for his life, but other reports suggest Comello’s alleged motive may have had something to do with the mafia boss the blocking of his niece dating Comello.
But just a few months ago, Comello was not accused of shooting the alleged bad guys, instead he tried the arrest of the highest authority in New York City — Mayor de Blasio.
Comello came outside the town hall to protest against the Blasio’s reign and tried to make a citizen’s arrest of him, the New York Post reported, citing police sources.
The police told the newspaper that the incident was just one example of Comello’s strange behavior and the stunts he took part in.
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During a court appearance on Monday, the suspect wrote a series of slogans on his hand, including “MAGA Forever”, an abbreviation of President Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America great Again.” He also had the “United We Stand,” written on his hand.
Cali ascended to the top spot in the Gambino family somewhere around 2015, though he was never prosecuted, while the lead of the group.
The officials have not yet said that the Gambino crime family has placed a bounty on Comello, but “the general feeling is that there is an ‘X’ on this guy back,” a source told the New York Post.
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“He’s going to have some issues in the prison,” a high-ranking NYPD official told the Post. “Maybe there’s a number of guys who are wiseguys in the prison that will show their loyalty to the Gambinos and say,” We take care of this man.'”
Fox News’ Frank Miles and the Associated Press contributed to this report.