A former Massachusetts state trooper convicted of threatening a gambler who owed thousands of dollars to a bookie cooperating with investigators has been sentenced to almost 3 ½ years in federal prison.
No bail for a 20-year veteran Massachusetts state trooper who is waiting to be tried on extortion charges. John Analetto is accused of threatening to kill a bookie he was working with in a gambling operation.
With so many troopers on the wrong side of the law, the head of the Massachusetts State Police is trying to put new safeguards in place.
A State Trooper has been charged with extortion in running a bookmaking ring with an FBI informant whom he allegedly beat and threatened to kill if he didn’t get paid.