SEEKONK, Mass. (WPRI) - Seekonk police say they've made an arrest in a liquor store break-in. One of the suspects is the son of reputed mobster Frank "Bobo" Marrapese.
Surveillance cameras captured two men as they burglarized Hill's Liquors on Sept. 30. Unable to get their hands on any cash, the men made off with about 20 cartons of cigarettes, according to police.
"The got all the Marlboros, Newports, Newport Lights. All of the big brands that are easy to off load," said store manager Jim Dahl.
After the video aired on Eyewitness News a few days later, investigators said leads started to come into the police department.
Along with the help of Rhode Island State Police Fugitive Task Force, Investigators Friday arrested two men, Dennis Bautista and Michael Marrapese, the son of Bobo Marrapese. One arrest happened in Cranston, the other in Exeter.
Both men are being held at the Rhode Island State Police barracks in Lincoln.
Frank "Bobo" Marrapese grew up in Providence and became a thriving member of the Patriarca crime family during its heyday in the 1960s and 1970s. He got out of prison in May after serving more than two decades in prison for the murder of a mob associate.