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Martin Scorcese's nephew arrested in drug bust

May 1, 2014 3:26:27 PM PDT
Martin Scorcese's nephew was arrested, accused of dealing heroin at the Staten Island auto body shop where he works.

Police said Frank Scorcese, 39, of Staten Island, was busted after selling to undercover detectives at Mr. Fix It at 49 Elizabeth St., yesterday.

Scorcese was charged with drug possession and possession with intent to sell.

One of the sales was in the presence of his boss, John Santillo, 55, of Staten Island.

Authorities said they found eight weapons ? including two hand guns, five shot guns and a rifle - at Santillo's home. Santillo and his 57-year-old wife, Lori, were charged with weapons possession.

Scorcese has prior arrests for aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, resisting arrest, criminal possession of a knife and criminal possession of a controlled substance


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