1967Joseph Barboza Baron, a notable Boston mobster and hitman for the Patriarca crime family, and his family were hidden by authorities on Thacher Island and Dolliver’s Neck during the trial where he testified against the New England mob.People and Communities, Government and Public Service, Crime, Notable People

MCI Cedar Junction, Joseph Barboza, January 25, 1967, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joe-barboza-web.jpg
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The secret was out once lobstermen spied armed guards on the island.

Apoyan, Jackie. “Joe ‘The Animal’ Barboza: No. 4 on List of Top 5 Most Notorious Mob Hitmen.” The Mob Museum, February 13, 2020. https://themobmuseum.org/blog/joe-the-animal-barboza-no-4-on-list-of-top-5-most-notorious-mob-hitmen/.
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