Luigi
Tortu


 

LOUIS J. TORTU was born Luigi Tortu on February 17, 1916. He was living at 426 Line Street at the end of 1937. In December of that year he was arrested and questioned the month before regarding another series of robberies along with Evelyn Buffa (or Buffalo), Frank Luggi, Nicholas Dandrea, and Frederick Gasperone. Tortu and Buffalo were released after questioning, the other three were held for the grand jury. 

In January of 1938 Luigi Tortu and Evelyn Buffa were again questioned by police, this time in connection with an armed robbery of a poker game at a home on Penn street where Angelo Malagas was mortally wounded. He was eventaully cleared of any involvement in the incident.

Louis Tortu was last a resident of Riverton NJ. he passed away on March 3, 2001.

Camden Courier-Post - January 11, 1938

...continued...
Samuel Ermelious - Angelo Naglas - Ross Pandeladis
Joseph Carpani - Thomas Murphy - Harry Kyler
David S. Rhone - Franklin P. Jackson III
Luigi Tortu - Thomas Timothy Sullivan
Cooper Street - Langham Avenue - Line Street - Penn Street 

Camden Courier-Post - January 12, 1938

Samuel Ermelious - Angelo Malagas - Ross Pandeladis
George Caras - Michael Dandrea - George Matros - Annie Matros
Sam Bosco - George Summers

Baird Avenue - Langham Avenue - Broadway - Penn Street 
Mickle Street  - Norris Street  - South 5th Street 


Camden Courier-Post - January 13, 1938

 

Camden Courier-Post - January 24, 1938

...continued...
Luigi Tortu - Pearl Willis - Evelyn Buffa - Harry Kyler - Thomas Murphy - Samuel P. Orlando
Frank Luggi - Nicholas Dandrea - Frederick Gasperone
Samuel Ermelious - Angelo Malagas - Ross Pandeladis
George Caras - Michael Dandrea - George Matros - Annie Matros
Sam Bosco - George Summers

Baird Avenue - Langham Avenue - Broadway - Penn Street 
Mickle Street  - Norris Street  - South 5th Street - Line Street


Camden Courier-Post - January 26, 1938

 

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