Salvatore 'Sonny' Grosso was an television producer and a former police detective.
Grosso and his partner Eddie Egan, and other NYPD detectives, broke up an organized crime ring in 1961 and seized 112 pounds of heroin, a record amount at the time. This case was fictionalised and made into the movie The French Connection.
Grosso later went on to become a successful producer.
Notes and references
- Jones, Jenny M. (2007). The Annotated Godfather. Black Dog & Leventhal, p. 108. ISBN 1579128114.