Celebrity Mafioso was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on Thursday. After being jailed for assaulting ex-Real Housewives of New Jersey star Dina Manso’s husband.
John Perna, 44, accused of being a soldier in the Lucchese criminal family. Taunted Manzo’s new friend at the request of her jealous ex-husband, Tom Manso, in July 2015, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachel Honig. said in a statement
In exchange for his weapons service, Perna allegedly received a huge discount for a wedding at Manzo’s swanky Patterson restaurant Brownstone.
“The reception was attended by more than 330 guests, many of whom were members of the Lucchese Crime Family,” the statement said.
Perna, the son of famous Lucchese capo Ralph Perna, is accused of using a jack slap to beat Dina Manzo̵7;s (now husband) new boyfriend David Cantin in the parking lot of a Passaic County shopping mall.
Dina and Tom split up in 2012 and divorced in 2016. They are in the midst of a raid.
Dina, who appeared in the first two seasons of “Real Housewives of New Jersey,” married Cantlin in 2019.
Perna will be released under custody three years after he’s released from the ruckus – and he will have to pay nearly $18,000 in restitution. A federal judge ordered the trial.
The accused Cosa Nostra member is the son of famous Lucchese capo Ralph Perna, accused by the feds of running the group’s Garden State.
Tom Manzo, 56, was recently charged in another incident accusing him and his associates of targeting his wife and her new husband in a 2017 home raid.
“This is what happens when you f—k with the guy from Paterson,” one of the attackers said before they left, prosecutors said.