Frank Marrapese denied parole

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Notorious Rhode Island mob figure Frank “Bobo” Marrapese won’t be getting out of prison anytime soon.

Target 12 has confirmed the state parole board denied the 74-year-old’s bid for early release this week.

Marapese is currently serving a nine year sentence for racketeering and extortion.

He can try for parole again in a year and a half.