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Trooper faces extortion charge in bookmaking case

Trooper faces extortion charge in bookmaking case

John Analetto is a married father of two and a state trooper who patrolled Brighton, but federal prosecutors say he was also a loan shark so bent on shaking down a fellow bookie that he threatened to rape and kill.

“Will I kill you? Yeah, I’ll . . . kill you,’’ Analetto allegedly told the bookie, who secretly recorded him during a three-week FBI investigation. “After five years and three months, when I retire, I’m coming for you for my money, if you’re still alive.’’

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