Frank Carollo Lied to Cops After Breaking Into the Home of Roy Black's Scantily Clad Ex
Just before 2 a.m. inside a tony Key Biscayne waterfront condo, a woman clad only in panties chased a dark-haired 22-year-old into the hallway, screaming and smacking his face.
The year was 1993. The half-naked lady was Dorothy Naomi Black, just divorced from South Florida's most powerful criminal defense attorney, Roy Black.
The young man was Metro-Dade cop Frank Carollo, little brother of former Miami Mayor "Loco" Joe Carollo.
Today Frank is the leading candidate to replace mayoral hopeful Joe Sanchez on the Miami City Commission. Though the 39-year-old Brickell accountant has failed in three campaigns for the Florida House, this time he has raised more than $170,000 -- a lead of $70,000 on anyone else in the seven-way race. And players such as County Mayor Carlos Alvarez and über-lobbyist Ron Book have given him cash.
But the police report from that escapade -- which has never been written about -- shows Carollo not only broke into Black's apartment and found her with another lover, but also later lied to Key Biscayne cops about his identity to try to wiggle out of trouble.
It's just the kind of sordid scene that could rain on Carollo's hopes of pulling off a big win in the November 3 general election.
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