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Giuseppe Salvaggio

Giuseppe Salvaggio was owner of the Montreal gay bar Truxx, which was raided by police on Oct. 22, 1977 by more than fifty police officers, some wearing bulletproof vests and armed with machine guns. Salvaggio was charged and found guilty of keeping a common bawdy house.

Names Giuseppe Salvaggio (Main)
BE [n77.282]
Related Pages https://lglc.ca/person/GSAL/
Occupations Bar Owner FoodAndBeverage - 1978/03/19

https://lglc.ca/event/n77.282

Charges https://lglc.ca/place/MON/
Keeping a common bawdy-house
Pleaded not guilty, appealed
Jail
3 days
1977/10/02

https://lglc.ca/event/n77.282
https://lglc.ca/event/n78.193
https://lglc.ca/event/n80.132


“Fate of 144 Tied To Verdict In Trial of Truxx Owner,” Body Politic, no. 49 (1979), p. 12
“TheNews: Truxx Owner Appeals Bawdy House Rap.” Body Politic, no. 64, p. 16

https://lglc.ca/place/MON/
Keeping a common bawdy-house
Pleaded not guilty, appealed
Fine
$5000 fine
1977/10/02

https://lglc.ca/event/n77.282
https://lglc.ca/event/n78.193
https://lglc.ca/event/n80.132


“Fate of 144 Tied To Verdict In Trial of Truxx Owner,” Body Politic, no. 49 (1979), p. 12
“TheNews: Truxx Owner Appeals Bawdy House Rap.” Body Politic, no. 64, p. 16

Associated People https://lglc.ca/person/ROLA/
({Defendant})
Professional
Legal - 4/2/1980

https://lglc.ca/event/n80.132

Associated Places Truxx (Owner)
[1977/10/22] - 3/19/1978

https://lglc.ca/event/n77.282


The Phoenix Theatre and Playwrights’ Workshop Combine To Bring You Montreal’s Most Exciting Season of Theatre,” The Montreal Gazette, 13 June 1981, p. 76