He spent his evenings painting model B52 and B17 bombers at home and wanted to be a rock star or a jet pilot, depending on what day you asked.Dellentash became a frequent truant and a straight-D student by his own admission, preferring hustling in local pool halls, “moving swag” and loan-sharking.I requested to speak to Dellentash through Jack Dampf, the Baton Rouge attorney who represented him during his 1984 trial in which Dellentash was charged with criminal conspiracy to distribute drugs.
The plane was a wreck, and in desperation, Dellentash tried to cancel his check.
His father was an Italian-American building contractor with high-rise goals, and his pianist mother was the head of the local Republican Party.
Alfred sang in the church choir but regularly stole the “Body of Christ” wine.
Though he used the bank’s cash to finance his spending, he was often too broke to afford gas.
Dellentash recalls buying a consignment of light aircraft in Sweden that turned out to be overhead camera planes used for geometric surveys.