Johnny Barbosa

John Barbosa
Appearances GTA IV
Full Name John Barbosa
Aliases Johnny
Johnny Spaz
Gender Gender::Male
Date of Birth 1983
Place of Birth Alderney City, Alderney
Date of Death 2008
Age at Death 25
Nationality American
Home Alderney City, Alderney
Main Affiliations Pegorino Family
Ray Boccino
Luca Silvestri
Joe DiLeo
Businesses Liberty Sanitation Department

John "Johnny Spaz" Barbosa (1983-2008) was a 25-year old associate to the Pegorino Family, led by James Pegorino. He was the youngest associate to the gang and his nickname is 'Johnny Spaz'. Barbosa had resided in Alderney City, Alderney, Liberty City. Johnny Barbosa is close friends with Luca Silvestri, working alongside him and Joe DiLeo for Ray Boccino. Barbosa, along with Silvestri and DiLeo, work as waste collectors and collect diamonds for Boccino, later keeping them for themselves. In the mission Meltdown, Niko Bellic kills Barbosa in Middle Park on orders from Boccino. He had been arrested on six occasions: in 2000 for petit larceny, in 2001 for grand larceny, in 2002 for being in possession of a controlled subtance (namely marijuana), in 2004 for assault and petit larceny, and in 2005 for driving whilst intoxicated.

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LCPD Database information

Surname: Barbosa

First Name: John "Johnny Spaz"

Age: 25

Place of Birth: Alderney City, Alderney

Affiliations: Pegorino Crime Syndicate

Criminal Record:

  • 2000 - Petit Larceny
  • 2001 - Grand Larceny
  • 2002 - Possession Controlled Substance: Marijuana
  • 2004 - Assault
  • 2004 - Petit Larceny
  • 2005 - Driving While Intoxicated


  • Alderney-based Italian American hood.
  • Involved in small time criminal activities.
  • Believed to be trying to work his way up through the Pegorino crime family.
  • Works for Ray Boccino and often seen with Luca Silvestri and Joe "Tuna" DiLeo.