Sealed Tennessee Mongols RICO Case

January 19, 2018

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Sealed Tennessee Mongols RICO Case

Twenty-four hours after the Department of Justice issued a press release headlined, “54-Count Federal Indictment Charges 12 Members And Associates Of Mongols Motorcycle Gang With Racketeering Conspiracy And Three Others With Various Federal Crimes Including Large Scale Drug Trafficking: Indictment Alleges Clarksville, Tenn. Mongols Chapter Engaged in Murder, Attempted Murders, Kidnapping, Extortion, Robbery, Drug Trafficking […]

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January 18, 2018

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Barger Versus Conglomerate

Barger Versus Conglomerate

Yesterday, well known motorcycle enthusiast Ralph “Sonny” Barger asked his social media followers and fans to tell Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation to let go of his story, contained in his 2000 book Hell’s Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. In a post on his Facebook page, […]

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January 17, 2018

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Clint Walker Fired

Clint Walker Fired

Clinton Neal Walker, an out in good standings former member of the American Outlaws Association’s St. Petersburg, Florida chapter, was fired yesterday from his job as a Hillsborough County Fire Rescue medic because county officials thought he had showed “unwavering loyalty” to his former motorcycle club. Walker has been the object of unrelenting official calumny […]

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January 11, 2018

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Another Waco Delay

Another Waco Delay

The trial of Waco Twin Peaks defendant George Bergman was continued for at least six months Thursday afternoon. Theoretically, Bergman faces two decades in prison but it does not seem likely that he will ever be convicted. He is accused of engaging in organized criminal activity for attending a Texas confederation of Clubs and Independents […]

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January 11, 2018

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Pagans And Pill Doctors Again

Pagans And Pill Doctors Again

Tuesday, state prosecutors in Mays Landing, New Jersey accused an endocrinologist named James Kauffman and Ferdinand “Freddy” Augello, who is reportedly the president of the Pagans Motorcycle Club’s Cape May Chapter, with murdering Kauffman’s wife April on May 10, 2012. Allegedly, April Kauffman was shot to death inside her Linwood, New Jersey home by a […]

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January 10, 2018

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Deal With It

Deal With It

A television show called Mayans MC, which FX is describing as “the next chapter in the Sons of Anarchy saga, will premiere” around labor day, probably in the same time slot as the last chapter. The cable network insisted that the original Sons of Anarchy was a cinema verite look at the motorcycle club world. […]

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January 9, 2018

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Twin Peaks Lawyer Quits

Twin Peaks Lawyer Quits

Yesterday, Casie Lynn Gotro, the eccentric Houston lawyer who defended Dallas Bandido Christopher Jacob Carrizal at his five-week-long trial last October and November. withdrew from the case. Carrizal was charged with so many crimes it took an assistant district attorney more than 20 minutes to read them all. Simply stated, Carrizal was accused of instigating […]

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January 6, 2018

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Tiger By The Tail

Tiger By The Tail

It is going to be fun to watch Waco, Texas humbled. It is going to be fun to watch Abelino Reyna fail over and over. It is going to be fun to watch biker experts Michael Jarrett and Amanda Dillon get put in their places. It is going to be fun to watch this gang […]

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January 5, 2018

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You Voted For Him

You Voted For Him

This is a slow news week for everybody so the rash of nearly identical headlines from dozens of different news outlets this morning was impossible to ignore. In case you are not already a news junkie here is a little, free taste of what you missed. “Long Island gets two more US attorneys to fight […]

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January 3, 2018

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Let’s Flog Harley Some More

Let's Flog Harley Some More

Harley-Davidson executive has always been an oxymoron. For at least the last 35 years the company has survived by selling symbols of all the things corporate executives are not: Edgy, rugged, handy, individualistic heroes and antiheroes who see through the shallow materialism of corporate executives. Working class biker heroes and anti-heroes, drifters with mysterious pasts […]

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January 2, 2018

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Never Mind In Denver

Never Mind In Denver

Twenty-three months after an Iron Order Motorcycle Club member named Derrick Joseph “Kong” Duran shot and killed Mongols Motorcycle Club member Victor “Nubs” Mendoza and shot and wounded Mongol Jared “Hercules” Chadwick, Mendoza’s widow has settled her civil cases against Duran, the Iron Order and the Colorado Motorcycle Expo. The Expo hosted the event at […]

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January 2, 2018

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Complete Dutch Bandidos Decision

Complete Dutch Bandidos Decision

Sometimes, the most important reason for journalism is not to tell a story you should know but to disseminate public documents you should be able to read for yourself. Last month a court in the Netherlands banned the Bandidos Motorcycle Club from Holland. It was a landmark ruling in the ongoing global war against motorcycle […]

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December 22, 2017

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Wheeler County Justice

Wheeler County Justice

Wheeler County, Oregon District Attorney Gretchen M. Ladd continues to portray herself as a heroine of victims rights. Ladd was the prosecutor who made a secret plea bargain with a woman named Lisa Niehaus. Last Memorial Day Weekend, Niehaus “crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic…on Highway 19 at about Milepost 60, a location just […]

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