Milton Charles “Barbwire” Wilson, who is identified in court documents as the current president of the Kansas City chapter of the Sons of Silence Motorcycle Club, was arrested and charged yesterday with transporting a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. A source has also identified Wilson as a former member of the Vagos Motorcycle Club.
If convicted, Wilson faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in federal prison without parole and a maximum penalty of life in federal prison without parole. Wilson is 58-years-old. He has a bail hearing tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.
The government has already moved that he be denied bail because he “is a potential flight risk because of his high-level leadership as president of the Kansas City chapter of the Sons of Silence Motorcycle Club.”
The motion alleges “The Sons of Silence has been designated an ‘outlaw motorcycle gang’ due to its members having been ‘implicated in numerous criminal activities, including murder, assault, drug trafficking, intimidation, extortion, prostitution operations, money laundering, weapons trafficking, and motorcycle and motorcycle parts theft.’ By numerous estimates, the Sons of Silence outlaw motorcycle gang has over a dozen chapters in the Southeastern, Midwestern and Western United States, as well as multiple chapters in Germany. Due to the inherently transitory nature of this outlaw motorcycle gang and its numerous chapters in disparate areas of the United States, Wilson’s presidency of the Kansas City chapter of the Sons of Silence affords him ready access to a preexisting network of confederates to aid any potential flight and evasion of law enforcement, and complicates this Court’s ability to meaningfully ensure Wilson’s appearance at future proceedings and supervise his release on conditions of bond.”
Wilson is also charged with being an unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of four firearms. An 18-year-old woman named Kayla “Foxy” Pinkerton was charged as Wilson’s accomplice. A federal grand jury indicted the pair on April 30.
The alleged victim is only identified as being under 18-years-of age. The alleged victim’s name, exact age and sex remain secret.
In his motion to deny Wilson bail, Assistant United States Attorney Patrick D. Daly claimed “the Government will produce evidence that on the evening of December 3, 2013, Wilson paid for an advertisement on Backpage.com, which facilitated the listing of Child Victim (a minor under the age of 18) to engage in prostitution activity. Wilson also reserved and paid for a hotel room at a Kansas City, Missouri area hotel. Wilson also picked up the Child Victim from the house he/she was staying at in Missouri, transported him/her to the hotel room, and drove him/her to at least two locations in Overland Park, Kansas, where he/she engaged in prostitution activity for money. Wilson waited in his car while the Child Victim engaged in these prostitution acts. After engaging in this prostitution activity in Kansas, Wilson transported the Child Victim back into Missouri in the early morning hours of December 4, 2013, and returned him/her to the residence where he/she was staying. Based on his admissions and numerous corroborating details, Wilson was fully aware that the reason and purpose for the transportation of Child Victim was so that the Child Victim could engage in prostitution activity.”
Daly also claims that “The Government will produce evidence that, on the night he and Pinkerton transported the minor into Kansas for prostitution activity, Wilson expressed concern at the Child Victim’s nervousness. Pinkerton attempted to reassure Wilson as to the Child Victim’s involvement in these prostitution acts, and Wilson responded that if ‘this came back on him’ he would harm Pinkerton and her family.”