Chosen Sons Plead

February 6, 2016

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Chosen Sons Plead

Three members of the Chosen Sons Motorcycle Club pled guilty Thursday to charges that resulted from a fight with members of the Iron Order Motorcycle Club in Essex, Maryland on June 7, 2014. Keith Romans and Alessandro Lori pled guilty to disorderly conduct. Nicholas Burkey pled guilty to second-degree assault. All three men were sentenced […]

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February 6, 2016

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Military Times On Iron Order

Military Times On Iron Order

Writing in Military Times, Jon R. Anderson reported yesterday that soldiers at Fort Carson near Colorado Springs may be banned from joining the Iron Order Motorcycle Club. Fort Carson currently houses about 32,000 soldiers, sailors and airmen. Most notably, it is the home of the 4th Infantry Division and the 10th Special Forces Group. At […]

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February 5, 2016

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Moving The Waco Trials

Moving The Waco Trials

Citing “pervasive, prejudicial, and inflammatory” publicity Waco defendant Matt Clendennen and his lawyer, Clint Broden, filed a change of venue motion in the 54th District Court in Waco today. Clendennen is currently scheduled to stand trial later this month. He is charged with being part of a criminal conspiracy to commit murder and assault. In […]

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February 5, 2016

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The Mongols Statement

The Mongols Statement

Yesterday in Denver, Las Vegas attorney Stephen “Bowtie” Stubbs, flanked by two members of the Mongols Motorcycle Club dressed in black and white flannel shirts but not wearing cuts, issued a statement on behalf of the club that included the Mongols survivors’ version of events. Stubbs said: “The Mongols Motorcycle Club is confidant that the […]

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February 4, 2016

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Iron Order TRU Training

Iron Order TRU Training

The confrontation in Denver last Saturday, that led to the murder of Mongol Motorcycle Club patch holder Victor “Nubs” Mendoza by Iron Order Motorcycle Club member Derrick “Kong” Duran was not merely premeditated but also rehearsed. The Iron Order includes a “Training and Response Unit,” which the club calls TRU. It exists to prepare club […]

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February 3, 2016

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Meanwhile In Waco

Meanwhile In Waco

Dallas Attorney Clint Broden, who represents Scimitar Motorcycle Club member Matt Clendennen, filed nine pretrial motions yesterday. Clendennen is scheduled to go to trial February 29, although that proceeding will probably be postponed to accommodate prosecutor Abelino Reyna. Reyna still hasn’t found a way to convict Clendennen although in a motion filed January 26 he […]

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February 3, 2016

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Joseph Alphonse “Wrecker” Ludwig

Joseph Alphonse "Wrecker" Ludwig

Joseph Alphonse “Wrecker” Ludwig, a proud member of the Harford Chapter of the Chosen Sons Motorcycle Club, died in an automobile accident on January 9. He was previously a member of the Baltimore chapter. Wrecker Ludwig died sitting in a Fiat at a red light at the intersection of Route 40 and West Shore Road […]

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February 2, 2016

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Still No Arrests In Denver

Still No Arrests In Denver

Tough guy prison guard and Iron Order patch holder Derrick “Kong” Duran is still free today. Duran probably murdered Mongols Motorcycle Club member Victor “Nubs” Mendoza last Saturday and he is unlikely to be charged. A widely circulated photograph shows Duran at the scene of the crime with a gun in his right hand. Another […]

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February 1, 2016

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Denver Coverup Underway

Denver Coverup Underway

The coverup of the murder of a member of the Mongols Motorcycle Club by an Iron Order Motorcycle Club chapter officer at the Colorado Motorcycle Exposition in Denver last Saturday appears to be already underway. The shooter (pictured above right with gun still in hand moments after the murder) is a Colorado Department of Corrections […]

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February 1, 2016

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Dear Infidel — An Editorial

Dear Infidel -- An Editorial

This morning, a reader with the screen handle Infidel wrote: “Ok, bear with me. “I am not affiliated with law enforcement nor 1% clubs in any manner. I do ride a HD and love it. “I have written several papers on LEMCs (during my graduate work on subcultures) and the issues surrounding the acrimony expressed […]

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January 30, 2016

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Denver Iron Order Fight

Denver Iron Order Fight

At least one person is dead and there are “multiple other victims” as a result of a brawl that started at about 12:45 p.m. Mountain Time today at the Colorado Motorcycle Exposition held at the National Western Complex in complex in Denver. Police spokesperson Raquel Lopez described the fight as an “incident” and “a disturbance.” […]

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January 29, 2016

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The Leesville Shooting

The Leesville Shooting

A simmering conflict between members of the Iron Order Motorcycle Club and the Los Solitarios Motorcycle Club in Leesville, Louisiana near Fort Polk culminated in gunfire on December 23. In an open letter to members of the Iron Order, Iron Legacy Motorcycle Club president  and former Iron Order president Ray “Izod” Lubesky wrote: “With the […]

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January 28, 2016

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Outlaws Patch Case

Outlaws Patch Case

The state of Illinois and the American Outlaws Association are locked into a bizarre dispute. The Outlaws say their patches are private property. The state contends they are contraband. Case law and the Constitution are on the Outlaws side but the case isn’t really about the rule of law. This case is about the state […]

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