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More Iron Order Loose Lips

16. September 2014

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More Iron Order Loose Lips

The Iron Order Motorcycle Club has a national election coming up this weekend and the sources are singing like birds. The Aging Rebel believes that at only ten-years-old with more than 4,000 members, the IOMC is too large, immature and factionalized to survive. This page also believes that there is a high probability that the […]

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Dobyns Wins $173,000

16. September 2014

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Dobyns Wins $173,000

Jay Dobyns lawsuit against his former employer, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is finally resolved. The bad news is that Jay Dobyns is now officially a hero. A Federal District Judge named Francis M. Allegra seems to think so. The good news is that Dobyns isn’t much richer than he was before […]

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Smith Trial Day Two

16. September 2014

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Smith Trial Day Two

Blaming the victim is a venerable, if risky, strategy in criminal defense. It sometimes works because juries tend to include a disproportionate number of people who are too stupid to get out of jury duty. It is the strategy that accused killer Paul Wayne “Dog” Smith’s defender, Debra Ferwerda, chose to present to the jury […]

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Final Warlocks Trial Begins

15. September 2014

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Final Warlocks Trial Begins

Jury selection began today in the trial of Paul Wayne “Dog” Smith at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center in Sanford, Florida. About 80 prospective jurors were present when the court session began. Judge Jessica Recksiedler is presiding over the case. Smith is accused of second degree murder in the deaths of three members of […]

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Harvest Moon Marks Return Of Motorcycle Hunting Season

12. September 2014

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Harvest Moon Marks Return Of Motorcycle Hunting Season

Usually we don’t bring this up for another month or so, until the rutting begins, but the Harvest Moon is waning and the motorcycle hunting season appears to be off to an early start. At least that’s what the deer call it. Last Saturday near Archer, Iowa Michael Otten of Hurley, South Dakota struck a […]

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Iron Order Murder Day 78

11. September 2014

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Iron Order Murder Day 78

Today is the 78th day since a Black Piston named Zachariah “Nas T” Tipton was shot by a still unnamed member of the Iron Order Motorcycle Club outside Nippers Beach Grille in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. There have been widely disparate accounts of the moments that bracketed the murder. Numerous Iron Order members, including club president […]

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Money, Money, Money, Money

10. September 2014

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Money, Money, Money, Money

The numbers are in for the motorcycle rallies in Sturgis, South Dakota and Atlantic Beach, South Carolina. Guess who won. You, and you know who you are, dropped a collective total of $18,822,304 with 954 temporary vendors on things like tee- shirts and collapsible batons at the Black Hills Rally. The figures do not include […]

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Berkshire Murder Final Chapter

9. September 2014

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Berkshire Murder Final Chapter

Trial is underway for Caius Veiovis, the most self-dramatizing of the defendants in the sordid, triple murder of three Pittsfield, Massachusetts men in 2011. The defendant pronounces his unique name KYE-us VAY-oh-veese. The local paper, the Berkshire Eagle, has been calling the case the “Hells Angels Triple Murder.” The prosecutor in Veiovis trial has continued […]

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Outcasts And Wheels Of Soul

5. September 2014

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Outcasts And Wheels Of Soul

Police in Birmingham, Alabama and Atlanta and federal police are investigating multiple, linked, violent confrontations between members of the Outcast and the Wheels of Soul Motorcycle Clubs. Both clubs are traditional, black, three piece patch motorcycle clubs. According to public statements by police, the ill will between the clubs has resulted in three deaths in […]

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The Gang Member Firefighter Case

3. September 2014

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The Gang Member Firefighter Case

An interesting civil lawsuit that has lingered in federal court since last January and had lingered in Santa Cruz County Superior Court for two months before that, was refiled Monday in the Federal Northern District of California in San Jose. A  South Lake Tahoe, Nevada paramedic named Kristopher Klay is suing the Santa Cruz County […]

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