Archive | October, 2011

Where The Kinzey Case Stands

October 30, 2011

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The sensational drug case against California State University at San Bernardino Kinesiology professor Stephen “Skinz” Kinzey appears to be losing its press appeal. Kinzey earned his colorful nickname as a biker. San Bernardino County officials held a press conference six days after Kinzey’s Highland, California home was raided by a Swat team on August 26. […]

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Steve Martin “187” Tausan

October 28, 2011

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Steve Martin “187” Tausan (above photo right in Red and White), the Sergeant-at-Arms for the Santa Cruz charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club and a former member of the club’s San Jose charter died October 15, 2011 at the funeral for his close friend Jeffrey “Jethro” Pettigrew. Tausan was a complex, widely respected and […]

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Following Simple Green

October 28, 2011

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The charges brought against 12 members of the Vagos Motorcycle Club, as a result of a made for media law enforcement drama called “Operation Simple Green,” still have not been dismissed. The incarceration of two of those Vagos, Thomas Henry Gibson and Andrew Eloy Lozano, illustrates that in post-millennial California justice is a television show. […]

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Sutter Orders Killing

October 24, 2011

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It is time to get dirty SAMCRO fans. Your leader commands you. This morning Kurt Sutter, the man behind the favorite television show of all real bikers including Anarchists, Mayans, the Irish Republican Army and so on twittered, “after tomorrow night’s episode, @directv will be pulling FX from your dial. kill DTV and change service […]

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Road Rage Victim Identified

October 24, 2011

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Monday afternoon police identified 51-year-old George Lopez Jr. of Stockton, California as the man killed by an East Bay mini-bus driver named Eddie Hall (above) Saturday afternoon. According to numerous accounts, Lopez was a member of the Hells Angels California Nomads charter. Lopez was riding with a half dozen other club members when he was […]

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A Brief Apology

October 24, 2011

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On Sunday, October 24, this page used a road sign for Interstate 81 to illustrate a story about the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. As everyone except the author of this page knows, the Road Brother Motorcycle Club wears a patch that includes an interstate road sign that varies according to the location of the chapter. […]

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More Hells Angels Bad News

October 23, 2011

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What is moving about the bizarre concatenation of bad news that has beset the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club is that all of this could happen to anybody. The latest scenes in this continuing drama gave the bubble headed bleached blondes who bring the world Tha Newz an opportunity to shout the club’s name twice last […]

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HA Drama Continues

October 22, 2011

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San Jose Police Lieutenant Alan Cavallo has told Bay Area reporters that Steve Ruiz (above), the San Jose Hells Angel who shot and killed another Angel at a Hells Angel funeral last Saturday is still alive and on the run. Police accuse Ruiz of shooting Santa Cruz charter Sergeant-at-Arms Steve Tausan after Tausan knocked Ruiz […]

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Tausan Murder Suspect Named

October 18, 2011

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Sean Webby of the San Jose Mercury News is reporting that Hells Angel Steve Joseph Ruiz is the prime suspect in the shooting death of Hells Angel Steve Tausan at the funeral for Hells Angel Jeffrey “Jethro” Pettigrew last Saturday. Webby, citing what is obviously a police source, said “investigators believe” Ruiz “could be dead.” […]

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Hells Angels Funeral Shooting

October 17, 2011

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The September 23 shootout at the John Ascuaga’s Nugget casino in Sparks, Nevada claimed another life Saturday. Steve Tausan, 52 (above), Sergeant at Arms for the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club San Jose charter was shot twice and killed by a still unidentified assailant while both men attended the funeral service for Jeffrey “Jethro” Pettigrew, former […]

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Cops Playing Seal Team Six

October 14, 2011

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The ongoing war between America’s self-appointed heroes and the biker menace may have reached a new low of vileness and surreality during “Operation Simple Green” last week. This episode from the domestic war on people who must be terrorists because they are not little puppies has all the elements of a great story. Unfortunately, no […]

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A Criminal Enterprise

October 8, 2011

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Operation Black Rain, the three year long, $150 million investigation of the Mongols and other motorcycle clubs, was a crime wave punctuated by at least three deaths, at least two six-figure “drug deals,” countless smaller drug deals, numerous assaults, hate crimes, multiple firearms violations, payoffs, perjury, embezzlement, obstruction of justice, theft and even wildlife poaching. […]

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Vagos Raids Summary

October 6, 2011

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Five hundred state, local and federal police officers participated in a series of raids in San Bernardino, Imperial, Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego and Santa Barbara counties in Southern California this morning on residences and other locations associated with members of the Vagos Motorcycle Club. The raids culminated what authorities described as an 18 […]

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