Archive | January, 2012

Smith, Ciccone, Fish Testify At Ablett Trial

January 31, 2012

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Three important witnesses testified at the continuing trial Of Mongol Christopher Ablett Tuesday. Ablett is accused of racketeering and of murdering Hells Angel Mark Guardado in San Francisco in September 2008. The prosecution is trying to prove three allegations that could put Ablett in prison for life. The first is that Ablett intentionally murdered Guardado. […]

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Watso And Dead Man Testify

January 30, 2012

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Much of the government’s case against Christopher Ablett during the last two days has focused on the testimony of two friends – one alive and one dead. Federal prosecutors are trying Ablett for racketeering and the murder of Frisco Hells Angels President Mark Guardado in September 2008. The dead witness was a motorcycle mechanic named […]

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Ablett Trial Recesses

January 25, 2012

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The trial of Mongols Motorcycle Club patch holder Christopher Ablett wrapped up its third day Wednesday. Ablett is accused of murdering Hells Angels Frisco charter President Mark Guardado in a street fight in San Francisco in September 2008. The trial will recess tomorrow. The case was nationally sensational for about six months in late 2008 […]

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Ablett Trial Underway

January 24, 2012

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The trial of Mongol Christopher Ablett (above), charged with racketeering and the murder of Hells Angel Mark Guardado, began yesterday in a sealed court. The room was closed for 25 minutes while an FBI agent named Jake D. Millspaugh testified that an unnamed “Confidential Human Source” probably didn’t actually know what he was talking about. […]

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George Christie Trial Postponed

January 23, 2012

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The trial of long-time Hells Angels Ventura charter President George Christie has been postponed for four months. Last Friday U.S. District Judge Jacqueline H. Nguyen ordered the trial continued until May 1. The trial had been scheduled to begin January 31. The government is accusing Christie of being the godfather of the tattoo business in […]

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Don’t Talk To Cops Ever

January 21, 2012

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There are, to paraphrase a common biker saying, two kinds of people: Those who have been arrested and those who will be. The video below, published here at the urging of a reader, presents a brief primer on the pitfalls of talking to the police. It runs almost 50 minutes but if you have not […]

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CORRECTION

January 21, 2012

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In a story published January 19 titled “Sparks Shenanigans” this page reported that Nevada District Attorney Karl Hall: “ still refuses to name the Vago who gave extensive grand jury testimony that led to the indictment that charged all three defendants with conspiracy to commit murder. Hall described the man as in fear for his […]

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Ray Foakes Gets 70 Months

January 20, 2012

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Ray Foakes, a member of the Sonoma County charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, was sentenced to 70 months in prison Tuesday for signing a fraudulent mortgage application. Federal prosecutor’s and defense attorney’s commonly call the charge “the head shot.” It was the charge federal prosecutors used to get former Baltimore Police Commisioner Ed […]

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Sparks Shenanigans

January 19, 2012

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Nevada must have become a province of North Korea – because that is the most likely explanation for the actions of Comrade Chief Deputy District Attorney Karl Hall in a pre-trial hearing in Reno Tuesday. Hall is prosecuting two Vagos, Ernesto Gonzalez and Gary Stuart Rudnick, and one Hells Angel named Cesar Villagrana for a […]

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The Mongols Racketeering Trial

January 18, 2012

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After a delay of 25 months, the Mongols racketeering trial originally scheduled to begin in Los Angeles on December 16, 2008 will finally get under way. Many of the details have evolved. The judge who was to preside, Florence-Marie Cooper, died in January 2010. When the Glendale office of the ATF found out Cooper was […]

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SOPA And PIPA

January 18, 2012

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If you surf the web, you have probably noticed today that numerous high profile sites including Google, Wikipedia, EBay, Facebook, Yahoo and the Electronic Frontier Foundation are protesting two proposed laws called SOPA and PIPA. If you have found anything on this site that is informative, interesting or amusing you should know what these laws […]

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Palafox Charges Dropped

January 10, 2012

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The trumped-up charges against Vagos President Pastor Palafox have been dropped. Palafox was one of 12 members of the Vagos Motorcycle Club arrested by 500 state, local and federal police officers in six Southern California counties on October 6. Police called the arrests “Operation Simple Green.” The raids were precipitated by a violent brawl between […]

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More Ventura Angels Woe

January 9, 2012

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Ventura County Superior Court Judge Charles Campbell sentenced Hells Angel Aaron McIntosh to 120 months in prison today for stealing a motorcycle belonging to former Hells Angel James David Ivans, Jr. McIntosh had also convicted of “committing a criminal felony while participating in a criminal street gang.” He had faced a possible sentence of 164 […]

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