Archive | November, 2012

Boulder City Slapstick

November 29, 2012

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The Boulder City, Nevada City Council voted Tuesday night to ask the Nevada Division of Investigation to investigate the city’s top cop, Thomas Finn. Finn has been loudly accused of several crimes by Las Vegas biker rights attorney Stephen “Bowtie” Stubbs (photo above). Stubbs’ charges are related to a federal civil rights lawsuit brought against […]

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Boulder City Chief Finn Destroyed

November 27, 2012

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The evolving, often hilarious, situation comedy starring Las Vegas biker rights lawyer Stephen “Bowtie” Stubbs and Boulder City, Nevada Police Chief Thomas Finn is starting to look like a hit. Why Hollywood production company Bischoff Hervey Entertainment decided to do a “reality” series about an alleged San Diego motorcycle club called the Laffing Devils instead […]

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Cindy Rutherford

November 17, 2012

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Cindy Rutherford, who owned Century Motorcycles on Pacific Coast Highway in San Pedro, died November 8 after a two-year-long fight with cancer. Anybody who ever crossed paths with Ms. Rutherford knows cancer must have cheated. Her father, William “Wild Bill” Cotton, founded Century in 1962. He was a sometime boxer and racer who started riding […]

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Jak-Scht Sentenced

November 16, 2012

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Michael Jakscht, the trash truck driver who ran over eight motorcycles in Phoenix in March 2010, was sentenced to 26 years in prison this afternoon by an Arizona judge. Under Arizona’s Truth In Sentencing Law Jakscht will do about 230 months. His release date should be late in the year 2031 or early in 2032. […]

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Maloney’s Version

November 15, 2012

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David “Tin Man” Maloney was almost in court in Sanford, Florida again today trying to win his freedom. Maloney and three other men are charged with three counts of second degree murder and two counts of attempted murder in the aftermath of a gun battle in the parking lot of a VFW Post in Winter […]

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The Other South Carolina HA Case

November 14, 2012

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There are two ongoing cases against members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club in South Carolina. Federal prosecutors seem to be trying to win the one titled United States versus Bifield et al. The other case, titled Operation Red Harvest was probably never more than a publicity stunt to get an interim police chief a […]

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Bifield Case Update

November 13, 2012

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There is still no justice in the federal racketeering case in South Carolina titled US v Bifield et al. but the North Korean style soap opera continues. Bifield and his fellow defendants are all members or in some way associated with the Hells Angels or Red Devils Motorcycle Clubs and as is typical in federal […]

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Veterans Day

November 10, 2012

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The Great War that began in 1914 and finally stopped in 1918 was so terrible that many rational men believed that it would be the last war. Sixty-five million men served in the Great War. Eight and a half million soldiers died. Twenty-two million men were wounded. As is always the case in war, civilian […]

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Warlocks Shooting Details

November 10, 2012

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Last week police finally began to make public details of a shooting in Winter Springs, Florida on September 30. Five members of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club mothered in Orlando were allegedly shot by four members of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club founded and headquartered in Philadelphia. The Florida Warlocks wear a Warbird-Phoenix patch. The Philly Warlocks […]

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Li’l Wayne’s Filthy Few Respect Few Fear None

November 9, 2012

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Major motorcycle clubs have a well deserved reputation for jealously guarding their marks and slogans. A distinguished attorney named Fritz Clapp, for example, has spent much of his past 20 years suing trademark pirates on behalf of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. Clapp calls himself a “lawyer from hell” and the club’s suits are so […]

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August

November 8, 2012

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The last star was floating in the deep black above a thin orange line when I started the long fall back to the coast. Right away I had to climb more than a mile. The West Portal of the Eisenhower Tunnel is 11,158 feet above the Pacific. Technically, Frisco is a couple thousand feet lower […]

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Eric Dean “Lil Pee-Ka” Garcia

November 3, 2012

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The body of Mongols Motorcycle Club member Eric Dean “Lil’ Pee-Ka” Garcia was discovered by a hiker in a remote, wooded area near Mount Bache Road south of Los Gatos, California on October 14. He was murdered. His body had decomposed and he was identified by his fingerprints. Garcia was at a party near the […]

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The Harpy-Warbird Feud

November 1, 2012

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A story published yesterday by the Orlando Sentinel raised troubling questions about the prolonged shootout on September 30 between two separate and distinct Warlocks Motorcycle Clubs in the parking lot of a VFW Post in Winter Springs, Florida. The two clubs were the Warlocks who wear a Phoenix-Warbird on their backs and the Warlocks who […]

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