Archive | December, 2012

Cop Club Menace Claims Victim

December 28, 2012

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The growing menace of cop motorcycle clubs claimed another victim last Saturday night. The victim, a 23-year-old man from Glendale, Arizona, was attacked in a Prescott, Arizona bar by multiple assailants. He told police at the Yavapai Regional Medical Center that he had been attacked by members of a “motorcycle gang.” Prescott police immediately imposed […]

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Boulder City Farce Celebrates Christmas

December 27, 2012

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The legal fight between Las Vegas attorney Stephen Stubbs and Boulder City Police Chief Thomas Finn got a little more interesting today when Stubbs filed a motion in Clark County Court that accuses Finn of yet another felony. This time Finn seems to have violated Nevada Revised Statute 199.520, which translates into English as “disclosure […]

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Largo, Bouncer And Doc

December 26, 2012

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It is still possible to squeeze news out of the great Mongols case of 2008. That’s how big the case became. Fifty months after the busts there is still news to report. At the end of 2012 there are still two defendants whose individual cases are still open. Horacio “Scorpio” Ponce, defendant number seven, allegedly […]

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If You Love A Motorcycle Let It Go

December 26, 2012

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Immediately after the Second World War, one of the most popular imported motorcycles in America was a German bike called the NSU, which stands for the Neckarsulm Strickmaschinen Union. That translates as the Neckarsulm Knitting-machine Union. The company got into the bicycle business in the 1890s and started building motorcycles in 1901. NSU invented the […]

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Motorcycle Of The Future

December 20, 2012

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An eleven-person company in San Francisco called Lit Motors has built a working prototype of a self balancing, fully enclosed electric motorcycle. According to company founder Daniel Kim, this motorcycle of the future will have a top speed of 125 miles per hour, reach 60 from a standing start in 6 seconds and will have […]

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World To End

December 20, 2012

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Unless the History Channel, Discovery Channel and National Geographic Channel are wrong, the world will end sometime tomorrow. And really, when have these impeccable sources of infotainment ever been wrong? For example, consider the sum of their excellent journalism on the transnational biker menace. The possibility that tomorrow might be doomsday has briefly displaced the […]

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South Carolina Federal Railroad

December 19, 2012

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There was a hearing in Columbia, South Carolina for most of the defendants in the Rock Hell Nomads Hells Angels case and Judge Cameron McGowan Currie mostly ruled against the defense. When she dies and goes to Hell she will be endlessly tried for racketeering. Much of the case against the defendants remains secret – […]

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When Everything May Be Used Against You

December 18, 2012

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The way federal racketeering cases against motorcycle clubs typically proceed is by first accusing the defendants of everything and then using everything as evidence against them. The current case against the Devils Diciples Motorcycle Club illustrates the way the Department of Justice uses confusion, chaos and the threat of punishment to punish presumably innocent defendants […]

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Keep Your Sunny Side Up

December 17, 2012

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Von I. Meyer of Cedar Lake, Indiana continues to be held without bail today after an obnoxious domestic dispute with his wife on Friday. Cedar Lake is about 40 southwest of Chicago. Meyer (photo above) is obviously guilty of at least three crimes. First, he wears a set of buttons on his forehead that his […]

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Brammo Ships Motorcycle

December 15, 2012

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Brammo, the Ashland, Oregon electric motorcycle company shipped its first sport bike this week. We only really have Brammo’s word for this. The name of the new owner is given simply “Ain” and you can see him beaming over his new motorcycle on the company website. The company says Ain picked up his new electric […]

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Devils Diciples Murder Hearing

December 14, 2012

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Six suspects police believe are connected to the murder of a Devils Diciple named Samuel Henry Dixson (above) last September had a preliminary hearing yesterday in Bay Minette, Alabama. Dixson disappeared September 7 after telling his wife he was going to a party at the Devils Diciples clubhouse in Tuscaloosa. The clubhouse burned down in […]

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Delaware V. Abel

December 13, 2012

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There was a court decision in Delaware last week that may illuminate the limits of personal searches of bikers by the police. These searches, in which police contrive an infraction in order to search you, are called Terry Stops. The name comes from a 1968 Supreme Court ruling in Terry v. Ohio in which the […]

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Merry Operation Resolution!

December 12, 2012

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The Abbotsford, British Columbia Police Department sent holiday greetings to the usual suspects this week according to a story by Rochelle Baker published in yesterday’s Abbotsford Times. Abbotsford is a city of about 170,000 people near the United States border and about 40 miles southwest of Vancouver. It is the safest city in that part […]

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