Archive | April, 2013

Iron Brotherhood Patch Holders Named

April 26, 2013

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Four months after the fact, the Arizona Department of Public Safety finally named the Iron Brotherhood members who attacked a civilian in a Prescott bar last Christmas. The assailants were Phoenix Police Department Community Action Officer Eric “Guido” Amato and an Ajo, Arizona ambulance service supervisor named Greg “Top Gun” Kaufmann. The victim was 23-year-old […]

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Finn Avoids Charges

April 25, 2013

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Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson, pctured above, has declined to prosecute former Boulder City, Nevada Police Chief Thomas Finn for covering his tracks during the Mongols national run. Finn exploited his opportunity to bully the Mongols when the club came to Finn’s town south of Las Vegas last June. He assembled a police force […]

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Attention Recently Unemployed Laffing Devils

April 23, 2013

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It looks like some version of American Chopper, the reality motorcycle soap opera about an unhappy father and son who got rich and famous building ridiculous bikes, may be coming back and the show is hiring. On April 12th, Orange County Choppers’ Facebook page announced: “Orange County Choppers is back at it again! We are […]

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Still Punishing Brian Brewer

April 22, 2013

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Brian Brewer, a member of the San Diego charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club and a prisoner at the California State Prison at Centinela, was denied compassionate release again last week. California corrections officials declined, “to recommend to the court that the prisoner’s sentence be recalled. The Board finds the conditions under which the […]

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The Sum Of One Weekend

April 18, 2013

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Stephen “Bowtie” Stubbs (pictured above), the Las Vegas lawyer who represented the Mongols Motorcycle Club’s legal interests while they were vacationing in Boulder City last June, announced some specifics about that harassment campaign yesterday. The harassment was the idea of former Boulder City Police Chief Thomas Finn. Finn apparently thought the bikers were an easy […]

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Boulder City Fires Finn

April 16, 2013

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Boulder City, Nevada fired Police Chief Thomas Finn when he returned from a three-month-long, paid medical leave yesterday morning. No one was surprised. Boulder City named Finn’s putative replacement, a Vegas Metro Deputy Chief named Bill Conger, acting chief March 13. While on leave, Finn filed ethics complaints against three of the Boulder City Politicians […]

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Big Important Breaking News

April 15, 2013

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Rebel has returned from Phoenix and will probably soon begin work on a story tenatively titled “Worst Motorcycle Ride Ever.” The story will feature hurricane force winds, the mother of all bee stings, missed connections, a dust storm, rain and a motorcycle accident. In the mean time another really important story, the advance notice for […]

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First Mongols, Now Mormons

April 12, 2013

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Boulder City, Nevada Police Chief and bully Thomas Finn will probably be fired when he reports back to work on Monday and he is not taking that well. Finn’s woes began last June when he decided to use his police powers to bully members of the Mongols Motorcycle Club. The Mongols chose Boulder City as […]

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Episode Fourteen

April 11, 2013

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The Devils Ride cablecast its fourteenth episode and ended its second “season” last Monday. If that’s it, it will have been the show’s schizophrenia that killed it. The show began as a supposed real look inside a real motorcycle club – “a place,” as one of Hunter Thompson’s early admirers put it, “few of us […]

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Rock Hell Case Plot Twist

April 11, 2013

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The apparently ongoing racketeering case in Columbia, South Carolina took a strange turn today. Former lead defendant Dan Bifield and his wife Lisa, who is also a defendant in the case, appeared in court together for a two hour motion hearing. Some of that hearing was held in camera – which is the Latin phrase […]

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Long Moves For New Trial

April 8, 2013

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The Hells Angels racketeering trial in Columbia, South Carolina ended almost a month ago but the arguments continue to echo. On March 14, a jury found three members of the Rock Hell City Nomads charter of the Hells Angels, Mark William Baker, David Channing Oiler and Bruce James Long (pictured above), guilty of multiple charges […]

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Where Is My Comment!!!

April 7, 2013

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About once a day, Someone contacts me to ask why I refused to publish his comment. Some guys get fairly irate about it. Some people seem a little hurt. The Aging Rebel gets between 2,000 and 3,000 spam comments every day. The worst day the site got about 4,000 spam comments. Some spam comments look […]

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Was Dan Bifield Blackmailed

April 5, 2013

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In a 12 page motion filed April 2nd, Assistant United States Attorney Julius N. “Jay” Richardson accused Daniel Eugene “Diamond Dan” Bifield of trying “to game the system” by attempting to withdraw his guilty plea. Bifield pled guilty to racketeering conspiracy on January 3. Bifield’s agreement with the government was unusually one sided. The defendant, […]

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