Archive | January, 2014

New York Mongol Set Free

January 31, 2014

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The strange and terrible saga of the New York Mongol is finally over. After forty-one months Robert “Commanche” Santiago is finally free Santiago was arrested at the conclusion of a 21-month-long undercover investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Its press release name became “Operation On The Road Again.” It might have […]

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Boodan Lee Faces Molestation Charge

January 30, 2014

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Danny Ray “Boodan” Lee, a prominent member of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club, the founder of a charity called “The Big Ride: Colors Across America” and an occasional commenter on this page was arrested Monday in Merritt Island, Florida on child molestation charges. Lee was arrested by Agent Chris Shephard of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. […]

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Kingman Suit Settled

January 29, 2014

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The City of Kingman, Arizona has paid former city employee Melissa Summerson $50.000 to drop her federal lawsuit. The city made the offer Monday. Summerson accepted the offer and formally dropped her suit yesterday. In an emailed statement Summerson’s lawyer, David C. Kresin, told the Kingman Miner, “Melissa feels vindicated by the court’s entry of […]

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Woman Arrested Under Oz VLAD Law

January 24, 2014

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The first woman has been arrested under the Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Act of 2013. The law went into effect in the Northern Australian state of Queensland last October. It forbids three or more members of a “criminal association” from appearing together in public places like bars, restaurants and hotels. The woman went into the […]

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Show Business Kid’s Stuff

January 23, 2014

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Speaking of Hollywood, did you know that The Aging Rebel is on twitter? Did you know that a leading infotainment enterprise named Bischoff Hervey Entertainment has a brilliant, true and cutting edge television show called The Devils Ride that is about to debut its third, six episode season? Did you know that that company and […]

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Desperately Seeking SOA Tattoos

January 23, 2014

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A producer with a show on the Sundance Channel contacted this page yesterday. The show is called The Writers’ Room and the producer hoped I might be able to find him someone with a Sons of Anarchy tattoo. “We need photos of real people who got real tattoos inspired by the show (with tattoos of […]

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The Michael Hingle Soap Opera

January 22, 2014

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San Jose defense attorney Michael E. Hingle was indicted last week by a federal grand jury on charges of obstructing justice and making false statements to the FBI in a case involving members of the San Jose charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. At the time of the alleged obstruction Hingle was representing San […]

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Updating The Indianapolis Outlaws Case

January 21, 2014

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The Racketeering case brought against 51 defendants associated with the American Outlaws Association in Indiana in July 2012 is almost completed. Cases against 14 defendants remain officially open although one of those defendants, Jamie A. Bolinger was sentenced a week ago to serve 102 months in prison. After Bolinger was sentenced, United States Attorney Joseph […]

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John E. “JD” Dawson

January 21, 2014

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John E. “JD” Dawson, a loyal, humorous and widely loved member of the Wallkill charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, died of complications that began with knee surgery at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York last Wednesday, January 15, 2014. It was his 59th birthday. Dawson was born in Oceanside, California. He […]

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Kingman Biker Suit Continues

January 20, 2014

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The civil rights lawsuit filed by Melissa Summerson against the city of Kingman, Arizona continues to crawl its way through the U.S. Court for the District of Arizona. The straightforward case has entered its discovery phase and 14 witnesses have been notified that they will be deposed. Twelve of the deposition notices were filed last […]

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The Devils Ride Returns

January 18, 2014

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The absurd, existential, mind experiment called The Devils Ride will return for a six episode season on Monday, February 3 at 10 p.m. This is the third season the show has aired on Discovery. It was originally promoted as “a real life Sons of Anarchy.” It featured a family friendly, three piece patch club in […]

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Bikers United

January 14, 2014

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The biker Unification Rally in Sacramento came off without a hitch this weekend. Whether it made any difference or not remains to be seen. Somewhere between two and three thousand motorcycle enthusiasts peacefully assembled at the California State House. It was a photogenic rally. Members of at least a half dozen three-piece-patch clubs including the […]

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The Burden Of Being Rebel

January 13, 2014

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My all time favorite death threat, sent from a proxy server in Germany, was “Somebody ought to shove a little steel in you.” What I liked was not the originality of the sentiment – lots of people want to stab me – but the onomatopoetic alliteration, which I thought was absolutely inspired. The repetitive esses […]

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