Archive | October, 2015

Biker Shootout Or Police Abuse

October 30, 2015

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Biker Shootout Or Police Abuse

Whoever released the video featured in a CNN report by correspondent Ed Lavandera yesterday titled “Knives, guns, blood and fear: Inside the Texas biker shootout” remains a stone cold whodunit. Although cynics might take the caption in the upper right corner that read “Waco Police Department” for a clue, Waco police spokesman W. Patrick Swanton […]

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CNN Releases Waco Video

October 29, 2015

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CNN Releases Waco Video

This morning, CNN released edited video taken on the patio and other interior locations of the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco during a confrontation last May 17 between members and friends of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club and members and friends of the Cossacks Motorcycle Club. It was almost immediately taken down from most news outlets. […]

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Iron Coffin Denied Bail

October 28, 2015

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Iron Coffin Denied Bail

Calhoun County, Michigan District Judge Frank Line has ruled that Iron Coffins Motorcycle Club patch holder Matthew Starkweather will stay locked up until he is eventually tried for murder. Starkweather has twice been charged with the murder of former Battle Creek chapter president Lee J. “Leeroy” Taylor on New Year’s Day 2012. The first time […]

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Waco Day 164

October 27, 2015

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Waco Day 164

Today the Dallas Morning News published an editorial under a headline that read in part, “biker gangs earning more trust than prosecutors.” “Right after the May 17 motorcycle-gang shootout in Waco,” the editorial squeaks, “this newspaper’s inclination was to believe law enforcers’ account that the nine deaths and 22 injuries were the result of hardened […]

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Meanwhile In Oz

October 27, 2015

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Meanwhile In Oz

America’s testing ground in the Global War on Motorcycle Outlaws is Australia: As the Spanish Civil War was where the Nazis practiced for World War II. Australia isn’t hogtied with a Bill of Rights so police there can be slightly more unreasonable than the police here are. The primary tool used to get bad guys […]

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Police On The Roof

October 26, 2015

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Police On The Roof

A lawsuit filed last week against the owners of the Waco Twin Peaks alleges that before the first shot was fired, “occupied…the rooftop of a neighboring restaurant.” The suit was filed on behalf of the widow, children and parents of Matthew Mark Smith, a member of the Cossacks Motorcycle Club and a former member of […]

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Jenkins Gets Life

October 22, 2015

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Jenkins Gets Life

Andre “Li’l Bear” Jenkins was sentenced yesterday to life in prison without the possibility of parole by Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon for the murders of Kingsmen Motorcycle Club members Paul Maue and Daniel “DJ” Szymanski outside the club’s North Tonawanda, New York clubhouse in the early morning hours of September 6, 2014. Sources, speaking […]

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Florida Bike Night Besieged

October 22, 2015

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Florida Bike Night Besieged

A Hooters in Pembroke Pines, Florida has indefinitely suspended its Wednesday bike nights after five straight “motorcycle safety operations” by local police. So far, the “safety operations” have resulted in 13 arrests, 31 criminal citations, 137 moving violations and 131 non-moving violations. The restaurant has been sponsoring the weekly events, which have included a disk […]

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Fusion Center Push Back

October 21, 2015

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Fusion Center Push Back

Maine Representative Charlotte Warren has introduced a bill that would compel oversight of the state’s lone fusion center and the center’s budget. The fusion center is formally known as the Maine Information and Analysis Center. The Maine center is already supposed to be overseen by a three-member advisory board that includes Daniel Wathen, a former […]

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Waco Grand Jury Investigating

October 20, 2015

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Waco Grand Jury Investigating

If you have belonged to the Texas Confederation of Clubs and Independents in the last two years you are now part of the Waco investigation. Whether you were at the Twin Peaks last May 17 or not. Whether you have ever been to Waco or not. The Waco Tribune-Herald reported last Wednesday that the currently […]

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Cops Bust Brain Cancer Fundraiser

October 19, 2015

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Cops Bust Brain Cancer Fundraiser

Police made eleven arrests within a two block radius of a fundraiser at Duffy’s Ale House in Lindenhurst, New York Saturday night and early Sunday morning. The event, called “Bikers For Thomas Strong,” raised money to help continue the treatment of a 13-year-old Seaford, New York boy named Thomas Napoli who was diagnosed with an […]

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Mongols Legal Nightmare Continues

October 16, 2015

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Mongols Legal Nightmare Continues

Yesterday afternoon, just under the 30-day legal deadline, Assistant United States Attorney Christopher Brunwin gave notice that he was going to appeal the dismissal of a case called United States versus Mongols Nation. A month ago, Federal District Judge David O. Carter dismissed the October 2013 indictment that was the basis for the Mongols Nation […]

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Reyna Versus R.S. Gates

October 16, 2015

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Reyna Versus R.S. Gates

This week, a Texas Assistant Attorney General named Lance Kutnick. ruled that McLennan County District Attorney Abelino “Abel” Reyna violated the Texas Public Information Act in one of the numerous sideshows that have plagued coverage of the Twin Peaks Massacre: The alleged bargaining of bond reductions for defendants in the case in return for the […]

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