Archive | May, 2018

1096 Days Later

May 17, 2018

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1096 Days Later

May 18, 2015 A shoving match in a bathroom at a Confederation of Clubs meeting in Waco, Texas exploded into a war yesterday. Nine people were killed, 27 people were injured, 17 were hospitalized, two are listed in critical condition, and 160 men were arrested following a brawl at a chain restaurant in a shopping […]

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Simple Intelligence Gathering

May 16, 2018

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Simple Intelligence Gathering

Members of the Jus Brothers Motorcycle Club had a brief and strained encounter with members of the Sonora, California Police Department outside the Tuolumne County Bike Night May 8. Apparently the club members rattled the police by video recording the incident on a cell phone. In the video, below, club members accuse the police of […]

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Eight More Waco Dismissals

May 16, 2018

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Eight More Waco Dismissals

County prosecutors in Waco, Texas have dismissed charges against eight more defendants so far this week. At the request of McLennan County District Attorney Abelino Reyna, the two criminal court judges in Waco, Ralph Strother and Matt Johnson, dismissed indictments for participating a criminal of conspiracy to murder and assault against Thomas Paul Landers, Noe […]

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Mafia On Wheels

May 15, 2018

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Mafia On Wheels

By the time you read this a jury in San Antonio may have already decided the fate of former Bandidos Motorcycle Club president Jeffrey Pike and former vice-president John Portillo. A federal jury got the case today. In a sane world both men would be acquitted. In case you had not noticed, this is a […]

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Ruley And Burdette

May 10, 2018

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Ruley And Burdette

John Wilson “Chopper John” Ruley Jr., president of the Lakelands (South Carolina) chapter of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club and his club brother Thomas “Tommy” Edward Burdette died together last Saturday, May 5, after colliding with a 1999 Jeep driven by a man named Ronald Derossett. Derossett was charged with two counts of felony Driving Under […]

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Why

May 10, 2018

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Why

Three years into the perversion of justice that began at the Waco, Texas Twin Peaks “breastaurant,” the fundamental, obvious question, the – for want of a more appropriate turn of phrase – satorical question remains unchanged. Why? Why did the Twin Peaks Mass Murder happen? Why didn’t the police stop it? Why did police take […]

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Waco Day 1088

May 9, 2018

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Waco Day 1088

This story was published on May 9, 2018 and corrected on May 10. The earlier version said that only the charges against defendant Matt Clendennen had been dismissed with prejudice, meaning they could not be refiled. Charges against defendant George Bergman were also dismissed with prejudice. The Aging Rebel regrets the error. The McLennan County […]

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Barger’s Testimony

May 7, 2018

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Barger's Testimony

The highlight of the trial of Bandidos Jeff Pike and John Portillo so far has been the video streamed testimony of Hells Angels Motorcycle Club éminence grise Ralph Hubert “Sonny” Barger. For all practical purposes, Barger created the Hells Angels. For all practical purposes he created the ethics of motorcycle outlawry. He has been praised […]

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Sixteen More Never Minds

May 4, 2018

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Sixteen More Never Minds

The McLennan County District Attorney’s Office moved to dismiss criminal charges stemming from the Twin Peaks Mass Murder against 15 members of the Cossacks Motorcycle Club yesterday and announced it would decline to indict another suspect. District Attorney Abelino Reyna and new to the case prosecutors Robert F. Moody, Hilary LaBorde and Gabrielle Massey are […]

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The Aryan Circle Indictment

May 2, 2018

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The Aryan Circle Indictment

The announcement Monday of the indictment of “57 white supremacists” including 17 alleged members of the Aryan Circle for “crimes related to a years-long methamphetamine operation in Texas” was most remarkable for what it did not mention – which was the numerous connections between the Aryan Circle and the Cossacks Motorcycle Club before the Twin […]

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