Archive | February, 2019

Mongols Win Tyranny Loses

February 28, 2019

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Mongols Win Tyranny Loses

This morning at 9 a.m. Pacific district judge David O. Carter denied a preliminary order of forfeiture that was transparently intended to turn the Mongols Motorcycle Club’s various indicators of membership, or club only patches and tattoos, into contraband. The government has been pursuing this cause through two major criminal cases and a civil case […]

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Mongol Nation Reductio Ad Absurdum

February 26, 2019

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Mongol Nation Reductio Ad Absurdum

There is an important hearing this Thursday in the Mongol Nation case. The court – the court is fellow named The Honorable David O. Carter – will hear arguments on three issues. The first issue is whether this entire case is built on rock or sand. The government has argued that the turn of phrase […]

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Mongols Freeway Shooting Alleged

February 25, 2019

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Mongols Freeway Shooting Alleged

Just in time for this Thursday’s motion hearing in The Mongol Nation patch forfeiture proceedings, the California Highway Patrol alleged Saturday that a member of a pack of four to six Mongols shot t two sport bike riders near the intersection of two major Los Angeles freeways wounding one of them. A man riding a […]

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Times They Are, Uh, Changin’

February 22, 2019

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Times They Are, Uh, Changin'

EV Grieve, a “blog where you’ll find local news on the real estate, restaurants and residents of the East Village NYC,” reported this morning that the New York charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club has reached an agreement to sell its Manhattan clubhouse to a Brooklyn-based real estate company named Whitestone Realty Group, Incorporated. […]

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Stopping The Unstoppable

February 21, 2019

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Stopping The Unstoppable

Sometime around the year 1026 or 1027, Canute, the powerful Viking king who simultaneously ruled England, Denmark and Norway is said, according to a well-known story, to have tested the limits of his power when he ordered the sea to recede. The sea ignored him. A couple of years ago Dutch police tried something like […]

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Another Angel Takes Deal

February 20, 2019

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Another Angel Takes Deal

Dominick J. Eadicicco, a Hells Angel from Staten Island pled guilty yesterday in Augusta County, Virginia to malicious wounding by a mob and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He was sentenced to serve eight years in prison. He had been scheduled to begin trial on March 18. According to […]

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Hause Sent Home

February 15, 2019

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Hause Sent Home

Yesterday, a federal district judge in Portland, Oregon named Robert E. Jones placed Kenneth Earl Hause, the longtime, national president of the Gypsy Joker Motorcycle Club, on house arrest. Hause must wear an electronic tracking tether, his phone calls will be monitored and he must resign from the presidency of his club. Hause is one […]

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Mongols Jury Was Confused

February 11, 2019

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Mongols Jury Was Confused

One of the jurors who found the turn of phrase “Mongol Nation” guilty of racketeering last December, admitted today that the jury made a mistake. In a batch of four motions filed late Thursday afternoon by Mongols attorney Joseph A. Yanny, Juror Number Two, a citizen named Eric Garcia told the court: “I am submitting […]

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ACLU Defends Mongols Again

February 9, 2019

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ACLU Defends Mongols Again

Yesterday David Loy, who is the Legal Director for the American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties in Southern California, filed a friends of the court, or amici curiae, brief protesting the proposed criminal forfeiture of the insignia worn by members of the Mongols Motorcycle Club. That extraordinary punishment, which Mongols attorney […]

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Justice For Freddy

February 8, 2019

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Justice For Freddy

There was another miscarriage of justice today in Atlantic County, New Jersey in the April Kauffman case. A retired Pagan Motorcycle Club member named Ferdinand “Freddy” “Miserable” Augello, was convicted of her murder last fall and sentenced last December 5 to life in prison plus 30 years. After Judge Bernard E. DeLury Jr. pronounced Augello’s […]

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Jay Dobyns Loses On Appeal

February 7, 2019

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Jay Dobyns Loses On Appeal

After a ruling published yesterday by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, former ATF agent Jay “Bird” Dobyns’ seems to have finally lost his tedious, self-aggrandizing,12-year-long legal battle with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Dobyns infiltrated the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club in Arizona for the Bureau from late […]

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Power Of The Tube

February 5, 2019

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Power Of The Tube

Last month, a federal arbitrator named Charlotte Gold ruled that Hillsborough County in Florida was justified in firing a firefighter named Clinton Neal Walker because he was an out in good standings former member of the American Outlaws Association’s St. Petersburg, Florida chapter and because he placed “the interests of a friend and mentor – […]

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Gypsy Joker Superseding Indictment

February 1, 2019

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Gypsy Joker Superseding Indictment

Dismantling the Gypsy Joker Motorcycle Club has obviously become a priority of the United States Department of Justice. Most federal cases against motorcycle clubs originate in federal judicial districts, like the District of Oregon for example, and are announced by the United States Attorney in charge of that district. But yesterday, a superseding federal indictment […]

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