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Lurid Florida Murder Gets Silly

May 25, 2017

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Lurid Florida Murder Gets Silly

Yesterday, police in Leesburg, Florida released lurid details of the last minutes of David “Gutter” Donovan. And within minutes, as if the mess in Florida was not already bad enough, a vague organization called the National Council of Clubs issued a bombastic and fatuous press release that tried to portray Donovan’s murder as a “bikers […]

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FBI Target Sentenced

May 5, 2017

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FBI Target Sentenced

The Georgia Outlaws case that began with the arrest of 21 men who belonged to either the Outlaws, the Southern Knights, the Black Pistons, or the Hoodlums Motorcycle Clubs in August 2012, claimed another victim yesterday. Tad David Wingate, who was the president of the Carlton, Georgia chapter of the Southern Knights Motorcycle Club, was […]

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Blaming The Club

May 2, 2017

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Blaming The Club

It was a scene from Sons of Anarchy or any crime movie set in Boston. The one with Jack Nicholson as Whitey or the one with Johnny Depp as Whitey or the one with Ben Affleck, A witness later told a grand jury it “was like something out of The Sopranos.” Something about Keith W. […]

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Outlaws Kingsmen Gun Fight

May 1, 2017

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Outlaws Kingsmen Gun Fight

Ongoing tensions between members of the American Outlaw Association and the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club broke into public view Saturday night when a fight involving about 13 men at a Circle K gas station and convenience store in Leesburg, Florida culminated in gunfire. Many clubs in Florida wear an Outlaws support patch. The Kingsmen do not. […]

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Outlaw Captured

April 25, 2017

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Outlaw Captured

Orville Jerome Cochran, a member of the American Outlaw Association and a federal fugitive for the last 16 years, was arrested in Chicago on Sunday. Cochran was indicted for racketeering in 2001. He was accused of participating in the murder of a Hells Angel named Michael “Mad Mike” Quale during a brawl in Lancaster, New […]

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Life, Death And Honor

April 4, 2017

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Life, Death And Honor

One percenters live by a code that embodies courage, strength, pride, individualism and that does not tolerate humiliation. The motorcycle club world is not about money – although enough money is always delightful to have. It is about honor and about living by an honor code. That code is not about being the mafia on […]

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More Tampa Television Newz

November 17, 2016

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More Tampa Television Newz

Tampa television news monkey and fledgling outlaw motorcycle gang expert Jarrod Holbrook did it again last night. Holbrook and the rest of the WFTS “ABC Action News I-Team” devoted two minutes and 41 seconds of air time, or about 13.5 percent of the noncommercial portion of the complete broadcast to a story about a “biker […]

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Stealing Outlaws Patches

August 30, 2016

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Stealing Outlaws Patches

The American Outlaws Association in the upper Midwest has been fighting a couple of  cases in which police have seized and kept the cutoff vests of club members. In a case in McHenry County, Illinois police seized five vests, including a woman’s vest, that bore the Outlaws’ insignia. The accused later agreed to forfeit the […]

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Tampa Bay Clown Show Continues

June 15, 2016

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Tampa Bay Clown Show Continues

Jerry Theophilopoulos, the lawyer for a couple of Hillsborough County firefighters named Clint Walker and Robert Ramirez told “investigator” Jarrod Holbrook of television station WFTS yesterday that the men were filing complaints with the St. Petersburg Police Department, “the Department of Justice, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Tampa, and” the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. […]

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Tampa Area Outlaw Cleared

June 9, 2016

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Tampa Area Outlaw Cleared

Police in St. Petersburg, Florida announced yesterday that charges against Clinton Walker have been dropped. Walker is a member of the St. Petersburg chapter of the American Outlaws Association and a firefighter with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue. Since May 7, Walker had been charged with felony battery on a law enforcement officer. Walker’s arrest coincided […]

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Outlaws Alarm Preacher

April 18, 2016

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Outlaws Alarm Preacher

The war on Outlaws clubhouses continues – against all reason; this time because a good way to get your name in the paper is to present yourself as a crusader in the increasingly ridiculous war on  bikers. In Illinois, a crackpot Methodist minister named Leona Tichenor, who has been the pastor of the Ingalls Park […]

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Yager Takes Plea Deal

April 5, 2016

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Yager Takes Plea Deal

Randy “Mad” Yager, an American Outlaws Association patch holder accused of racketeering in a 1997 RICO case titled USA v. O’Neill et al., agreed to a plea and sentencing agreement in a 90 minute hearing on March 24. About an hour of the hearing was held in camera, off the record with observers barred. The […]

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Court Calls Cuts Contraband

February 26, 2016

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Court Calls Cuts Contraband

The Second District Appellate Court of Illinois ruled Tuesday that three “Black in Color Leather Vests With Attached Outlaws Motorcycle Club Patches” were a kind of contraband called “derivative contraband” and could be seized by the state. The ruling affirmed a decision by lower court judge Sharon L. Prather. Her decision had been appealed by […]

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