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Jeff Pike Stays Loose

July 12, 2017

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Jeff Pike Stays Loose

A months’ long attempt by Assistant United States Attorney Eric Joseph Fuchs to revoke the bail of former Bandidos Motorcycle Club president Jeffrey Pike hit a stone wall yesterday when the presiding judge in the case, Henry J. Bemporad, ruled Pike could remain free as long as he stayed in the Southern and Western Judicial […]

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Baker Gets Life

June 14, 2017

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Baker Gets Life

Yesterday Judge George Gallagher sentenced Howard Wayne Baker, the former president of a Fort Worth chapter of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club to what essentially amounts to life in prison for the murder of Geoffrey Brady in Gator’s Jam Inn on December 12, 2014. Brady was a highly regarded member of the Ghost Riders Motorcycle Club. […]

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Jeff Pike Stays Free

June 13, 2017

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Jeff Pike Stays Free

Jeffrey Fay Pike remains free on an unsecured bond of $50,000 today. Federal prosecutors tried to revoke his bail yesterday and asked a federal magistrate in San Antonio named Henry J. Bemporad to lock him up. The Department of Justice thinks Pike is a danger to the world at large unless he is in custody. […]

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Baker Found Guilty

June 10, 2017

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Baker Found Guilty

This story was published on June 10 and corrected on June 12, 2017 as follows: The original story identified Karl Twilleager, who allegedly conspired to bomb a bar frequented by Bandidos in Spanaway, Washington as a member of the same Ghost Riders Motorcycle Club to which Geoffrey Brady belonged. In fact Twilleager belonged to a […]

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First Gator’s Jam Inn Trial

June 8, 2017

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First Gator's Jam Inn Trial

Bandidos Motorcycle Club member Howard Wayne Baker is now being tried in Fort Worth, Texas for the murder of Ghost Rider Motorcycle Club member Geoffrey Brady. Brady died about five months before the Twin Peaks bloodbath in May 2015. The trial has connections to both the federal racketeering case titled USA v. Portillo, et al. […]

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Bandido Reported Arraigned

April 27, 2017

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Bandido Reported Arraigned

The San Antonio Express-News reported this morning that Eddie “Eddie Flames” Martinez, a San Antonio chapter president of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, has been arrested on federal drug charges. The report by Guillermo Contreras cites a criminal complaint affidavit and states that Martinez was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute by United […]

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Waco Confrontation Looms

April 24, 2017

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Waco Confrontation Looms

Houston attorney Paul Looney said this morning that he will “continue to demand a speedy trial” for his client Cody Ledbetter. Ledbetter, a former member of the Cossacks Motorcycle Club, has a trial date of September 11 in the 19th District Court in Waco before Judge Ralph Strother. Over the weekend, numerous news outlets including […]

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Bandidos Want Peace

March 13, 2017

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Bandidos Want Peace

Bill Morian, Jr. the Jasper, Texas lawyer who has become an official spokesman for the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, issued a brief statement over the weekend about the apparent murder of Kinfolk Motorcycle Club member Dusty Childress on March fourth near Abilene. Wesley Dale Mason, who has been widely assumed to be a Bandido, has been […]

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Bandidos Kinfolk Shooting

March 6, 2017

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Bandidos Kinfolk Shooting

Dusty Childress, a member of the Kinfolk Motorcycle Club, died in a shootout Saturday morning with Wesley Dale Mason, a recent member of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, on Jones County Road 341 just east of the Abilene, Texas dump. According to authorities, multiple shots were fired by each man. Childress was riding a motorcycle. Mason […]

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More Bandidos Accusations

March 3, 2017

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More Bandidos Accusations

Former Bandidos Motorcycle Club President Jeffrey Pike got some bad news yesterday. First he found out, 14 months into the case, that he will have to find another lawyer. Since his indictment for racketeering was unsealed in January 2016, Pike has had the counsel of Kent Schaffer and James Kennedy. Schaffer is widely regarded as […]

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Prosecutor Fires Bandido’s Lawyer

January 27, 2017

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Prosecutor Fires Bandido’s Lawyer

A federal prosecutor in San Antonio named Eric Joseph Fuchs just convinced a federal magistrate named Henry J. Bemporad to fire former Bandidos National President Jeffrey Pike’s lawyers. Bemporad will not preside over Pike’s trial. Federal District Judge David A. Ezra will. Federal magistrate judges assist district judges on pretrial matters such as arraignments, bail […]

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Through The Legal Looking Glass

December 29, 2016

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Through The Legal Looking Glass

Month by month, the federal prosecution of former Bandidos National President Jeff Pike grows to resemble a previously unknown satire by Lewis Carroll. Call it Through The Legal Looking Glass. Eric Joseph Fuchs, the Assistant United States Attorney who has been trying to disqualify Pike’s lawyer, Kent Schaffer, since October is still at it. Schaffer […]

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Bandidos Under Pressure

December 24, 2016

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Bandidos Under Pressure

For most of the last 52 years the Bandidos Motorcycle Club has defended its right to remain silent with outsiders. All clubs have a rule that prohibits members from talking to reporters but the Bandidos have probably been more stubborn about it than most other clubs. “Because it’s nobody’s business,” Bandidos National President Bill “Big […]

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