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Merla, Gomez Sing And So On

March 28, 2018

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Merla, Gomez Sing And So On

If you know anything about the Global War On Motorcycle Clubs, at least enough to understand how such a perversion of our national defense against Jihadi terrorism came to be, you have always suspected the Bandidos case now on trial in San Antonio might, maybe be inseparable from the Twin Peaks Mass Murder. At the […]

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Pike And Portillo And Stories And Truth

March 24, 2018

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Pike And Portillo And Stories And Truth

For the last three weeks the racketeering trial of former Bandidos Motorcycle Club national officers Jeffrey Pike and John Portillo has been dominated by the dramatic testimony of three alleged eyewitnesses to four old murders. The witnesses were two ex-Bandidos, Johnny Romo and his brother Robert Romo and a former meth addict and prostitute named […]

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Desperate Bandidos Prosecutions Continue

March 9, 2018

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Desperate Bandidos Prosecutions Continue

The mostly secret sham trial of former Bandidos president Jeff Pike and former club vice-president John Portillo fell down a rabbit hole this week. The prosecution’s star witness so far has been a liar and ex-Bandido named Johnny “Downtown Johnny” Romo (above center) who along with his brother Robert Romo (above right) formally confessed last […]

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Bandidos Trial Continues

March 2, 2018

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Bandidos Trial Continues

The trial of two Bandidos Motorcycle Club officers, Jeffrey Pike and John Portillo, continues today in the journalistic equivalent of a rendition dungeon in Uzbekistan. Apparently, in federal court in San Antonio “Minute Entries for proceedings held before Judge Henry J. Bemporad…are not available electronically.” So there is no written, public record of what is […]

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Bandidos Trial Begins

February 27, 2018

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Bandidos Trial Begins

The trial of former Bandidos Motorcycle Club president Jeffrey Fay Pike and former club vice-president John Xavier Portillo began this morning in the San Antonio Division of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. The prosecutors are Assistant United States Attorneys Eric Fuchs and John Gibson. Dick DeGuerin and Catherine Baen […]

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Dear Brad H.

February 15, 2018

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Dear Brad H.

In reference to a story titled “Getting Weird Again” published here on February 13 you write: “Actually, a good defense lawyer should be able to get any videos of this man excluded from evidence on the grounds he is not in any way connected to BMC Northern Hemisphere, has no connection to Mr. Pike or […]

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Armageddon In Houston

February 6, 2018

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Armageddon In Houston

The mother of all biker trials, in which the Department of Justice will try to convince a jury that former Bandidos Motorcycle Club president Jeffrey Fay Pike and former club vice-president John Xavier Portillo are dangerous gangsters from whom the world must be saved, begins in three weeks. The thirteen-count indictment, which was last superseded […]

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Dutch Court Bans Bandidos

December 20, 2017

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Dutch Court Bans Bandidos

This morning a court in Utrecht. Holland immediately and completely banned all three of the clubs that call themselves the Bandidos Motorcycle Club from the Netherlands. No one yet seems to know what that exactly means. The dense, 8,000 word ruling (in Dutch) begins, “The Bandidos Motorcycle Club Holland is banned and dissolved because the […]

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FBI Versus Bandido

October 25, 2017

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FBI Versus Bandido

Eight days ago, in a case that remained sealed for two days, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents arrested an alleged Bandido named Thomas “Manana” Giles in Albuquerque. The case is titled USA v. Vickrey et al. It is named for Giles’ co-defendant Michael John Vickrey. An article by Mike Gallagher in this morning’s Albuquerque Journal […]

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Confessing To Murder

September 23, 2017

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Confessing To Murder

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas issued a fascinating press release yesterday titled, “Two Bandidos Plead Guilty to Federal Charges in Connection with the Murder of Hells Angel Anthony Benesh in 2006.” Who issues a press release on Friday afternoon? Why? What The “news” in the release is that “two high-ranking […]

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Texas Prosecutorial Games

September 19, 2017

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Texas Prosecutorial Games

Earlier today, about an hour after Bandido Motorcycle Club member Christopher Jacob Carrizal was assigned an October 9 trial date in state court in Waco, Texas, Assistant United States Attorney Eric Fuchs told The Associated Press in San Antonio that accused murderers and former Bandidos Johnny “Downtown Johnny” Romo, Robert Romo, James “Kronic” Benavidez and […]

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Another Kinfolk Arrest

August 12, 2017

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Another Kinfolk Arrest

FBI agents, U.S. Marshalls, Texas Rangers and El Paso police arrested a second member of the Kinfolk Motorcycle Club Thursday night in connection to the fight and shooting that left Bandidos Motorcycle Club member Juan Martinez and three other men gunshot at a bar called Mulligan’s Chopped Hog on July 30. Martinez died from his […]

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Juan “Compa” Martinez Jr.

August 9, 2017

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Juan “Compa” Martinez Jr.

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Bandidos Motorcycle Club member Juan “Compa” Martinez Jr. Martinez was one of four men wounded on July 30 when a man named Javier Gonzalez opened fire in an East El Paso bar called Mulligan’s Chopped Hog. He was president of an El Paso chapter of the Bandidos. Martinez was […]

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