Tag Archives: Cavazos

Mongols Lawyer Slams Judge

February 15, 2014

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Joseph A. Yanny, the Century City Attorney who now defends the Mongols Motorcycle Club in a criminal case that seeks to effectively outlaw the club and confiscate its insignia, filed a motion late Friday that seeks to disqualify Otis D. Wright II, the flagrantly partial district court judge who now presides over the matter. The […]

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Mongols Make News

June 18, 2012

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During and for at least two years after the administration of Ruben “Doc” Cavazos the Mongols Motorcycle Club was in the news, at least here, four or five times a week. John Walsh of America’s Most Wanted was furious at the club. Police throughout the country were advised by high ranking government officials that they […]

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The Mongols Racketeering Trial

January 18, 2012

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After a delay of 25 months, the Mongols racketeering trial originally scheduled to begin in Los Angeles on December 16, 2008 will finally get under way. Many of the details have evolved. The judge who was to preside, Florence-Marie Cooper, died in January 2010. When the Glendale office of the ATF found out Cooper was […]

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Ciccone, Kozlowski To Testify At Ablett Trial

December 27, 2011

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The outlines of the prosecution and the defense in the trial of Mongol Christopher Bryan “Stoney” Ablett are beginning to appear out of the legal fog. Ablett is accused of murdering Hells Angel San Francisco charter President Mark “Papa” Guardado on September 2, 2008 on behalf of the “Mongols gang.” The trial is scheduled to […]

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The Nicola’s Shooting

December 19, 2011

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One of the key events in the ATF undercover investigation of the Mongols Motorcycle Club was a shooting in the parking lot of an upscale topless bar named Nicola’s at 960 South Gerhart Avenue, near Whittier Boulevard, in Commerce, California. The shooting was the result of an altercation at about 2:15 am on April 8, […]

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Let The Light Shine In

September 16, 2011

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This page has been unable to confirm the latest headline in the never ending Mongols case U.S. versus Cavazos et al. Greg Risling, a reporter for the Associated Press in Los Angeles reported on September 14 that disgraced, former Mongols Motorcycle Club President Ruben “Doc” Cavazos had been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment. Risling’s story […]

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Two Cavazos Sentenced

September 10, 2011

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Ruben “Doc’ Cavazos, the former President of the Mongols Motorcycle Club, and his son Ruben “Lil Rubes” Cavazos, Jr. were sentenced en camera by Federal District Judge Otis D Wright, II at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 8. En camera proceedings are secret court sessions held in a metaphorical “closet.” The secret sentencing illustrates the […]

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Bouncer’s Run Ends

September 5, 2011

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Peter “Bouncer” Soto was arrested by La Policía Estatal Preventiva (The Baja California Preventative Police or PEP) in the La Sierra section of Tijuana, Mexico on July 26. PEP spokesman Alfredo Arenas Moreno said the arrest was the fruit of a routine sweep. Soto was indicted in October 2008 under the RICO statute for being […]

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Lars Wilson Freed

September 5, 2011

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Former Mongol Lawrence Robert “Lars” Wilson, III was resentenced to time served on July 15. Wilson has been free and living in an undisclosed state for an undisclosed length of time. Like other gigantic chunks of the federal case United States v. Cavazos et al., everything about Wilson remains a state secret. The plea and […]

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Mongols Win Case Again

September 27, 2010

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The Mongols Motorcycle Club has won the Mongols Motorcycle Club case again. In a ruling issued September 21st and filed September 24th, Federal District Judge Otis D. Wright has ruled that the United States cannot seize the name and patch of the club. Judge Wright ruled that his previously issued “preliminary order of forfeiture is […]

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Don’t Die Lil Rubes

September 15, 2010

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This was a better story when this page thought it was Doc who was suffering from headaches. There was a minor twist in the Mongols case yesterday. Ruben “Lil Rubes” Cavazos, Jr., son of the former Mongols Motorcycle Club President and cooperating witness Ruben “Doc” Cavazos has what sounds like migraines. And, the chief prosecutor […]

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Dear Suave

August 31, 2010

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Suave writes to ask about the legal battle over the Mongols name and patch – the collective membership marks: “Anything new Rebel?” Answer: Not really. George Steele is now representing Mongols Nation Motorcycle Club Inc. As has been the case from the very start, the government attorneys are infuriatingly stubborn. In a nutshell, the government […]

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Clarification On Battle Over Marks

July 14, 2010

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This page apologizes for the unnecessary consternation it has caused some members of the Mongols Motorcycle Club with the posting below titled “New Battle Over Mongols Marks.” The issue has been argued before three judges and it should have been decided last July. A fine lawyer, gentleman and scholar named David Blair-Loy who is the […]

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