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Mongols Lawyer Slams Judge

Saturday, February 15, 2014

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Mongols Lawyer Slams Judge

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

Monday, June 18, 2012

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Mongols Make News

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

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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The Mongols Racketeering Trial

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

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

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Ciccone, Kozlowski To Testify At Ablett Trial

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

Monday, December 19, 2011

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The Nicola’s Shooting

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

Friday, September 16, 2011

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Let The Light Shine In

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

Saturday, September 10, 2011

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Two Cavazos Sentenced

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

Monday, September 5, 2011

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Bouncer’s Run Ends

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

Monday, September 5, 2011

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Lars Wilson Freed

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

Monday, September 27, 2010

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Mongols Win Case Again

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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