Tag Archives: criminal conspiracy

Devil’s Professor Arrest Warrant Nullified

September 9, 2011

9 Comments

An arrest warrant for Stephen “Skinz” Kinzey (police sketch above), an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at California State University San Bernardino and President of the Mountain Chapter of the Devils Diciples Motorcycle Club was nullified Tuesday, September 6 after a bondsman posted a $300,000 bail on Kinzey’s behalf. Kinzey became the protagonist of an internationally […]

Share
Continue reading...

Feds Declare Victory Over Mongols

January 14, 2010

98 Comments

A woman named Maritza Velazquez, a staff writer for a paper called the San Gabriel Valley News, ran a story about the Mongols case Tuesday. Now this page has to point out how misleading and inaccurate most of what she wrote was. Velazquez story was picked up by the Associated Press Tuesday afternoon and has […]

Share
Continue reading...

Mongols Marks In A Nutshell

July 5, 2009

11 Comments

This, in a nutshell, is a summary of the legal dispute over the name and patch of the Mongols Motorcycle Club. The government of the United States is proposing to seize two registered “marks.” The “verbal mark,” the word “Mongols” when used to mean a particular motorcycle club, dates to January 20, 1969. The “visual […]

Share
Continue reading...

Doc Cavazos Flipped

July 4, 2009

239 Comments

Right this minute, open a beer or pour a shot. Walk outside and spill some on the ground. Love them or hate them, the Mongols Motorcycle Club will be missed. Ruben “Doc” Cavazos flipped on January 23rd. He seems to have gone quickly and easily. He was the very first Mongol to plead guilty to […]

Share
Continue reading...

First Mongol Sentenced

June 26, 2009

22 Comments

The first defendant in the Mongols racketeering case was sentenced this week and that is both good news and bad news for the Mongols. Juan Manuel “Listo” Nieves pled guilty to belonging to a murdering, drug dealing, criminal conspiracy named the Mongols Motorcycle Club and he was sentenced to 27 months in prison followed by […]

Share
Continue reading...

A Mongols Retraction

June 12, 2009

6 Comments

An attorney close to the Mongols case has written this page to complain: It is completely boneheaded of you to state that Mr. Nieves, “Listo”, has agreed to testify for the government in this case. That statement is false. I request you do the following: 1) Learn to read. 2) Actually read the documents you […]

Share
Continue reading...

Four More Mongols Named

June 8, 2009

5 Comments

The names of four defendants cooperating with the government’s racketeering charge against the Mongols Motorcycle Club became public knowledge over the weekend. The plea and sentencing agreements between the Department of Justice and the four former members of the club are still officially secret. A week ago, the Associated Press sued to have the plea […]

Share
Continue reading...

On RICO, The SRMC And The Mongols

April 16, 2009

4 Comments

A couple of readers have raised the issue of RICO, the Sober Riders Motorcycle Club and the Mongols Motorcycle Club. The briefest possible response to these questions runs at least 800 words. So that response is running here on the page instead of being buried in the comments. The Sober Riders The Sober Riders Motorcycle […]

Share
Continue reading...

Smilin’ Rick’s Good News Bad News

March 6, 2009

2 Comments

The Ninth United States Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction but vacated the sentence of Richard “Smilin’ Rick” Fabel. Fabel was an original member of and formerly the President of the Washington Nomads charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. The charter was founded in 1994. The Court of Appeals ruled that District […]

Share
Continue reading...