Tag Archives: DEA

Fishing For RICO In Yakima

April 29, 2015

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Fishing For RICO In Yakima

The criminalization of just about everything and the federalization of just about all law enforcement took another big stride in Yakima, Washington this week. Police Chief Dominic Rizzi Jr., a former Chicago Police Department watch commander who has had the Yakima job for three years, announced that his department’s ten-man “gang unit” will be merged […]

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Smile Drivers And Other Official Enemies

January 27, 2015

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On January 16, soon to be ex-Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder announced what most of the press interpreted to be “reforms” in civil asset forfeiture. Civil asset forfeiture is a procedure that allows police to seize cash, cars, suspected contraband and property from anyone without first proving the commission of a crime […]

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The Lords Among Warriors MC Bust

January 13, 2015

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Five men in suburban Pittsburgh were arrested on federal charges yesterday in three separate court cases based on a single undercover investigation. The three affidavits that support the arrests link the men to a motorcycle club called The LAW Motorcycle Club. Several news outlets including television station WTAE and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review are reporting the […]

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Go, Go, Go!

October 7, 2014

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The thin grey line between federal justice and a cheesy Bruce Willis movie just got a little fainter. In a substantially redacted summary judgment, a federal district judge in San Diego named Gonzalo P. Curiel (above) ruled last Wednesday that a Hells Angel named Maurice Peter “Pete” Eunice could not sue the Drug Enforcement Administration […]

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Swat Raid Suit In Dago

January 8, 2013

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Swat raids are performances like pole dancing, magic tricks or that lady and her favorite donkey down in old Tijuana. The government approved script says Swat victims are bad guys who must be crushed and the police are heroes who protect our nation from terrorist threats. So that’s the message the morons of television repeatedly […]

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George Christie Makes Bail

September 5, 2011

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George Christie, the widely known, liked and respected former President of the Ventura Charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club made bail for Labor Day weekend. Christie was arrested August 12. The Department of Justice issued a release later that day which stated: “The former president of the Ventura County Chapter of the Hells Angels […]

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Fernando Fernandez Suspect Charged

September 5, 2011

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Michael Edward Ottinger, a member of the San Diego Charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club has been charged with the March 18, 2010 murder of Fernando Fernandez, a member of the San Diego Chapter of the Mongols Motorcycle Club. Fernandez was on a date on March 16, 2010 with his girlfriend when the couple […]

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Iron Horseman Trial Begins

May 5, 2009

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Fourteen months after the sensational, arrest event, three of the twenty members and alleged associates of the Maine chapter of the Iron Horsemen Motorcycle Club will finally get to argue their case in court. The men were indicted in Portland, Maine on March 12, 2008. Richard Szpyt of Haverhill, Massachusetts and Old Orchard Beach, Maine; […]

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