Tag Archives: Detroit

Devils Diciples RICO Indictment

July 13, 2012

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The Eastern District of Michigan unsealed a massive, dense, 38 count, 83 page racketeering indictment against the Devils Diciples Motorcycle Club this morning and arrested at least 41 people in Michigan and Alabama. The document indentifies 24 unnamed persons who are differentiated with the letters “A” through “X.” A cursory examination of the indictment indicates […]

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Detroit Drama

April 13, 2010

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The big biker drama in Detroit, United States versus Nagi et al., the Highwaymen Trial, just concluded its fifth day and so far the most interesting revelation has been the news that Billy Wadd (pictured above and bragging in the video below) is a rat. The case began with a sealed indictment in September 2006. […]

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Highwaymen Fallout

May 18, 2009

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The big net that swept up 74 people associated in some way with the Highwaymen Motorcycle Club in Detroit last week snared a couple of brightly colored fish. Hold onto your handlebars. Forget Gangland. Here comes 20-20, 60 Minutes, Dateline, Newsweek and the New York Times. Former Cop Cynical assignment desk editors everywhere will find […]

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Highwaymen Indictment Unsealed

May 14, 2009

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This morning the United States Attorney in Detroit unsealed a 35 count, 47 page indictment of 78 members and associates of the Highwaymen Motorcycle Club in and near Detroit, Michigan. The indictment was initially filed and sealed April 21st. Four of the indicted have already agreed to plea agreements and may be cooperating with authorities. […]

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The Legal Glacier

January 19, 2009

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People who have never been eaten alive by the criminal justice system or been close to someone who has imagine that the process is honest, straightforward and speedy. The dead, old, white men who imagined this country imagined justice that way, too. But in general, that is not how “justice” works in America and, specifically, […]

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