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FBI Versus Bandido

October 25, 2017

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FBI Versus Bandido

Eight days ago, in a case that remained sealed for two days, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents arrested an alleged Bandido named Thomas “Manana” Giles in Albuquerque. The case is titled USA v. Vickrey et al. It is named for Giles’ co-defendant Michael John Vickrey. An article by Mike Gallagher in this morning’s Albuquerque Journal […]

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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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The Friends Of Witness One

February 20, 2015

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Three members of the Salem, Massachusetts charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club pled guilty to racketeering earlier this month in a hardboiled case reminiscent of the Boston tales of the late George V. Higgins. Former Salem Hells Angels Robert DeFronzo and Mark Eliason and former Red Devils Motorcycle Club member Brian Weymouth pled guilty […]

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Pagans Bad Month Continues

November 19, 2014

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The headline starved Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives celebrated another, successful, undercover, buy bust operation this morning with the announcement that nine alleged members of the Pagans Motorcycle Club were arrested in Florida last month. The Orlando Sentinel, citing a “a jointly released statement” issued by “officials,” reports the “joint operation” was five […]

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King And Brown Sue The Bastards

October 24, 2014

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Sean King and Howard Brown, who were subjected to a blatantly malicious federal prosecution in Georgia over the last two years, filed motions today to compel the Department of Justice to pay their legal fees. King, Brown and an American Outlaws Association regional club officer named Larry McDaniel were all prosecuted, not once but twice, […]

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Devils Diciples Trial

October 17, 2014

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The lurid racketeering trial in Detroit of seven members of the Devils Diciples Motorcycle Club members entered its third day today. Defendants include National President Jeff Garvin “Fat Dog” Smith, National Vice-President Paul “Pauli” Darrah, alleged National Warlord Cary “Gun Control” Vandiver, Vincent “Holiday” Witort, Patrick Michael “Magoo” McKeoun, Scott “Scotty Z” Sutherlan and David […]

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Kingsmen Murder Gun Found

October 9, 2014

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The Buffalo News reported last night that the semiautomatic pistol used to kill Paul Maue and Daniel “DJ” Szymanski in the early morning hours of September 6 was recovered last month. The weapon was found near Route 219 south of Buffalo. The gun was found during a search that began on September 19 and ended […]

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Cops Stumped

October 8, 2014

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Print and electronic media throughout New York state have been pounding the drums the last two days about a month-old double murder in suburban Buffalo. And, considering the officials who are publically identified with the case it is not hard to connect the dots. About three in the morning on September 6, two members of […]

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Georgia Outlaws Case Finally Over

September 30, 2014

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Last Thursday, a federal judge named Richard W. Story finally put an end to a ridiculous federal indictment filed against three men named Larry McDaniel, Howard Brown and Sean King. Judge Story dismissed Counts One and Three of an indictment filed on April 24, 2013 that accused the men of “corruptedly obstructing, influencing and impeding […]

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Georgia Outlaws Case Continues

September 2, 2014

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Three men named Larry McDaniel, Howard Brown and Sean King are scheduled to begin a North Korean style show trial in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on September 22. McDaniel is a former Regional President of the American Outlaws Association in Georgia and Alabama; Brown is a former Georgia […]

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Sacramento Vagos Arrests

August 1, 2014

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After what appears to have been a years long investigation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation filed a criminal complaint July 29 that led to the arrest of two Sacramento area Vagos and two other men. The investigation included extensive electronic surveillance and the use of at least one and possibly two opportunistic snitches. Much of […]

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Set Your DVRs

July 25, 2014

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Fair warning. Rebel is going to be on television again. The show is called Greatest Mysteries: Sturgis. It will air August 8 at 8 p.m. Pacific on the Travel Channel. And, just like you, I am clueless about what I will say. I filmed my segment at Kiwi Indian in Riverside, California last October. At […]

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Frisco Angels Raided

May 14, 2014

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There was another intelligence gathering raid on a Hells Angels clubhouse in the darkest hour before dawn today. This time it was the Frisco charter clubhouse located in a residential island mostly surrounded by industrial properties in the 1100 block of Tennessee Street near Tubbs Street. The Frisco charter was founded in 1954 and is […]

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