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Hells Angels Acquittals

December 4, 2017

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Hells Angels Acquittals

The long and winding saga of the Rockford Hells Angels who forcibly expelled former charter president Josh Johnson in late June 2013 may have finally found a conclusion. Johnson, was expelled from the club because, as a defense attorney named Chris Humphrey put it last September, he “was no longer suitable to be a member […]

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Angels Case Update

November 28, 2017

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Angels Case Update

So far, three of the defendants in the racketeering case centered around the Sonoma charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club have been released. Sonoma patch holder David Salvatore Diaz, III is free on a $ 100,000 bond. Sonoma members Jason Randall “Agro” Cliff and Brian Allen “Bucky” Burke are free on $150,000 bond. Sonoma […]

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The Sonoma Angels Indictment

November 21, 2017

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The Sonoma Angels Indictment

Yesterday, about two hours after holding a press conference at an FBI office in San Francisco, the United States Attorney for the Northern District of California released the indictment that actually charges 10 members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club and one former member with racketeering. The indictment, titled U.S. v. Jonathan Joseph Nelson at […]

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Angels RICO Case Announced

November 20, 2017

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Angels RICO Case Announced

The details are still sparse, but the FBI in San Francisco has announced a racketeering indictment against 11 people “associated” with the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. Six of the indictees were arrested about noon Saturday when state, local and federal police, including an FBI Swat team, surrounded and disrupted the Red and White Sonoma County […]

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Two Rockford Acquittals

September 22, 2017

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Two Rockford Acquittals

Tomasz Lech and Jose P. Vielma Jr., members of the Chicago charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, were acquitted of aggravated battery and armed robbery by a jury in Rockford, Illinois yesterday. Lech and Vielma were two of five defendants being tried at once. They chose to be tried by a jury. The other […]

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Rockford Angels On Trial

September 20, 2017

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Rockford Angels On Trial

Five members of the Rockford charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club went on trial yesterday to answer charges stemming from the severe beating of a former charter president on June 27, 2013. After going to a local hospital for treatment Josh Johnson, the former charter president, complained that he had been hit with an […]

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Angel’s Killer Was Out Bad

June 30, 2017

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Angel's Killer Was Out Bad

Joshua Herbert, the alleged murderer of Hells Angels prospect James Duty, had already been expelled from the Mongols Motorcycle Club on May 21, the night Duty died. Multiple, credible sources said Herbert had been expelled from the club because he was “a loose cannon.” Duty, who was 31, another club prospect and three members of […]

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Mongol Charged In Riverside Murder

June 22, 2017

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Mongol Charged In Riverside Murder

The Riverside California Police Department held an elaborate press conference this morning to announce that Joshua Herbert, a member of the Mongols Motorcycle Club, has been charged with the May 21 murder of Hells Angels prospect James Duty at a Shell gas station near California State Route 91 in Riverside. Herbert is charged with premeditated […]

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Adios Mexico

June 15, 2017

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Adios Mexico

Mexico is now denying entry into that country by “known members” of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. Both the United States Department of Justice and Europol maintain databases of known members. The Aging Rebel does not know if the ban includes known members of other motorcycle clubs. Last February, a member of the Grim Guardians […]

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Hells Angel Assassinated

May 23, 2017

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Hells Angel Assassinated

James Duty, a 31-year-old Hells Angel prospect from Orange, California was shot and killed about 10:30 Sunday night as he returned from his club’s West Coast Run in Cottonwood, Arizona. Duty was riding with five club brothers. Near the end of their trip, the pack stopped at a Shell gas station in Riverside, California near […]

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Angels To Enrich Arizona Police

May 19, 2017

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Angels To Enrich Arizona Police

The big news in Cottonwood, Arizona this Friday is that an estimated 200 Hells Angels are coming to town for the club’s annual West Coast Run. Cottonwood is a town of about 11,000. It is 65 miles south of Flagstaff and 20 miles south of Sedona, the new age vortex where Senator McCain has a […]

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Rudnick Recants Testimony

April 27, 2017

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Rudnick Recants Testimony

The Associated Press has reported that former Vagos Motorcycle Club member Gary “Jabbers” Rudnick signed an affidavit on May 17, 2016 recanting his testimony in the trial of Vago Ernesto Manuel “Romeo” Gonzalez. Gonzalez was convicted of the murder of Jeffrey “Jethro” Pettigrew in John Ascuaga’s Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nevada on September 23, […]

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Another HA Tell All

April 5, 2017

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Another HA Tell All

Jerry Langton’s official blurb on the Macmillan Publisher’ website notes that the crime author has “spent a lot of time in sewers meeting with rats face-to-face.” Oops, he did it again. This time with HarperCollins and in collaboration with an ex-Hells Angel named Dave Atwell. Langton, who used to work for the New York Daily […]

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