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Nice Try In Detroit

September 21, 2017

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Nice Try In Detroit

Tuesday, an appeals court judge in Michigan named Nancy G. Edmunds rejected an appeal by convicted Highwaymen Motorcycle Club member Gary “Junior” Ball to have his racketeering conviction in the case United States v. Nagi et al., overturned. Ball was first indicted on September 6, 2006. He was convicted of transporting two stolen motorcycles from […]

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Using Prosecution For Punishment

June 2, 2010

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The Mongols case has always been a travesty of justice but that is not the worst of it. The unrestrained psychopathy that has characterized the investigation and prosecution of this case is startling. The idea was always to “get the Mongols” without ever really examining who the “Mongols” were or what it was about them […]

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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 Ordered Released

December 15, 2009

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Aref “Scarface Steve” Nagi, the former Vice President of the Highwaymen Motorcycle Club in Detroit, must be granted reasonable bail. Nagi has been locked up since October 2006. The Highwaymen have eight chapters in Michigan and additional chapters in Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, Alabama and Indiana. […]

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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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