Tag Archives: outlaws motorcycle club

For Vicarious Psychopaths

September 21, 2017

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For Vicarious Psychopaths

The motorcycle outlaw frontier has become a hustle where myth, profit and prison all collide. Take, for example, the literary career of sometime poet, sometime prosecutor, sometime true crime author Kerrie Droban and some of the straw men she has dressed up in hackneyed tales like worn out clothes – extra special agent Jay Dobyns, […]

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More Florida Noise

July 28, 2017

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More Florida Noise

Perceived public pressure and police “crackdowns” have always been synchronized. The great patrons of police overtime in the 70s and 80s were “outlaw biker gangs” who almost routinely, to quote the Miami Herald’s Fred Grimm shot bikers from other “gangs…and their bodies dismembered and their girlfriends gang-raped, then forced into prostitution. If the women objected, […]

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Fourth Outlaw Arrested

July 24, 2017

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Fourth Outlaw Arrested

Gregory Alan Umphress, the fourth suspect in the April 29 murder of Kingsmen Motorcycle Club member David “Gutter” Donovan was apprehended Saturday at the Body Branding Tattoo Emporium in Naples, Florida. Collier County Sheriff’s Office Deputies. responding to an anonymous tip, deployed a Swat team and arrested Umphress without incident. Donovan was shot, according to […]

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Third Outlaw Arrested

June 28, 2017

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Third Outlaw Arrested

Miguel Angel Torres III, a member of the American Outlaws Association, surrendered to authorities at the Lake County Courthouse In Tavares, Florida yesterday. Prosecutors believe they can prove Torres was an accessory to the murder of David “Gutter” Donovan. Donovan, who was vice-president of the Lake County chapter of the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club, was shot […]

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Lurid Florida Murder Gets Silly

May 25, 2017

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Lurid Florida Murder Gets Silly

Yesterday, police in Leesburg, Florida released lurid details of the last minutes of David “Gutter” Donovan. And within minutes, as if the mess in Florida was not already bad enough, a vague organization called the National Council of Clubs issued a bombastic and fatuous press release that tried to portray Donovan’s murder as a “bikers […]

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Outlaws Kingsmen Gun Fight

May 1, 2017

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Outlaws Kingsmen Gun Fight

Ongoing tensions between members of the American Outlaw Association and the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club broke into public view Saturday night when a fight involving about 13 men at a Circle K gas station and convenience store in Leesburg, Florida culminated in gunfire. Many clubs in Florida wear an Outlaws support patch. The Kingsmen do not. […]

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More Tampa Television Newz

November 17, 2016

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More Tampa Television Newz

Tampa television news monkey and fledgling outlaw motorcycle gang expert Jarrod Holbrook did it again last night. Holbrook and the rest of the WFTS “ABC Action News I-Team” devoted two minutes and 41 seconds of air time, or about 13.5 percent of the noncommercial portion of the complete broadcast to a story about a “biker […]

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Stealing Outlaws Patches

August 30, 2016

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Stealing Outlaws Patches

The American Outlaws Association in the upper Midwest has been fighting a couple of  cases in which police have seized and kept the cutoff vests of club members. In a case in McHenry County, Illinois police seized five vests, including a woman’s vest, that bore the Outlaws’ insignia. The accused later agreed to forfeit the […]

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Tampa Bay Clown Show Continues

June 15, 2016

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Tampa Bay Clown Show Continues

Jerry Theophilopoulos, the lawyer for a couple of Hillsborough County firefighters named Clint Walker and Robert Ramirez told “investigator” Jarrod Holbrook of television station WFTS yesterday that the men were filing complaints with the St. Petersburg Police Department, “the Department of Justice, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Tampa, and” the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. […]

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Tampa Area Outlaw Cleared

June 9, 2016

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Tampa Area Outlaw Cleared

Police in St. Petersburg, Florida announced yesterday that charges against Clinton Walker have been dropped. Walker is a member of the St. Petersburg chapter of the American Outlaws Association and a firefighter with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue. Since May 7, Walker had been charged with felony battery on a law enforcement officer. Walker’s arrest coincided […]

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May Is Sweeps Month

May 5, 2016

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May Is Sweeps Month

This is sweeps month, when The Nielsen Company surveys viewers to find out what they like to watch on television. And last night,  in an effort to be better liked, a soulless and self evidently brainless corporation in Tampa called WFTS chose a couple of sacrificial victims to slander for the amusement of its viewers. […]

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Outlaws Alarm Preacher

April 18, 2016

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Outlaws Alarm Preacher

The war on Outlaws clubhouses continues – against all reason; this time because a good way to get your name in the paper is to present yourself as a crusader in the increasingly ridiculous war on  bikers. In Illinois, a crackpot Methodist minister named Leona Tichenor, who has been the pastor of the Ingalls Park […]

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Yager Takes Plea Deal

April 5, 2016

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Yager Takes Plea Deal

Randy “Mad” Yager, an American Outlaws Association patch holder accused of racketeering in a 1997 RICO case titled USA v. O’Neill et al., agreed to a plea and sentencing agreement in a 90 minute hearing on March 24. About an hour of the hearing was held in camera, off the record with observers barred. The […]

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