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Pagans Soap Opera Nears End

February 23, 2017

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Pagans Soap Opera Nears End

The publicity soaked Pagans prescription pill case took another step toward oblivion last week when a club member named Patrick “Redneck” Treacy was sentenced to 20 years in prison for allegedly conspiring with a Philadelphia osteopath in a scheme to sell prescription drugs on the black market. The osteopath who wrote the prescriptions that made […]

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Rooster Katona Wins Appeal

December 5, 2016

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Rooster Katona Wins Appeal

Last Friday in a two-to-three split decision, a Pennsylvania appeals court overturned the drug conviction of former Pagans Motorcycle Club president Dennis Andrew “Rooster” Katona. Katona was arrested in June 2011 after a massive Swat raid in service of a search warrant discovered about three ounces of cocaine and three ounces of methamphetamine  The drugs […]

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Long Island Kerfuffle

October 31, 2016

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Long Island Kerfuffle

Sometimes, the moral equivalent of war does not need pistols. Old acquaintances met and greeted each other about noon yesterday in the parking lot of the Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill in Farmingville, New York on Long Island. The Amphitheater was hosting the 19th annual Monster Mash Car Show. The meeting, as politicians say, was […]

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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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Cops Bust Brain Cancer Fundraiser

October 19, 2015

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Cops Bust Brain Cancer Fundraiser

Police made eleven arrests within a two block radius of a fundraiser at Duffy’s Ale House in Lindenhurst, New York Saturday night and early Sunday morning. The event, called “Bikers For Thomas Strong,” raised money to help continue the treatment of a 13-year-old Seaford, New York boy named Thomas Napoli who was diagnosed with an […]

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The Pagans Menace

July 27, 2015

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The Pagans Menace

Earlier today, a reporter named Abby Haglage who covers “diseases, drugs, and comedians” for The Daily Beast, published an article titled “The Motorcycle Gang Behind Philly’s Biggest Pill Mill.” It is a great headline. Nothing grabs people’s attention like the phrase “motorcycle gang.” But the headline is grossly misleading. Haglage’s amateurishly sourced story is twisted […]

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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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Pagans Bad Month

November 18, 2014

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The Pagans are having a bad month. The former club president and a former chapter president were sentenced to prison last week and the prosecutor who put them there claims the club isn’t very dangerous anymore. A Pennsylvania judge named Debra Pezze sentenced former club president Dennis “Rooster” Katona to 40 to 80 months in […]

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Kolano Murder Case Ends

September 3, 2013

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A long running homicide case was finally resolved last Friday when a Pennsylvania judge named Philip A. Ignelzi sentenced a Pagans Motorcycle Club patch holder named Kevin J. Doolin to 18 to 36 months in jail and two years probation. Doolin pled no contest to one count of involuntary manslaughter. The judge gave Doolin credit […]

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Suing The Bastards

July 30, 2013

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There were setbacks in two biker civil rights suits last week. Both cases are being contested in federal court. One case is being heard in New Jersey and the other in Nevada. Both cases are still alive and may eventually discourage the common police practice of harassing bikers wearing colors on public roads. The New […]

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Katona Still Seeking Details

June 19, 2013

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A full two years after his arrest, reputed Pagans National President Dennis “Rooster” Katona still wants to see what Pennsylvania State Police know about a suspended Trooper named Robert W. Stauffer. Stauffer helped plan the raid on Katona’s Hempfield, Pennsylvania home in June 2011. The raid recovered three and a half ounces of methamphetamine and […]

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Hooters Bike Night Cancelled

June 13, 2013

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A Hooters in New Castle, Delaware cancelled it’s Wednesday bike night yesterday and instituted a no colors policy after a well publicized dust-up between members of the Pagans Motorcycle Club and men who have been widely identified as former Pagans. The slightly risqué restaurant on Du Pont Highway has been a haven from anti-biker hostility […]

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Katona’s Woes Continue

April 2, 2013

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Now Pagans Motorcycle Club national president Dennis Katona is being sued by Verizon Communications Inc. for $5,388. The suit originated with an October 2011 traffic accident. Katona was confined to his home and was being monitored electronically at the time. An impaired driver named Ronald S. Thomas struck an utility pole owned by Verizon while […]

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