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Special Memory Gang Enhancements

December 12, 2013

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Kenneth Cory, the judge in the Special Memory Wedding Chapel stabbing case, agreed to hold a hearing to determine whether Nevada’s Gang Crime Enhancement statute should apply to members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. The judge’s ruling in the case will apply to the sentencing of four men named John Dawson, Dominic Orlando, Armando […]

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Special Memory Sentencing

October 18, 2013

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The first former defendant in the Special Memory Wedding Chapel Yuletide knife fight case was sentenced yesterday in Las Vegas. James Murray, a former member of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, was sentenced by Judge Ken Cory to serve two to ten years in prison and pay $8,875 in restitution. Murray pled guilty last July […]

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Special Memory Trial Continues

July 30, 2012

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The case of the Special Memory Wedding Chapel Christmastime knife fight continues its deliberate and stately crawl through the criminal justice meat grinder – Vegas style. Yeah, the metaphor is lame. So is American justice. The eight defendants in this trial are Dominic Orlando, Frederick O’Dell, Brandon Young, James Sexey, John Dawson, Jeffrey Murray, John […]

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Special Memory Delay

May 30, 2012

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The slow motion case that began with a brief and nasty brawl at the Special Memory Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas on December 20, 2008 slowed down even more last Friday. The case has gone on for so long that the current Clark County District Attorney, Steve Wolfson, was a defense attorney when it began. […]

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Special Memory Stabbing Fallout

November 11, 2009

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Police in Las Vegas forcibly entered and searched the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club clubhouse this morning at dawn. Video on the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas, KLAS Channel 8, showed the front door of the red and white, two story tract house on Torrey Pines Drive near Washington Avenue had been kicked in. A SWAT […]

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Special Memory Knife Fight

December 22, 2008

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A knife fight broke out at the “A Special Memory Wedding Chapel” in downtown Las Vegas late Saturday after the chapel manager inadvertently scheduled a Mongols Motorcycle Club wedding ceremony right after a Hells Angels Motorcycle Club wedding ceremony. The wedding chapel’s owner, Joshua Gust, told Las Vegas television station KTNV that the knife fight […]

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