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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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Vagos Murder Twist

April 7, 2017

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Vagos Murder Twist

The investigation into the apparent murders of two Vagos named Scott Gardner and Brian Davis took a weird twist Wednesday. The two men died of injuries sustained in the parking lot of a bar called the Sportspage in San Bernardino, California at about 7:30 p.m. last Sunday. Their alleged killer was another Vago named Beau […]

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A Casualty Of War

September 26, 2016

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A Casualty Of War

The motorcycle club world persists because it is a manifestation of what William James, the foremost American Pragmatist, called “The Moral Equivalent of War.” “History is a bath of blood,” James, who considered himself to be a pacifist, wrote in 1910, approximately a century before the notion arose that men should evolve into women and […]

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Vagos Insignia Case

August 13, 2016

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Vagos Insignia Case

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court ruling that a former Vago named Ronald Godwin could be fired from his job at the Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility in Grants Pass, Oregon because sometimes “on special occasions, he wore clothes with a Vagos patch.” Godwin worked at the youth lockup for […]

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Operation Endless Delay

July 29, 2016

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Operation Endless Delay

People who don’t know how the justice casino really works just assume the sordid process of criminal accusation is simply followed by conviction or exoneration in some reasonable time – like say the lifetime of a gerbil. It doesn’t work that way for multiple reasons. The most obvious are that all the games in the […]

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Gonzalez Re-Arraignment Today

June 23, 2016

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Gonzalez Re-Arraignment Today

Vago Ernesto Manuel “Romeo” Gonzalez will plead not guilty this afternoon when he is re-arraigned for the murder of Hells Angel San Jose charter president Jeffrey “Jethro” Pettigrew during the Street Vibrations motorcycle rally in September 2011. After deliberating for about five hours, a five man, seven woman jury in Reno found Gonzalez guilty in […]

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Gonzalez Attorney Replies

February 8, 2016

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Gonzalez Attorney Replies

Washoe County, Nevada District Attorney Christopher J, Hicks continues to make a fool of himself  as he desperately tries to preserve the murder conviction of Vago Motorcycle Club Member Ernesto Manuel “Romeo” Gonzalez. Gonzalez (photo above) was convicted of murdering Hells Angels San Jose charter president Jeffrey “Jethro” Pettigrew during the Street Vibrations motorcycle rally […]

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DA Would Block Retrial

January 21, 2016

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DA Would Block Retrial

Washoe County, Nevada District Attorney Christopher J, Hicks, above, doesn’t want Vago Ernesto Manuel “Romeo” Gonzalez retried. The Nevada Supreme Court ruled last New Year’s Eve that Gonzalez deserved a new trial. The Court ruled that, among other errors, the jury that found Gonzalez guilty should have been warned that testimony against Gonzalez by former […]

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Gonzalez’ Conviction Overturned

January 4, 2016

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Gonzalez' Conviction Overturned

The conviction of Vago Ernesto Manuel “Romeo” Gonzalez for the murder of Hells Angel San Jose charter president Jeffrey “Jethro” Pettigrew during the Street Vibrations motorcycle rally in September 2011 was overturned on New Year’s Eve, The “gang enhancement” for that conviction was also overturned as were Gonzalez’ convictions for conspiracy to engage in an […]

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ATF Has License To Entrap

January 6, 2015

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Citing a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals precedent titled US v. Black that had been reiterated in a separate ruling filed December 4, two federal judges in Nevada ruled last Friday that the conduct of a full time Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy and part time snitch for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and […]

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Cue The Clown

December 22, 2014

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There was a half day of testimony last Friday in the Lake County, California trial of three Hells Angels named Timothy R. Bianchi, Nicholas F. Carrillo and Josh L. Johnson. The three men are accused of beating a Vago named Michael Anthony Burns at a tattoo convention in Lakeport, California in June 2011. The fight […]

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The Longest Trial

December 17, 2014

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The sputtering trial of three Hells Angels named Timothy R. Bianchi, Nicholas F. Carrillo and Josh L. Johnson in Lake County, California is starting to look like a permanent institution. The three men are accused of seriously beating a Vago named Michael Anthony Burns at an Indian Casino called Konocti Vista in Lakeport, California in […]

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Hells Angels Trial Starts Stops

November 24, 2014

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The long delayed trial of three Hells Angels named Timothy R. Bianchi, Nicholas F. Carrillo and Josh L. Johnson for misdemeanor charges of battery and fighting in public began last week. The fight happened at a tattoo convention at the Konocti Vista Resort and Casino in Lakeport, California in June 2011. Lakeport is about 120 […]

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