Tag Archives: Warlocks

Life, Death And Honor

April 4, 2017

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Life, Death And Honor

One percenters live by a code that embodies courage, strength, pride, individualism and that does not tolerate humiliation. The motorcycle club world is not about money – although enough money is always delightful to have. It is about honor and about living by an honor code. That code is not about being the mafia on […]

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Warlock Probate’s Innocence

May 7, 2015

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Warlock Probate's Innocence

The Innocence Clinic, a project of the University of Miami School of Law “dedicated to identifying and correcting wrongful convictions,” has taken up the case of former Warlocks Motorcycle Club probate named James Madison Bedsole. Bedsole was charged with murdering a man named Chad Brickey in September 2009 and was convicted in February 2011. Bedsole […]

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Smith Not Guilty

September 23, 2014

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After deliberating for four and a half hours tonight, a six person jury in Sanford, Florida found Paul Wayne “Dog” Smith innocent of charges of second degree murder and attempted first degree murder. Smith had been accused of murdering Peter “Hormone” Schlette,  Harold “Lil Dave” Liddle and Dave “Dresser” Jakiela. He was accused of trying […]

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Smith Defense Begins

September 22, 2014

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Paul Wayne “Dog” Smith began his defense today in his murder trial in Sanford, Florida. Smith is accused of three counts of second degree murder and two counts of attempted first degree murder that resulted from a gun fight in Winter Springs, Florida on September 30,  2012. He claims he started the minute long battle […]

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Smith Trial Day Two

September 16, 2014

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Blaming the victim is a venerable, if risky, strategy in criminal defense. It sometimes works because juries tend to include a disproportionate number of people who are too stupid to get out of jury duty. It is the strategy that accused killer Paul Wayne “Dog” Smith’s defender, Debra Ferwerda, chose to present to the jury […]

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Warlocks Rising

June 21, 2013

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Discovery Channel’s ongoing mission to explore new worlds, boldly go where no man has gone before and tell America what it is really like to belong to a motorcycle club will continue whether The Devils Ride is renewed or not. On July Fifth, the network will premier Warlocks Rising, a “reality” show about the Warlocks […]

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Warlock Charged In Domestic Dispute

June 18, 2013

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Brad “Dice” Dyess, a member of the Warbird/Phoenix Warlocks mother chapter in Orlando was charged with aggravated battery, aggravated assault, shooting within a dwelling and false imprisonment last Thursday after a domestic dispute with his girlfriend. Dyess, 41, is a resident of Cocoa Beach and a Lieutenant in the Daytona Beach Fire Department. He is […]

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Warlocks Shooting Aftermath

October 4, 2012

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This story was originally published on October 5, 2012 and was corrected on October 6. According to published reports, the man who apparently instigated the shooting of three members of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club at a charity ride in Winter Springs, Florida on Sunday had been voted out bad from the club. The Orlando Sentinel […]

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Warlocks v. Warlocks

October 1, 2012

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The Los Angeles Times and the Winter Springs, Florida police are saying today that the fatal shooting in a VFW parking lot yesterday resulted from a confrontation between the two Warlocks Motorcycle Clubs. Both clubs were founded in the late 1960s. The smaller of the two clubs was founded in 1967 by members of an […]

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Dear Rebel: On No Angel

May 22, 2009

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Sometimes, one of your comments and my response to it, gets up on the page. Because, you know, I am lazy and this is how I can get somebody to do half my work for me. Especially when a holiday is coming up. Today’s winner is Jack. Jack commented on my review of Jay Dobyns’ […]

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Pagans Accused In Shooting

March 13, 2009

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March has been a cruel month for bikers in Pennsylvania. It got crueler last night when a civilian was killed at a roadhouse called the Longview Lounge on a road called Greensburg Pike a few miles southeast of Pittsburgh. Previously this month in biker Pennsylvania, members of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, the Outlaws Motorcycle Club […]

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Another Warlocks Arrest

February 13, 2009

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Philadelphia police announced this week that another member of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club has been charged with multiple crimes. Daniel “Dirty Dick” McElheney, 64, was arrested after his home was raided February 4th. A search of McElheney’s home turned up 62 Xanax tablets, 17 oxycodone pills, six rifles and ten handguns. McElheney had lost the […]

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