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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 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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Amaro Gets Life

May 29, 2014

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The poker run shootout in Winter Springs, Florida on September 30,  2012 claimed another life this morning. Judge Jessica Recksiedler sentenced Victor Manuel “Pancho” Amaro to spend the rest of his life in prison for the murders of Harold “Lil Dave” Liddle and Dave “Dresser” Jakiela. Amaro was the third of three defendants arrested after […]

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John G. McDougall

May 8, 2014

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John G. McDougall, Delaware County, Pennsylvania’s first public defender and one of the most tenacious and dedicated defense attorneys who ever lived, died May 1 at an acute care facility in Havertown, Pennsylvania a month after injuring himself in a fall. McDougall’s finest case was a 12-year-long battle to acquit Terence McCracken Jr., an 18-year-old […]

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Eckert Pulls 27 Years

May 1, 2014

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The tragedy of Robert “Willy” Eckert found its anticlimax today when he was sentenced by Florida judge Jessica Recksiedler to live the next 27 years of his life in prison. Eckert was a former member of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club. He was expelled from that club and moved to Florida […]

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Eckert Sentencing Continued

April 29, 2014

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The sentencing of Robert “Willy” Eckert was continued yesterday until Thursday morning. Last week a jury found Eckert guilty of two counts of manslaughter with possession of a firearm, one count of attempted second-degree murder with possession and discharge of a firearm and one count of attempted voluntary manslaughter. Eckert’s lawyer, Adam Pollack, asked for […]

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Eckert Found Guilty

April 26, 2014

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Last night a jury in Sanford, Florida found Robert “Willy” Eckert guilty of two counts of manslaughter with possession of a firearm, one count of attempted second-degree murder with possession and discharge of a firearm and one count of attempted voluntary manslaughter. Under Florida law, Eckert faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years in […]

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Eckert Jury Out

April 25, 2014

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A jury in Sanford, Florida began considering the fate of Chester Warlocks patch holder Robert “Willie” Eckert this afternoon. Eckert stands accused of three counts of second degree murder for the shooting deaths of Harold “Lil Dave” Liddle, Peter “Hormone” Schlette and Dave “Dresser” Jakiela and two counts of attempted murder resulting from the wounding […]

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Maloney’s Fate In Jury’s Hands

April 9, 2014

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All David “Tin Man” Maloney can do now is wait. A Florida jury began deliberating his fate about 2 p.m. Eastern Time today. If convicted, Maloney faces life in prison. Maloney is accused of second degree murder and attempted murder in the deaths of two Warlocks Motorcycle Club patch holders named Harold “Lil Dave” Liddle […]

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Maloney Trial Day Four

April 3, 2014

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There was more prosecution testimony today in the trial of David Maloney. Maloney was accused of murder and attempted murder after a three minute gun fight in the parking lot of a Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Hall in Winter Springs, Florida in September 2012. The murders seem to be incomprehensible to anyone who does not […]

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Maloney Trial Continues

April 2, 2014

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Testimony continued today in the trial of David “Tin Man” Maloney. Maloney is accused of killing and attempting to kill five members of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club in September 2012. Maloney is a member of an unrelated motorcycle club that shares a name with the Warlocks. Maloney’s club describes itself as the “Chester (Pennsylvania) based […]

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Maloney Trial Underway

April 1, 2014

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Jury selection ended yesterday in Sanford, Florida in the trial of David “Tin Man” Maloney. Testimony began this morning. The trial is scheduled to continue throughout the week. Maloney, a member of the “Chester based and trademark registered original Warlocks” Motorcycle Club is accused of second degree murder and attempted murder in the shootings deaths […]

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Boodan Lee Faces Molestation Charge

January 30, 2014

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Danny Ray “Boodan” Lee, a prominent member of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club, the founder of a charity called “The Big Ride: Colors Across America” and an occasional commenter on this page was arrested Monday in Merritt Island, Florida on child molestation charges. Lee was arrested by Agent Chris Shephard of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. […]

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