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Ex-Bandidos Centro president George Bejat and sergeant-at-arms Zivko Stojakovic released on bail over extortion charges

FORMER Bandidos Centro chapter president George Bejat cried “I’m innocent’’ as he walked from a Brisbane court on bail over allegations he and his housemate extorted a celebrity hairdresser.

Bejat, 27, and former Bandidos sergeant-at-arms Zivko Stojakovic, 27, were granted bail by magistrate John McGrath today after they were last week charged with extortion over their part in an alleged bikie racket in June, July and September last year.

The pair were arrested at their Fortitude Valley home. Thirteen other accused gang members and associates were also arrested in police raids at Logan, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

The duo today left Brisbane Magistrates Court with another former Bandido gang member, Grigori Kossian, who bolted from the court’s front doors as his mates strolled out wearing the clothes they were arrested in.

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EDITORIAL: Hells Angels seem to find comfort in Cody

Is it possible the Hells Angels are finding a comfortable summer home in Cody?

Our community’s hospitality and proximity to Sturgis are two factors that could be contributing to that, along with, oddly, the overwhelming law enforcement presence that greets the bikers here.

How else to explain the plans by the notorious motorcycle club to come to Cody in late July for a repeat visit. This is one club – law enforcement calls them a gang of organized criminals – that doesn’t tend to be a “see you next year” kind of organization. They ran into trouble in Steamboat Springs, Colo., and Missoula, Mont., during events in the years before and after Cody and have not been back. While the Angels can be pretty good for the food and beverage industry, we don’t think the chambers of commerce in those communities have sent out delegations seeking to sign them up for a return engagement.

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SUTTON: Hells Angels leader honoured

Hells Angels' Ashfield charter president Neil Mott, who has died.

Hells Angels' Ashfield charter president Neil Mott, who has died.

 

A 1,000-strong bike procession is being planned for the funeral of the popular president of the Hells Angels’ Ashfield charter.

Neil Mott, 53, of Sutton, died suddenly of a stroke last week having served in his position for ten years and been a member for 20 years.

Mr Mott organised trips all over the world, particularly to Europe.

“He was a brilliant bloke,” said vice president Lee Smith.

“He loved riding a bike from a very young age and you’ve no idea how much he will be missed by everyone.

“He loved body building and keeping fit, so this came very much out of the blue.

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Bombshell dropped in Warlocks motorcycle gang murder trial

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. —

The murder trial of a member of the Warlocks motorcycle gang began Monday.

The lawyer for the man accused in a deadly Seminole County shootout dropped a bomb shell about a shooting involving a witness.
One of his witnesses was shot over the weekend, and if the violence keeps up, it could end in a mistrial.

David Maloney, a member of the Warlocks chapter in Philadelphia, is accused of shooting and killing three members of the rival Orlando Warlocks at a charity event in September of 2012.

Maloney, Paul Smith, Robert Eckert and Victor Amaro are all charged with second-degree homicide and attempted homicide.

The shootings happened during a fundraiser at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Winter Springs.

At the time of the incident, police said members of the Philadelphia Warlocks MC were holding a fundraiser at the VFW when members of the Orlando club showed up. They said six motorcyclists opened fire.

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Jury selection begins in murder trial for Warlocks Motorcycle Club member

~David Maloney claims self-defense~

 

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. —Jury selection begins Monday in the murder trial of a Warlocks Motorcycle Club member.

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David Maloney is claiming self-defense in the shooting that killed three people at a motorcycle charity event in Winter Springs in 2012.

Police said an altercation broke out before the ride and David Jakiela, Harold Liddle and Peter Schlette were killed.

Three other co-defendants, Victor Amaro, Robert Eckert and Paul Smith, will be tried separately.

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Vic Hells Angel to stand trial for bombing

A Victorian member of the Hells Angels has been committed to stand trial over his alleged hand in bombings targeting rival bikie gang the Bandidos.

Dennis Basic, 34, of Frankston, is alleged to have made an explosive device detonated at the Bandidos Dandenong clubhouse in July and two undetonated devices found at the Nitro gym in Hallam in September.

Basic pleaded not guilty to more than 30 charges that also include weapons charges, in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Monday.

He also faces charges relating to the bombing of a car in Narre Warren last May.

The device used in the Narre Warren car bombing was consistent with the type of explosive used in the Dandenong bombing, Detective Senior Constable Glen Hatton said in a court statement.

The device used in the Dandenong bombing was "identical in manufacture" to the devices used at the gym, he said.

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Mongols rally against federal lawsuit targeting club logo

Mongols Clownie, of West Covina, and Magpie, of Salem, Oregon, greet each other as motorcycle club members rally Saturday, March 29, 2013 at The House Lounge in Maywood in support of the Mongols who are facing a federal trial seeking to take away their trademark patch. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz/Pasadena Star-News

 

MAYWOOD >> Members of the Mongols Motorcycle Club joined with thousands of bikers from throughout the region Saturday at a rally to garner support and funds to combat a lawsuit brought by federal authorities seeking to take control of the Mongols’ trademarked logo.

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Broadbeach bikie brawl: Jail sentence for Bandidos ‘prospect’ reduced on appeal (video)

Andrew Barton Clarke-Davis, 21, has walked free after his sentence over the Broadbeach bi

Andrew Barton Clarke-Davis, 21, has walked free after his sentence over the Broadbeach bikie brawl was reduced

 

BRISBANE judge has shaved a third off a jail term handed out by the state’s Chief Magistrate to a Bandidos “prospect’’ over the now-infamous Broadbeach bikie brawl.

District Court Judge Brad Farr has accepted an appeal by Andrew Barton Clarke-Davis and cut a nine-month sentence imposed by Chief Magistrate Tim Carmody to six months. Judge Farr said the time imposed was too harsh.

Judge Carmody in January told Clarke-Davis he wished he had the power to have locked him up for longer.

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Trial day set for Hells Angels case

LAKE COUNTY -- A battle for information in the case of three Hells Angels Motorcycle Club members who allegedly severely beat a member of a rival motorcycle club member concluded Friday afternoon after the judge instructed the prosecution what information it must turn over. A trial date was also scheduled.

The defense presented the motion for the information in July on behalf of defendants Timothy R. Bianchi, Nicholas F. Carrillo and Josh L. Johnson in July.

The motion was reviewed several times in court and both sides presented arguments for what the defense was entitled to receive from the prosecution, with the last two hearings approaching a compromise for a narrower and specified request from the prosecution.

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Avengers Motorcycle Club member gets prison time for illegal guns found after wife's homicide

FLINT, MI -- A member of the Avengers Motorcycle Club will spend nearly four years in federal prison after authorities discovered illegal guns in his Flint home while investigating the death of his wife.

Frank Bartels was sentenced to three years, 10 months in federal prison Tuesday, March 25, by Flint U.S. District Judge Mark A. Goldsmith. Bartels pleased guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm after authorities discovered multiple illegal firearms in his south side home in early 2012.

Police were called Jan. 13, 2012, to Bartels' home on Van Buskirk Street regarding the possible suicide of his wife, Shane Bartels. Bartels handed officers a hand-written note that he said he found in the basement of his home, according to court records.

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