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Mongols Motorcycle Club Member Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Use And Possession Of Firearm In Connection With Kidnapping
SAN FRANCISCO– Eric Lundin was sentenced today to 84 months in prison for use and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch and FBI Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett. The sentence follows a guilty plea entered November 10, 2016, in which Lundin admitting using the weapon to enhance or maintain his status with the racketeering enterprise of the Mongols Motorcycle Club.
According to his guilty plea, Lundin, 67, of Arcadia, Calif., admitted that on April 22, 2013, he used a Colt .38 caliber revolver and a semi-automatic handgun to instill fear in, intimidate, and detain a female kidnapping victim. Lundin admitted that he targeted the victim at least in part because he believed his daughter and his home had been robbed by an associate of a relative of the victim. Lundin believed it was important to maintain respect for the Mongols, and his status as a member, by responding to the robbery. Lundin acknowledged that during the course of the kidnapping, his victim was trapped in the vehicle and he stated “Mongols don’t leave witnesses.”
The sentence was handed down by the Honorable Jon S. Tigar, U.S. District Judge. In addition to the prison term, Judge Tigar also imposed a term of three years of supervised release during which time he may not associate with any members of the Mongols. The defendant currently is in custody and will begin serving the sentence immediately.
Assistant United States Attorneys William Frentzen and Zinzi Bonilla are prosecuting the case with the assistance of Bridget Kilkenny. The prosecution is the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Arcada Police Department, and the Humboldt County Sherriff’s Office.
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