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Member of Homietos motorcycle gang sentenced to federal prison

He is currently in custody pending transfer to a U.S. Bureau of Prisons facility that will be determined in the near future.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A veteran member of the Homietos outlaw motorcycle gang has been ordered to federal prison.

42-year-old Larry Torres of Corpus Christi pleaded guilty back in September. He was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute meth and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

On Monday Torres was sentenced to serve 121 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release. He is currently in custody pending transfer to a U.S. Bureau of Prisons facility that will be determined in the near future.

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Motorcycle gang trial opens in Bartow

Prosecutors said the shooting in September 2018 in Auburndale was related to Aaron Delaune’s membership in a motorcycle crime gang, the Kinfolk Motorcycle Club. Delaune is from Slidell, Louisiana.

BARTOW — A Louisiana man faces up to life imprisonment if a jury this week finds him guilty of firing two gunshots into a random car in Auburndale in September 2018.

Prosecutors said the shooting was related to Aaron Delaune’s membership in a motorcycle crime gang, the Kinfolk Motorcycle Club, and to earn the coveted 1% patch that designates him among the 1% of motorcycle gang members who disregard society’s laws.

Mon
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Truck driver in N.H. biker crash expected to make rare court appearance

The truck driver accused of killing seven motorcyclists in a head-on collision last year in New Hampshire is expected to make his first public appearance since his June arrest in Springfield, a court official said.

Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, facing 23 counts including homicide charges for allegedly slamming into Jarheads Motorcycle Club riders while high in Randolph, N.H., is “anticipated” to be present for a trial scheduling hearing Thursday morning, a New Hampshire Supreme Court spokeswoman said Monday.

Mon
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Weapons, drugs seized after Yates chase

PENN YAN — Police seized a substantial amount of weapons, drugs and money following a high-speed chase early Thursday morning in which a suspected gang member allegedly drove through a farmer’s field, an electric fence and hit a barn before he was captured.

Bradley Zadul, 39, of Niagara Falls, was charged with aggravated criminal possession of a weapon, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, criminal use of a firearm, criminal use of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, and unlawfully fleeing a police officer.

Penn Yan Police Chief Thomas Dunham said Zadul could face more charges after bags of suspected methamphetamine and marijuana are tested.

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Six arrested at local bar early Sunday morning

Joplin Police tell us they were members of a motorcycle outlaw gang

JOPLIN, Mo. – Shortly after 1:00 AM Joplin Police Department tell us they responded to reports of a Disturbance with a Weapon involving members of a motorcycle outlaw gang. Tipsters sent video and photos of authorities surrounding the OK Bar, 1516 South Main, Joplin.

JPD confirmed overnight they detained multiple people and then made six arrests. They were assisted by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Those six people were arrested on charges of peace disturbance. They have already bonded out of the Joplin City jail on those charges as of Sunday morning at 9:00 AM.

Cpl Hayes of the Joplin Police Department tells us, “No one was seriously injured. It was an aggressive response on our part because of the potential. But it ended up being fairly benign.”

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Police: 5 with ties to Outlaws Motorcycle Club found with guns, meth in Brockton

BROCKTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Five people with ties to a motorcycle club are facing gun and drug charges after police seized handguns and methamphetamine while the group was in Brockton for a funeral Friday, state police said.

Troopers patrolling the Motel 6 on Westgate Drive at 2 p.m. talked to a Tennessee man they believed to be a member of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club and found out he was carrying a handgun without a Massachusetts license, police said. Troopers also allegedly found ammunition, brass knuckles and crystal methamphetamine in his car.

Troopers allegedly learned another Tennessee club member with a gun was staying at the motel and allegedly saw a .45 caliber pistol on his nightstand. The man allegedly did not have a license to carry in Massachusetts.

 

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Regional boss of Outlaws Motorcycle Club pleads not guilty to federal gun charge

An East Bridgewater man described by prosecutors as the regional boss of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club pleaded not guilty Friday to a federal gun charge, records show.

Bruce “Monster” Sartwell, 48, entered his plea in US District Court in Boston to a sole count of possession of an unregistered firearm, according to legal filings. He was returned after the arraignment to federal custody, where he’s remained since his October arrest in the case. A federal grand jury indicted Sartwell last month.

In an October affidavit submitted to the court in Sartwell’s case, Special Agent Michael Belli of the Department of Homeland Security wrote that the Outlaws were locked in a “violent feud” with the rival Hells Angels.

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Noe indicted on murder charges for fatal shooting outside Fall River bar

FALL RIVER — A 25-year-old Taunton man arrested in September amid an ongoing feud between two rival motorcycle clubs has been indicted on murder and assault charges in a fatal shooting near a Bedford Street bar.

Joseph “JoJo” Noe was indicted by a Bristol County grand jury Dec. 19 on charges of murder and two counts of aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, moving the case to Superior Court.

Prosecutors identified Noe as a member of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club who, allegedly fired his five-shot revolver during a fight among Outlaws and members of the Sidewinders Motorcycle Club in the Xtra Mart parking lot beside JC’s Cafe the evening of Sept. 13.

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Neighbors: Rival gang could be behind Throgs Neck shooting

(video) --- Neighbors are concerned that a rival gang is behind a shooting that happened in Throgs Neck.

News 12 reported how the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club recently moved to a residential neighborhood on Thursday. Late that night, shots were fired at the new clubhouse.

Neighbors tell News 12 that a group drove by just before midnight and fired around 14 rounds at the Hell's Angels Clubhouse. Shots were fired from a line of passing bikes and cars, and it was all caught on video.

Security cameras captured the cars and bikes riding along Longstreet Avenue before rounds of shots were fired at the club. Police say that there is damage to the exterior of the clubhouse on 241 Longstreet Ave.

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Neighbors wary after Hell’s Angels move into Throgs Neck

(video 1) ---  (video 2) ---The New York City Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club is now calling Throgs Neck home and has residents in the quiet neighborhood speaking out.

Some said the club's reputation precedes them and has no place in the neighborhood. Residents told News 12 that they haven’t had any problems yet but believe it will get much noisier when warm weather comes.

Others said that they are not upset about their new neighbors and believe it could add security to the neighborhood.

The biker club took over the empty building at 241 Longstreet Ave. It was once an American Legion property.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. said he will be reaching out to law enforcement about residents’ concerns.

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