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Suspect arrested after another shooting on Hughes Street in Danville; residents are left on edge

(video) --- A man has been arrested Monday evening in connection to the shooting in Danville Sunday morning along Hughes Street.

According to Danville Police, Rayshawn Wa-Heim Bennett, 18, has been charged with use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and shooting into an occupied building.

Danville Police say he was arrested without contest, and is being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond. He has also been identified as the man reported as sustaining gunshot injuries in the original release.

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Final Hell's Angels member agrees to plea deal in Hometown Inn shooting

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — Hell's Angels member Dominick Eadicicco took a plea deal in Augusta County Circuit Court on Tuesday.
 

He will serve eight years in prison for malicious wounding by a mob and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

As part of the plea deal, the U.S. Attorney's office will not prosecute Eadicicco on the federal level.

Eadicicco was one of two men originally charged with attempted first degree murder for his role in the attack of a rival gang at the Hometown Inn in Augusta County in September 2018.

Last month, the four other men involved in the attack took plea deals.

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Hells Angels gang members plead guilty in shooting

Four of five Hells Angels Motorcycle Club members pled guilty on Jan. 29 for their roles in a fight between themselves and rival gang members in September.

The last of the five has a trial set for March.

The rival gang members were from the Pagan's Motorcycle Club. The Hells Angels and the Pagans are considered two of the larger outlaw motorcycle gangs, along with the Bandidos and the Outlaws. These four are referred to “Big Four” outlaw motorcycle gangs by both the FBI and the Canadian intelligence service, Criminal Intelligence Service Canada.

Richard West, Joseph Paturzo and Nathaniel Villaman each plead guilty to malicious wounding by a mob, according to Augusta County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tim Martin.

“They each have four-year active sentences,” Martin said. “That’s 20 years with 16 suspended. And then one of them that took the offer is a shooter, and he received an eight-year active sentence.”

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Hells Angel shooter pleads guilty, sentenced to eight years in prison

STAUNTON - In a surprising development, three members of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang and a prospect pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with a September ambush at the Hometown Inn that saw a rival motorcycle gang member shot and another beaten.

Both men survived the attack.

In Augusta County Circuit Court on Tuesday, one of the alleged shooters, Anthony Milan, 28, of East Elmhurst, New York, a Hells Angel prospect at the time of his arrest, pleaded guilty to malicious wounding by a mob and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

"He was a triggerman," Augusta County prosecutor Tim Martin said.

Milan was sentenced to eight years in prison. 

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Dec
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New charges in Hells Angels shooting, assault in Augusta County

(video) --- AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — There are new charges for two members of the Hells Angels biker gang in connection to a shooting at the Augusta County Hometown Inn back in September.
 

Dominick J. Eadicicco and Anthony Vincent Milan were each charged with attempted murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony. The two are also each facing a charge of malicious wounding and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

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Grand Jury Indicts 5 Hells Angels in Connection with Greenville Violence

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) -

Five men are now charged with gang participation and malicious wounding by a mob following a fight and shooting in Augusta County last month.

A grand jury returned indictments on the new charges for five members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club:

  • Dominick J. Eadicicco
  • Anthony Vincent Milan
  • Joseph Anthony Paturzo
  • Nathaniel A. Villaman
  • Richard E. West

They are all accused of attacking two members of Pagan's Motorcycle Club. One man was beaten and another shot outside the Hometown Inn in Greenville on Monday, September 10.

The victim who was beaten was treated and released, while the gunshot victims was last reported to be in stable condition. Both men are from Virginia.

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office believes the rival groups were in the area for their own “convention-type” gathering.

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Hells Angels arrested in connection with Greenville shooting

GREENVILLE - The Augusta County Sheriff's Office arrested seven members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club after an early morning shooting at a Greenville motel.

According to Sheriff Donald Smith, the shooting occurred at the Hometown Inn on Lee Jackson Highway in Greenville just before 3 a.m. Monday. 

When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a male victim who had been shot and another male who had been beaten. 

The shooting victim was transported to an undisclosed hospital where he is in stable but critical condition, Smith said.

The male who was assaulted was also taken to a hospital where he was treated for his injuries, then released.

Upon arrival, deputies secured the motel and established a perimeter around the motel. Tactical teams from Staunton Police Department and the Augusta County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant on three rooms. 

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Supreme Court Sides With Defendant In Motorcycle Search Case — But Two Conservatives Push Back

The court's majority said the search was illegal, but Justice Samuel Alito disagreed while Justice Clarence Thomas questioned whether Supreme Court limitations on illegally obtained evidence even apply to the states.

The Supreme Court ruled overwhelmingly in favor of a criminal defendant Tuesday in holding that a Virginia search of a man's motorcycle — parked in his driveway — was unconstitutional.

Nonetheless, the court's two most conservative justices — Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito — laid out a divergent pair of visions for restricting legal rights against police searches: one that would limit people's protections against illegal searches conducted by state and local police and one that would provide less protection under the Fourth Amendment than any other current justice believes exists.

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Alleged motorcycle gang member accused of knocking man out at the Eagles Nest

VIRGINIA BEACH — An alleged Street Wolvez motorcycle gang member is accused of knocking out a man at the Eagles Nest Rockin’ Country Bar.

Thirty-year-old Shelton Lafee “Bronx” Feemster, of the 500 block of Liberty Court in Virginia Beach, was arrested on Sept. 7 and charged with malicious wounding and participating in gang activity, both of which are felony offenses.

 

The charges stem from a fight that allegedly happened on Dec. 3, 2016 at the bar, located at 1723 Parkview Drive in Chesapeake.

Police believe the fight happened around 2 a.m. when two men approached a group of about five alleged Street Wolvez gang members and began talking to them. One witness said that Feemster came out of no where and hit the victim in the head, knocking him unconscious, according to documents filed in Virginia Beach Circuit Court.

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Motorcycle gang implicated in Manassas mob assault

A Warrenton man was recently charged with participating in criminal gang activity after allegedly beating a man held down by fellow members of the Street Nightmares Motor Cycle Club, court records say.

Matthew Aaron Culton, 33, was arrested March 8 for an incident that took place in a Manassas bar in January. According to an affidavit filed in Fauquier Circuit Court by a Manassas City Police Department detective, Culton is alleged to be a member of a criminal motorcycle gang. However, the Street Nightmares group advertises itself online as a community service organization.

In the affidavit, a law-enforcement official writes that the Street Nightmares are affiliated with the Pagans Motorcycle Club.

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