*** Ruben "Doc" Cavazos, former Mongols national president, was sentenced to fourteen years in prison pursuant to secret court hearing after pleading guilty to racketeering:
Calls to Cavazos' deputy federal public defender, John Littrell, were not returned. Littrell requested the judge to seal documents regarding his client, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher Brunwin. The reason for sealing was due to underlying issues that Brunwin couldn't talk about.
*** Fifteen bikers from Hells Angels and its puppet club AK81 convicted of attempted murder and assault against rival immigrant gangs in Copenhagen, Denmark:
The 15 individuals were charged with having carried out four shootings, planning a further two as well carrying out assaults using weapons. Their victims were mostly young men with immigrant backgrounds.
*** Police warn of escalating gang war with some Hells Angels on one side in Vancouver, BC Canada.
*** Prosecution drops several charges in upcoming Hells Angels mega trial in Montreal, QC Canada: "the court was to hear the cases of over 100 bikers, each charged with 22 counts of murders, but . . . it was reduced to nine counts."
*** Bikers on the rise in Alberta, Canada: "according to Sgt. Marc Labonte of the Edmonton Integrated Intelligence Unit for the RCMP, during the last two years, Alberta has seen one of the largest increases in outlaw motorcycle gangs across the country."
*** Hells Angels members allegedly involved with debt collection firms in New Zealand:
Detective Inspector Grant Wormald, of the Organised and Financial Crime Agency New Zealand, said some debt collectors traded on their gang membership. "More often than not the gangs are used to collect debts in the knowledge that people will pay up through fear and intimidation," he said.
*** Gypsy gangs hook up with motorcycle clubs to deal drugs in Australia.
*** The Chosen Few clubhouse is in the crosshairs of city officials in Los Angeles, CA.
*** College professor accused of leading the local chapter of the Devils Disciples in San Bernardino, CA pleads not guilty to heading a methamphetamine ring.