Category: Bikers

Motown Biker Takes One On The Chin In Court, Highwaymen’s ‘Junior’ Ball Sees Appeal Kicked Loose

United States District Judge Nancy Edmunds nullified efforts by imprisoned Highwaymen Motorcycle Club member Gary (Junior) Ball to get a new trial last week, ruling the uncovering of a co-defendant’s prior work as an informant wasn’t enough grounds to assume that co-defendant had worked with federal authorities to subvert the overall defense of the case. Ball, 52, was one of
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‘Righteous Mike’ Ramsey Brought Sons Of Silence MC To Midwest In 1970s, Challenged The Outlaws For Power In Indy

The Sons of Silence Motorcycle Club established its foothold in the Midwest in the 1970s when Michael (Righteous Mike) Ramsey brought the Sons of Silence to the heartland, setting up a chapter in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ramsey rose to become a revered SOS national president and dropped dead of a heart attack in March 1991 at the age of
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Florida Outlaws MC Clubhouse Burns To The Ground In Suspected Arson, Ends Tough Summer For Bikers In St. Pete

The Outlaws Motorcycle Club’s headquarters in St. Petersburg, Florida was destroyed by a fire last week amid undergoing renovations. Authorities believe arson was involved in the blaze which occurred on August 25. Responders allegedly recovered traces of an accelerant, according to television news reports out of Tampa. Based and founded in the Midwest, the Outlaws have always
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Biker War By The Bay: The Outlaws & Devils Diciples Tangled In Michigan’s Tri-Cities Back In The ’70s

The Bay City, Michigan chapter of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club was birthed in blood. In 1977, chapter founders Ron (Runner) Wiltse, Don (Trigger) Hall, David (Frenchy) Wells and Rusty (Wishbone) Miller were convicted in the triple murder of three rival Devils Diciples as the pair of infamous biker gangs tussled for power in Michigan’s Tri-City region
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