Category: South

One-Time Charlotte Biker Boss ‘Chains’ Flamont Dies In Car Wreck, Was At Center Of Outlaws-Hells Angels Wars Of 1970s

Former North Carolina biker chief William (Chains) Flamont died in a motorcycle crash this fall. The 70-year old Flamont headed the Charlotte chapter of The Outlaws Motorcycle Club in the 1970s and first part of the 1980s, but had hung up his renegade biker spurs following a federal prison sentence. He was killed instantly when his Harley Davidson motorcycle
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Aftermath Of Hankton Trial In New Orleans Isn’t Pretty, More Murders & Convictions Abound In Big Easy Drug Scene

The fallout from last year’s Hankton family drug gang trial in New Orleans has been fierce: two witnesses dead, one more Hankton family lieutenant convicted…..twice. That lieutenant, Julius Hankton, a 28-year old cousin of imprisoned Big Easy drug lord “Wild Telly” Hankton, the No. 1 defendant in a frenzied 2016 federal racketeering and murder trial, pled
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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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The Legend Of Taco Bowman: Beloved Outlaws MC Leader’s Biker Empire Began Crumbling In Summer Of ’97

The beginning of the end for dynamic Outlaws Motorcycle Club boss Harry (Taco) Bowman came 20 years ago this week, in August 1997, via a federal racketeering and murder indictment out of Tampa, Florida. Bowman, today 67 and serving a life prison sentence, went on the run from the law for the next 22 months,
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