Category: West Coast

Real-To-Reel: Colorful Characters From Detroit Drug Game’s Past Going To Big Screen In ‘White Boy Rick’ Movie

A number of notable gangland figures from the ferocious, flashy and cocaine-fueled 1980s Detroit drug scene will be getting the Hollywood movie treatment next year in the highly-anticipated film White Boy Rick about former illegal underage FBI informant Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe, Jr.,the longest-serving non-violent juvenile offender in the history of the Michigan Department
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Biker War Hit The Heartland In 1980s: Outlaws’ Murder In Toledo Brought Hells Angels To Town En Masse For Trial

The longstanding biker war between the Hells Angels and the Outlaws was at a boiling point in the early 1980s after a Hells Angel allegedly killed an Outlaw in cold blood in Toledo, Ohio. Hells Angels Cleveland chapter initiate Jack (Jack-O-Lantern) Gentry was put on trial 35 years ago this fall for the first-degree murder
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Legendary Hells Angels-Outlaws Biker War Can Be Traced Back To 1974 Triple Murder In South Florida

The execution-style of murders of three Massachusetts Hells Angels in Florida in the spring of 1974 set off the ongoing blood feud between the West Coast-headquartered Hells Angels and their arch-rivals from the Midwest, the Outlaws Motorcycle Club. The biker war, still raging well into its fifth decade, has cost both clubs hundreds of violent fatalities
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Operation Falling Star Redux: Stripper, Reputed Mule Linked To Detroit Drug Chief Quasand Lewis Caught In Arizona

One of the previous two remaining fugitives from the Detroit DEA’s highly-successfully Operation Falling Star targeting Quasand (Q Dawg) Lewis’s almost 200-million dollar narcotics empire was apprehended in recent months after more than a decade on the run. Former exotic dancer and accused drug mule Annette Sanchez, 35, was nabbed trying to cross the border from Mexico
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