Top court takes Bandido’s koi pond

July 9th, 2015

Former Toronto Bandido chapter member Bob Pammett Sr. loses mansion, Hummer and koi pondBandidos, top court rules, upholding earlier judgement of lower court.

Looking forward to Bayfield Book Fair on Saturday

June 26th, 2015

I’ll be speaking at Bayfield Book Fairbusiness blood on Saturday about Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto’s Last War. Looking forward to it, especially hearing from others on panel, including Douglas Gibson, who published trade paperback of One Dead Indian: the Premier, the Police and the Ipperwash Crisis.

Hells Angel Walter Stadnick denied Harley by parole board

May 27th, 2015

Hamilton Hells Angel Walter‘s not allowed to ride a Harley for another four years, if parole board decision holds up

Texas biker shootout expected to shed light on Ontario Bandido Massacre

May 20th, 2015

Faced with possible death penalties, Texas bikers may start rollingBandidos, police say. That’s expected to finally shed light on American role in Ontario Bandido Massacre.

CBS interview on Bandido-Cossack shootout includes plenty on Canadian Bandido Massacre

May 19th, 2015

There’s a fair bit of information on Canadian Bandido MassacreBandidos in this story on Waco shootout.

8 things to know about Bandido-Cossack shootout in Waco, Texas

May 19th, 2015

Nine lives are lostBandidos – and a couple more may die soon in hospital – over tiny patches of cloth. Ed Winterhalder helps explain biker shootout in Waco, Texas between Bandidos and Cossacks.

Bandido killers lose appeals

April 17th, 2015

Wayne kellestineWayne Kellestine and the other five men connected to the now-defunct Canadian Bandidos will have to serve out their life terms, with no eligibility for parole until October 2034, when Kellestine will be 85 years old. The Ontario Court of Appeal quashed their appeal bids on April 16 in a thorough, 58-page decision. All of the convicted men except Michael (Taz) Sandham, the former Winnipeg cop, had appealed their cases and made an effort to gain a new trial. Brett (Bull) Gardiner, the youngest of the group, will be 50 when he’s eligible to apply for parole.

Australian biker boss Jason Addison busted

January 21st, 2015

Jason AddisonJason Addison, the Australian Bandido boss, was particularly critical of Americans running club after the 2005 Shedden Massacre. Now he’s facing legal problems after extortion bust.

Red Devils give up ghost

November 10th, 2014

Canada’s oldest outlaw biker club, the Red Devils, fold into Bacchus club as Hells Angels usher in their own support club – also called the Red Devils. Suddenly, Bacchus from the Maritimes are Canada’s second largest outlaw biker club while the Vagos are a significant player.

Canadian Rock Machine reportedly pushing into Asia

October 15th, 2014

Asia’s getting outlaw biker gangs, including Rock Machine from Canada. Not too long ago, Rock Machine considered dead. Not so. Remember Hells Angels in Canada wrongly declared dead in mid-1980s.