23 Vagos Outlaws Indicted on Federal Charges

Vagos Motorcycle Gang Members indicted on federal charges

Federal, state, and local law enforcement officers fanned out across three states early Friday morning to arrest 19 alleged members and associates of the Vagos Outlaw Motorcycle Gang charged in a 12-count federal indictment with conspiracy involving racketeering, murder, robbery, kidnapping and aggravated assault, among other charges. The federal indictment, which names 23 defendants including some of the gang’s most senior leaders, is the culmination of a more than six-year…

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Police Seize Two Motorcycles from Biker

Police Seize Two Motorcycles from Drug Dealer

Police Seize Two Motorcycles from a Middletown biker and convicted felon this week after investigators searched his home and determined he bought the vehicles with illegal drug money, police said. Police said they began investigating Shawn J. Gonzales, 37, in March for allegedly selling drugs in Middletown, Meriden, Hartford and other areas. A report on his arraignment stated that Gonzalez is a longtime member of the Dog Pound Rydaz motorcycle club,…

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Motorcycle Club Brawl at Long Island Show

Motorcycle Brawl at Long Island Classic Car Show

Police say as many as 70 members of rival motorcycle clubs brawled during a classic car show on New York’s Long Island, leaving two people hurt. Police say members of the Pagans and Hells Angels began fighting around noon on Sunday in the parking lot of the Pennysaver Amphitheater in Farmingville. Officers managed to break up the brawl and disperse the groups. Police say two people were taken to hospitals…

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2016 Vintage Motorcycle Cannonball Race

Antique Motorcycle VIN Report

Thomas Trapp sells new Harley-Davidson motorcycles in Germany, but for the next two weeks, he’ll be riding 3,300 miles coast to coast in the United States, aboard one made 102 years ago. He’s one of about 100 riders set to straddle century-old machines as part of the Motorcycle Cannonball, a biennial run for vintage motorcycles starting from Atlantic City on Saturday. “There’s nothing else like this ride,” said Trapp of…

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