Sorry Souls Motorcycle Club helps families in need share gifts this holiday season | Journal-news

MARTINSBURG — A few years ago, the Sorry Souls Motorcycle Club Christmas toy event brought some joy to the lives of a few local families, relying on the donations brought in by the club holiday party.

Now, it’s fourth year in the current rendition, the drive is touching the lives of hundreds of local children and families as all the local Sorry Souls chapters work throughout the year to make sure Christmas will be merry for as many as possible.

“When I got into the club the first year, we did the toys that we brought in at the Christmas party, and it was a small thing,” club member Longshot said, nodding at the admission fee for the club holiday party, either a new, unwrapped toy or monetary donation.

At the time, fellow club member Stone was just taking off with his autism fundraiser through the club, one that it

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30 members of Pagans Motorcycle Club arrested for alleged drug trafficking

30 members of Pagans Motorcycle Club arrested for alleged drug trafficking (AFP via Getty Images)
30 members of Pagans Motorcycle Club arrested for alleged drug trafficking (AFP via Getty Images)

Dozens of Pagans Motorcycle Club members and associates were arrested and charged with drug trafficking.

Federal officials say that a total of 30 members of the violent motorcycle gang were arrested in western Pennsylvania following a two year-long investigation.

US attorney Scott Brady said that the gang used violence to control cocaine, heroin and meth trafficking in that part of the state.

Raids involving 300 federal agents resulted in the seizure of 12 guns, $28,000 in cash, jewellery and “significant quantities” of drugs.

Mr Brady said that the Pagans are one of the most violent motorcycle gangs in the US and the FBI estimates they have more than 1,500 members across 41 chapters.

All 30 Pagans are now in federal custody.

“This takedown is the most recent victory in our fight to disrupt and dismantle

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Erie county club chapter places wreaths on graves

Tim Hahn
| Erie Times-News

A local motorcycle club has once again honored law enforcement officers in Erie County who died in the line of duty.

Members of the Erie County chapter of the Enforcers Motorcycle Club visited area cemeteries on Saturday to place wreaths on the graves of 18 officers from the Erie, Edinboro, Presque Isle, North East and Union City police departments who died on duty between 1905 and 1992. The members also placed wreaths at the memorials to fallen officers in Perry Square in Erie and at the Pennsylvania State Police Troop E headquarters in Lawrence Park Township.

Gerlach’s Garden & Floral donated the wreaths and the wreath stands, said Jeremy Sidun, the club’s president.

The Erie County chapter of the Enforcers Motorcycle Club, a law enforcement and veterans club, has placed wreaths on the graves of fallen officers on the first Saturday of December since the

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Alleged drunk driver kills 3 members of a law enforcement motorcycle club, more injured

An alleged drunk driver is accused of mowing down seven members of a national motorcycle club made up of law enforcement professionals and killing three of those bikers.

The crash happened in Texas Hill County outside San Antonio, according to the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office, which said a driver going the opposite direction crossed the highway’s center stripe, which set off the tragedy.

“Please keep our brothers with the Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club in ya’lls prayers,” reads a posting on the police department’s Facebook page. “The ride was in celebration of the club’s birthday when the accident occurred.”

The alleged drunk driver was arrested “for several counts of intoxicated manslaughter and intoxication assault,” the posting said.

Some reports claimed that up to nine bikers were hurt, but the Kerr County Sheriff’s Department takes issue with that count.

My San Antonio reports a retired policeman and two

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