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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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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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Texas crash caused by alleged drunk driver kills 3 members of Thin Blue Line motorcycle club

Three members of the Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club were killed, and four others hospitalized, when an alleged drunk driver going in the opposite direction swerved into their lane and hit them head-on while they were on a group ride in the Texas Hill Country, officials said.

The crash occurred about 5 p.m. on Saturday on a highway in Kerrville, Texas, about 65 miles northwest of San Antonio, according to the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office.

“They were on a ride in the Texas Hill Country and were on Highway 16, south of Kerrville, when another person crosses the center stripe,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement posted on its Facebook page.

Sgt. Orlando Moreno of the Texas Department of Public Safety, the agency leading the crash investigation, said the car ran into six motorcycles.

The sheriff’s office said the driver, who struck the motorcycle club members

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