Motorcycle club donates 180 bikes in memory of fallen Auburn police officer

OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) – Gunners Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club of Auburn delivered nearly 200 bikes to children in east Alabama Sunday – all in honor of William Buechner, an Auburn police officer killed in the line of duty in May 2019.

Smiles, laughter, and excitement filled the parking lot of the Lee County Judicial Center in Opelika on Sunday as 180 children received brand-new bicycles and a picture with Santa.

Buechner’s memory is stamped on each bike given out.

“It means a lot to us and I’m pretty sure getting a brand-new bicycle means a lot to them,” said Rueben Garza, president of Gunners. “And I think later down the road, if they don’t ride a motorcycle, they will remember this and get a bike for somebody else.”

The Gunners Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club gave bikes to the Big House, the Esperanza House, and the Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch. The

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LAPD officer charged with lying, perjury after alleging DUI in 2019 incident

A Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer has been charged with filing a false report and perjury after allegedly lying about a motorist being under the influence in a 2019 incident, officials said.

Alejandro Castillo, 49, is expected to be arraigned Tuesday after the case was filed for warrant July 20, according to the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office.

The charges stem from an Oct. 18, 2019 incident, when Castillo allegedly stopped a man driving in the Hollywood area. The man was apparently making an unsafe turn. He was given a sobriety test and eventually arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

The investigation by the LAPD’s internal affairs division began after concerns were brought up by the L.A. City Attorney’s Office while reviewing body-worn camera videos for DUI arrests in October 2019.

“Investigators working in partnership with the Justice System Integrity Division of the Los Angeles County District

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Motorcycle crash claims Atchison County Corrections Officer | Northeast Kansas

An early morning motorcycle accident Wednesday claimed the life of a 42-year-old Atchison County Corrections Officer.

Jeremy S. Masuch, of Nortonville, was pronounced dead at the accident scene located at the junction of U.S. 59 Highway and Kansas Highway 116 about 10 miles south of Atchison along U.S. 59 Highway, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol Crash Log report.

The accident occurred about 2:52 a.m. as Masuch was northbound along 59 Highway as he drove a 1989 Triumph Street Triple motorcycle when struck the passenger side of a 2016 Ford F-150 pickup truck that had turned northbound along 59 Highway from 116 Highway driven by Ricky E. Brown, 65, of Cummings, KHP reports.

Masuch was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, and Brown was wearing a seat belt.

Atchison County Sheriff Jack Laurie posted condolences on behalf of the Atchison County Sheriff’s Office vial Facebook. Laurie posted

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LAPD motorcycle officer suffers major injuries in crash on 210 Freeway

A Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer suffered major injuries after he was in a crash involving two Ford pickup trucks on the 210 Freeway in Baldwin Park Wednesday morning, the California Highway Patrol said.

According to the CHP, Officer Jeremy Hollings was on his way to work on the westbound 210 Freeway riding a 2015 LAPD BMW motorcycle between the HOV and No. 1 lane. Charles Lange, 43, of Alta Loma, was driving a 2013 Ford F-250 near Hollings as well as Jose Rodriguez, 41, of Moreno Valley. Rodriguez was driving a 2018 Ford F-250.

Lange was traveling ahead of Hollings in the No. 1 lane and Rodriguez was driving in the HOV lane behind Officer Hollings.

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