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Dundalk men arrested in alleged motorcycle gang fight

A fight between rival motorcycle gangs at an Essex bar last week led to the arrest of seven men, two of whom are from Dundalk, according to court records.

The men, who are allegedly members of the Pagan’s motorcycle club, were pulled over on their Harleys last Monday night, Aug. 23, after police were dispatched to a report of a fight involving a gun at Sylvester’s Saloon in Essex, according to charging papers filed against the seven men who were arrested.

The charging papers allege nine members of the Pagans beat down Kenneth Lee Burr, who was seen surveillance footage sitting with three Pagans members before one of them, later identified as Daniel Chesnavage, 34, of Dundalk, came around the table and struck Burr on the head, initiating the alleged beatdown.

MARYLAND'S MOST WANTED | Jalen Wise, accused gang member from Northeast Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — An accused Baltimore gang member, recently indicted by the ATF for his involvement in numerous crimes, is the subject of this week's Maryland's Most Wanted.

According to the U.S. Marshals Service, 19-year-old Jalen Wise has been on the run for weeks and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Wise is currently facing conspiracy charges for his alleged involvement in a violent Baltimore street gang known as "39 Babies" and the "Green Team".

White supremacist prison gang leader found guilty of fatal stabbing after admitting on the stand he ordered murders in the past

Five years after three members of a white supremacist prison gang stabbed a man to death, an Anne Arundel County jury found the gang’s leader was an accomplice in the murder who ordered his men to kill 43-year-old John O’Sullivan in August 2016.

Joseph Leissler, 52, unexpectedly took the stand in his own defense during the week-long trial. His frenzied testimony included his admission that he’s commanded the deaths of several men, but not O’Sullivan, he assured. The jury thought otherwise.

11 Members Of Baltimore Gang ’39 Babies’ Or ‘GreenTeam’ Indicted, Officials Still Searching For One Fugitive

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Eleven members of a violent Baltimore gang known as “39 Babies” or “GreenTeam” have been indicted for multiple charges including participation in a criminal gang, first-degree murder, assault, and firearm-related counts.

Attorney General Brian Frosh joined BPD Commissioner Michael Harrison and the ATF to announce the indictment Wednesday.

White supremacist gang leader’s murder trial for Jessup prison killing starts as fellow members take stand

Sean Almony once considered Joseph Leissler, a towering, bald, 52-year-old white supremacist, a father figure who guided him through life in various Maryland penitentiaries, he said.

Almony, who acted as Leissler’s second-in-command as the two grew a chapter of a neo-Nazi group called the Aryan Brotherhood from a small gang into a feared organization, testified against his former friend at Leissler’s murder trial Tuesday. Leissler didn’t wield the knife in the 2016 fatal stabbing of rival gang member John O’Sullivan, prosecutors said, but he ordered the hit that led to the 43-year-old’s death.

93 Arrested In 'Operation Washout' In Baltimore: U.S. Marshals

BALTIMORE, MD — More than 90 people were arrested in July as part of a coordinated effort by law enforcement across the region targeting violent criminals, gangs and firearms, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

Called "Operation Washout," the initiative enabled officers to serve 110 Baltimore Police Department warrants.

"This operation demonstrated our ongoing efforts in working with all of our law enforcement partners at the federal, state and local level in creating a safer Baltimore," Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said in a statement Monday. "Participation in joint operations like Operation Washout reflect our ongoing partnership and commitment to apprehending some of the most violent offenders and taking them off the streets."

Leader of Pagan’s motorcycle club set to plead guilty to federal charge

The former national president of the Pagan’s motorcycle club, who led the organization’s aggressive expansion across New Jersey and elsewhere, is set to plead guilty to a federal charge, NJ Advance Media has learned.

Keith “Conan” Richter, of Bay Shore, New York, has a plea agreement hearing set for July 30, according to online court records.

Black Guerrilla Gang Member Gets Trial Date for Alleged Homicide

A member of the Black Guerrilla Family gang, who was found guilty in connection to a homicide seven years ago, rejected a plea offer on July 23 at Baltimore City Circuit Court.

Laser Womack was brought to reception court on Friday before Judge Melissa M. Phinn, following a postponement court hearing on June 22.

Womack, 34, was offered a plea deal on Friday of 30 years for second-degree murder. Defense attorney Sharon Dubey, rejected the offer on Womack’s behalf.

Sep 2021