Canada - The Hells Angels are marking new territory in Surrey.
Several motorcycle gang members have split off from the established White Rock chapter in recent weeks, forming a new chapter reportedly called West Point.
Sgt. Bill Whalen of B.C.'s Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, the province's integrated police task force specializing in organized crime, said the team's Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Unit has been aware of the new crew for "a while."
"I can tell you that we are aware of a split going on in the White Rock chapter and that some of them were looking at going off and forming a new chapter," Sgt. Whalen said. "We can safely say it is over internal disagreements, but over what we can't say."
Whalen added that the move seemed to be more about personality conflicts than purely a drive for expansion of territory.
"We don't see it as any attempt at expansion of the Hells Angels, we just see them as going different ways," he said.
White Rock chapter members have run into problems as of late.
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