Mobile Phone Biker News

BNN: Authorities in NYC halt ring of motorcycle thieves: Biker News Network, Out Run By No One,1%er,Outlaw
Biker News Network
Bikers -N- Friends  | Who's Online  | Who's a Rat?  |  Shop OBWorld  |  DONATE  |  Brothers Memorial  |  Contact Us

Username:
Password:
Remember
Username:
Keep Me
Logged On:

    Register  Register
    Forgot Password  Forgot Password


Add Your E-mail Address to our Mailing List

BNN's Favorite Links

The Big Schwag's Official website
(views 59529)

Bikes That Suck
(views 93604)

Bikers -N- Friends
(views 82008)

This cheap medications and buy generic viagra without a prescription can change your life.
Cheap no prescription buy Viagra online pharmacy
Only buy Viagra site brings satisfaction, can have such an impact.




General News:

Authorities in NYC halt ring of motorcycle thieves

--ADVERTISEMENT--
(Click ESC to stop the shaking)

Source: Fox News

New York - A ring of bandits made high-end motorcycles suddenly disappear -- and illegal guns appear -- on New York City streets in a lucrative smuggling scheme, authorities said Thursday.

The ring dispatched "steal teams" in stolen minivans -- their backseats removed -- to comb upscale neighborhoods like Greenwich Village and Brooklyn Heights for Ducatis, Hondas and other bikes of choice, authorities said. Then they would stop alongside parked bikes, slide open the van door and lift them inside before driving off.

"In most instances, this took no more than 30 seconds," Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said at a news conference where he and District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced enterprise corruption and other charges against 33 people.

The investigation stemmed from a report last year of a Yamaha stolen in Tribeca. Over the next several months, police learned that the defendants had swiped more than 60 motorcycles worth about $500,000.

"The streets served as outdoor showrooms where crews would go shopping," Kelly said.

Black market dealers would pay about $2,000 for each stolen bike before having them dismantled, wrapped in plastic and shipped for resale in Caribbean and African nations and elsewhere under labels reading "household goods."

The ring also diversified "like any good business" by dealing illegal guns in Harlem, Vance said.

Prosecutors allege that during the probe, an undercover detective bought 15 weapons -- most believed smuggled from southern states -- from the ring. The cache included three semiautomatic assault rifles.

Investigators also learned that the bandits tried to escape detection with counter-surveillance -- identifying unmarked police vehicles and taking photos of them.

News

Click Here for the original article


Click Here to open the original article in a pop-up new window




Disclaimer: The opinions in this article are solely those of the writer, and may not reflect the beliefs of anyone at the Biker News Network/Outlaw Biker World.
This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of political, human rights, economic, democracy, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible on this site or through this service, you may notify our copyright agent, as set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA). For your complaint to be valid under the DMCA, it must meet certain criteria, and you must Click Here to contact acting agent.

Posted on 7/26/2012 7:03 PM | General News
|




You must be logged in to read all comments or to add comments





Click here to get the news on your site

Click here to get the news on your site

Recommend Us





Get your news on





© Copyright 1997 - 2014
By Law, these pages and graphics herein are under copyright and are under ownership of "BNN: LETTER: Hells Angels ‘perfect’ guests: Biker News Network, Out Run By No One,1%er,Outlaw" and may only be used if requested by Email.
BNN