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Most of 177 Twin Peaks bikers no longer wearing ankle monitors

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posted on Oct, 7 2015 @ 10:52 AM
I waited a couple of days before posting this thread to see if anyone else would pick up on the articles.



The wheels of justice turn slowly, and it seems as though they belong to a meat grinder rather than some apparatus which purpose is supposedly to exact justice upon those whom have committed actual and tangible crimes.

The law enforcement establishment in and around Waco, TX are not interested in justice, they are interested in absconding with citizen's property and covering up corrupt practices up to and including incarceration and murder of innocents.

With the cancers that are the gun debate, politics (local and international), terrorism, and any of the million other topics blown on the wind and chased after, this egregious violation of peoples rights and lives has received very little attention.

Here is the most recent development in a story that has wide ranging implications for everyone in America, whether they know it or not:

Of the 177 bikers jailed after the May 17 Twin Peaks shootout, none remain in McLennan County jails and 135 of those were fitted with GPS ankle monitors after negotiating reduced bonds.

Almost five months later, all but 22 of those 135 have been allowed to remove the ankle monitors after agreements between their attorneys and state prosecutors to amend the conditions of their bonds.

So far, none of those arrested have been charged with anything involved in the shooting.


The story we are being fed is as follows:

Reyna’s prosecutors have taken hard lines during examining trials for bikers, alleging that each showed up at Twin Peaks that day wearing his or her colors, most of them armed, in a show of full support for their affiliate members because they were keenly aware that such a firestorm could erupt.

What do attorneys working these cases have to say:

“Assuming, if you are like me, that this is not going to end up with 177 convictions and 177 life sentences,” said Austin attorney Adam Reposa, who said his multiple Bandido clients were set to get their ankle monitors removed last week.

“It is going to end up pretty much the opposite,” he said. “So if you are the people who are prosecuting, you have to start culling cases that you are conceding. They realize they are not going anywhere with this particular individual, so eventually, they have to start letting go.

“That is what I see. We are starting the letting-go process, although they are not admitting they did something wrong. Oh God, no. They would never do that. I don’t think we will ever get to that point where they admit these people did nothing wrong and should never have been arrested,” Reposa said.

If the DA's office is beginning to realize it can't win all of it's cases it should very well know that it was in the wrong in the first place. If there were people arrested without cause, it is also entirely possible that there were people injured and killed without cause as well.

More from another attorney:

Houston attorney Paul Looney said two of his three clients, a married couple from Brenham, were not required to wear the ankle monitors and his third client had his removed in an agreement with prosecutors.

“I can only speculate, but my guess is that the ones that are still wearing the ankle bracelets present some type of specific flight risk, or, in the alternative, their lawyers are lazy and they just haven’t come in to visit with the prosecutor,” he said. “A lot of lawyers haven’t done that.”

Looney cautioned that there likely is no connection between levels of culpability and those still wearing ankle monitors.

“I have gone through the discovery, and right now I am of the opinion that they might not successfully prosecute anybody who is still alive. I think they may have a couple of dead people they may be able to convict, but the ones who committed the crimes are dead. Everybody else was defending themselves or other people,” Looney said.
emphasis mine

If only a couple of those who are deceased could have been convicted, then that means that there are many more who would not have been convicted that are now dead.

This list keeps getting longer and longer, Related threads:

Police Bullets Hit Bikers During the Waco Police Shootout

The Book of Waco

"somewhat involved in criminal activity,"

Corruption, Collusion & Cover-ups in the Waco Biker Shooting

Autopsies released in Twin Peaks biker deaths

JP Peterson removed from Hewitt biker’s case

Waco Is Suppressing Evidence That Could Clear Innocent Bikers

Waco police detective named foreman of grand jury that may hear Twin Peaks cases

At Least 9 Dead and Many Injured in Biker Gang Shooting in Waco, TX

I can't be the only one who this entire debacle bothers. I mean this ranks right up there with Kent State in regards to official excessive force and tyranny.

posted on Oct, 7 2015 @ 10:58 AM
a reply to: jadedANDcynical

I have ties close to the Waco incident and happen to know many of them never had the ankle monitors to start with. I have been part of the protests in Waco by the rest of the biker community to defend them. In all reality most of them will never be charged, they don't have anything on them. Those with outstanding warrants will be remanded to custody for those charges.

(In case anyone wonders how I know... I was supposed to be there.)
edit on 7-10-2015 by sycomix because: sorry fingers got ahead of my head.

posted on Oct, 7 2015 @ 11:48 AM
a reply to: sycomix

I have been part of the protests in Waco by the rest of the biker community to defend them.

Thank you for your efforts in person and the information!

There are articles beginning to appear outside the biker clique which are asking some pointed questions, not quite as sharp as some, but still the fact that this is being looked at with more scrutiny by media outside biker blogs is encouraging:

Months later, though, the Waco P.D. was still suppressing any video footage and ballistic analysis that could offer proof. Some of the 177 arrested (including four women) languished in jail for weeks, others for months, before they could afford to post bail. All of them, even guys who hid out in the bathroom while bullets flew, face up to 99 years in jail.


These bimonthly confederation meetings, known as COC meetings, are mostly arcane discussions of motorcycle-rights issues. They have zero history of violence.

Granted, there is indeed some actual history of violence between two rival clubs:

Then again, they have virtually zero history of Cossack participation. In fact, May 17 marked only the second time in memory any of the club's members had ever attended a COC meeting; for years, they'd refused to join the organization—a direct rebuke to the Bandidos, Texas's most powerful motorcycle club and one of the nation's largest, with more than 2,000 members. But things had been ugly between the two rivals for a while—fistfights, knife fights, roadside beatings. Infrequent, but growing in brutality.

What do those who were there have to say:

And virtually every biker I spoke with last June and July—Cossacks, Bandidos, members of multiple other clubs, 22 bikers in total—believes that the real blame for all the dead bodies belongs with the Waco police.

Keep in mind, this article is not posted to a biker-centric site like The Aging Rebel blog.

With the above in mind, take a look at this excerpt:

Any attempt to try to piece together exactly how the nine bikers died—whose guns fired the fatal shots—requires wading into JFK-assassination levels of paranoia and confusion. For instance, members of multiple clubs have claimed that when the shooting started, two Cossacks stood up inside the restaurant, took off their cuts, and put on badges. Were they undercover cops waiting for a fight to break out, and if so, did they play a part in instigating it? Other witnesses have said that a Waco cop wearing a Cossacks cut was firing shots, then helped make arrests afterward.

Much much more at the source:

The Untold Story of the Texas Biker Gang Shoot-Out

posted on Oct, 7 2015 @ 02:02 PM
a reply to: jadedANDcynical

When all is said and done I have a feeling a couple of judges and a few cops are gona lose jobs over this stunt. Waco has a history of doing things it's own way in regards to enforcing law. (Branch Davidians anyone?) Don't for a second think the rest of Texas is like that, Waco and Austin need some serious work done to get their collective heads out of the a**es.

posted on Oct, 7 2015 @ 02:25 PM
a reply to: jadedANDcynical

I can't be the only one who this entire debacle bothers.

No you are not alone. When all this went down our peeps here in NC/SC were shocked. Some had sat in on some COC meetings w/ the CBA of Charlotte (kinda like ABATE) back in the day. If you know you biker history of NC/SC you know it can get confrontational to say the least, so yes all us no patch little people were stepping back with our eyebrows raised going WTF? I don't run with the big dawgs so I have no idea what their take on it is. And I'm not going to ask!!

But for no-name regular joe blows to get hung out to dry legally like this is a dark portent of thing to come.

Great job with all the info & links.

posted on Oct, 9 2015 @ 11:55 AM
a reply to: SCGrits

Thanks for weighing in even though I know you've been concerned with the flooding and the the fate of your family; I've been following your theead on that.

I'm certain this has raised eyebrows across the country for anyone who rides and that is to be expected. It's the attention paid to this by those who don't use a motorcycle as either primary mode of transportation or even only as a recreational activity that is encouraging.

The more the mainstream is exposed to, and considers as valid, stories that question the line laid down by the officials the better chance we have of consequences falling where they should.

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