Tag: Waco

Bikers Fight 'Guilt by Association'

Waco Bikers Prosecution Persists with ‘Guilt by Association’ Arguments

Twin Peaks bikers are fighting a gag order in Waco, Texas, and they are fighting the prosecution’s persistent and flagrant use of terms such as “outlaw bikers,” “biker gangs,” and “outlaw biker gangs” when referring to motorcycle riders and all of the bikers in Waco that day. They cite legal opinions that prevent such “guilt by association” arguments by the State.

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Waco Twin Peaks Judge Reverses Decision to Extend ‘Pick-A-Pal’ Grand Jury

One of the state district judges presiding over the Waco Twin Peaks bikers cases has reversed his decision to extend the term of a grand jury selected under the old method of selecting grand juries. The judge will now comply with a McLennan County, Texas, order that ends on July 8th, the much criticized practice of selecting “pick-a-pal” grand juries. This grand jury will likely decide the fate of some, if not all, of the 177 bikers arrested on May 17th after the Twin Peaks shootout.

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Waco Judge Stops Twin Peaks Video Release, Issues Gag Order

A Waco criminal court judge has issued a gag order in the Twin Peaks biker case preventing lawyers and prosecutors from talking to the media. He has also shielded a Twin Peaksrestaurant surveillance video from release to the public. Breitbart Texas sent a Texas Public Information Act request to the City of Waco for that and other videos on June 4th and has reported about the City’s noncompliance with its request.

Biker Thug or Innocent Victim of Waco Police? Watch & Decide!

The controversy over the Waco 170 continues as mre info comes out about the people who were arrested after the deadly May 15th shooting incident outside a biker event in Waco, Texas. Now with this exclusive interview with one of the arrested, you can make up your own mind.

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Four Weeks Later: Waco Police Narrative Unravels

As bikers gear up for a planned peaceful protest on Sunday, while more of the bikers arrested after the deadly May 17th shooting incident outside a Waco Twin Peaks restaurant are released, and more details come out about the men and women detained and the circumstances of their arrest, more troubling unanswered questions remain about Waco police’s account of the incident.

Waco Police Say Only Three Officers Fired at Twin Peaks Bikers

During his news conference Friday, Waco Police Chief Brent Stroman defended investigators’ decision to arrest the roughly 177 bikers following the shooting, and charge each with engaging in organized crime. “Those people who went to jail that night, there was probable cause for that arrest,” Stroman said.

Waco: Complaint Filed Against Official Who Set $1M Bonds for Bikers

More legal challenges are stacking up against Waco authorities in the wake of the May 17th shooting incident outside a Twin Peaks restaurant. After last week’s recusal motion, another attorney has filed a complaint with the Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct against Waco Justice of the Peace Walter H. “Pete” Peterson.

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Waco Biker Files Civil Rights Lawsuit over Twin Peaks Arrest

Matthew Clendennen, one of about 170 people arrested as the deadly May 17th shooting incident outside the Waco Twin Peaks restaurant, filed federal civil rights lawsuit on Friday against the City of Waco, the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office, and individual police officers.

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Waco PD: Threat to Officers ‘Probably Not Over’

Waco Police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton stated that the danger “towards us and our officers, and the officers here on the ground, and the other bikers that are involved in the shooting that occurred here” “is probably not over” on