Killing of a Hell’s Angels leader prompts state of emergency
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The fatal shooting of a Hell’s Angels leader during a casino melee with a rival gang has prompted the mayor of Sparks, Nev., to declare a state of emergency and cancel an annual motorcycle event, authorities said Saturday.

“The safety and security of the public is our No. 1 priority,” Sparks Mayor Geno Martini said in a statement Saturday. Police have increased foot and mobile patrols in and around downtown.

No suspects have been arrested in Friday’s killing of Jeffrey Pettigrew, 51, president of the San Jose chapter of Hell’s Angels, or the shootings of two members of a rival group, the Vagos Motorcycle Club, authorities said.

Leonard Ramirez, 45, was in stable condition at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, and Diego Garcia, 28, was in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Hell’s Angels member Cesar Villagrana, 36, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a dead…………… continues on Los Angeles Times

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Oceanside Police To Focus On Motorcycle Safety
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POSTED: 5:07 am PDT September 22, 2011

In an effort to cut down on motorcycle crashes in Oceanside, the city’s police department will focus intensified traffic enforcement Thursday through Saturday in neighborhoods where they most frequently occur.

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