Month: April 2014

Outlaw Biker Gangs flex muscles in South East Asia

Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs, including some from Canada, are making a big push in Asia and Australia as they seek a piece of the regions underworld drug and criminal empire.

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Police target outlaw biker gangs over flow of illicit drugs to Metro Cebu

Police say they are cracking down on organised crime gangs supplying drugs to Metro Cebu.

They are working with a national anti-gang drug task force to address the flow of drugs coming into the Philippines.

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Hells Angels gangsters could face life in prison after Manila drug bust

After a dramatic arrest in the Philippines Wednesday, Vancouver gangster Barry Espadilla quipped on his Facebook page that jail in Manila “is actually a lot better than jail over there (in B.C.).”

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Biker slain in QC shootout

MANILA, Philippines – A motorcycle rider, who ignored policemen conducting an anti-crime operation, was slain after he traded shots with the lawmen in Quezon City on Sunday afternoon.

Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director Chief Superintendent Richard Albano said the unidentified man was armed with a .45 caliber pistol.

He was with a female back rider, who ran away, when they were flagged down in Barangay San Isidro at around 5 p.m.

QCPD Station 11 commander Superintendent Victor Pagulayan said the two were flagged down after they were spotted riding a motorcycle – which had no license plates – without wearing helmets.

The suspect died on the scene following the gun battle.