Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Illinois Rockford Police Prepared For Week Long Hells Angeles Bike Rally At Lyran Park

Photos courtesy of 23 News WIFR dot com

14 members of the Hells Angels charged for multiple crimes stemming from a brawl and their club house was condemned by police for code violations a week before hundreds of members are expected to attend a week long motorcycle and convention rally in Rockford.

By H. Nelson Goodson
July 23, 2013

Rockford, Illinois - On Saturday, hundreds of members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club are expected to attend a week long bike rally and convention at Lyran Park, according to Rockford police. Police have condemn the Hells Angels Club for code violations after multiple members got into a brawl in the club house. 
Rockford Police Lieutenant Pat Hoey confirmed that they have arrested all 14 members from the Hells Angels that were involved in the internal fight. The 14 suspects were charged with various felony crimes that included kidnapping, armed robbery, unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle, mob action, using illegal tasers, knives and an axe. The kidnapping charge stems from a child being at the club house without the parent's consent.
The suspects were identified as Neal Resendez, 64, of Belvidere, IL; Richard Todd, 54, of Rockford, IL; Robert Bell, 49, of Rockford, IL; John Savalick, 37, of Pecatonica, IL; Curt Lambert, 38, of Rockford, IL; Dariusz Achramowicz, 50, of Chicago, IL; Tomas Lech, 38, of Chicago, IL; Aloysius Balice, 34, of Rockford, IL; Bradley Willhelms, 32, of Freeport, IL; Dennis R. Juno, 40, of Rockton, IL; Donald J. Hess, 40, of Loves Park, IL; Earl Murray, 45, of Rockton, IL; Velma, Jose, 48, of Countryside, IL and Christopher Lawson, 39, of Rockford, IL. All of the suspects are being held on a $1 million dollar bond, according to 23 News WIFR dot com.   
Rockford police also reported, that they are prepared for this upcoming week's bike rally by the Hells Angels. Police in Rockford will be assisted by the Love Park and Belvidere Police Department's and the Winnebago, Boone and Ogle County Sheriff Department's and the Illinois State Police.
The Hells Angels motorcycle rally and convention runs from July 27 to August 4, according to police.

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