Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Traffic on the blog has spiked once again so I thought I'd recap some of the top stories to keep them fresh in our minds before they get buried in the archives.
The David Giles drug trafficking trial out of Kelowna has finally hit the court and is big news. Operation Skeletor as I refer to it rising out of the Kelowna Summer Jam is the largest and most successful police undercover operation in the history of the province. The Panama connection makes it significant.
The bust came after Pat Fogarty, the person in charge of the ang Task force came up with some absolutely ridiculous statements claiming that there is no wolf pack and that the Kelowna Hells Angels aren't the problem, it's the other guys we have to worry about. That prompted me to make a post questioning what side he was on because he was obviously wrong running interference for the Hells Angels in the press.
The joint operation between the RCMP, Gang Task force and the OMGU proved him wrong in a very big way which forced us to question his leadership. Was he just an idiot? Who told him to say that? Some of the officers in the field? That would be scary indeed.
The David Giles drug bust involved the interception of $4 million in exchange for 200 kilos of cocaine which was partial payment for a plan to purchase more than 500 kilograms of cocaine for over $14 million. The Vancouver Province reported that it was suposed to be 500 kilos a month. This proved Pat Fogarty wrong in a very big way as did the stolen car boat and motorcycle ring tied to the Kelowna Hells Angels. It was a huge operation that Hells Angels associate Johnny Newcome plead guilty to. Johnny Newcome ran the chop shop out of Cycle logic which was owned by Richard Goldammer. It was a huge stolen car ring tied directly to the Hells Angels.
Tragically but not surprisingly, after they did such a great job on those two busts Christy clark's government cutting funding to the Gang Task force and gor rid of the OMGU. Just like they eliminated the police task force that investigated money laundering in BC Casinos after it issued a dammed report about how bad it was. That is organized crime. When the government gets rid of a police task force after it successfully disrupted an organized crime ring.
After sabotaging future operations, Pat Fogarty the second rose up once again trying to convince us that the Hells agels aren't a problem in BC any more. That is a lie. They just stopped investigating them. Nevertheless, Operation Skeletor is clearly the most successful undercover police operation in the history of the province. They should be promoting people involved with that not clowns like Bill Fordy.
Operation Skeletor makes up for sabotaging Operation Phoenix and the Western Wind bust. It was even more successful than EPandora which was groundbreaking even thought the convictions were much less significant.
Edmonton Hells Angles drug bust
The post about Dominic DiPalma Jr. from the Edmonton Hells Angles getting busted with two kilos of cocaine is getting a of of traffic. December 2013 I named him as the member in charge of the Whiteboy posse. That makes him responsible for all their drug trafficking and all their violence enforcing for drug debts. Dominic DiPalma was sentenced to six years for cocaine trafficking.
Prince George brutal assault
The new news in Prince George is the fact that Kitt Alwood was implicated in that brutal sexual assault in Prince George. The court records claim one of the accused cell phone records claimed she collected drug debts for Kitt Alwood. January 2013 I named her as the predator using a clothing line and a bad rap music promotion to lead young kids astray.
Kelowna couple found dead
The post about a couple in Kelowna found dead recently is getting a lot of traffic. One of the victims was Marcello Verna. Marcello was the nephew of Hells Angel Carlo Verna.Tragically, his mother, Calo's sister, also died back in 2013 at the age of 43. June 2013 I wrote a blog post about Carlo Verna expressing my concern that the club might screw him over after the took all his money. It is a real tragedy his family members are dying all of a sudden. With friends like those, who needs enemies?