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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: What outlaw motorcycle gangs seek

STATELINE —Tri County Gang Unit members told law enforcement and other officials that even though outlaw biker gangs have been stymied, they continue to evolve. Nate Brehm and Ron Miller, both of the Tri County Gang Unit, spoke Friday about outlaw biker gangs in Northern Nevada at the fifth annual Northern Nevada Gang Symposium. Biker gangs consider themselves to be the “one percenters,” Brehm said. The term refers to a magazine article in the 1940s which stated that 99 percent of bikers were peaceful, law-abiding citizens. When the Hells Angels formed, their motto was clear: “We are the one percent.”The …

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