Gypsy Jokers biker gang leader and 5 members charged with murder, kidnapping and torture in Oregon

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The leader of the Gypsy Joker Outlaw Motorcycle Club and five other members of the biker gang are facing charges for murder, kidnapping, torture and racketeering in Oregon.

An indictment unsealed Thursday details how the Gypsy Jokers 'sowed violence and intimidation throughout the Pacific Northwest' for years under the leadership of national president Kenneth Earl Hause, 61, also known as the 'Wiz' or 'Boss'.

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'This is an organization whose members and associates pride themselves on living outside the law and use kidnapping, assault, murder and other forms of violence to extend and maintain their power,' U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon Billy J Williams said in a statement.

'Kenneth Hause and his co-defendants will soon have their day in court and will face the consequences of their crimes.'

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Earl Deverle Fisher, 48, Ryan Anthony Negrinelli, 36, Joseph Duane Folkerts, 61, Mark Leroy Dencklau, 58, and an unnamed defendant are charged with murder in aid of racketeering, kidnapping in aid of racketeering resulting in death, kidnapping resulting in death and conspiracy to commit kidnapping resulting in death.

Fisher, Negrinelli and Folkerts entered not guilty pleas to the new indictment in U.S. District Court in Portland on Thursday afternoon.

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The indictment describes barroom brawls in which Gypsy Joker members left people unconscious, brutal assaults on the gang's rivals, death threats issued to anyone who talked to police, beatings or torture of club associates who stepped into leaders' crosshairs and the distribution of drugs including methamphetamine.

In September 2018, Hause allegedly used brass knuckles or large rings to knock out the teeth of a member of the Oregon Veterans Motorcycle Association.

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Prosecutors say Hause told the man that he had '30 days to shut [the veterans motorcycle club] down' and ordered him to no longer wear Gypsy Joker patches.

The leader allegedly threatened to kill...
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