Hell's Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club - Chapter 10: Murder, Mayhem, Living Outside the Law Summary & Analysis

Sonny Barger
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Chapter 10: Murder, Mayhem, Living Outside the Law Summary and Analysis

Over the years, Sonny was more than his share of scrapes with the law. His first bust was for marijuana in 1963. A friend, Gus Pimental, was staying with him. The cops raided the house on a tip that Gus was selling. They arrested Gus and then found pot in Sonny's girlfriend's suitcase. Sonny took the rap for his girlfriend and was arrested. After being found guilty, he was sentenced to six months in the county jail and six months probation.

Sonny encountered another problem when, as a convicted felon, he was caught with firearms, a violation of his parole. After that incident, the cops were almost on constant surveillance outside his house, on the lookout for other gun-toting Angels who might be dropping by. Another member dropped a suitcase...

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