After SUV Attack, the Internet Thinks All Hollywood Stuntz Motorcycle Gang Members Are "Pussy" "Terrorists" Who Deserve to Die

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A still from the Hollywood Stuntz Times Square block party video

Update, 10:15 a.m.: More information has emerged on a Brooklyn man alleged to be the founder of Hollywood Stuntz. Jump to the last page for that, and another video of a possible Stuntz ride.

Earlier this week, a disturbing video began circulating of a brutal incident between a man named Alexian Lien and multiple members of a motorcycle crew called the Hollywood Stuntz. As far as we can tell, the chain of events looks something like this: Lien, with his wife and two-year-old daughter, was driving in a black Range Rover behind a massive group of riders on the West Side Highway, when one of them, Christopher Cruz, stopped short in front of him. Lien hit the back of Cruz's bike. Cruz and several other riders got off their bikes and started to approach his car. Lien accelerated and drove away, running over another rider, Edwin "Jay" Mieses. Several more riders followed Lien to Washington Heights, where police say he was pulled from the car and beaten, sustaining two black eyes and needing stitches to his face and chest. His wife and child escaped unharmed. Mieses' family says he is now paralyzed from the waist down.

Meanwhile, the Internet has discovered more YouTube videos of the Hollywood Stuntz's other rides, most of them pretty tame compared to Monday's violent melee. In the past 24 hours, the number of views have skyrocketed. Public sympathy isn't on their side: Many of the comments on the videos call the riders "terrorists," use a variety of racial and homophobic slurs, and suggest they should be raped in prison until they die.

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6 Wild Gang Takedown: Caught Using Facebook, Robbing Drug Dealers

Facebook is a great place to post how you're doing, your new job, pictures of the dog, plates of restaurant food, and, if you're members of a violent drug gang, which specialized in home-invasion robberies of other drug dealers, snapshots of your piles of cash!

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Ray Kelly Goes Gangbusters: NYPD to Double Size of Anti-Gang Unit; Target Facebook Thugs

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly will give a speech later today in which he will announce his plans to double the size of the NYPD's anti-gang unit to combat the escalating problem of gang violence in the city.

Kelly is calling the plan "Operation Crew Cut," which will bring the number of detectives assigned to the department's anti-gang unit from 150 to 300 in response to a particularly violent summer, during which many innocent victims -- including several children -- were injured or killed by warring "street crews."

"We'll focus those resources not on large, established gangs such as the Bloods and Crips, but on the looser associations of younger men who identify themselves by the block they live on, or on which side of a housing development they reside," Kelly will say during his speech (see full text of the speech below). "Their loyalty is to their friends living in a relatively small area, and their rivalries are based not on narcotics trafficking or some other entrepreneurial interest, but simply on local turf."

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If You Give Directions, You Might Get Robbed at Gunpoint -- Even in Williamsburg and Bushwick

Hey, New Yorker! Yeah, YOU! Now you finally have good reason to be that asshole -- you know, that guy or gal who doesn't want to give directions. It could be dangerous!

Cops say the four scumbags pictured here are preying on the city's good Samaritans -- they'll stop and ask you for directions and rob you while you're distracted.

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Anthony Smith, Michael Smith, and Melvin Peters Get Prison for Murder of Roy Huntley

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Roy Huntley died at the hands of a gang of thugs during a grisly robbery-turned-slaying that took place on Sept. 28, 2008.

Michael Smith, Anthony Smith, and Melvin Peters roughed up the 24-year-old husband and father of two in 2050 Eighth Avenue, stealing his watch and other small property before dragging him outside, where Anthony then shot him in the head. Two other men are said to be involved in the crime.

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Chain-Stealing Gang Shoots Up Bronx Street

Three thugs shot at a Bronx resident Sunday, demanding the victim's chain, cops say.

Around 3:30 a.m., the suspected perps pointed a gun at the victim in front of 819 East 173rd Street.

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Jonathan Thomas, 19, Busted in 'Freaky Friday' House Party Shootings in East New York

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Dead: Donzell Rogers
​Brooklyn teen Jonathan Thomas has been charged with murder in the "Freaky Friday" house party shootings last weekend in East New York. Thomas, 19, is accused of killing Donzell "Zelly" Rogers, 20, who was apparently just a bystander at the party. Cops have said the Very Crispy Gangsters, a crew operating out of the Fiorentino projects in East New York, was likely involved in the mayhem, in which at least 20 rounds were sprayed into a crowd by a crazed, stupid gunman. At least five others were wounded.

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"Very Crispy Gangsters" Suspected in East New York Shooting

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Donzell Rogers, slain at a "Freaky Friday" party.
​The shooting at a house party in Brooklyn Friday night that killed one man and injured eight is suspected to be gang-related. Specifically a gang called the "Very Crispy Gangsters," which is a real name for a real gang. It would be almost funny if they weren't going around shooting people.

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Jorge Arbaje-Diaz, Legendarily Crooked Cop, Gets 20 Years for Sticking Up Gangs

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Former NYPD officer Jorge Arbaje-Diaz was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for living his life like Denzel Washington in Training Day. The cop would wear his uniform and use his badge and gun to rob gangs of epic amounts of drugs and profit. The judge in the case rejected a plea deal that would've given Arbaje-Diaz only 10 years because of the dirty officer's "untrammeled, unlimited, unchecked greed" and violation of public trust. Arbaje-Diaz also held "children at gunpoint," the Post reports. "You are the poster boy for a sentence that will deter others from the kinds of acts you engaged in," said the judge. From 2003-2008, Arbaje-Diaz stole over 1,650 pounds of cocaine and $4 million from dealers. [NYP]

Battle of the Gangster Nicknames: Italians Trounce Blacks

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Don't count out the Mafia. Tom Robbins gives a sobering appraisal of why the Italian-American gangsters are more than just pop-culture figures.

But they're also pretty potent pop-culture pricks. Gangs of other colors and races are also dangerous, but Joe Coscarelli's list of Mafia nicknames from the recent big bust shows that when it comes to nicknames, Italian gangsters still have an edge over black gangsters.

There are exceptions. Just yesterday, feds in New Jersey indicted a bunch of Bloods for racketeering and other felonies. Topping the list is Vincent "No Good" Young. He's so bad that even one of his other nicknames, "Good," is simply a shortened version of "No Good." More »