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SCPD: 11 Arrested During Pagan Motorcycle Club Gathering in Lindenhurst

LongIsland.com

The Suffolk County Police Department have arrested 11 people and recovered numerous weapons, drugs and vehicles during a gathering hosted by the Pagan Motorcycle Club in Lindenhurst yesterday.

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Update - October 19, 2015 - After further investigation regarding the gathering of the Pagan Motorcycle Club in Lindenhurst on October 17, Suffolk County Police Department First Squad detectives recovered four additional loaded handguns. Michael Parsnip, 42, and Jason Craft, 39, both of North Carolina, were additionally charged with four counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree. They are scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on October 19.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The original press release is below.

Lindenhurst, NY - October 18, 2015 - The Suffolk County Police Department have arrested 11 people and recovered numerous weapons, drugs and vehicles during a gathering hosted by the Pagan Motorcycle Club in Lindenhurst yesterday.

Suffolk County Police seized 5 handguns, 1 rifle, 1 shotgun, marijuana, cocaine, crystal meth, a billy club and three vehicles. The 11 men were arrested in the vicinity of the gathering at Hoffman Avenue in Lindenhurst between the hours of 7:40 p.m. on October 17, to 1:40 a.m. today.

The following members of the Pagan Motorcycle Club were arrested:

  • Michael John Parsnip, 42, of North Carolina, was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 4th Degree, three counts of Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th Degree for possessing crystal meth, cocaine, and morphine.
  • Jason Lucian Craft, 39, North Carolina, was charged with one count of Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 4th Degree and three counts of Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th Degree for possessing crystal meth, cocaine, and morphine.
  • Boudewijn Rob, 35, North Carolina, was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree for possessing two loaded firearms.
  • Kenneth Reynolds, 34, North Carolina, was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree for possessing two loaded firearms.
  • Adam Sockriter, 28, Delaware, was charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree for possessing a loaded firearm and two counts of Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th Degree for possessing crystal meth.
  • Todd Hathaway, 40, of Delaware, was charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree for possessing a loaded firearm and one count of Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th Degree for possessing crystal meth.

The following member of the Dirty Ones Motorcycle Club was arrested:

  • Julio Rosa, 43, of the Bronx, was charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana 5th Degree.
  • Manuel Tull, 50, of New Jersey, was charged with charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana 5th Degree.

The following member of the Steel Wheels Motorcycle Club was arrested:

  • Edward Otto, 58, of Pennsylvania, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree for possessing cocaine.

The following member of the Black Sheep Motorcycle Club was arrested:

  • Mark Harmon, 52, of New Jersey, was charged with Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th Degree for possessing cocaine.

The following member of the Armored Saints Motorcycle Club was arrested:

  • Eneldo Rivera, 38, of New Jersey, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree for possessing a billy club.

All will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on October 18.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.