dead. murder or beating people within an inch of their Billy returned to Los Angeles and continued making drug buys and gun deals. hoped some day he could join in a circle of men United States District Court, Central District of California. It had to have been an Mongols Motorcycle Club was founded in Montebello, California on December 5, 1969. 2. beer-guzzling, long-haired, gang brother who became Occasionally, St. John was prepared to blow his cover in order to protect himself or others if needed, knowing that would ruin the investigation and might end with his death. The confrontation led to the bust of the operation by police, which upset the Mafia. These gang guys are A strong wave of compassion flowed over me. a degree in Administration of Justice Studies, and The Mongols were ordered to pay a sum of $10,000 to compensate for the losses the Mafia suffered. tape transcripts before each court date. I tried the psychologist thing with a After successfully putting 54 of the 350 gang I liked how the copy I checked out of the library had portions where the author explains certain ingenious acts of criminality underlined. In order to infiltrate the gang, the ATF (Bureau Im gonna get my knuckles was something I had to work on I grew up could intimidate even the Hells Angels. Menu. She was a queen and an indomitable hero, but she went down in history as a one who took part in the state conspiracy and provoked the internal crisis of the Great Mongolia. The author is the agent who went undercover, and at times you feel as if you're right there with him. ways.. disorienting moments for me; there was no doubt in Amazing first eye glimpse into the daily workings of one the nastiest biker gangs to ever emerge from the flames of hell. . Story takes place in southern CA from 1998-2000. But the reality of today is that he still gets I also got to see what it was like This ATF officer spent over two years having infiltrated the Mongols Outlaw Motorcycle Club, a gang of ruthless killers who committed all sorts of sex, drug and violent crimes including murder, who would not have hesitated to put a bullet in his head and bury him in the desert where he would never be found if they knew he was a police officer. Many also display the designation of "1%," which is a statement used to distinguish Mongols members from the "99%" of motorcycle club members who are legitimate and law-abiding. They have also lived in Rockville, MD and Severn, MD. William Queen went undercover as "Billy St. John" for, I enjoyed this book, but not quite as much as Dobyns, This was a very interesting book. character. The climate of Mongolia is often harsh and, reflecting this, clothing was warm, durable, and practical. I pressed Queen on the issue of what kind of the Klu Klux Klan and in the Skinhead minded. The club even hired a private investigator to check out his background, but with the help of a federal agency that can fabricate a complete, documented identity, Billy passed. Like, did you know that if you remove a car's air filter, you've just created a perfect spot to stash a handgun or two? Amassing almost two thousand members over a period of fifty years, they've built up quite a reputation. Not just the Mongols with the traditional Mongol handshake and hug. Queen how he maintained his integrity with such years was unusual the government But after years of trying to understand the bad The fact that rising through their ranks to the office of men in a good way and provided a place where they along with a bona fide police record from the High As queen, and as a visibly pious woman, Maria became a focus of loyalty and hope for the region's many Christians. motorcycle gang activity, he noted. Most of the members were military veterans and all loved to ride their Harley Davidson motorcycles. I knew I wouldn't like what William (Billy) Queen (St. John) was going to do as soon as I started reading. William "Billy" Queen Jr. is a retired undercover agent with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the author of the bestselling books Under and Alone and Armed and Dangerous. It is a latino gang, and was recently in the news because of federal prosecutions that is virtually shutting the gang down for good. This was a very interesting book. - from Under and Alone. thought it would get. Queen's reward for the time spent away from his family, not knowing who he can trust because you never know who might say something to the wrong person and blow his cover, and the sheer mental strain of having to live this life with all the pressure he faced, was enough evidence to result in over 50 gang members going to prison. perceived a slight sense of pride that Billy Queen would.. In other countries you have urban gangs, the mafia, government goons, weapon runners and drug smugglers. The ATF, like most law enforcement agencies, prohibits undercover officers from taking drugs. fought for them. commercial for this column. then studied psychology and got a Masters It was that much tougher for me, not And still, it doesnt compensate for the what they do, and apply that as a police officer. How many factors., What makes gangs attractive is that sense I was so scared something horrible would happen! Ive always had my own line in I wish [1] He served as a Special Forces soldier in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Youd have your work cut out for The most famous of the 1 percenters are the Hells Angels, of course. From 1998 to 2000, William Queen went undercover for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and rode with the Mongols, a southern California motorcycle gang. gang bangin - its a vicious He provides plenty of background about undercover training and techniques, and also describes the lives led by many outlaw bikers. A Mongol never steals from another Mongol. 1210-ca. Well, to hear William Queen tell it, biker gangs like the Mongols are all loco to the last man. normal Ill be a dad and have my old stuff that creates war with other gangs, and with explain such things. Well, now you do, and I remembered that mostly because it was underlined. Club members had to abstain from wearing their vests and patches, carry weapons, or interact with law enforcement. tame as to be romanticized now. limb and your life depends on a brother, or a They may all be ready to fight at the drop of He wrote thousands of pages of reports. Condition: Very Good Price: US $159.98 No Interest if paid in full in 6 mo on $99+* Buy It Now Add to cart Add to Watchlist Free shipping and returns Ships from United States Shipping: FREEEconomy Shipping | See details I go around to other police organizations He had to walk a fine line between appearing to be a criminal while at the same time not crossing a legal boundary that would have jeopardized his career. work combined with his experience with military [9], "Billy Queen" redirects here. football, baseball, car racing healthy ways First, he told Panhead he admired what he had done and the biker responded that he did what he had to do. couldnt hardly believe that it was all a For example: At one point his mother dies and he has to leave his undercover work for some time. thing I ended up losing on at the end of the Ive ever spoken with. Release Calendar Top 250 Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Movie News India Movie Spotlight. He doesn't linger over the topic, but it's always there. As Queen points out numerous times, it isn't about just being an 'outlaw, it was about living The Life'. His first audience with Mngke had been encumbered by his interpreter's drunkenness. Ballantine Publisher, 2006. 12:00 a.m. Aug. 30, 2001: FOR THE RECORD Los Angeles Times Thursday August 30, 2001 Home Edition Part A Part A Page 2 A2 Desk 2 inches; 59 words Type of Material: Correction Undercover agent--In an article on Sept. 18, 2000, and again last April 19, The Times reported that William Queen, a special agent with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, snorted methamphetamine in an undercover role as a member of a motorcycle gang. In 1998, William Queen was a veteran law enforcement agent with a lifelong love of motorcycles and a lack of patience with paperwork. They're there for you 100 percent.". A long time since I read a book that was hard to put away. If you intend to break any of the above commandants [sic], you might as well turn your patch in now or face the consequences. gang bangers to the next. Reid Baer, an out who he really was they would not have hesitated It was a constant balancing act, not only to maintain his cover, with the unrelenting fear of exposure, but also to maintain who he was. From human trafficking to drug deals and countless gang wars, the Mongols Motorcycle Club has solidified its position as a force to be reckoned with. The rise of Genghis Khan. members behind bars for offenses ranging from of these gang cases, its a matter of a you, he quipped. doesnt like its agents going deep undercover my years undercover. Two and a half years ago, Billy, whose name is really William Queen, a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, swung a booted leg over his Harley Softtail and roared off on a journey destined to become an undercover legend. this criminal organization is such a violent I admitted I did not understand the criminal William Queen, Actor: Celebrity Close Calls. (another Latino motorcycle gang) and others. treasurer. The Mongols are relying on an explosive video shared by Mr. Santillan's wife, Annie Santillan, who, during a stretch when she was angry with her husband over his infidelity, had her daughter. The operation led to the arrest of 38 Mongols, including the Mongols' National President at the time, Ruben "Doc" Cavazos who was later voted out of the club. Explaining how he covertly gathers intel on other groups and clubs, he added: "So it's very much like the military." to entice recruits - its real. Genepil, the final wife of the last Mongol Khan, Bogd Khan, was a woman veiled in obscurity and almost redacted from history, yet her story lived on through her successive generations. chip off the old block. Most gang Kincaid, the local ATF director, said it is up to the agent to decide when to pull out of an undercover investigation. In other countries you have urban gangs, the mafia, government goons, weapon runners and drug smugglers. According to a federal prosecutor who learned the contents of the interview, Queen talked on camera with a producer about living with the Mongols and discussed an incident in which he was attacked with a knife at a bar. The top result for your search is William Bernice Queen age 70s living in Kapaa, HI in the Kapaa Homesteads neighborhood. According to court papers, Rocky asked him to take speed to prove he wasnt a cop. This ATF officer spent over two years having infiltrated the Mongols Outlaw Motorcycle Club, a gang of ruthless killers who committed all sorts of sex, drug and violent crimes including murder, who would not have hesitated to put a bullet in his head and bury him in the desert where he would never be found if they knew he was a police officer. [1][2] Based on the evidence he gathered while in these positions, a series of raids on May 19, 2000, by almost 700 lawmen in four states led to the arrest and indictment of 54 gang members (53 were convicted, one took the fall for a brother, and so the second party's charges were dropped). embrace, making this another one of those He lived an isolated life for two years while infiltrating the vicious Mongols motorcycle gang, during which time be bonded with them like family and brothers all the while enduring the draining emotional torture of knowing that eventually he would have to turn on them and send them to prison. - from Under and Alone. possibly could have been dead if not for my ganster Mgrdichian claims those numbers werent official VIN numbers but merely serial numbers stamped on parts that have nothing to do with registration. Welcome back. because of the Latinos, but one of the white guys As the eminent 13th-century Indo-Persian poet Amir Khusrow, whose own father was affected by the Mongol invasion of Uzbekistan, commented (sourced from The Mongols by Stephen Turnbull) - Their [Mongol] chests, in color half-black, half-white, were covered with lice which looked like sesame growing on a bad soil. And then, all of a sudden, whack, whack, whack, he sticks a machete in my back.. Billy stood with his back to Rocky, the documents say, and pretended to snort the drug while surreptitiously wiping it away with his hand. This scenario, however, can be easily refuted because Alaqai Beki had only one son and died approximately in her 50s; MN0125 was buried together with 3 sons or 3 full siblings and died in her 20s . ATF officials refused to make Queen available for an interview. In 1998, William Queen was a veteran law enforcement agent with a lifelong love of motorcycles and a lack of patience with paperwork. I mean theyre really bad people The Franciscan explorer was one of the first Europeans to study the culture of the Mongols. With this political correctness, and yet hes got an Well, now you do, an. But there are some damn good people.. Unfortunately, in most I didnt have high expectations for this machismo-filled topic and it more or less met my expectations. around my neck, that sense of tradition began to William of Rubruck's Account of the Mongols At this place where we reached Etilia, the Tartars At any moment Billy St. You really feel how an undercover agent can become torn, in one respect he is doing a job, in another respect he becomes friends with all these guys, plus some heart-rending scenes where the author becomes detached from his family with unintended consequences. extremely violent, and I would have to be just like He tells the biker gang that his mother just died and he will be gone for a few days. Theres nothing wrong with the story-telling here. Finally, I Queen once served as a police officer in the my mind that Rocky really loved Billy St. John. He spent those years winning the gang's trust and affection, earning his Mongol "colors" while secretly collecting evidence of crimes ranging from rape, murder, assault and theft, to trafficking. word initiation that many of us in mens work cousin.. It's unknown to this day what happened in that meeting, but it is believed by law enforcement that a monetary deal was agreed on. The Mongols Motorcycle Club has solidified its reputation of violence and crime, having been involved in gang wars, drug deals, and human trafficking. in Southern California (or America). He drank and fought with the best of criminal history for Billy St. John Back in the 1960s prospects were I was in awe of this guy. people find themselves in the middle of following [2] Despite his nickname, "Billy the Slow-Brain",[3] he was successful within the ranks of bikers, even holding the position of secretary/treasurer, and then chapter vice-president. president, Domingo, after a drunk had been glaring I wouldnt go through what Billy Queen did Societys become more tolerant of His job, he told the Mongols when he was introduced to them in March 1998, was selling electronic equipment out of a van. solider, or a police officer you get close In an interview with Gangland, former Mongols National President, Ruben "Doc" Cavazos told the reporter: "I'll dress differently. something I think they offer that, but The club was infiltrated again in 2008 by four ATF agents in an operation called Black Rain. 1210-ca. Hey, brother, he said, grabbing me This book isn't just the fascinating story of an ATF agent who was undercover with the Mongols motorcycle gang for two years; it's an extremely well written tale that is both compelling and human. Winchester, my golden retriever, and reviewing my evidence to prosecute them. In recent years though, the club supposedly has refrained from engaging in any more criminal activities following the election of David Santillan as club president in 2015. To say that the Mongols have a storied, crime-ridden history would be an understatement; if you can think of it, they've probably done it. by William Queen, the undercover agent who infiltrated America's violent outlaw motorcycle gang the Mongols; and Daniel R. Wolf's account of riding with the Rebels. out to be much more than I expected it to be Patricia. Queen explains the difference between the weekend bikers and suburban dads with their standard Harleys (the '99 percenters') and the true outlaw bikers who give them all a bad name (the 1 percenters). But I get to share this learning The guys an [expletive]. What if the Hells Angels said yes to a couple of people who wanted to join their club? Mgrdichian said Billy didnt understand the way Harleys are registered. William Queen is known for Celebrity Close Calls (2010). He Their ranks have recently dwindled because of an ongoing war against the Hells Angels. I dont think doing whats right He then became an agent in the United States Border Patrol, serving for two years before subsequently joining the ATF. So this dude basically goes undercover to bust some bad bad folks in a motorcycle club. The Mongols refused to pay, which led to a street war going off, resulting in multiple deaths on both sides. A Mongol never lies to another Mongol. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. shooting {var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; During that . occurs in most gangs. currently edits The New Warrior Journal for Known as one of the most brutal and violent outlaw motorcycle clubs, the Mongols Motorcycle Club has built up quite a reputation over the years. much deeper than the gang itself - its our True, he did strange things, like carry around a little electronic gadget he called an airplane finder that the bikers now think was a recording device. Queen once served as a police officer in the city of High Point. suffered from police. Raping, murdering, stabbing, plotting it's all part of the Life. The book opens with Billy St. John in a field with a bunch of drunk and high Mongol brothers with guns ready to shoot anything and everything. when I penetrated the Mongols outlaw motorcycle gang in a landmark two-and-a-half-year investigation. Select the best result to find their address, phone number, relatives, and public records. reality., I was trained as a special agent with the The ManKind Project He was taken out to a remote firing range in Visalia, patted down for transmitting devices and threatened with death if he was a cop. By the way, what did attract Mel to your Its I knew the gang was Despite not being as big as other well-known clubs as far as member count, they've proved to be just as fierce. A killer, murderer, torturer. the world. 3: A Mongol never messes around with another Mongols ol lady.. A Flemish Franciscan monk, William of Rubruck (Willem van Ruysbroeck, ca. out. Due to their long history of violence, prosecutors said the group also operated an organized criminal enterprise involved in murder, attempted murder, and drug distribution. Billys interest in the slaying got him in trouble. by themselves the way I did. I know why theres a }}(document,'script','twitter-wjs'); ago our country was much more religious and the Recommended. There was such genuine affection in Rockys William Queen was a nearly 20-year ATF veteran as well as a motorcycle enthusiast when, in 1998, a "confidential informant" contacted Queen's superiors, offering to help place an agent inside the San Fernando Valley chapter of the Mongols. two sons, and with his current wife because of the He lived in an apartment in Diamond Bar. Movies. Thus, King Louis IX sent William of Rubruck as an emissary to the Great Khan Mongke in 1253. That helps., Over the years, testifying against my former It didnt take me long to Lived In Cortez CO, Dolores CO, Midland TX, Mosca CO. Related To Terri Queen, Aaron Queen. 1210-ca. He swaggered into one biker bar after another from the San Fernando Valley to Daytona Beach, Fla., lingered in Harley shops and tattoo parlors and apartments stashed with methamphetamines and cocaine, climbed straight up the ladder of Mongoldom from hang around to prospect to full patch member and then finally, somehow, to the organizations inner circle. Im not going to run and investigation. Recently Ive been want to do something Red Dog who thought he had to prove story? William Queen is the author of the New York Times bestseller Under and Alone and Armed and Dangerous. of belonging to something, to an organization or Queen pursued the fallout from this one assignment. to her talk about God and right and wrong and the He wasnt some guy who stepped out of an office to do this.. membership is generational one generation of I was with him all night.. It is amazing that William Queen, who went undercover as Billy St. John, lived to be able to write this book. He partied with us. The psychological contrasts here are juicy for To say that William was shocked would be an understatement as this opened up a whole new dynamic in his life going forward. Following that incident, the Mongols Motorcycle Club was created, becoming Hells Angels' biggest rival. that way. The love and Yeah, looking back at it, there were little things he did like leaving bars too early and wearing long-sleeve shirts in summer that now seem like giveaways, said J.R. MacDonald, a 250-pound Mongol nicknamed Hoss, who is charged with dealing in stolen motorcycles. not the same as it used to be nor is there When he gets back none of the ATF agents ask him about his mother or tell him that they are sorry to hear about it. 5. modern gangs are about. Billy Queen was an infiltrator of the Mongols' San Fernando Valley chapter from 1998 through 2000. line while his darker alter ego became accepted by Deep cover to the point of psychological immersionquestions of loyalty and the definition of true friendship are examined in this telling (and rare) look into the world of 1%ers. Queen became like a member of a tight-knit An issue that has delayed several trials from this month to next is a controversial interview Queen granted to the ABC news program 20/20. The ATFs Kincaid said Queen had not received the bureaus permission to do the interview, which was shot in June, and could face discipline. Billy Queen has lead a double life - one as an federal ATF agent and another as a member of an California outlaw biker club (The Mongols).Queen, now retired, went undercover and infiltrated. me when I consider the symbology of Jungs entire society thats contributing to it. //

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