The actions of the Hells Angels controlled by the police at the Bell Centre
Sunday, December 10, 2017 01:00
Sunday, December 10, 2017 01:20
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The police presence Friday night at the Bell Centre, where members of the Hells Angels attending a martial arts fighting marks the intensification of the fight for bikers initiated by the Sûreté du Québec.
Members in good standing, and many motorcycle clubs supporters were there to watch the battles of the organization TKO. The gathering highlighted the beginning of the celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the Hells Angels.
Agents dressed in jackets Squad regional mixed fighting organized crime were also present to observe their every action.
A few bikers were identified with the colors of the Hells Angels, but most had opted for a clothing a more discreet, without demonstrating their belonging to the ” 81 “, one of the nicknames of the gang.
Once the fighting started in the ring and the Hells sitting in their seats, several officers dressed in civilian clothes have made their appearance, a video camera, and cameras in hand. At least seven officers were counted only for this task, depending on what The Journal has been able to observe.
Every person who is found in the presence of the motorcycle has been thoroughly filmed and photographed. This is a crucial step for the police officers who take advantage of these gatherings to refresh their information and to have recent pictures of the members and of their supporters.
Trying to be discrete, and the agents are quickly spotted by the bikers.
A Hells even wanted to laugh at the situation, handing his cell phone to a police officer, asking him to take a photo of their group. Amused, the agent did it without flinching.
Then, during the main battle, a half-dozen uniformed officers from the squad Eclipse of the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal, are installed just before the section where the Hells were sitting.
One of them started to yell remarks quite arrogant to agents, putting in doubt their French language skills in a language rather colourful.
Despite everything, the evening went off without a hitch.