Thursday, May 13, 2021

Mob hit: Cece Luppino gunned down outside parents’ home

HAMILTON - Police are investigating whether ties to traditional organized crime is behind the city's first murder of the year — 43-year-old Cece Luppino gunned down outside his Mountain Brow home. The Luppino name is notorious in Hamilton. Cece's father is Rocco Luppino, one of the son's of the late Giacomo Luppino — the original family mob boss. (Hamilton Spectator)

Ucluelet mystery: Halls Angels behind murder of two sailors

UCLUELET — The small craft harbour here in this stunning spot on Vancouver Island’s west coast is a hub of activity. (Vancouver Sun)

Toronto police seize coke, cash, high-end watches in $8 million bust

Four men are in custody and two more on the run after Toronto police dismantled a ‘professional’ level cocaine trafficking operation. (Toronto Sun)

Hardside Hells Angel found slain under bridge

A full-patch Hells Angel with the Hardside Chapter was found murdered under the Golden Ears Bridge on Sunday. Chad Wilson, a former Hells Angel in San Diego, then Haney, joined the biker gang’s newest chapter when it formed last year. (Vancouver Sun)
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  • Charges filed in three organized crime hits in St. Léonard

    MONTREAL - Charges were filed Tuesday in connection with three murders carried out in the St-Léonard borough in December. In one case, Giovanni Presta Jr., 33, of Terrebonne is accused of first-degree murder in the death of Sébastien Beauchamp, 44, a former member of a Hells Angels support club who was gunned down on Dec. 20 at a gas station in the borough. (Montreal Gazette)

    Gov’t says couple ran bawdy houses for years

    For years, Xiao Ai Rong and her husband Kwei Chiu Chan have run bawdy houses and illicit drug labs out of rental properties in Vancouver, according to the B.C. government. (Vancouver Sun)

    Sammy The Bull on surviving the mob life

    He is closing in on 76 now and retired from a business that doesn’t offer gold watches or pensions to its aged warriors. The best-before date for New York City mobsters is typically shorter than the week-old chicken rotting in grandma’s fridge. (Toronto Sun)

    OPP bust organized crime group accused of making illegal guns

    Ontario Provincial Police have charged 23 people after an eight-month investigation into the trafficking of illegal firearms and drugs by an organized crime group in the Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe areas. (CBC)

    Bikers with links to Hells Angels charged in Red Deer drug bust

    On April 30, members of the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) concluded Project Rocker by raiding three homes in Red Deer, where they seized three kilograms of cocaine, 2.8 kilograms of marijuana, a handgun and SKS rifle, four vehicles and $78,794 in cash. (Calgary Herald)

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