A complete chapter of the Hell’s Angels was dismantled by the American ATF

Seven Hells Angels have been arrested in California. According to US authorities, five are “active members and with badges» of the Hells Angels, Bakersfield department, and the other two arrested belong to the Sons Of Hell Motorcycle Club, a sub-affiliated club that receives orders, according to investigators, from the Hells Angels.

We have learned that the entire Bakersfield Chapter of the Hells Angels has been arrested following an intense multi-agency investigation.

Six members of the club were arrested Tuesday following a joint investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and the California Highway Patrol. The seventh member of the chapter was already in custody.

All suspects face charges of first-degree robbery, kidnapping, criminal threats, false imprisonment, membership in a criminal street gang, assault with a firearm, intimidating witnesses or victims, elder abuse and criminal conspiracy. Investigators executed eight search warrants at various locations in Bakersfield, finding approximately 25 firearms, ammunition and gang paraphernalia.

A Brief History of the Hell’s Angels

Let us remember that the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club (HAMC) is one of the most famous and controversial motorcycle clubs in the world. It was founded in 1948 in Fontana, California, by a group of World War II veterans who were looking for the camaraderie and excitement they experienced during the war.

By the way, the name “Hells Angels» was inspired by the names of the bomber and fighter squadrons of World War II. This MC is known for his love of motorcycles Harley-Davidsonmachines that form an integral part of their identity.

Angels from Hell

Happy drivers

Client testimonials

Lisa D.


Theuth has completely changed how I follow automotive news. Relevant articles, thorough reviews, and an active community!

Hanna A.


I never miss a live show. It's like having front-row seats at every exhibition or race, but from my couch!

Andrew R.


As a novice in the world of motorbikes, Theuth's guides and analysis have been invaluable for my first purchase.

Ignite the drive, explore the ride