Friday, September 8, 2023

Ontario Hells Angel home torched again

Update: The Olive Press is reporting that a German Hells Angel who was accused of trafficking cocaine and crystal meth was arrested in Spain September 6th 2023.

The Toronto Star is reporting that "Montreal police are trying to determine who torched the mansion of former Cabbagetown Hells Angel Rob Barletta. No one was believed injured during the blaze at Barletta’s home near Saint-Jérôme, Que., north of Montreal on Tuesday. About 20 firefighters were called to contain the blaze, which started around 4:15 AM."

"Barletta, 53, has deep roots in the GTA. He was a member of the Toronto North Hells Angels, and then helped found the London, Ont., charter of the biker club in 2003, serving as president. He then moved on to become president of the Niagara Region charter of the biker organization, while he lived in Peel Region. In March 2020, he survived an attempt on his life by two gunmen as he strolled near his home near Gerrard Street East and Ontario Street."

"He recently joined the Montreal charter of the Hells Angels, who are reportedly locked in a battle over illegal gambling with remnants of the organized crime group once run by the late Vito Rizzuto." Wait a sec... Mom Boucher and the Quebec Hells Angles supported Vito. It was the Ontario Nomads that supported the Calabrians out of Hamilton. That's why the Quebec charter disbanded them when they got out of prison. The Quebec charter was capping them.

"The fire this week marks at least the third time that a house connected to Barletta has been destroyed by suspected arson. A luxury home in Thornbury, northwest of Collingwood was destroyed in a suspected arson on Jan. 5, 2018. Another home in London, Ont. was destroyed in a suspected arson in December 2019."

The London Free Press is reporting that "Alleged Hells Angels member Robert Barletta, 53, was renting that home that was raided on June 6 by members of the National Organized Crime Squad as part of an investigation into drug trafficking allegedly led by members of the Montreal Hells Angels, according to La Presse. Another house on the street was targeted in a suspected arson earlier this week, the newspaper reported. The newspaper, citing unnamed sources, says Barletta is allegedly part of a group of Montreal Hells Angels that is feuding with another organized crime group over the control of illegal sports betting in Quebec."

CBC is reporting that "The owners of a London, Ont., strip club are suing the London Free Press and its parent company, Postmedia, for $5 million in a defamation case that media experts say could be an attempt to silence the newspaper and its coverage. The Beef Baron Tavern and Vincent Barletta, the club's general manager, launched the lawsuit on April 23, 2021. Last January, the Free Press published an article with the headline "Police probe Beef Baron fire, fourth suspicious blaze linked to Barletta clan" that reported police were trying to determine whether a fire, which caused $5,000 in damage at the shuttered strip club, may be linked to other recent suspicious fires in the city." Vincent is the brother of Hells Angels member Robert Barletta.

Desiree Gallagher Memorial Ride - Justin Primmer beat her and threw her out of a window.

She was a dancer and Justin Primmer was an associate of Robert Barletta. Do the math.

1 comment:

  1. Well, obviously someone has an ongoing issue with him since we are now talking about 5 years of this stuff. The problem with arson is that, like bombs, there is a high probability of death or serious injury to people who were not the target, it's not just a property damage issue. Both are potentially indiscriminate, so the often used statement by the police that there is no danger to members of the general public does not apply here.


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