Troopers were called to a home on Long Lake Road in Alpena on Saturday, August 15, after a report of around 30 motorcyclists surrounding a home and pounding on the door. The motorcyclists were gone before troopers arrived, and it isn’t clear why they were there.
A group of motorcyclists were found and 8 motorcycles, along with a pickup truck, were stopped on Johnson Street near Woodward for moving violations, troopers reported.
MSP said the motorcyclists were displaying colors/patches from three motorcycle clubs, the “Outlaws”, “Black Pistons”, and the “Pariahs”. According to investigators, there were a total of 12 men, all from the Saginaw and Flint region, in the group.
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Troopers searched the truck and occupants and found narcotics, three pistols, brass knuckles, and an assortment of knives.
Three men in the truck, a 30-year-old from Clio, a 41-year-old from Burton, and a 44-year-old from Flushing, were arrested on various charges and jailed in Alpena County.
Their names have not been released, pending arraignment.