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11 bikers arrested during gathering of Pagans in Lindenhurst

Some of the 11 bikers arrested over the

Some of the 11 bikers arrested over the weekend during an event sponsored by the Pagans Motorcycle Club in Lindenhurst walk from the First Precinct Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, headed for arraignment in First District Court in Central Islip. Photo Credit: James Carbone

Eleven men were arrested and numerous weapons, drugs and vehicles confiscated during a gathering of bikers hosted by the Pagan Motorcycle Club at a restaurant in Lindenhurst, Suffolk police said Sunday.

The arrests were made near the gathering, at Duffy's Ale House, Saturday night and early Sunday. Members of the Pagans had met for a fundraiser for a teen with brain cancer and to celebrate the gang's 50th anniversary and reopening of its Long Island chapter.

Five handguns, a rifle, a shotgun, marijuana, cocaine, crystal meth, a billy club and three vehicles were seized, police said.

Police, who knew of the event beforehand and assigned extra officers, said the following Pagan members were charged:

Michael John Parsnip, 42, of North Carolina, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, including crystal meth, cocaine and morphine.

Jason Lucian Craft, 39, of North Carolina, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, including crystal meth, cocaine and morphine.

Boudewijn Rob, 35, and Kenneth Reynolds, 34, also both of North Carolina, were charged with criminal possession of a weapon after being found with two loaded firearms.

Adam Sockriter, 28, of Delaware, was charged with one count of criminal possession of a weapon after being found with a loaded firearm and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Todd Hathaway, 40, of Delaware, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon after being found with a loaded firearm and criminal possession of a controlled substance after being found with crystal meth.

Police said the following were also arrested:

Julio Rosa, 43, of the Bronx, and Manuel Tull, 50, of New Jersey, both members of the Dirty Ones Motorcycle Club, were charged with criminal possession of marijuana.

Edward Otto, 58, of Pennsylvania, a member of the Steel Wheels Motorcycle Club, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance after being found with cocaine.

Mark Harmon, 52, of New Jersey, of the Black Sheep Motorcycle Club, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Eneldo Rivera, 38, of New Jersey, of the Armored Saints Motorcycle Club, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon after being found with a billy club.

The names of their attorneys were not available Sunday. All are scheduled to be arraigned Monday at District Court in Central Islip, officials said.

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