Accused Pagan’s motorbike gang member pleads responsible to gun, drug expensesDecember 15, 2021
An alleged ranking member of the Pagan’s bike gang pleaded guilty Monday to federal costs after authorities located prescription drugs and a firearm in his home when executing a research warrant previous year.
Daniel Hooban, also known as “White Boy,” of Bayonne, was the sergeant at arms of the motorbike club’s Jersey Metropolis chapter when he was charged by federal authorities very last year with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession with intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking criminal offense, authorities stated.
He pleaded responsible to all a few prices in federal court by way of Zoom on Monday. His attorney reported Hooban can take entire responsibility for his steps.
The 33-yr-old was arrested in June 2020 right after authorities executed a look for warrant as aspect of an ongoing narcotics investigation and recovered 33 grams of cocaine, eight grams of cocaine foundation and a loaded handgun, in accordance to the complaint.
Hooban has been free on a $100,000 unsecured visual appearance bond. He will stay out on bail till his sentencing on April 19, in accordance to court docket files.
Hooban’s arrest came as federal authorities commenced aggressively investigating the Pagans, an outlaw team that in modern a long time has fast expanded and been associated in violent assaults, drug distribution and shootings throughout New Jersey, in accordance to investigators.
He is one particular of at the very least 10 described members of the Pagans who have been criminally charged above the final year.
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