By Josh Resnek
A raid at what has been described as a motorcycle gang clubhouse on Orient Avenue in Everett Friday night has led to three arrests, and to the confiscation of four illegal firearms and ammunition, according to the Everett Police and the Middlesex District Attorney’s office.
Police said at least a dozen members of the Pagan Motorcyle Club were present at the location having a few drinks wearing their patches and insignias – known as colors.
When all was said and done, four semi-automatic handguns with loaded magazines and additional ammunition elsewhere were taken from gang members at the scene.
Police reported no violence at the club during the raid.
James Snow, 28, of Tewksbury, was arrested and charged with two counts of illegal possession of a firearm, illegal possession of a large capacity feeding device, two counts of illegal possession of ammunition, and two counts of improper storage of a firearm.
His bail was set at $1,000 and then revoked on an open firearms case out of Lowell District Court. Jeff Wentworth, 47, of Gilmanton Iron Works, New Hampshire, was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm, illegal possession of ammunition, and improper storage of a firearm. He was released on $500 bail.
Wentworth and Snow are next scheduled to appear in court on May 21.Marcus Basiliere, 26, of Derry, New Hampshire, was arrested on an open warrant out of New Hampshire for larceny. Basiliere was arraigned in Malden District Court as a fugitive from justice.
He is being held without bail pending extradition. His next court date is May 1.