Rock Hill Hell's Angels appear in court

Click through the photos to see arrest mugshots from the FBI raid Thursday afternoon.


by Staff

Posted on March 12, 2013 at 1:09 PM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 12 at 1:21 PM

ROCK HILL S.C. -- Four members of the Hell’s Angels from Rock Hill appeared in court on Tuesday.

A federal jury in South Carolina is deliberating their fates.

Federal and local law enforcement officers arrested 20 people in a raid in June following a two-year investigation.

They're accused of selling drugs and weapons and laundering money.

Several of those arrested have already pleaded guilty in the case.

The FBI said it charged 19 members from Hell's Angels on racketeering conspiracy, money laundering, drugs and fire arm violations.  The arrests were served along with the execution of 23 search warrants in North and South Carolina.

(Photos: Hells Angels arrest mugshots)

Law enforcement seized methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, pills and 100 firearms, including two automatic machine guns, according to the FBI.

Those arrested including one suspect from Charlotte; two from Gastonia; four from Lancaster County; and five from York County. The others were from elsewhere in South Carolina.
Those arrested were:
Daniel Eugene Bifield, a/k/a Diamond Dan (Leesville)
Mark William Baker, a/k/a Lightning (Lancaster)
David Channing Oiler, a/k/a Gravel Dave (Lancaster)
Bruce James Long, a/k/a Bruce-Bruce (West Columbia)
Richard Thrower, a/k/a Little Mark, Rat (Lancaster)
David Pryor, a/k/a Yard Owl (York)
James Frederick Keach, Jr., a/k/a Big Fred (Pelion)
Frank Enriquez, Jr., a/k/a Big Frank (Rock Hill)
Donald Boersma, a/k/a Brooklyn Donnie (Clover)
Lisa Ellen Bifield, a/k/a Lisa Ellen Meyers (Leesville)
Lisa Ellen Stockton (Leesville)
Johanna Looper, a/k/a JoJo (York)
Kerry Chitwood (Gastonia)
Carlos Hernandez (Charlotte)
Ronald Dean Byrum, Jr., a/k/a Big Ron (Gastonia)
Trent Allen Brown (West Columbia)
Bruce Ranson Wilson, a/k/a Diesel (Swansea)
Thomas McManus Plyler, a/k/a Uncle Tom (Rock Hill)
Jamie Hobbs Long (Lancaster)
Somying Anderson, a/k/a Ying (West Columbia)

The Charlotte Observer contributed to this article.