THREE HELLS ANGELS PLEAD NOT GUILTY IN STABBING.
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VENTURA - Three members of the local Hells Angels pleaded not guilty Tuesday to various charges stemming from an April 4 incident that left an Oak View man stabbed.
Sabian Reynoso, 23, Michael Kapp, 27, and Brian Applegate, 25, remain in custody in lieu of Instead of; in place of; in substitution of. It does not mean in addition to. $1 million bail each, awaiting a May 1 preliminary hearing regarding the incident in which Will Geyer was wounded.
Reynoso is charged with attempted murder In the criminal law, attempted murder is committed when the defendant does an act that is more than merely preparatory to the commission of the crime of murder and, at the time of these acts, the person has a specific intention to kill. , assault, robbery and making terrorist threats. Kapp is charged with assault with a deadly weapon Assault with a Deadly Weapon is the term used to describe the act of threatening to harm one or more people by using a weapon (usually a firearm). Here, assault must be differentiated from battery as they are often confused. Assault is threatening to use force. , making terrorist threats and robbery, said his attorney, Moriya Christie.
Applegate, who is charged with residential burglary burglary, at common law, the breaking and entering of a dwelling house of another at night with the intent to commit a felony, whether the intent is carried out or not. , will appear before Judge Art Guitierrez today for a bail reduction hearing, his attorney said.
``We're taking these charges very seriously,'' Hells Angels chapter President George Christie George Christie may refer to:
Authorities said the three broke into Geyer's residence and beat him up in a dispute over drugs.
But Christie said the three Hells Angels and Geyer, who is not a member of the group, all reside at the Larmier Street house, which he said he owns.
Patrick Reardon, Applegate's attorney, said his client took a bottle of prescription medication from one of his roommates and is no danger to society.
``He did surrender within two hours of being notified by the Ventura Police Department,'' Reardon said.