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The four accused are facing a 12-count indictment, including one count of discharging a firearm during a murder in aid of racketeering.
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Jesse James Benavides, Robert Romo, Norberto Serna and Johnny Romo were arrested in San Antonio and have been charged with murder.
Hells Angel Anthony Benesh went down when a bullet pulverized his skull in front of his two young boys.
On March 18, 2006 Benesh was taken off the board by a sniper while he was walking to his car with his girlfriend and two sons outside a pizza joint.
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Johnny and Robert Romo are also being charged with murder in aid of racketeering.
I’d say he was obstinate.” “He was kind of in-your-face,” his Uncle Richard told the Augusta Chronicle in 2006. “He was the kind of guy that if you were in a fight with him and pulled out a gun, he’d say, ‘Go ahead, pull the trigger.’ …
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“Oh, no. That would not go over well,” one detective told the Austin Chronicle.
Another friend added: “You looked in his eyes and you knew he wasn’t right. He was very smart but very disturbed.” [And] he’d gotten crazier.
While the Bandidos were the obvious culprits, gunning down a man in public in front his kids was not their style. The case stymied Austin detectives for years.
Benesh, 44, had been on a suicide mission to establish an Angels chapter in Texas.
Blood rivals, the hometown Bandidos, told Benesh to take a hike.
But Benesh proudly wore his Angels colours deep in Bandidos territory and never asked his rivals for permission to set up a club in the Texas capital.
He didn’t get the message.
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Now, cops have arrested four Bandidos in the gangland settling of accounts.
The bullet blew the veteran biker’s brains out.
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Despite his outlaw bona fides, Benesh was described as a “devoted,” “doting” dad.
But there was a spine of steel — and maybe a touch of crazy, too.
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