By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – FBI Pittsburgh took two people in custody in connection with an investigation into the Pagans Motorcycle Club.FBI Pittsburgh asked for help looking for Dominic Quarture and Richard Lee White III on Thursday. Later in the afternoon, both had been apprehended.
It comes after dozens of Pagans Motorcycle Club members and associates were charged with trafficking drugs through western Pennsylvania.U.S. Attorney Scott Brady says the Pagans have used violence to control cocaine, heroin and meth trafficking in Allegheny, Westmoreland, Erie, Fayette and Washington counties. Thirty people were charged in three separate indictments unsealed Tuesday.
Brady says search warrants led to the seizure of 12 firearms, “significant quantities” of drugs and $28,000 in cash and jewelry.