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Nick b

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Jul 6, 2008
 
I heard Billerica had some pretty bad crime, biker gangs, and drug problems in the 70's 80's and 90's. Could someone fill me in on the extent of this and where things like this took place and any stories they might have...I find it kind of interesting.
Billerica Resident

Gloucester, MA

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Jul 7, 2008
 

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I don't think crime is any worse in Billerica than in Tewksbury or Woburn. Every town has it's bad seeds.

Since: Jun 08

Ashland, MA

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Jul 7, 2008
 
The Nerve wrote:
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That's what I said. Every town in the entire USA has drugs.
I don't know what this person is talking about when they say bikers. They live everywhere too.
In the late 60's early 70's the motorcycle gang the Barons were located in Pinehurst - which is what people remember most - they were mostly gone by the mid 70's.
nick b

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Jul 7, 2008
 
So any story ive heard is pretty much a fabrication?
jaded61

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Jul 7, 2008
 
I would not say fabrication..at all The Barons started in Billerica and are still a club,albiet not as prominent or as "aggressive" But the whole climate and times have changed since the 70`s and I feel if you were not around then,you will NEVER have a true feeling as to what it was like..I was around and it was a good time!

Since: Jun 08

Ashland, MA

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Jul 8, 2008
 
The Nerve wrote:
The Headsmans club is still in Billerica, isn't it?
Nice people....
Not sure if they still are.

The Baron's Club house was down the street from us in the early 70's - my father was such a hippie hater - OMG - everytime they would drive by on their choppers - we used to take bets how long before we had to listen to his tirades yet again
nick b

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Jul 8, 2008
 
what about areas like wilson st?

Since: Jun 08

Ashland, MA

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Jul 8, 2008
 
The Nerve wrote:
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Might still be there. I was at their club a few yrs ago.
the Baron's house was torn down and the lot is still empty. As for the other group I have no clue.

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Since: Nov 07

Lowell, MA

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#14
Jul 8, 2008
 
I know the Headsman (I thought it was Hedgemen hahaha!!) were in Billerica in 2003. I used to work with a woman who was from Bricka' and was dating one of them.

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Jul 8, 2008
 
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Hmm, Wilson St., where do I begin?
all I remember about Wilson Street - is 6 for $5

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Lowell MA

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Jul 8, 2008
 

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has any one ever heard of a motorcycle club called the Chosen Ones?
Mike

Oakham, MA

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Jul 8, 2008
 
Lowering the Bar wrote:
has any one ever heard of a motorcycle club called the Chosen Ones?
I feel like ive heard that somewhere before
Mike

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#20
Jul 8, 2008
 
I remember going down wilson st and seeing shoes all over the telephone wires just thinking to myself why in the hell are there so many shoes up there...Come to find out the reason for that is so people buying drugs knew which houses sold because they had shoes hanging out front.

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Jul 8, 2008
 
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I remember going down wilson st and seeing shoes all over the telephone wires just thinking to myself why in the hell are there so many shoes up there...Come to find out the reason for that is so people buying drugs knew which houses sold because they had shoes hanging out front.
First time I heard that - but it makes sense now that I think of it..
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#22
Jul 8, 2008
 
I remeber seeing somebody who got there head stomped onto the curb down on wilson st...nasty stuff
joe

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#23
Jul 8, 2008
 
What ever came of that body they found by the lake a few years back They said it was suicide but the facts surrounding it seemed a little fishy
mike

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#24
Jul 8, 2008
 
Yea I remember hearing about that, dont know much about it though
Grossed Out

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Jul 8, 2008
 
nick b wrote:
what about areas like wilson st?
Wilson Street was bad news. I lived within walking distance of it. My mother used to tell us that if she ever found out we were on Wilson St. she would break our legs! I went to school with some people who lived on the street though. Not everyone was a bad seed.
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Oakham, MA

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Jul 8, 2008
 
Grossed Out wrote:
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Wilson Street was bad news. I lived within walking distance of it. My mother used to tell us that if she ever found out we were on Wilson St. she would break our legs! I went to school with some people who lived on the street though. Not everyone was a bad seed.
sounds like a smart woman
dan

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#28
Jul 8, 2008
 
the north wrote:
REMEMBER GOING TO GET SUBS AT THE STORE THEN RUNNING BACK TO THE TALBOT any one remember dom deliseo getting killed in the parking lot across from mills
Was he shot?

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