Biker group suing N.J. state police over road stop

    A battle over a biker group’s records is playing out in a New Jersey courtroom.

    The Pagans Motorcycle Club is suing New Jersey state police over a 2009 traffic stop.

    The group claims six motorcyclists were stopped in Burlington County and ticketed for not having proper headgear, and also told to remove their Pagans jackets.


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    In federal court in Camden on Thursday, the Philadelphia Daily News reports  state prosecutors asked a judge to force the group to turn over medical records, debit card receipts and membership lists.

    Attorneys for the Pagans say it’s an excuse for the state to open up the files of a group it dislikes.

    The judge didn’t rule on the membership lists but said the bikers could provide relevant receipts and medical records.

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