OPP charge 5 in rogue biker activity, more arrests to come

The public will be pleased learn of a break in the on-going terror that ordinary people have experienced at the hands of a nasty streak of rogue bikers in the GTA.  Cases date back to last summer and fall and were continuing to this month on the streets of Toronto. Now an eight-month investigation has led to charges in two separate cases of aggressive motorcycle riders, OPP report. Five motorcyclists are charged and there are said to be more arrests coming. In a case last July, one man died after a road rage incident where two motorists were injured. Bikers were performing stunts in the eastbound express lanes of Highway 401 near Allen Road. They eventually approached a transport truck and several of them collided.


One of the motorcyclists, Mauro Bustelo of Toronto, was killed. Two months later a group of motorcyclists were again performing stunts in the area of Highway 427 and Dundas Street. Police say they came into contact with a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old man. A road rage fight with a woman passenger occurred. She was knocked to the ground. The bikers fled but were followed by the man and his passenger. In the ensuing confrontation the couple were greatly outnumbered, They fled hitting a wall on Aerowood Drive in Mississauga which flipped their car. One of those arrested is a 33-year-old Richmond Hill man.