Mayor Not Even Worried About Hells Angels - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Mayor Not Even Worried About Hells Angels

Published January 18, 2014

The mayor of Garðabær is not particularly worried that the Hells Angels of Iceland have moved their headquarters into his town.

Vísir reports that Gunnar Einarsson does sympathise with those who might be concerned about the motorcycle club moving its clubhouse from Hafnarfjörður into his town.

“I can quite believe that people are worried about this organisation being near them because of their reputation,” he said. At the same time, he says that no complaints have been lodged over the matter.

Gunnar has decided the town will take a hands-off approach to the club, saying, “If there’s any illegal activity going on, then it’s the job of the police to get involved.”

The Hells Angels first arrived in Iceland in 2011. Since then, they have had ongoing run-ins with law enforcement – members have been barred from entering the country, havetaken the police to court for slander, and were awarded damages for unlawful surveillance.

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