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The Brotherhood

Letter: Important project

Monday, December 23, 2013

I wish to thank Annmarie Timmins, John Tully and Jeremy Blackman for the series on the BOWW prison gang. They did a terrific job. People have no idea what is really going on in the prisons as well as our streets. It is too bad that we have to have these people in our Concord prison. My son’s life was taken by some inmates at the prison. That is why …

Alleged BOWW leader Jarvis back in prison after failed drug test

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

A month after being re-released to a halfway house, Jesse Jarvis, one of the four alleged founders of the Brotherhood of White Warriors, has returned to prison for failing a drug test. The 32-year-old tested positive for synthetic marijuana Nov. 24, shortly after returning from a sanctioned trip to Claremont leading up to …

The Brotherhood: BOWW’s 7 laws

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Authorities found this listing of BOWW principles two years ago in a jail cell in Boscawen, attached to recruiting paperwork. 1. Chain of command is to be respected and followed both ways. 2. Aid and assist your brothers in all righteous movements. 3. BOWW is not a crutch for personal gains, protection, or status. 4. BOWW is not a hate motivated group, but …

The Brotherhood: Daniel “Boots” Boothby of Concord

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Within the hierarchy of the Brotherhood of White Warriors, Daniel “Boots” Boothby, 26, of Concord is one step from the top. His rank, according to the Concord police, is “lord” or “council member.” Boothby’s job, with the help …

The Brotherhood: Matthew Peters of Concord

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Matthew Peters, 22, of Concord has brought the Brotherhood of White Warriors more attention than most of his fellow BOWW members, largely because of his relationship with Peggy Sinclair, his former fifth-grade teacher at Broken Ground Elementary School. …

The Brotherhood: Peggy Sinclair of Contoocook

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Peggy Sinclair, 50 of Contoocook is the most unlikely associate of New Hampshire’s only homegrown prison gang, the Brotherhood of White Warriors. As a result, she has brought the gang – and Concord – national attention. According to …

N.H.’s Brotherhood of White Warriors Part 3: In the streets

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Two years ago, in an inmate’s cell, Merrimack County jail authorities found recruiting documents for New Hampshire’s only homegrown prison gang, the Brotherhood of White Warriors. Aside from an obligation to secure the future for “white children” the …

The Brotherhood: Trebian: BOWW members ‘looking for family’ in group

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Jerod Trebian pens letters in flowing cursive. He reads Shakespeare and quotes Nietzsche and has long been captivated by the field of psychology. He says he adores his ex-wife’s children and hopes they learn from his words, not …

The Brotherhood: Prison slang

Monday, December 9, 2013

Slang words are in bold. Put on Front Street – To be insulted or disrespected in a way that must be answered. Also known as “called out.” TOS – “Terminate On Site.” A directive used by BOWW to punish someone for snitching or otherwise undermining the gang, according …

The Brotherhood: William Edic of Massachusetts

Sunday, December 8, 2013

William Edic, 31, did not adopt his white supremacist views after he entered the Concord state prison. He arrived at an earlier stop, the Merrimack County jail, wearing “Aryanwear” boots, inked with the word “skinhead” on his throat …

The Brotherhood: Thomas Milton of Merrimack

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Unlike the other inmate charged in the death of inmate Anthony Renzzulla, Thomas Milton, 30, did not have a history of assaults when he came to prison. He committed burglaries, riding from one house to the next on …

The Brotherhood: Randall “Pitbull” Chapman of Somersworth

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Randall “Pitbull” Chapman, as he’s identified in court records, broke the law of the Brotherhood of White Warriors in 2010 while serving a prison sentence for armed robbery. Now the former BOWW member is serving his parole out …

The Brotherhood: Frank Philbrook of Newport

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Frank Philbrook, 44, of Newport has not been charged in the 2010 fatal assault of inmate Anthony Renzzulla, but witnesses have told investigators he directed it and the cleanup with the sensitivity of a drill sergeant. He was …

N.H.’s Brotherhood of White Warriors Part 2: Growth

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Within months of forming in late 2005, the Brotherhood of White Warriors had spread its roots inside the New Hampshire correctional system. By 2008, it was the state’s fastest-growing prison gang, according to estimates from officials. Three years …

The Brotherhood: Founder’s creed

Sunday, December 8, 2013

In a phone interview from prison, Jesse Jarvis, one of BOWW’s four alleged founders and its president at one time, according to officials, described five tenets of the group. 1. BOWW is the result of a natural phenomena which takes place whenever strong white men are threatened by …