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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: Jerod Trebian of Concord

Sunday, December 8, 2013

In 1996, when he was living in Concord, Jerod Trebian became the state’s first 17-year-old charged as an adult under a new “juvenile justice” law. Trebian was charged with five counts of disposing of handguns that had been …

The Brotherhood: John Wildes of Maine

Sunday, December 8, 2013

John Wildes is unique among the alleged founders of the Brotherhood of White Warriors in that he alone has disavowed the group. Wildes, 37, has told prison authorities in New Mexico, where he is serving his New Hampshire …

The Brotherhood: Jesse Jarvis of Claremont

Sunday, December 8, 2013

In his 14 years of on-again, off-again incarceration, Jesse Jarvis, now 32, has seen his share of second chances. In 1999, six years before he allegedly helped form BOWW, he entered his hometown Kmart in Claremont and started …

The Brotherhood: Ray Cole of Concord

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Ray Cole tried to get out of prison before BOWW formed in November 2005, and prison officials were on his side. The 34-year-old, now incarcerated in New York and admittedly distanced from the group for years, was in …

N.H.’s Brotherhood of White Warriors Part 1: Origins

Saturday, December 7, 2013

On the night of Feb. 1, two men clutching handguns approached a minivan on a residential street near Memorial Field in Concord. One wore a hood, the other a hockey mask. Reaching the vehicle, according to police reports, …