|James McAuley Jr|| A former leader of the Hells Angels in Rochester has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for drug trafficking. Federal authorities say 67-year-old James McAuley Jr. of Oakfield is also prohibited from associating with the motorcycle club for five years after his release.|
McAuley was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Rochester, where he pleaded guilty to trafficking in methamphetamine.
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|Prosecutors say that for nearly a decade while McAuley was vice president of the Rochester Hells Angels, he also was the leader of a western New York operation that sold meth obtained in California. McAuley is among 10 Hells Angels members and associates charged in the case.|
All have pleaded guilty.