The confidential informant who brought down the Fairbanks militia leadership finished his testimony in federal court Wednesday, admitting under oath that his work as a drug-hauling Alaska trucker years ago was as an initiate for the Hells Angels motorcycle gang.
Gerald "J.R." Olson had started his testimony Monday by admitting his personal criminal history, citing the cocaine and marijuana that he allowed a "criminal organization" to pack among the boxes of Fred Meyer groceries he hauled to Alaska from Washington state.
But prosecutors had sought to keep the identity of the criminal organization from becoming public, notifying the judge and defense lawyers only in a sealed filing. They said Olson's life could be at risk if the information became widely known because he informed on the gang before going undercover inside the Alaska Peacekeeper Militia in August 2010. READ ON