There’s a patch worn by supporters of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club that sums up the sentiment of biker gangs toward informants. “Snitches are a dying breed,” it says.

These days, former Chicago Outlaws boss Orville “Orvie” Cochran, once one of Chicago’s most-wanted fugitives, is worried about informants turning on him. In a letter to a judge, he has expressed concern that someone might try to frame him as he sits in jail in Wisconsin awaiting trial in a racketeering case that accuses him and five of his onetime biker brothers of murder and mayhem.

After being arrested in Evergreen Park last year for shoplifting a back brace after 16 years on the run, Cochran wrote to the federal judge handling the racketeering case “to bring to the court’s attention a disturbing trend of the jail house snitch,” according to the three-page, handwritten letter in Cochran’s court file.

“So let it be stated — there has not been, nor will there be any pertinent information reguarding [sic] my case devolved [sic] to anyone but my attorneys,” Cochran wrote to U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman.

“My case is high profile making me a prime target for malfeasance,” Cochran wrote.

Referring to the Wisconsin jail where he’s been held, he added: “Concern comes as new arrivals at Dodge County Detention . . . say, ‘Hey Cochran how you doing?’ with a fist bump, one day after they arrive.

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