PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The suspected leader of a local biker gang entered a change of plea Thursday on several charges.
Deric McGuire, 38, who’s believed to be the president of the Pagan motorcycle gang, pleaded guilty to nine counts including cocaine possession, firearm possession, conspiracy, and giving a false statement.
As part of the plea deal, he was sentenced to 20 years with 10 to serve and the rest suspended. RELATED: Key evidence in biker gang case will be tossed, RI Supreme Court rules
The judge said McGuire will receive credit for time served at the ACI and home confinement dating back to 2018.
A case against his wife was also dismissed as part of the deal.