A federal jury convicted a Mongols gang member for stabbing and shooting to death Mark “Papa” Guardado, who was the president of the San Francisco chapter of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang.
According to federal prosecutors, the jury found Christopher Bryan Ablett, aka “Stoney,” guilty on four felony counts, including murder, assault with a deadly weapon, racketeering, and using a firearm during a violent crime. “Stoney” was a well-known member of the Modesto-based outlaw motorcycle gang, the Mongols.
Evidence at the trial showed that in 2008, Ablett came to San Francisco to visit a friend. He didn't pack the usual items for a weekend trip to the Bay Area, though: He arrived with a foot-long military knife, a .357 magnum revolver, and a Mongols full-patch vest, as well as a t-shirt that only hardcore Mongols members are permitted to wear.