Outcast Motorcycle Gang Member Arrested on Firearms Charges by Gang Unit

On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at approximately 10:40 pm, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force were on directed patrol when they conducted a traffic stop and made an on-site firearm arrest of Edwyn Shoemaker, 31, of Mattapan.

Officers were on directed patrol in the area of Columbia Road due to the heightened level of violent gang related crime in the area. A motorcycle then made an abrupt turn in front of the cruiser before turning left on Mount Everett Street. Officers followed, turning onto Mount Everett Street. They then observed the male, identified as Shoemaker, standing in a nearby yard with his back to the street and adjusting his waistband. Officers then observed Shoemaker’s motorcycle to be parked partially obstructing a fire hydrant.

As Officers spoke to a shoemaker, they determined that he did not live at the address. Officers made additional observations that led them to believe that Shoemaker was in possession of a firearm. Officers conducted a pat-frisk of Shoemaker and recovered a loaded firearm. Shoemaker was placed into custody without incident.

The firearm was determined to be a Taurus 9MM with seven (7) rounds in the magazine and one (1) round in the chamber. Shoemaker is to be charged with Unlawful Possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm on a public way, and Trespassing with a firearm.

Edwyn Shoemaker was arrested wearing a cut associated with the infamous and violent motorcycle gang known as the Outcast MC. The Outcast Motorcycle Club, is a black one percenter motorcycle club founded in Detroit, Michigan in 1969. The club are not to be confused with Outcasts MC, who are not a one percenter club.

After starting their Mother Chapter in Detroit they have expanded into multiple cities throughout the USA including one in Brockton. They do not have any chapters internationally. They wear the infamous 1% patch to signify their status as a dominant criminal element of the area. The patch indicates that they are part of the 1% of motorcycle clubs that participate in illegal activity.