Drug smuggler Karel Sroubek Hells Angels associate claims parole system not in the interest of the people
Information Liaison
/ Categories: Instant Biker News

Drug smuggler Karel Sroubek Hells Angels associate claims parole system not in the interest of the people

Motorcycle Biker Videos
You wanted Raw and Uncensored Videos from Hollywood? Click on the banner to be taken to our other page on for an unfeathered Raw show

Drug smuggler Karel Sroubek​ says he’s taking his parole decision “on the chin” yet insists his case highlights New Zealand’s archaic and ineffective parole system.

But a crime victims’ support group says Sroubek should do his time respectfully “instead of going out swinging” and sending statements to the media.

Season 2 Episode 24 The Los Angeles Secret Police Society The Banditos- Also Special guest Bob and Ryan

The high-profile Czech kickboxer inmate, also known as Jan Antolik​, was denied parole last week over his conviction for drug smuggling.

“Considering the exhausting interest in my case I am taking this opportunity to respond,” Sroubek said in a press release on Wednesday.

Sroubek said the parole system had not changed for decades and was contributing to New Zealand’s “record high levels of incarceration” and unacceptably high reoffending rates.

Rock Machine expanding into Australia Recent arrests in South Australia confirm the Rock Machine outlaw motorcycle club an import from Canada has expanded into Australia

“There is a simplistic belief that a prisoner cannot commit a crime while in prison but the facts simply do not support this.

“Just as in Australia, the USA and Europe, prison sentences are divided into three parts – punishment, rehabilitation and reintegration,” Sroubek added.

“It’s for this reason that most inmates become eligible for parole after serving a third of their sentence,” he added.

A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted three members of the Modesto Hells Angels Motorcycle Club delivering yet another blow to the club

Sroubek, jailed at Auckland South prison in Wiri, said the board chose to disagree with professional opinions of case managers who deemed his risk as being low.

“It is not the role of the Parole Board to retry a prisoner – that happened when they were sentenced in court.”

Sroubek said the board “repeated unsubstantiated claims” that he was associated with the Hells Angels.

Motorcycle Madhouse Shorts A Motorcycle Don’t Make you a Biker. These Things make you a biker.

The board last week found Sroubek posed an “undue risk” to the community and should not be released.

Yet private prison company Serco assessed him as posing a “low risk” of reoffending.

Sroubek is serving a sentence of five years and nine months for importing $375,000 of ecstasy.

The board released its decision last Wednesday following a hearing on September 16.

Insane Throttle Biker News Support Store

Sroubek said he was grateful the board acknowledged his good behaviour in prison and did not blame him for not taking part in any rehabilitation programs.

But he said his low security rating made him ineligible for courses higher-security inmates could access.

Harley Davidson has long been a staple in the motorcycle industry if not arguably the heart of the motorcycle industry at least in America

“The end result is that they have stood me down requiring yet another risk assessment and a third psychological assessment that my security rating also doesn’t qualify me for.

“The result is that I will remain in prison for another four months at a cost to the New Zealand taxpayer of $100,000 per annum.”

Sroubek said New Zealanders should be worried about a decision that gave weight to “innuendo and half facts that are fed to the media and the political opportunism of some”.

​Jess McVicar, Sensible Sentencing Trust national spokeswoman, said “instead of going out swinging”, Sroubek should accept the board’s decision gracefully.

“They don’t make these decisions lightly.”

Car used in biker murder found buried on Hells Angels property police say

McVicar said community safety was the board’s major concern and inmates who could not provide these assurances should reflect on how to better themselves.

“They need to go and serve their time respectfully and be remorseful for their crimes.”

She said a political “stuff-up” may have emboldened Sroubek to feel aggrieved.

Sroubek’s legal sagas and residency status have been intertwined with long-running political controversy.

Sroubek was convicted of a previously unreported crime but not deported.

And in October last year, Immigration Minister Ian Lees-Galloway granted Sroubek residency, even though he came to New Zealand on a false passport.

Immigration NZ also underwent an independent review into its processes.

“The Board doesn’t comment on its decisions,” a Parole Board spokesman said on Wednesday.

New Age of BIking and Brotherhood
Get your copy of one of the Hottest Selling Biker Books in modern times


Link to original article

Previous Article Seattle-area fans of BMW Ducati and other high-end motorcycles got a rude shock last week when five local dealerships were shuttered by their owner
Next Article Harley-Davidson released a statement of goals called to “Amplify Brand Power.”
15 Rate this article:
No rating

Please login or register to post comments.


Some articles listed on this website are sometimes taken from several online news sources via published RSS News Feeds. The aggregated content does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Officers, Participating Clubs, or Indepenant Riders of  the Texas COC&I Region 3. This website supplies this aggregated news feed content as a service for informational, educational, and entertainment resource. All news feeds are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Copyright of the news feeds reserved by respective sites and this website doesn’t alter any link & content of the news feeds.

Texas COC&I Region 3 Officers, Participating Clubs, or Indepenant Riders makes no representation, warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in any News, Research, Analysis or Opinion provided by this service. Under no circumstances will Texas COC&I Region 3, its officers, participating clubs, independant riders, agents or affiliates be held liable by any person or entity for decisions made or actions taken by any person or entity that relies upon the information provided here.