Maurice "Mom" Boucher
(born June 21, 1953) is a convicted murderer, reputed drug trafficker, and outlaw biker—the former President of the Hells Angels
chapter. Boucher led Montreal's Hells Angels against the rival Rock Machine
biker gang during The Quebec Biker War
() of 1994 through 2002 in Quebec
, Canada. In 2002, Boucher was convicted of ordering the murders of two Quebec prison guards (as an effort to destabilize the Quebec Justice system), and is currently serving three life sentences in a Canadian prison.
Born in Causapscal, Quebec
, Canada, he was raised in poverty in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve section of inner-city Montreal
, where his family moved when he was two years old. Boucher dropped out of school in grade 9 to work odd jobs. Unhappy with his income and desperate to support his drug habit, he turned to crime. He was arrested for three break & entries in the fall of 1974 and served nearly six months in detention. In November 1975, Boucher performed an armed robbery, but was caught and sentenced to 40 months in prison.
Around 1982, Boucher was a member of a white-supremist motorcycle gang named the SS, who were based in Pointe-aux-Trembles
, on the eastern tip of the Island of Montreal
. A fellow member of the SS was Salvatore......