Bo Stefan Eriksson, 47, was arrested March 30 and went before a magistrate April 2 for a detention hearing.Eriksson is currently jailed in Uppsala, where a judge gave Eriksson's attorney two weeks to gather defense evidence and set an April 16 date to return to court.Two other men were arrested in Stockholm this week in connection with the related charges. Warrants were issued for the trio's arrest in March.Eriksson, a cult figure in his native Sweden, has the moniker of "Tjock Steffe'' or "Fat Steffe" (Swedish for the nickname Stevie) from his days as a key player in Uppsala organized crime. Eriksson was arrested and sent to prison in Uppsala in 1994 following conviction for fraud, extortion, kidnapping and related crimes.In 2006, Eriksson split in half a red Ferrari when it crashed on Pacific Coast Highway, west of Trancas -- while traveling at 199 miles per hour. He was subsequently convicted of drunk driving, embezzlement, auto theft, and felony weapons possession, asnd spent two years in stte prisons.
When Eriksson was released from state prison in January 2008, he was immediately deported from the United States and faded from public view until this week,
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