List of Freemen still on ranch
June 12, 1996
Web posted at: 11 p.m. EDT
(CNN) -- The following 16 people are believed to remain inside the Freemen ranch as of June 12:
Russell Dean Landers
A 44-year-old fugitive from Colorado, reportedly involved in a North Carolina anti-government, anti-tax group called the "Civil Rights Task force." He is the Freemen member who videotaped an hour-long lecture on Freemen philosophies that was given to the news media in April.
Dana Dudley Landers
The 46-year-old common-law wife of Russell Landers. She reportedly was indicted in January 1995 in Colorado for charges connected to We the People movement. She was also involved in the North Carolina group "Civil Rights Task Force." She also faces federal charges including unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, and failure to appear in Colorado on charges of conspiracy and securities fraud.
The 65-year-old leader of Clark family. He was indicted, along with several other Freemen, in the 51-count federal indictment issued by a grand jury in Billings in 1995. Edwin Clark is his son and Emmett Clark is his brother.
The wife of Ralph Clark. Her age is uncertain, but she is believed to be at least 60.
The 67-year-old former owner of the 960-acre wheat and cattle ranch that was dubbed "Justus Township" last fall. He is the father of Richard Clark (who turned himself in last April) and the brother of Ralph Clark. He is charged in the 51-count federal indictment issued last year by a grand jury in Billings. He also faces a state charge of criminal syndicalism for knowingly belonging to an organization that advocates crime, violence or terrorism to further political goals.
The wife of Emmett Clark. Her age is uncertain, but she is believed to be at least 60.
The 47-year-old son of Ralph Clark and the father of Casey Clark. He has been one of the Freemen leaders and involved in most negotiating sessions. He faces a state charge of syndicalism. His wife, Janet, is a nurse who has often visited the ranch during the standoff to deliver medicine for her son, Casey.
The 21-year-old son of Edwin Clark. He has an illness that has required the frequent delivery of medicine by his mother, who is a nurse.
A former Marine, 43, and one of the Freemen leaders. He called a radio talk show in May. He is charged in a federal indictment issued by a grand jury in Billings. He also has been charged with threatening federal officials. He faces a state charge of syndicalism, and charges of also making threats and improper influence on public officials in Mussell Shell County.
A 54-year-old former Canadian policeman. He had most recently lived in Thompson Falls, Montana. He was charged in the 51-count federal indictment issued by a grand jury in Billings last year. He is also charged with threatening federal officials and faces a state charge of threats and improper influence on public officials.
46 years old and from North Carolina. He faces state charges there for threatening a law enforcement officer. He is the father of John and James Hance, two young men also at the compound.
The 19-year old son of Steven Hance. From North Carolina, he also faces a charge of threatening a law officer.
The 23-year-old son of Steven Hance. He is also from North Carolina, and it is unclear if he faces charges as do his brother and father.
Cheryl Lynn Petersen
The wife of Dan Petersen, one of the Freemen arrested on the first day of the standoff. Her age is not known.
Little is known about him.
Entered the ranch by crashing through an FBI roadblock on the second day of the standoff. His name is unknown, although Bo Gritz said he was from Kansas. He entered the ranch along with Stewart Waterhouse, who left the ranch on April 27 to face a charge connected with the gate-crashing.
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