Descriptions of Vices of Temple Opponents – Affidavits

FF-3-6

Jonestown, Port Kaituma
Northwest District, Guyana

Affidavit of:
/s/ Stephanie Lynn Jones
Stephanie Lynn Jones

I, Stephanie Lynn Jones, duly sworn declare:

I heard Sandy Rozynko say she was going to help fight a revolution against the capitalist.

July 28, 1977
Witnesses:
Edith Bogue
Rebecca Beikman
Ruth Tupper
Lemuel T. Grubbs II
Peter A. Wotherspoon

Subscribed to and sworn before me,
a notary public of the public
of Guyana or Commissioner:

FF-3-23

Jonestown, Port Kaituma
Northwest District, Guyana

Affidavit of:
/s/ Christine E. M. Bates
Christine E. M. Bates

I, Christine E. M. Bates, duly sworn declare:

In 1972 I was living with Sallie Stapleton, 150 Evans St., Ukiah, California. Her daughter Lillie Joe Carr visited her. That week I had $585.85 in my room. I went in the kitchen, when I came to my room, Lillie Joe was in there, she rushed out right away & left the house, and said she had to go to town. When I looked in my bag, the money was gone. When her mother came, I told her the money was missing, her reply was Lillie Joe has it, Lillie Joe had gone to town & bought a lot of new clothes, her [she] went in her room, looked in her suitcase and found only $200.00. Lillie came to me crying & said she needed a new coat.

July 28, 1977
Witnesses:
Jeff Carey
Ruth Tupper
Edith E. Bogue
Lemuel T. Grubbs II
Orde Dennis

Subscribed to and sworn before me,
a notary public of the Republic
of Guyana or Commissioner

FF-3-24

Jonestown, Port Kaituma
Northwest District, Guyana

Affidavit of:
/s/ Lemuel T. Grubbs II
Lemuel T. Grubbs II

I, Lemuel T. Grubbs II, duly sworn declare:

Stephan Mertle stole the following items from Peoples Temple Christian Church. A Sony 4 track reel-to-reel tape recorder, 1 AC-DC multistep voltage converter, 4 speakers with L-pads and volume potentiometers.

July 28, 1977
Witnessed by:
Russell D. Moton
Christine E. M. Bates
Orde Dennis
Peter A. Wotherspoon
Kenney B. Bowie

Subscribed to and sworn before me,
a notary public of the Republic
of Guyana

FF-3-107

Jonestown, Port Kaituma
Northwest District, Guyana

Affidavit of:
/s/ Jeffrey J. Carey
Jeffrey J. Carey

I, Jeffrey J. Carey, duly sworn declare:

I observed Jim Cobb taking his penis out of his pants and dancing on his study desk in front of other males and boasting of his homosexuality. He, in fact, seems obsessed with this sort of behavior, because on another occasion he exposed his penis to an even larger group of males and bragged about how small it was. He often spoke of wanting to kill the then-President Nixon and about espousing violent revolution.

Wayne Pietla [Pietila] is an admitted child molester. He also open espouses violent revolution, he says that his hero is Che Guevara, he even used to call himself Che. I waited outside while Mickey Touchette embezzled money from Motel 6 in Santa Rosa California. She also (Mickey Touchette) open[ly] espoused violent revolution. Lena Pietla open[ly] espoused violent revolution and the overthrow of the US government.

Linda Swaney open[ly] espoused violent overthrow of the US government.

July 28, 1977
Witnesses:
Lemuel T. Grubbs II
Paul M. McCann
Liane Harris
Rebecca Beikman
Ruth Tupper

Subscribed to and sworn before me,
a Commissioner of the Republic
of Guyana

FF-3-110

Jonestown, Port Kaituma
Northwest District, Guyana

Affidavit of:
/s/ Russell DeAndrea Moton
Russell DeAndrea Moton

I, Russell DeAndrea Moton, duly sworn declare:

In May of 1976, Paul Flowers put a letter opener to my throat and told me he would kill me.

July 28, 1977
Edith E. Bogue
Lemuel T. Grubbs II
Danny K. Kutulas
Peter A. Wotherspoon
Michael Jon Touchette

Subscribed to and sworn before me,
a notary public of the Republic
of Guyana or Commissioner

Originally posted on March 2nd, 2021.

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