DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
COMMUNICATION MESSAGE FORM
CLASSIFICATION: UNCLAS E F T O
FM DIRECTOR FBI
TO FBI DENVER IMMEDIATE
FBI LOS ANGELES IMMEDIATE
FBI SAN FRANCISCO IMMEDIATE
FBI PORTLAND IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS E F T O
RYMUR; 00: SAN FRANCISCO.
Reference Bureau teletype November 20, 1978.
Following leads for each office are to be given immediate coverage and results sutel to Bureau and office of origin.
Denver: At Golden, Colorado, interview [name deleted], telephone [number deleted]. [Name deleted] has information regarding sect and is brother of a member of the sect in Guyana.
Los Angeles: At San Bernardino, interview [name deleted], telephone [number deleted]. [Name deleted]’s mother is a member of this sect in Guyana.
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Portland: Interview [name and telephone number deleted]. [Name deleted], Portland, who has background information on sect. At Eugene, interview [name deleted] whose mother is with sect. [Name deleted] can be contacted at telephone [number deleted].
San Francisco: Information received through Department of State that a small Temple exists on Main Street, San Francisco. Members identified as: Johnny Brown; Paul Flowers; Hugh Ferguson [Hue Fortson]; Zee Hollin [Vee Hollins]; and Mrs. (FNU) [first name unknown] Keton. San Francisco advise if this small Temple exists and if members can be further identified. San Francisco advise estimate number of Temple members remaining at San Francisco and your best estimate as to danger factors they present at funeral of Congressman Ryan.
In view of type of crime committed, members of Temple should be considered armed and extremely dangerous.