Serial 1174

0 130458Z DEC 78
FM SACRAMENTO (89-191) (P)
TO DIRECTOR PRIORITY
SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) PRIORITY
BT
UNCLAS
RYMUR, 00: SF

Re Sacramento teletypes dated Nov 27, 1978 and Dec 1, 1978.

At approximately 1:30 P.M., Dec 12, 1978, [name deleted], KMJ Television, Channel 24, the NBC affiliate in Fresno, California, received a telephone call from a male caller who stated, “Their [They’re] going to hit Bob Long tonight. I don’t know why. But we know where he lives, off Maple, right?” Caller then stated he had to hang up because he was afraid call was being traced. Bob Long is KMJ Television reporter who had interviewed James R. Purifoy, former Peoples Temple member at Fresno, Ca. in recent past.

[name deleted] advised that the Fresno PD and Bob Long have both been

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notified. [name deleted] was advised that the FBI would conduct no active investigation re this telephone call. It is not known this if this caller is identical to unknown caller referred to in referenced tels.

For info of San Francisco, investigation to locate [name deleted] reveals he is now residing at unknown location in San Francisco with girlfriend, [name deleted]. [name deleted] contacted his sister, [name deleted] by telephone on Dec 10, 1978 and was informed that the FBI was attempting to locate him. He commented that “the FBI must have taken pictures of me passing out handbills in front of the Peoples Temple”. It is believed that [name deleted] can be located through associates who continue to reside at [address deleted], San Francisco.

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Originally posted on August 22nd, 2019.

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