The FBI Files FBI Files: The Murdering Cowboy
A loner and distrustful of authority, Claude Dallas lived off the land, poaching wildlife and selling the hides. When two game wardens confronted Dallas about his deeds, they were shot and killed. After a massive manhunt, Dallas was captured and convicted but escaped months later. On the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list, Dallas eluded agents for nearly year until the FBI tracked him down in California.