December 12, 2016 | |
- The trial of the 17 defendants awaiting trial shall be severed into three groups for three separate trials consisting of
- Tier 1: Cliven Bundy, Ryan Bundy, Ammon Bundy, Peter Santilli, and Ryan Payne
- Tier 2: Dave Bundy, Mel Bundy, Joseph O’Shaughnessy, Brian Cavalier, Jason Woods, and Micah McGuire; a
- Tier 3: Richard Lovelien, Todd Engel, Gregory Burleson, Eric Parker, O. Scott Drexler, and Steven Stewart.
- The Tier 3 defendants will proceed to trial February 6, 2017.
- The Tier 1 defendants will proceed to trial 30 days after the conclusion of the trial of the Tier 3 defendants.
- The Tier 2 defendants will proceed to trial 30 days after the conclusion of the trial of the Tier 1 defendants.
- All pending severance motions, responses, replies, supplements and joinders are terminated.
- Any specific request for relief not addressed in this order is denied.