In 1999, a man named John Joe Gray was arrested near Trinidad, Texas. He resisted arrest and was booked but never returned for his court date. He returned to his property and fortified it into a compound. What followed was the longest armed standoff in US history. Tune in it this episode of the Dispatch to learn about the standoff, Gray's allegiance to sovereign citizen and separatist groups and the state of the country then, and now, that leads to situations like this.