Douglas Dahlen


Douglas Dahlen is the founder of the White Horse Ranch in Herman, Minnesota.

Douglas and his wife Gina were charged with six felony counts of deprivation of parental rights involving the disappearance of Samantha and Gianna Rucki.

Samantha and Gianna Rucki were found living at the ranch on November 18, 2015 – 944 days after they disappeared from their home in Lakeville on April 19, 2013.

In January 2017, Doug and Gina Dahlen each pleaded guilty to one count of depravation of parental rights for their role in the disappearance of the Rucki sisters.

Click here to read the criminal complaint against Douglas Dahlen.

Picture Source: Dakota County Sheriff’s Office