Warren Jeffs Faces Charges In Arizona
February 26, 2008, 12:24 PM
Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs was handed over to Arizona authorities today to face charges alleging he arranged the marriages of two teenage girls to older men.
He already has been convicted in Utah. Arizona deputies took custody of Jeffs from Utah officials.
The 52-year-old Jeffs is the former leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He is to appear in court to enter a plea tomorrow in Kingman, Arizona.
He is charged as an accomplice with four counts of incest and four counts of sexual contact with a minor in an indictment.
Jeffs was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List in 2006. A compound near Pringle, South Dakota was suspected to be one of his hiding places.
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