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.
© 2008 Associated Press. All rights reserved. Material may not be redistributed.
8/27/2014 5:48 PM
Her boyfriend was killed during a botched robbery in December in northwest Sioux Falls. Faith Rasmussen and her mother, Theresa, have now pleaded guil...
8/27/2014 10:54 AM
Faith Rasmussen, 21, and her 55-year-old mother Theresa Rasmussen admit they were bringing marijuana from California to South Dakota and distributing ...
8/26/2014 11:31 AM
Authorities in northwest Iowa are investigating a serious crash involving a car and a school bus.
8/27/2014 10:05 PM
Sioux Falls Police have a man in custody after a driver attempted to elude authorities during a traffic stop.
8/30/2014 11:39 AM
A Lead woman has pleaded guilty to having sex with a 12-year-old boy.