The Texas ranch where followers of imprisoned polygamist Warren Jeffs lived in near isolation was seized by state agents, nearly six years after FBI agents raided the property and removed hundreds of children amid child sex abuse allegations.
The state of Texas is trying to seize ownership of Warren Jeffs’ polygamist ranch where prosecutors say the convicted sect leader and a dozen followers sexually assaulted children.
Since authorities swarmed the polygamist ranch of sect leader Warren Jeffs, state prosecutors have spent more than $4.5 million racking up convictions.
A jury sentenced Wendell Loy Nielsen to 10 years in prison on Friday, two days after he was convicted on three counts of bigamy.
A Texas jury that found a former polygamist leader guilty of bigamy is expected to begin deciding his punishment.
A Texas court has dismissed the appeal of Warren Jeffs after the convicted polygamist sect leader made almost no progress on his case.
A former counselor to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs faces up to 10 years in prison after his conviction for bigamy.
The bigamy trial of Wendell Loy Nielsen, a former lieutenant to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs, is set to begin in West Texas.
A former lieutenant to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs will go on trial in West Texas for bigamy charges.
Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs was en route to a Texas state prison Tuesday night following his discharge from a hospital at another prison where he was treated after becoming sick while fasting, a state official said.
A plea deal could be in the works for the southern Utah man whose “spiritual marriage” to an underage girl was the basis for Utah’s criminal prosecution of polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs.
A West Texas court on Wednesday refused to rule on a request by polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs to delay his sexual assault trial so he could have more time to find an in-state attorney.