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Federal grand jury indicts polygamous sect leader for allegedly fleeing prosecution. (FLDS)
CourtTV.com ^ | May 1, 2008 | Staff

Posted on 05/01/2008 11:21:41 AM PDT by greyfoxx39

Federal grand jury indicts polygamous sect leader for allegedly fleeing prosecution

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted the leader of a polygamous sect Wednesday, accusing him of fleeing to avoid prosecution on Utah sex charges.

The one-count indictment covers a five-month period in 2006, although Warren Jeffs was believed to be on the run for a longer stretch before his arrest in August during a traffic stop near Las Vegas.

Jeffs also faces trial in southern Utah in April on charges of rape as an accomplice for his alleged role in the ceremonial marriage of a teenage girl to an older cousin. In Arizona, he faces felony sex charges in Mohave County, Ariz. for his alleged role in arranging underage marriages for some of his followers.

-SNIP-

To help in the search for Jeffs, federal prosecutors filed an arrest warrant against him in April 2006.

Federal charges tied to such warrants typically are dropped once a suspect is caught and transferred to state authorities. But with Jeffs, "we felt like if there were ever a time to pursue a defendant ... this was it," said Melodie Rydalch, spokeswoman for U.S. Attorney Brett Tolman.

The federal charge carries a maximum punishment of five years in federal prison.

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Dated today.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: crime; flds; govtabuse; indictment; polygamy

1 posted on 05/01/2008 11:21:42 AM PDT by greyfoxx39
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To: colorcountry; Pan_Yans Wife; MHGinTN; Colofornian; Elsie; FastCoyote; Osage Orange; Greg F; ...

Ping


2 posted on 05/01/2008 11:23:13 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (FLDS.... making babies with children because their God wants earthly bodies for spirit babies.)
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To: greyfoxx39

Pull up every jaywalking that feak has just to add more time behind bars and off our streets.


3 posted on 05/01/2008 11:25:04 AM PDT by mtbopfuyn
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To: greyfoxx39

Good.


4 posted on 05/01/2008 11:26:35 AM PDT by Old Mountain man (Extremism in defense of liberty is no vice!)
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To: greyfoxx39

Jeffs will never leave jail alive. <-— There, I said it first.


5 posted on 05/01/2008 11:27:01 AM PDT by PeterFinn (Charlton Heston & Ronald Reagan - my two favorite Presidents.)
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To: NYpeanut; the808bass; brytlea; pandoraou812; ricks_place; CindyDawg; Huntress; Pebcak; ...

PING!!

FReepmail to be added to the FLDS Eldorado Legal Case Ping List


6 posted on 05/01/2008 11:32:00 AM PDT by Politicalmom (It's the child abuse, stupid!!)
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To: PeterFinn

Ditto.


7 posted on 05/01/2008 11:41:20 AM PDT by najida (On FR- Most guys see themselves is Brad Pitt, and think every woman here is Aunt Bea)
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To: najida; PeterFinn

It’s true. I’m surprised he’s survived this long. Pedophiles don’t do well in prison.


8 posted on 05/01/2008 11:48:52 AM PDT by Froufrou
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To: Froufrou

They don’t have him in the general population.


9 posted on 05/01/2008 11:54:41 AM PDT by Pebcak
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To: Pebcak
They don’t have him in the general population.

Well, just...DAMN!

10 posted on 05/01/2008 12:01:08 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (FLDS.... making babies with children because their God wants earthly bodies for spirit babies.)
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To: Pebcak

Might I add that I hope his fellow inmates learn not only of his provoclivity for young girls but also of his profound teachings on race.


11 posted on 05/01/2008 12:03:57 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (I could never 'Keep Sweet' I am a bitter Pennsylvanian)
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To: greyfoxx39

No, that’s a good thing. That means moving him to the general population can be a leverage for information.


12 posted on 05/01/2008 12:04:50 PM PDT by Pebcak
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To: PennsylvaniaMom

Good thought.


13 posted on 05/01/2008 12:07:18 PM PDT by Pebcak
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To: greyfoxx39

How is this dated today?........ Yes it’s today’s web page but the article is old isn’t it?.....

Updated March 8, 2007, 2:46 p.m. ET

The link would indicate Mar 7, 2007 [030707]
http://www.courttv.com/news/polygamy/030707_jeffs_ap.html


14 posted on 05/01/2008 12:15:23 PM PDT by deport ( -- Cue Spooky Music --)
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To: mtbopfuyn

“Pull up every jaywalking that feak has just to add more time behind bars and off our streets.”

I dare you to say that in English.


15 posted on 05/01/2008 12:22:36 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (I reserve the right to misinterpret the comments of any and all posters)
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To: PennsylvaniaMom

Karl Malone seems to be doing fine. Karl’s son just got drafted in the NFL after graduating college at 21. The boy’s momma is 34


16 posted on 05/01/2008 12:25:47 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: greyfoxx39
Hefner: "I tried to warn Warren about messing around with jailbait, but he didn't listen..."

17 posted on 05/01/2008 12:26:27 PM PDT by TheDon
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To: greyfoxx39
Big Love's Bill Henrickson, "Warren blew it! He shouldn't have gotten involved with minors. Look where it got him."


18 posted on 05/01/2008 12:30:03 PM PDT by TheDon
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To: TheDon

Between the bleached hair, fake nails, spray on tans, and silicone implants there are more chemicals assembled in that room than in a Monsanto plant.


19 posted on 05/01/2008 12:38:57 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (I could never 'Keep Sweet' I am a bitter Pennsylvanian)
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To: greyfoxx39
Federal grand jury indicts polygamous sect leader for allegedly fleeing prosecution. (FLDS)

THIS is untrue!!

What SPINELESS 'journalist' wrote this headline???

THIS would be more like it:

Federal grand jury indicts polygamous sect leader for fleeing prosecution.

20 posted on 05/01/2008 12:50:50 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: UCANSEE2
I dare you to say that in English.

Good luck!

Notice the ScreenName? ;^)

21 posted on 05/01/2008 12:52:26 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: PennsylvaniaMom

Old Johnathan Winters line (or was it Red Skelton, I can’t quite recall): while among buxom beauties rolling him along on a hospital gourney, “Better living through Chemistry.”


22 posted on 05/01/2008 1:01:37 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: TheDon

I see that Dad hasn’t changed out of his Good Humor uniform yet...


23 posted on 05/01/2008 1:04:53 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: TheDon

You should watch Big Love...the similarities to the FLDS cult are interesting.


24 posted on 05/01/2008 2:17:00 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (FLDS.... making babies with children because their God wants earthly bodies for spirit babies.)
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To: Elsie
I see that Dad hasn’t changed out of his Good Humor uniform yet...

Been busy baptizin' folks in the backyard swimmin' pool.

25 posted on 05/01/2008 2:18:24 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (FLDS.... making babies with children because their God wants earthly bodies for spirit babies.)
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To: TheDon
Does your wife know you spend so much time looking at pichers of nekkid women folks?

People are startin' to talk.

26 posted on 05/01/2008 2:19:46 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (FLDS.... making babies with children because their God wants earthly bodies for spirit babies.)
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To: deport

I looked and looked for a date and that was the only one I saw. If it’s really important maybe the mod can change the date.


27 posted on 05/01/2008 2:21:20 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (FLDS.... making babies with children because their God wants earthly bodies for spirit babies.)
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To: AppyPappy
Karl Malone seems to be doing fine. Karl’s son just got drafted in the NFL after graduating college at 21. The boy’s momma is 34

And that's good.....why?

28 posted on 05/01/2008 2:23:38 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (FLDS.... making babies with children because their God wants earthly bodies for spirit babies.)
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To: TheDon

According to this Warren’s daddy, Rulon Jeffs, wanted to stop underage marriages:

Wyler said he was at a meeting of FLDS leaders in the ‘90s at which Jeffs’ father, Rulon Jeffs, then the church leader, urged the church to take a proposed deal from the state to abandon under-age marriages in exchange for amnesty for any past crimes involving under-age marriages.

Warren Jeffs, who soon took control of the sect, even before his father died, rejected the deal and defiantly went on a spree of performing under-age marriages, Wyler said.

Wyler said rape follows naturally in some cases where girls as young as 13 or 14 are married to older men. “I know of cases in this town where underage girls were married to a guy and she didn’t want to do anything and he forced himself on her. It’s not always that way. But that’s going to happen anyplace you have underage marriages,” said Wyler.

Wyler said that while he was in the church, he was bothered most by the underage marriages and, even worse, underage marriages by men to their stepdaughters.

more:
http://www.rickross.com/reference/polygamy/polygamy842.html


29 posted on 05/01/2008 2:42:25 PM PDT by Alice in Wonderland (4-hshootingsports.org)
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To: PeterFinn

I’m sure he’ll do just fine.
He does have an awfully pretty face.


30 posted on 05/01/2008 2:54:19 PM PDT by mountainbunny
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To: MHGinTN

LOL...sure I toss out a creampuff and you hit it over the fence...

And I have to smile cuz either Skelton or Winters doing that.

;)PaMom


31 posted on 05/01/2008 3:49:28 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (I could never 'Keep Sweet' I am a bitter Pennsylvanian)
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To: Pebcak

That means moving him to the general population can be a leverage for information.
________________________________________

I’m sure they had to tell him..”Enough, shut up already,” months ago...

Abusers are cowards...and demand to be protected...


32 posted on 05/01/2008 4:33:58 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: greyfoxx39
You should watch Big Love...the similarities to the FLDS cult are interesting.

Hopefully there's no child rape going on!

33 posted on 05/01/2008 7:00:28 PM PDT by TheDon
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To: Alice in Wonderland

Hopefully, they string up the perps! It’s against the law in Texas....for the last couple years anyway.


34 posted on 05/01/2008 7:03:15 PM PDT by TheDon
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To: TheDon
Hopefully there's no child rape going on!

Uhhh...marriage of a 14-year-old to the aged "prophet"...she ran.

35 posted on 05/02/2008 6:11:41 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (FLDS.... making babies with children because their God wants earthly bodies for spirit babies.)
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To: greyfoxx39

Yeow! Statutory rape on HBO? I can’t believe it! I didn’t realize you were a fan of Big Love. I’ve never watched it myself.


36 posted on 05/02/2008 6:14:07 AM PDT by TheDon
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To: TheDon; colorcountry; Utah Binger
Big Love is quite a show...lots of drama, and quite a lot of actual mormon culture sprinkled in...you might enjoy it. No Playboy bunnies, though. ;(

Are you allowed to watch R rated shows, BTW? "The Girls Next Door" has an R rating too.

37 posted on 05/02/2008 6:28:21 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (FLDS.... making babies with children because their God wants earthly bodies for spirit babies.)
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To: greyfoxx39

As a rule, I don’t watch R rated movies. The only exceptions so far are The Passion of the Christ and The Patriot. Perhaps not too suprising for a FReeper. As for an R rating for sexual content, no exceptions!


38 posted on 05/02/2008 6:47:26 AM PDT by TheDon
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To: TheDon
As for an R rating for sexual content, no exceptions!

Well, your continual posting of the Hefner household might lead others to wonder if you are a fan of "The Girls Next Door". Those pictures caused me to make a search where I discovered the show. It sounds pretty rank.

39 posted on 05/02/2008 7:11:28 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (FLDS.... making babies with children because their God wants earthly bodies for spirit babies.)
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