Warren Jeffs, fugitive leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was apprehended last night near Las Vegas, Nevada. The Associated Press reports:
The leader of a polygamist Mormon sect, who’s been one of the country’s most sought after fugitives, is now behind bars…
Jeffs has been on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list since May, with a $100,000 reward being offered. He’s wanted in Utah and Arizona on suspicion of sexual misconduct. Authorities believe he arranged for older men to marry underage girls.
For a detailed online article about Jeffs and his arrest see Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs arrested in Las Vegas in today’s Salt Lake Tribune.