Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The False Prophet: Warren Jeffs


Adams, Brooks & Hunt, Stephen (September 11, 2006). "Warren Jeffs in court; hires Salt Lake City defense attorneys." The Salt Lake City Tribune.

Arambulo, Adrian (September 1, 2006). "NHP Trooper talks about fugitive's arrest." "Eyewitness News," KLAS TV-Las Vegas, Nevada:

Associated Press (September 9, 2006). "Jeffs' lawyer demands return of polygamous leader's "sacred" papers."

Billeaud, Jacques (August 30, 2006). "Prosecutors find it difficult to get testimony in polygamy cases." Associated Press

Bramham, Daphne (August 30, 2006). "Religious leader's capture a relief to alleged victims." Vancouver Sun.n

CNN (August 30, 2006). "Warren Jeffs is in Custody." Interview transcripts from "Larry King Live."

CNN (August 29, 2006). "Warren Jeffs Nabbed Near Las Vegas." Interview transcripts from "Larry King Live."

CTV-Canada (August 31, 2006). "Canadian woman warns of polygamy power struggle."

Dobner, Jennifer (September 2, 2006).  "Polygamist sect survives in isolation." Associated Press.

Foy, Paul (August 30, 2006). "FLDS leader Warren Jeffs captured." Associated Press.

Gartner, Hana (January 256, 2006). "Bustup in Bountiful." CBC-TV program "The Fifth Estate." Canada.

Knapp, George (August 30, 2006). "Warren Jeffs' Las Vegas ties." "Eyewitness News," Channel 8, KLAS TV, Las Vegas.

Kociela, Ed (Auguat 2006). "Documents could lead police to the people who helped Jeffs." The Spectrum.

Owens-Liston, Peta (August 2006). "Who will be the next polygamist prophet?" Time magazine.

Owens-Liston, Peta (July 18, 2006). "When marriage is illegal." Time magazine.

Pat-El, Ron (October, 18, 2006). "Fugitive leader of stats" Leiden Press at

Ritter, Ken (August 30, 2006). "Polygamist leader busted in traffic stop." Associated Press.

Shaffer, Mark (August 31, 2006). "Few envisioned what Jeffs would become." The Arizona Republic.

Winslow, Ben (August 2006). FLDS allowing ex-members back in the fold. Desert Morning News.

Trial Coverage Sources

Adams, Brooke (September 14, 2007). Jeffs trial: Young bride felt: "dirty and used" after sex with unwanted husband. The Salt Lake Tribune.

Adams, Brooke (September 18, 2007). Polygamous leader's defense focuses on family's role in reluctant teen bride's marriage. The Salt Lake Tribune

Adams, Brooke (September 20, 2007). Doe's ex disputes her story. The Salt Lake Tribune

Associated Press (September 14, 2007). Former teen bride Reads from diary in polygamist Warren Jeffs trial.

Perkins, Nancy and Winslow, Ben (September 8, 2007). Potential-witness list released for Jeff's trial. Desert Morning News.

Perkins, Nancy (September 18, 2007). 'Uncle Fred arranged marriage,' sister says at Jeffs trial. Desert Morning News.

Riccardi, Nicholas (September 18, 2007). Polygamist feared arrest if girl fled, witness says. Los Angeles Times.

Sage, Alexandria (September 11, 2007). Trial of polygamist "prophet" to begin in Utah. Reuters.

Winslow, Ben (August 27, 2007). Charges dropped against polygamist after blackmail scheme revealed. Desert Morning News.

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