|Date of Birth Used:
||December 3, 1955
|Place of Birth:
||San Francisco, California
||6'3" to 6'4"
||150 to 155 pounds
||Private School Teacher, Accountant
|Scars and Marks:
the leader of a polygamous sect known as the Fundamentalist
Latter Day Saints (FLDS) and is considered a "prophet" by his
estimated 10,000 followers.
ties to Utah, Arizona, Texas, Colorado, and British Columbia.
be in the Leesburg, Florida, area. Additionally,
travel with a number of loyal and armed bodyguards.
Since 2001, Warren
Steed Jeffs has
been the leader and "prophet" of a polygamous sect known as the
Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints (FLDS). Estimated to have more than
10,000 followers, this group separated itself from mainstream Mormonism
in 1890 when Utah denounced polygamy.
The FLDS has established communities of followers in Hilldale, Utah,
and Colorado City, Arizona. The Hilldale and Colorado City land
purchases are thought to have been under a trust called the United
Effort Plan (UEP). Reportedly, the UEP also purchased land near El
Dorado, Texas, where the FLDS built residential structures and a temple.
wanted for two
counts of sexual assault on a minor. These alleged offenses took place
on or about March 28th or March 30th, 2002, and on or between July 1st
and December 31st, 2002.
Jeffs is also
wanted for one
count of conspiracy to commit sexual conduct with a minor. This alleged
offense took place on or between January 1st and June 30th, 2002. All of
the alleged offenses took place in the vicinity of Colorado City,
On June 9, 2005, a Mohave County Grand Jury returned a two-count
Jeffs charging him with 2 counts sexual conduct with a minor and one
count conspiracy to commit sexual conduct with a minor. A state arrest
warrant was issued by the Superior Court of the state of Arizona, County
of Mohave, on June 10, 2005.
Jeffs is also
charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, and a federal arrest
warrant was issued by the United States District Court, District of
Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona, on June 27, 2005.
Jeffs has not
been seen by anyone outside the FLDS since approximately 2004. He and
approximately 30 followers may be in the Leesburg, Florida, area
attempting to purchase additional land for the FLDS.
FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the
arrest of Warren
SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND
IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS PERSON, PLEASE CONTACT
FBI OFFICE OR
AMERICAN EMBASSY OR CONSULATE.