POLYGAMOUS

Polygamous Sect Leader Wanted by the FBI for Fraud Arrested Near Sioux Falls

Lyle Jeffs is the brother of Warren Jeffs, who made national headlines as a leader of the same polygamous sect. Lyle has been on the run since 2016. Reporter Jack Eble from our sister station, KDLT in Sioux Falls reports

SIOUX FALLS, SD — An FBI most wanted polygamous sect leader is now in custody in South Dakota. Lyle Jeffs, who has been on the run for nearly a year, was arrested by FBI agents and Yankton County authorities. “We received a tip from the public on June 13th on someone matching his description,” said Special Agent in Charge Eric…