Polygamy - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/cat/polygamy Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Polygamous trust fiduciary a witness in prostitution case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58242242-200/wisan-woman-officer-court.html.csp Police in Taylorsville found the man in charge of a state-run polygamous trust in a motel room with a suspected prostitute last year, newly obtained police and court documents show, and prosecutors say he has since failed to appear as a subpoenaed witness at the woman’s trial. Bruce Wisan, the fiduciary of the United Effort Plan, has not been charged with any crimes. And an attorney representing him, Catherine Cleveland, said in a message relayed through her law offices that Wisan was never in... Police in Taylorsville found the man in charge of a state-run polygamous trust in a motel room with a suspected prostitute last year, newly obtained police and court documents show, and prosecutors say he has since failed to appear as a subpoenaed witness at the woman’s trial. Bruce Wisan, the fiduciary of the United Effort Plan, has not been charged with any crimes. And an attorney representing him, Catherine Cleveland, said in a message relayed through her law offices that Wisan was never in... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58242242@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:05:01 MDT Compound built for Warren Jeffs becomes bed and breakfast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58215703-78/amp-hildale-dockstader-jeffs.html.csp A spacious compound in Hildale was built to provide privacy for a polygamous sect leader. Now you can call and make a reservation. Warren Jeffs’ refuge has become America’s Most Wanted Suites — a reference to Jeffs’ time on the FBI’s list of 10 most wanted fugitives. New owner Willie Jessop is a former Jeffs protector and confidant who later sued his Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and won, purchasing the home with a $3.6 million credit bid during an April 2013 auctio... A spacious compound in Hildale was built to provide privacy for a polygamous sect leader. Now you can call and make a reservation. Warren Jeffs’ refuge has become America’s Most Wanted Suites — a reference to Jeffs’ time on the FBI’s list of 10 most wanted fugitives. New owner Willie Jessop is a former Jeffs protector and confidant who later sued his Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and won, purchasing the home with a $3.6 million credit bid during an April 2013 auctio... 58215703@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:59:31 MDT Auctioneer’s gavel is banging in polygamous towns on Utah-Arizona line http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195258-78/amp-uep-wisan-hildale.html.csp Nine years after the Beehive State took control of a polygamous trust, that trust has accelerated the sale of land in twin towns on the Utah-Arizona state line. The sales benefit state taxpayers, who have already financed management of the trust, called the United Effort Plan (UEP). The sales also help Utah toward a goal of distributing all UEP-held lands. On Friday, 3rd District Judge Denise Lindberg approved the sale of 13 UEP parcels auctioned last month. Those parcels totaled 835 acres an... Nine years after the Beehive State took control of a polygamous trust, that trust has accelerated the sale of land in twin towns on the Utah-Arizona state line. The sales benefit state taxpayers, who have already financed management of the trust, called the United Effort Plan (UEP). The sales also help Utah toward a goal of distributing all UEP-held lands. On Friday, 3rd District Judge Denise Lindberg approved the sale of 13 UEP parcels auctioned last month. Those parcels totaled 835 acres an... 58195258@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:07:10 MDT Polygamous trust prepares for evictions in Hildale, Colorado City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191903-78/wisan-trust-plan-lindberg.html.csp Within the next few weeks, eviction notices could be fastened to doors in Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. Third District Judge Denise Lindberg gave verbal approval Friday to a plan to evict residents of the two towns who have not paid a housing fee to a polygamous trust. “If people step up and start meeting their obligations, we work with them,” Lindberg said during a hearing Friday in Salt Lake City. “If not, then we proceed. We proceed with the evictions.” The trust, called the Unit... Within the next few weeks, eviction notices could be fastened to doors in Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. Third District Judge Denise Lindberg gave verbal approval Friday to a plan to evict residents of the two towns who have not paid a housing fee to a polygamous trust. “If people step up and start meeting their obligations, we work with them,” Lindberg said during a hearing Friday in Salt Lake City. “If not, then we proceed. We proceed with the evictions.” The trust, called the Unit... 58191903@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:49:59 MDT Utah ordered to provide records on polygamous town cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191116-78/utah-post-judge-towns.html.csp A federal judge has ordered the state of Utah to turn over files on police officers in twopolygamous towns. Judge Robert Shelby also ordered an investigator at Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training to sit for a deposition as part of a civil rights lawsuit aimed at the towns of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. POST, as it’s commonly known, regulates peace officers in Utah. Scott Stephenson, the director of POST, on Wednesday said his office planned to comply with the order and not ... A federal judge has ordered the state of Utah to turn over files on police officers in twopolygamous towns. Judge Robert Shelby also ordered an investigator at Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training to sit for a deposition as part of a civil rights lawsuit aimed at the towns of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. POST, as it’s commonly known, regulates peace officers in Utah. Scott Stephenson, the director of POST, on Wednesday said his office planned to comply with the order and not ... 58191116@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:31:02 MDT