Polygamous sect leader accused of taking more than 20 wives — half of them girls under 18

A polygamous sect leader and some of his followers have been indicted for allegedly conspiring to travel across Arizona state lines and get “wives” for him, authorities said Thursday.A federal grand jury on Wednesday issued a superseding indictment against 47-year-old Samuel Rappylee Bateman of Colorado City, Ariz., and 10 of his followers.Authorities accuse Bateman of…Continue Reading