ELDORADO, Texas (AP) - Busloads of women and children removed from a polygamist compound were taken out of town Sunday as authorities continued to search the retreat for evidence that a teen was married to a 50-year-old member of the sect.
ELDORADO, Texas (AP) - Law enforcement peacefully got access to a temple on the grounds of a polygamist compound in West Texas. Prosecutor Allison Palmer says there were tense moments Saturday night, but the situation remained calm.
NewsWest 9 has learned from Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter that the Midland County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team and APC have returned home after the raid in Eldorado.
NewsWest 9 has also learned that the Texas Rangers will remain on the site and continue their investigation and search for the 16-year-old girl that promoted the raid on the FLDS Ranch.
NewsWest 9's sister station in Waco, KXXV-TV, reports that a Central Texas organization has heard from the state and they're making preparations.
Early Sunday, a bus that appeared to be filled with women were at the civic center south of town, where a lawyer and law-enforcement officials were talking with them. Click inside for all the developments that have taken place in this story.
Sect leaders at a polygamist compound in West Texas refused today to let authorities search a temple for a teenage girl whose report of abuse led to the raid. Authorities also said they were preparing "for the worst."
MIDLAND- An eight member SWAT Team from the Midland County Sheriff's office were in Eldorado, Friday, helping dozens of law enforcement agents from around Texas in a raid at the Fundamentalists Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints compound.