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Grand Jury indicts Wayne Bent on 4 counts

(Beyond90Seconds.com broke this story) (Clayton, New Mexico) Union County District Court Clerk Karen Vieites tells Beyond90Seconds.com that a Grand Jury indicted Wayne Bent (aka Michael Travesser) today on four counts. “Two counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor in the second degree, unclothed. And two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor,” […]

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Will letters written to Grand Jury on Bent’s behalf fall mute?

COMMENTARY 23 carefully thought-out letters were reportedly handed over to a New Mexico District Attorney Monday along with a request that they all be read to a Grand Jury Tuesday. The letters were written by members of The Lord Our Righteousness Church defending the character–and proclaiming the innocence– of their leader, Wayne Bent (aka Michael […]

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Wayne Bent writes about sex crime charges and life in jail

Only a few hours after his release from jail, a message from Wayne Bent (aka Michael Travesser) appeared on his church’s Web site. In the May 9, 2008 entry titled, Letter From Michael To His Family, Bent says he was well-treated while in jail but that the “bitter” part of the experience came when he […]

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Wayne Bent’s bond posted by son

Ambulance called prior to Bent’s release VIDEO: KOB-TV From the Assocated Press: SANTA FE, N.M. – Authorities say the leader of an apocalyptic sect in northeastern New Mexico has been released from jail after his son posted his bond. The clerk of the magistrate court in Clayton said a $55,000 bond was posted for Wayne […]

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Larry King Live *VIDEO*: “Inside a Doomsday Cult”

New Update: ( May 25, 2008 ) A reader of this blog has correctly pointed-out today that the Larry King Live videos are no longer available. Turns out the person who had posted these videos on Youtube has had his account suspended. Update: Rush transcript of Larry King Live program *** Here is a look […]

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Tonight’s Larry King Live to focus on Strong City church

Updates: Watch the program here. (May 9, 10:50am PST) I’ve been told Jeff Bent, son of arrested LOR church leader Wayne Bent, will also appear on tonight’s program. This is not yet confirmed. (May 8, 12:08pm PST) *** CNN’s Larry King Live is scheduled to include a segment this evening focussed on the The Lord […]

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