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“Time-out” for Bent threads (except here)

Update: (June 17, 10:41am PST):  Bent’s Web site:  “New Mexico returns Willow“ Update (June 13, 12:22pm PST): I have decided to keep the comment sections on the Wayne Bent stories closed. If you’d like an explanation, you may read one here. Commentary With the hit-counter on this blog soaring (by its humble standards) this afternoon, […]

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Some of Wayne Bent’s followers now joining him in fasting

Update (June 8, 10:50am PST): I received a brief e-mail from Wayne Bent this morning. Bent wrote, “About 40 people have joined me in the present fast.” One day after The Lord Our Righteousness church leader Wayne Bent (aka Michael Travesser) announced that he is fasting until a girl is returned to her parents, some […]

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RAW SOUND: Jeff Bent uncut

It’s nearly a month-old, but what is purported to be an unedited (and never-before-heard) audio recording of a television interview with Jeff Bent popped-up on StrongCity.info this morning. According to the Web site, the interview had been taped May 9th for ABC’s Good Morning America. But the interview never appeared on GMA. More on that […]

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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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