Tag Archives | New Mexico

Breaking News: Trial date set for Wayne Bent case

TRIAL SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 20 (Beyond90Seconds.com broke this story at approximately 12:25pm PST on July 24. This page was last updated at 1:47pm PST.) (July 24) Beyond90Seconds.com has learned that a trial date for the State of New Mexico’s criminal case against controversial church leader Wayne Bent has been scheduled to begin Monday, October […]

Continue Reading

DA: Bent has “50/50” chance of 2008 trial date (PODCAST)

https://www.https://https://www.beyond90seconds.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/beyond90seconds_10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn a phone interview with Beyond90Seconds.com this morning, District Attorney Donald Gallegos said it’s possible the criminal case against controversial church leader Wayne Bent may not take place this year.  Pressed for a prediction, Gallegos said he feels that there is a “50/50” chance the trial will get underway […]

Continue Reading

Judge sets Wayne Bent’s bond at $150,000 (VIDEO & PODCAST)

https://www.https://https://www.beyond90seconds.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/beyond90seconds_9.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadUpdate:  (July 23): Attorney:  Don’t fringe on religeous freedom (The Raton Range) The Raton Range delivers excellent coverage of Wayne Bent’s July 18 arraignment.  The newspaper launches into the story with this lead paragraph: The attorney for the leader of what many people refer to as a cult that […]

Continue Reading

Bent court date Friday; no confirmation that State returned “Healed” to parents

Update: (July 18 ) Judge sets Wayne Bent’s bond at $150,000 (July 17)  If you’ve spent time following any criminal or civil case, you know it’s not uncommon for court dates to change.  But a a check with New Mexico’s Union County District Court Clerk this morning confirmed that controversial church leader Wayne Bent (aka […]

Continue Reading

Church leader Wayne Bent vows silence, curses world

The leader of The Lord Our Righteousness Church writes that he will no longer write or speak to people outside of his flock until two teens are returned to his church. Wayne Bent (aka Michael Travesser) takes this latest stand in his July 1 post on his church’s Web site.  In all, 5,474 words appear […]

Continue Reading

“American Justice” to feature Hossencofft case Thursday

Journalist Bill Kurtis takes aim at a bizarre New Mexico murder case this week.  Kurtis, host of A&E’s American Justice, tells the story of the Girly Chew Hossencofft murder in an hour-long episode titled, “Traces in Blood.” Because I covered this case for the better part of five years–and even wrote a book about it–I […]

Continue Reading

Thank you for visiting.