Tag: Allen Keate

FLDS: Second sect trial set

Allen Keate Allen Keate — a member of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints sect — will be tried Dec. 7 on a charge of sexual abuse of a child, a second-degree felony that carries a punishment of two to 20 years in prison and a fine up to $10,000.

An April 2008 raid of the sect’s Yearning for Zion Ranch near Eldorado resulted in the removal of more than 400 children and criminal charges against 12 FLDS men.

Last week a jury convicted FLDS member Raymond Jessop, sentencing him to 10 years in prison.