Statement from Mohave County Superior Court
Regarding the Warren Steed Jeffs Case
CASE INFORMATION -
Court rules prohibit the public disclosure of the charges or any other specific information until the court has confirmation that the defendant has been advised of the charges and any arrest warrants served. However, the Mohave County Superior Court is able to confirm that criminal charges have been filed against Warren S. Jeffs. As with any case, any defendant booked into the Mohave County Jail will have an initial appearance before a Judge within 24 hours.
MEDIA INFORMATION -
Arizona Supreme Court Rule 122 regulates still and electronic photographic coverage of judicial proceedings in the courtroom and areas adjacent to the Mohave County Courthouse during court proceedings. Rule 122 also provides the authority to restrict media coverage based upon the physical limitations of the facilities and the safety and well being of the court user including parties, witnesses, jurors, victims and court staff.
COURT CONTACT INFORMATION –
All pertinent case information will be available on the “High Profile Cases and Media Information” link on this web page.
Please note that Virlynn Tinnell, Clerk of Superior Court, Mohave County, has been designated as the central contact for all inquires regarding matters in this case. However, due to limited resources including, but not limited to, other case load requirements of the Superior Court in Mohave County, all initial requests for Media Alerts and General Questions must be handled through the Mohave County Superior Court web site.