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Polygamous sect leader captured in South Dakota

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Lyle Jeffs, a polygamous sect leader on the FBI's most wanted list, has been captured in South Dakota. Lyle Jeffs, a polygamous sect leader on the FBI's most wanted list, has been captured in South Dakota.

(KDLT) Lyle Jeffs, an FBI Most Wanted polygamous sect leader, has been arrested in South Dakota. 

Jeffs escaped home confinement in 2016 while awaiting a trial on an alleged food stamp fraud scheme in Utah.

Eric Barnhart, FBI Secret Agent in Charge in Salt Lake City, said assistance from the public helped them dial in their search.

"We received a tip from the public on June 13 on someone matching his description," said Barnhart.

Authorities said an off-duty detective with the Yankton Police Department spotted a Ford pick-up truck with Utah plates they were looking for.

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