Judge sends message to polygamous community with sentences in child-bride case

Judge sends message to polygamous community with sentences in child-bride case
Jail time for members of polygamous sect in child-bride case
Brandon Blackmore, 70, arrives at court for a sentencing hearing in Cranbrook, B.C., on June 30, 2017. Jeff McIntosh / CRANBROOK — The B.C. judge who sentenced a man and a woman to jail for 

A man and a woman from a polygamous Canadian cult will go to jail for luring a 13-year-old girl to the US. Brandon and Gail Blackmore were convicted in February of taking a child across the border for sexual reasons. They were sentenced on Friday in

Daphne Bramham: Bountiful parents jailed for trafficking 13-year-old

Two Canadians were sentenced to one year and seven months in prison on Friday for having been through the canada-u.s. border to a 13 year old girl in order to marry the guru of a sect of mormon. In February, Brandon and Gail Blackmore, who were part of

Jail time for members of polygamous sect in child-bride case

A former husband and wife from B.C., Brandon and Gail Blackmore, have been sentenced to 12 months and seven months in jail respectively, for taking a 13-year-old girl to the U.S. to marry the leader of their polygamous sect. 1:51 Looking back at

Supporters of Brandon Blackmore, Gail Blackmore and James Oler arrive at the courthouse in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Two people linked to the polygamous community of Bountiful, B.C., could have foreseen that their actions would. A B.C. couple has been sent to jail after they took a 13-year-old girl across the border into the U.S. to marry the now-imprisoned leader of their religious sect. The sentencing came down on Friday at B.C. Supreme Court in Cranbrook. Former husband and …

Sentences handed down for man and woman in BC child bride case

CRANBROOK, British Columbia (AP) " A former husband and wife from a Canadian polygamous community were sentenced to jail Friday for taking a 13-year-old girl to the U.S. to marry the now-imprisoned leader of their sect. British Columbia Supreme Court

Polygamous couple from Bountiful, BC jailed for luring child bride

Two people who took a 13-year-old girl across the U.S. border to marry a now-imprisoned leader of a polygamous sect will serve time in jail. Brandon Blackmore has been handed a 12-month jail sentence, while his ex-wife, Gail Blackmore, was sentenced

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Jail sentence for two members of polygamous sect

CRANBROOK – A former husband and wife from the polygamous community of Bountiful, BC, are going to jail for taking a 13-year-old girl into the United States to marry the now-imprisoned leader of their sect. A BC Supreme Court judge has sentenced
Jail time for members of polygamous sect in child-bride case
Jail time for members of polygamous sect in child-bride case

Brandon Blackmore, 70, arrives at court for a sentencing hearing in Cranbrook, B.C., on June 30, 2017. Jeff McIntosh / CRANBROOK — The B.C. judge who sentenced a man and a woman to jail for. CRANBROOK – For the first time, a fundamentalist Mormon woman has been convicted and jailed for her role in the polygamous marriage of her under-aged daughter. Emily Ruth Gail Blackmore, 60, was sentenced Friday to seven months in jail and 18. Brandon Blackmore was sentenced to one year in prison, while his former wife Gail Blackmore was sentenced to seven months. brandon-gail-blackmore OTTAWA: Two Canadians were handed jail terms Friday for taking a 13-year-old girl to the United States

Canadian couple sentenced in case of underage polygamous marriage

OPINION – Friday's sentencing of a Canadian couple that gave their then 13-year-old daughter to polygamist prophet Warren Jeffs is likely to do little to curb the culture of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints community …

CRANBROOK, B.C. — A British Columbia judge who sentenced a former husband and wife to jail for taking a 13-year-old girl to the United States to marry the leader of their religious sect says he wants to "send a clear message" about the removal of … . Two members associated with the polygamous community of Bountiful have been sentenced to prison terms for their role in removing their underage daughter from Canada to marry a religious mormon fundamentalist leader in the United States. Brandon

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