FOX Facts: Warren Jeffs

Captured polygamist leader Warren Steed Jeffs is set to appear in a Las Vegas courtroom on Thursday to face extradition back to Utah on charges of arranging a child-bride marriage.

Here are some facts on the former fugitive:

Date of Birth: December 3, 1955

August 28, 2006: Jeffs is captured in traffic stop outside Las Vegas

Jeffs is leader of polygamous sect known as Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints (FLDS)

Jeffs is a self-proclaimed "speaker of God's will"

Warren Jeffs was on FBI's Ten Most Wanted list since last May

Took control of the FLDS after his father, Rulon Jeffs, died in 2002

Considered a "prophet" by his estimated 10,000 followers

Has ties to the following areas: Utah; Arizona; Texas; Colorado; South Dakota; British Columbia, Canada; and Quintana Roo, Mexico

Congregants mostly in Hildale, Utah and neighboring Colorado City, Ariz.

Jeffs' Eldorado, TX compound is called the Yearning for Zion Ranch

The number of residents at the ranch is estimated between 50 and 100

Reported to have as many as 80 wives and more than 250 children

Jeffs was wanted in Utah and Arizona for sex crimes

Indicted in 2005 on two charges related to the arranged marriage between 16-year-old girl and a married man

Report: FLDS banished young men from their communities, reportedly on the grounds of unacceptable behavior

Reports by former members: young men banished was most likely done to make more younger women available to the older men

Ex-members increasingly reported child and sexual abuse charges (mainly involving underage girls forced to marry older men)

FLDS split from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when the mainstream Mormon Church disavowed plural marriage more than 100 years ago

FLDS has estimated assets of $110 million

(Source: Associated Press)