Police & Fire

Davis County DA determines July 4 police shooting in Centerville was justified

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Investigators determined that UHP Sgt. Chamberlin Neff’s shooting of 32-year-old West...

Police & Fire

Brigham City man dies, son injured in Tuesday morning house fire

Brigham City Fire

Police in Brigham City say an 83-year-old man is dead after a fire broke out in a trailer home Tuesday morning.


Police & Fire

Travis Telford wins parole in 1994 Box Elder County murder of Troy Weston

Travis Telford murder parolee

Troy Weston was shot six times and his body was dumped in a ditch near Willard Bay in Box Elder County in March 1994. His convicted killer, Travis Telford, 46, has been granted parole from the Utah State Prison on June 26.


Police & Fire

Criminal investigation probes $126K in mishandled Davis sheriff's funds

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An audit of the Davis County Sheriff’s Office’s business division says $126,000 was improperly handled. The county attorney says a criminal investigation is underway.


Police & Fire

50-year-old man accused of setting fire in Bountiful apartment complex

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Police and fire crews were dispatched to 1450 N. 285 East in Bountiful after they received a call of a fire in an apartment building.


Police & Fire

Drug thefts 'real problem' in police evidence rooms

Weber County evidence bay

A national expert says problems like the Weber County Sheriff’s Office’s evidence room crisis are not unusual.  


Police & Fire

Deputy didn't lose job after DUI and using unnecessary force on jail inmate

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Even after he got a DUI and was written up for using unnecessary force on a jail inmate, a Davis County sheriff’s deputy kept his job and reached full retirement.


Police & Fire

Utah police have discretion on whether to jail or cite and release DUI arrestees

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“Generally it boils down to public safety,” Weber County sheriff’s Lt. Nathan Hutchinson said on why some people arrested for DUI are jailed and others are cited and released.


Police & Fire

Plain City man dies after 45-foot fall near Moab

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A Plain City man died Thursday evening, May 17, after falling about 45 feet while hiking in a popular ATV area.


Police & Fire

Davis County DA determines July 4 police shooting in Centerville was justified

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Investigators determined that UHP Sgt. Chamberlin Neff’s shooting of 32-year-old West Bountiful resident Cody McCray was “lawful, proper, and in effort to ensure public safety,” according to officials. 


Courts

Former South Ogden man loses appeal with Utah Supreme Court on kidnapping charge

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The state supreme court threw out the appeal of Percy Lee Wilder — a 46-year-old man convicted on first-degree felony counts of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault — after it re-examined the cases brought before a district court and the state appeals court.


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