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...

Courts

Utah State Courts warn of phone scammers claiming to be FBI agents

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If you get a call from the “state courts” saying you must immediately pay money or be arrested, it’s probably a scam.


Police & Fire

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

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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

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

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

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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. 


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