What happens in the first minutes or hours after a person arrives at a county jail can determine the course of the new inmate’s life.
A teenage boy convicted in a plot that left a 14-year-old girl with a gunshot wound to the head will serve at least 15 years and up to life in prison.
Jordan Jack, now 32, was accused of stealing more than $11,000 for personal expenses, including a trip to Las Vegas, concert tickets, televisions, jewelry and expensive shoes, in a fraud scheme in 2012-14.
With the help of a skilled deputy at the Weber County Sheriff’s Office, a Maryland man was sentenced to 21 years in federal prison on a child porn charge.
Utah’s Justice Reinvestment Initiative, which cut prison populations and reduced penalties for some nonviolent crimes, is receiving fierce criticism from local prosecutors, two years after the reforms kicked in.
Jose Calzada’s survivors filed suit accusing the local SWAT Team of illegally searching the Roy man’s home and shooting him to death in his garage on Oct. 21, 2014.
The body approved its resolution in conjunction with a state measure currently under consideration, Senate Bill 86, aimed at toughening penalties for hate crimes.
After two years of controversy over jail deaths, the Utah Sheriffs’ Association has decided to publicly release the bulk of its Utah Jail Standards, which have been kept secret because of a private consultant’s proprietary business interests.
Gregory Jerome Brown admitted to robbing banks in California, Nevada and St. George in October and November 2017.
Court records show all three counts of dealing in harmful material to a minor by an adult were dismissed against Trevor Amicone, 30, on Monday in Farmington’s 2nd District Court.