Police & Fire

22-year-old man accused in Centerville kidnappings pleads not guilty

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Dereck “DJ” Harrison, accused of kidnapping a woman and her four teenage daughters...

Police & Fire

Box Elder wildfire takes 5,500 acres, still burning in Peplin Mountains

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Crews are battling a wildfire in the mountains of Box Elder County.

Police & Fire

Fire crews put out 6-acre grass fire near Ogden rail yard

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Fire crews fought and extinguished an Ogden grass fire Friday, leading fire officials to remind the public about the area’s current arid conditions.

Police & Fire

Woman in custody after Roy standoff, fire at mobile home park

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Police are attempting to negotiate a standoff with a woman in a Roy mobile home. At 4:30 p.m. Friday, police were called to a unit at Monte Vista Mobile Home Park, 3800 S. 1900 West, with reports of a 57-year-old woman threatening people with a gun, Roy police officer Josh Taylor...

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Wall Avenue businesses say Lantern House's arrival came with uptick in trouble

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Some business owners along Wall Avenue in Ogden say the opening of Lantern House came with an increase in trespassing, littering and the like. Shelter representatives expressed willingness to help prevent and deal with any problems that might arise.

Police & Fire

Box Elder Jail inmate doesn't return after dentist appointment

Austin Christensen

An arrest warrant has been issued for Austin Christensen, who was temporarily released from the Box Elder County Jail for a dentist appointment but didn’t return. 

Police & Fire

81-year-old Ogden woman in serious condition following South Willard I-15 crash

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An 81-year-old Ogden woman is in serious condition after a four-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon, June 22, in a construction zone on northbound Interstate 15.

Police & Fire

Weber County deputies investigate, solve 'stolen' dentures case


Weber County Sheriff Deputies’ investigative chops were put to the test when earlier this week, a man reported that his mother’s dentures were stolen.


Public defender withdraws from Bountiful sex trafficking case

Rettenberger, Todd Jeremy

  Ryan Bushell, who was appointed to represent Todd Jeremy Rettenberger, on May 27, said in 2nd District Court on Thursday, June 23, he has to be excused from the case.     


Utah forensic scientist accused of child sex abuse charged with 10 felonies

Hepworth, Michael

A former senior Utah state forensic scientist, Michael Hepworth of Woods Cross, has been charged with 10 felonies in connection to allegations of sexually abusing two children over a five-year period.

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Clinton Boy Scout troop's trailer, camping equipment reported stolen

Clinton stolen Scout trailer

The Troop 51 leader said about $5,000 worth of equipment was stolen.

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