Police & Fire

Attorneys want to force-medicate mentally ill suspect in 2008 murder

SIMMONS, PHILLIP JOSEPH

Phillip Simmons is charged with one count of murder, a first-degree felony. He is accused of...

Police

Clinton SWAT standoff ends after 11 hours with man in custody

Clinton police were in a standoff with a 34-year-old man at a home in the city.


Police

Man charged with murder for Davis Co. carjacking crash that killed 21-year-old

Police said the suspect will be charged with murder and three counts of aggravated robbery for the events which occurred on Feb. 1 which resulted in the death of Jazmyn Jeppson.


Police

Police: Man accused of causing crash that killed Jazmyn Jeppson arrested

CENTERVILLE — A man accused of stealing two cars and causing a crash that killed a 21-year-old Jazmyn Jeppson on Monday has been arrested, police announced Friday. Anthony Santos Cruz, 28, has been arrested, and a press conference addressing his charges will be held at the Kaysville...


News

Armed robbery suspect faces charges in 7 incidents, could be charged with more

Police say he’s connected to as many as 14 armed robberies in Weber and Davis counties. 


Police & Fire

Weber Fire District boosts its paramedic service for rural areas

“I’ve had the opportunity to see first hand the look of pain and sadness in the eyes of some of our firefighters and paramedics when they get to a scene just a little bit too late and realize there’s nothing they can do in a particular situation,” Weber County Commissioner...


Government

Readers react to Weber officials opposing Utah medical marijuana bills

The legalization of medical marijuana is a hot topic in Utah, especially recently.  Two Senate bills were to be presented on Thursday, Feb. 4, to committees at the Legislature that could legalize medical marijuana in the Beehive State.  RELATED: Weber County Sheriff Thompson...


Government , Police & Fire

Weber County Sheriff Thompson speaks out against legal weed

”This legalization effort is being pursued through the most disgusting and devious of ways – by using legitimate, real illness and injury to real people who are desperate to find hope and relief for real medical needs,“ the sheriff says.


State

Utah woman dies after getting caught in industrial-sized bakery mixer

The woman was using the mixer in the bakery of Ream’s Food Stores in Sandy.


Police

Multiple crashes along southbound I-15 cause delays Thursday morning

Multiple crashes are causing delays for the Thursday morning southbound Interstate 15 commute.  RELATED: Light snow expected for northern Utah valleys Thursday “There are multiple crashes on southbound I-15 in Davis County, in Woods Cross and Layton,” UDOT Traffic said in a...


Police & Fire

Police: Missing North Ogden man found safe

OGDEN  — A man reported missing since late January has been found safe, Ogden police said. Justin Edwards had been last seen about 4 a.m. Jan. 25. He was despondent, leaving on foot from his mother’s home at Washington Estates Park on north Washington Boulevard, a Facebook post by...


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