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New drug possession cases drop in Weber, Davis, Salt Lake

Controlled substance case filings down

One key reason for fewer controlled-substance cases being filed in Northern Utah is the 2015 Justice Reinvestment Initiative, which reduced basic drug use penalties. Police also may be handling some cases differently, and even changing tactics by drug traffickers could be playing a role, local...


Courts

Defense seeks evidence suppression in child abuse case at Riverdale day care

Day care worker charged with child abuse

An Aug. 28 hearing is scheduled in Riverdale Justice Court on an evidence suppression motion and a trial is set for Sept. 8. Alexander Brent Jones, of Layton, faces one count of misdemeanor child abuse.


Police & Fire

Firefighters battling brush fire in Farmington's Compton Bench area

Farmington fire

Firefighters are working to put out a brush fire that started Friday evening in Farmington.


Police & Fire

'Armed and dangerous' man with Ogden connections still at large

Idaho Three Dead

A nationwide warrant has been issued for Gerald Michael “Mike” Bullinger, who is wanted for failure to report three deaths on his Idaho property.


Police & Fire

Size of Box Elder wildfire downgraded, 90 percent contained

Promontory fire

A wildfire that started Tuesday morning near Promontory is 90 percent contained as of Friday evening.


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Readers react: Death of Dominic Landreth draws questions about sentencing

Dominic Landreth Davis jail deaths

Many debated whether a misdemeanor drug charge deserved a 4-month jail sentence.


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Police identify 23-year-old man who drowned Tuesday night at Farmington Pond

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Police say it appears the extremely cold temperature of the water — as well as an inefficiency at swimming — played a role in the man’s drowning.


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Tremonton man accused of kidnapping, attempting to murder Ogden man

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A Tremonton man has been arrested on multiple charges stemming from a kidnapping and assault.


Courts

Ogden judge rejects sex offender's plea to avoid jail due to peanut allergy

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Peanut allergy too severe to serve jail time? Ogden judge disagrees. 


Police & Fire

Box Elder County fire near Promontory burns 7,000 acres, 30 percent contained

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A wildfire that started Tuesday afternoon in Box Elder County has now burned 7,000 acres of land and is 30 percent contained as of Thursday morning.


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