Layton woman sentenced to prison for unlawful sexual activity with a minor

FARMINGTON — A 29-year-old Layton woman who admitted to sexually abusing a teenage boy was sentenced to prison.


Prosecutors in murder trial ask for more time to get witnesses to Utah

OGDEN — Prosecutors in a 9-year-old murder case filed a motion saying they’ve had difficulty locating two “critical” witnesses and getting them to Utah to testify. 


Layton man charged with kidnapping, accused of giving false name to officers

OGDEN — A Layton man who allegedly threatened a woman with a gun to get her to drive him around Ogden Tuesday morning gave police a false name, according to court documents.


Antidepressant’s role in Bountiful murder to be determined at July hearing

FARMINGTON — A hearing to determine what role — if any — an antidepressant played in a Bountiful man’s shooting of his ex-wife has been rescheduled. 

Hobbies Interests

Crafters Anonymous: South Weber woman crochets for troops

SOUTH WEBER — I’m always looking for an excuse to crochet because I love the magic of creating usable, beautiful articles for friends and families — and sometimes strangers.


Layton man accused of murder has bail, preliminary hearing date set Wednesday

FARMINGTON — A preliminary hearing date and bail were set Wednesday for a 20-year-old Layton man charged with first-degree murder.


Plea negotiations ongoing in drug case against former Ogden police officer

OGDEN — Plea negotiations for a former Ogden police officer accused of distributing illegal drugs while working as a narcotics agent are still ongoing, his attorney said. 


Man accused of holding 4 adults, 3 children hostage in Ogden

Editor’s note: Frank Jimenez, Jr.’s name was misspelled in a previous version of this story. The Standard-Examiner apologies for the error. 


Attorney: West Bountiful man accused of child sex abuse treated more severely in Davis County than in Weber

FARMINGTON — An attorney for a 36-year-old West Bountiful man said he plans to appeal a judge’s ruling that allows his client to be charged with two felonies in Davis County, but with one misdemeanor in Weber County, for similar alleged acts.


20-year-old pleads guilty to child kidnapping charge in Clinton home invasion

FARMINGTON — A 20-year-old man admitted to kidnapping a 10-year-old child in a Clinton home invasion. 

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