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Four-hour standoff ends peacefully in Ogden

Ben Lockhart
Apr 17 2014 - 10:36pm

OGDEN -- A four-hour standoff ended peacefully Thursday night after police arrested a suicidal and potentially homicidal man near Grant Avenue and 28th Street.Ogden police responded to a trespass in progress just after 5 p.m. and arrived at a residence where they were told by the complainant that Jared Etherington was threatening "suicide by cop"...

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Layton standoff ends peacefully

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 10 2014 - 6:38pm

LAYTON - Police responded to an armed domestic violence call and had a brief standoff Monday morning before a man came out of a home unarmed.No one was injured in the standoff, according to Layton City Police Lt. Shawn Horton.

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Four-hour standoff ends peacefully in Ogden

Ben Lockhart
Apr 17 2014 - 10:36pm

OGDEN -- A four-hour standoff ended peacefully Thursday night after police arrested a suicidal and potentially homicidal man near Grant Avenue and 28th Street.Ogden police responded to a trespass in progress just after 5 p.m. and arrived at a residence where they were told by the complainant that Jared Etherington was threatening "suicide by cop"...

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9 tons of mean machine to help Utah officials fight crime, natural disasters

Davis County Sheriff’s Capt. Arnold Butcher demonstrates the adjustable turret on top of the BearCat armored vehicle on Tuesday. The BearCat was most recently used during the highway chase on Interstate 15 in which officers shot and killed a suspected bank robber after he made threatening moves with a handgun. The turret allows officers to see outside the vehicle while being protected by bullet-proof windows. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Loretta Park
Mar 6 2013 - 8:13am

FARMINGTON -- To the public, the $250,000 Lenco BearCat appears to be an overkill in security. But to officers, it is the equipment that can help them all go home to their families at the end of the day."If it prevents one officer from getting killed, or (makes possible) rescuing or protecting one innocent person, then it has done its job," said...

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Cousin: 'Ugly' Facebook responses to standoff suspect add to tragedy

Jason Valdez

Jessica Miller
Jun 24 2011 - 11:20pm

OGDEN -- When Jason Valdez posted seven status updates on his Facebook page about his involvement in a standoff with the Ogden Police Department last weekend, he intended to inform just his 165 friends. But because of his liberal privacy settings, anyone could view his page and leave comments -- which resulted in tens of thousands of comments,...

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Attempted murder charges possible

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) 
Ogden Assistant Police Chief Randy Watt speaks with members of the media Thursday at the Ogden Police Department, discussing the case against Jason Valdez, with whom police were engaged in a 16-hour SWAT standoff Friday and Saturday in Ogden.

Michael McFall
Jun 23 2011 - 10:55pm

OGDEN -- The Ogden Police Department has recommended charging Jason Valdez, 36, with trying to kill two SWAT team officers while holding a woman hostage.

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Man tells police he's armed, has a hostage in Ogden

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) The parents of the hostage wait Friday as an officer talks with their daughter on the phone during a standoff at an Ogden hotel near Grant Avenue and 24th Street.

Michael McFall, Scott Schwebke
Jun 17 2011 - 11:46pm

OGDEN -- Police were involved in a standoff Friday night with a man who told them he was armed and prepared to shoot.

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