FARMINGTON -- Five officers involved in a shooting in January were cleared in the use of deadly force in the shooting death of Cody Allen White.
White, 25, of Ogden, died Jan. 4. Officers said White ran from officers, then pulled a gun and threatened them.
The Davis County Attorney's Office released a letter Monday, dated March 24, with its findings and conclusions. The letter had been sent to Davis County Sheriff Todd Richardson, Weber County Sheriff Terry Thompson, Clinton Police Chief Bill Chilson and Syracuse Police Sgt. Lance Jensen.
The shooting occurred in a field at 7000 W. 2425 North in the Davis County area of Hooper.
Officers were called after a white 2009 Ford F-350 diesel truck was stolen from a home near 6500 W. 900 South in Ogden.
According to the letter, all of the named officers, including Davis County Deputy Mike Ditolla, "whose weapon fired the fatal shot, acted appropriately and in full compliance" with Utah's laws, and "their conduct exemplified proper law enforcement training."
The letter listed the other officers involved as Davis County Sheriff Deputy Ashley Fox, Clinton Police Officers Tyler Cunningham and Shawn Stoker; and Weber County Sheriff's Sgt. Mike Streaker.
Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings wrote in the letter, "We are concerned for the emotions and welfare of the family of decedent Cody Allen White, and deeply regret the ending of his life."
Rawlings also wrote, "We are also concerned for the emotions and welfare of the deputies and officers involved in this situation and their families."