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Hope for more indigent defense in Weber County despite setbacks

OGDEN — An Ogden murder trial has been postponed because a government-funded defense attorney changed jobs, one of several recent departures. But in some ways, things seem to be looking up for Weber County’s public defenders and their indigent clients. Everardo Guadarrama-Garcia, 25, was ...

Ex-police officer makes first court appearance on shooting charges

FARMINGTON — A former Woods Cross police officer on Monday waived a preliminary hearing on aggravated assault charges and his case was advanced for arraignment. Joshua John Lindsey was on patrol in the early morning hours Feb. 7 when he spotted two men in a vehicle at a used car lot. He ...

Fake lawyer pleads guilty in multiple fraud schemes

FARMINGTON — A West Bountiful man who fooled a wealthy investor and even his own father into believing he was a high-powered lawyer has pleaded guilty to 16 felony charges in what a prosecutor says was a “spider web” of fraud, forgery and money laundering. Robert Sinclair Argyle, 36, ...