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Davis jail inmate lawsuit alleges stabbing by deputy with scissors

FARMINGTON — A former inmate has filed an updated civil rights lawsuit against Davis County alleging that jail deputies stabbed him and caused permanent injuries to his arms in a Sept. 26, 2020, incident. Angel Christopher Abreu’s initial complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Salt ...

Defendant in Ogden fatal shooting to undergo mental evaluation

OGDEN — The mental health of an Ogden man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of a teenager will be evaluated before he is sentenced. Zedekiah Pool, 19, pleaded guilty last October to second-degree felony manslaughter in the May 5, 2022, death of a 15-year-old in ...

Consecutive prison sentences for killer of Ogden pedestrian

OGDEN — One of two men charged in the robbery and fatal shooting of a pedestrian has been sentenced to prison. Judge Reuben Renstrom on Thursday sentenced Erik Orozco Sanches, 20, of Clinton, to 15 years to life in prison for first-degree felony murder and five years to life for obstruction ...

Judge sentences lifelong criminal for ‘execution’ slaying in North Ogden

OGDEN — Dalton Wood arrived expecting to fight, taking off his shirt and putting his cell phone in a tree nook. Then Ryan Dash showed up and shot him dead. “Without any provocation Mr. Dash pulled out a firearm and shot Mr. Wood in the chest,” Clark Harms, a Weber County Attorney’s ...

Prosecutor: Costello ‘no shrinking violet,’ deserves life sentence

OGDEN — A prosecutor urged the sentencing judge on Tuesday to focus on Miller Eric Costello’s documented torture of his daughter, not the defense’s arguments that he was “a follower, not a leader,” and that he suffers from an intellectual disability. “He is a thinking, acting, ...

Ogden man receives federal, state child sex crime sentences

OGDEN — An Ogden man will serve 10 years in a Nevada prison after being convicted of sexually abusing a pre-teen girl and distributing child pornography that he allegedly produced. U.S. District Judge David Sam in Salt Lake City last week sentenced Michael V. Trivett, 36, to 10 years in the ...

Man given immunity to testify in Tremonton shooting case

BRIGHAM CITY — Prosecutors have granted immunity to an alleged victim in a Tremonton shooting for his testimony against the suspect, who is claiming self-defense. Two men were shot in Tremonton on Aug. 31, 2022, after a man went to a warehouse to confront someone he suspected of stealing his ...

Morgan ski resort lawsuits head toward big decisions in April

MORGAN — Litigation over the Wasatch Peaks Ranch private ski development is nearing two key decision points as a group of residents fights for a voter referendum and the resort strives to thwart the effort. On April 19, 2nd District Judge Noel Hyde will conduct a bench trial on the lawsuit ...