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2021 Clearfield hit-and-run fatality results in charges against 2 men

CLEARFIELD — Two men have been charged in the investigation stemming from the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian in Clearfield last year. Robert Gormley, 67, of Ogden, died at a Layton hospital shortly after the June 9 crash, and the Clearfield Police Department appealed for the public’s ...

Defendant in Ogden death penalty case claims intellectual disability

OGDEN — Attorneys for an Ogden man facing a death penalty trial are having him evaluated for intellectual disability, raising the possibility that the capital punishment option could be eliminated. Miller Costello, 30, and his wife, Brenda Emile, are charged with first-degree felony ...

Ogden man pleads guilty to fatally shooting girlfriend’s ex-husband

OGDEN — Close to the eve of his trial, 26-year-old Everardo Guadarrama-Garcia has agreed to a plea bargain in the fatal ambush shooting of his girlfriend’s ex-husband. Charging documents and preliminary hearing testimony said Guadarrama-Garcia walked up to a convenience store in the 500 ...

Weber County man faces 5-plus years in prison for child pornography case

SALT LAKE CITY — One of two Weber County men accused of producing and distributing child pornography has pleaded guilty to a charge that could draw a sentence of five to 20 years in federal prison. In documents filed in U.S. District Court on Tuesday, Dyllan Gabbard, 30, agreed to plead ...

Self-defense argued for man accused of attacking son over church mission

OGDEN — An Ogden man accused of assaulting his son for refusing to go on a church mission is now arguing that he acted in self-defense and feared for his life. Defense attorney Randall Richards said in a court document that his client, Scott Keith Warner, “believes that he was in fear for ...

Year of home confinement for elderly driver in bicyclist’s death

OGDEN — A 78-year-old Clinton woman is serving one year of home confinement for her negligent homicide conviction in the death of a Roy bicyclist. Gloria Parker Palmer was charged in January by the Weber County Attorney’s Office in the Sept. 20, 2021, incident. Charging documents said ...

Ogden man with previous animal cruelty case gets prison for child abuse

OGDEN — An Ogden man convicted seven years ago of fatally torturing a dog is now headed to prison for burning and beating a boy. Judge Jennifer Valencia on April 28 sentenced Sir-Romeo Rojelio Javier Lucero, 30, to up to 15 years in the Utah State Prison after he pleaded no contest to ...

Gambling addict who robbed two credit unions goes to federal prison

FARMINGTON — Kevin Dean Rasband was an internal auditor for the Davis County Clerk-Auditor's Office in 2017 before quitting under a cloud and robbing two banks, desperate to cover huge gambling losses. Now he's going to federal prison for seven years. U.S. District Judge Ted Stewart ...

Another suspect charged in 2021 Ogden credit union robbery

OGDEN — A second suspect has been arrested in the Jan. 15, 2021, robbery of an Ogden credit union branch. Allison Bennett, 22, of Ogden, appeared in U.S. District Court on April 28 on a bank robbery charge for her alleged part in the robbery of America First Credit Union, 1979 Washington ...