OGDEN — A judge has ordered that an Ogden attorney be disbarred for withholding a Roy widow’s lawsuit settlement, spending it on himself and trying to cover it up when caught.
While he awaits trial in a North Ogden shooting death, Brian Christopher Jenson has pleaded guilty to a reduced drug dealing charge that could get him at least five years in federal prison.
OGDEN — Sefu Toilolo says he’s glad his daughter’s killer has pleaded guilty, but now her family “is hoping for the max” when the Pleasant View man is sentenced.
FARMINGTON — A federal judge has dismissed civil rights claims by a Bountiful woman who alleged Davis County Jail personnel withheld food and physically abused her.
SALT LAKE CITY — Elet Neilson wanted out of prison early because of her heightened risk factors for COVID-19, including her history as a hepatitis C patient. But she declined the West Virginia prison’s offer of a Moderna vaccine shot, saying she does not react well to inoculations and she wa…
OGDEN — As coronavirus cases boom again in Utah, Weber County is experiencing its share, including resumption of trouble at a prior COVID-19 hot spot, the Weber County Jail.
OGDEN — A Pleasant View man accused of shooting two men in a drug deal freely made incriminating statements to police, a judge has ruled in rejecting a motion to suppress the evidence.
OGDEN — An Ogden woman originally charged with two first-degree felonies in an ax attack has been sentenced to 90 days in jail as a result of a plea bargain.
Patrick Lambert says most people who come to court fall into one of three categories: “They’re mad as hell, they’re embarrassed to death or they’re scared to death.”
OGDEN — An Ogden man is out on bail while his attorney and prosecutors work on a potential plea bargain for a May 26 incident in which he allegedly shot up his house, set it on fire and fought with police who arrived to investigate.
OGDEN — A man who pleaded to be put on probation for pointing a rifle at a police officer did not get his wish last month, and now he is a fugitive after not reporting to prison.
OGDEN — Because of COVID-19 restrictions, maybe only one family member of a slain Ogden grocery store owner will be allowed to attend the accused shooter's preliminary hearing in person next month.
After being convicted of rape, a Roy man won a new trial when an Ogden judge ruled his defense counsel was ineffective. But on Friday, the Utah Court of Appeals overturned that ruling and the man is now headed to sentencing.
A man convicted of human trafficking and running a prostitution operation in Ogden claimed an expert witness improperly inflamed the jury against him, but a state court has rejected his appeal.
OGDEN — An Ogden man faces at least two more years behind bars after pleading guilty Thursday to charges in a multiple-injury attack against his ex-wife.
OGDEN — A judge ruled Thursday that prosecutors may introduce evidence of previous alleged domestic violence incidents in the case of Andy Dennis, who is accused of fatally strangling his ex-girlfriend.
OGDEN — The attorney for a Washington Terrace man accused of attempted murder in a broad-daylight drive-by shooting in downtown Ogden says an alibi witness will testify in the defendant’s favor.
OGDEN — A 19-year-old Ogden man who charged a police officer while holding a butcher knife and an air pistol has received two suspended prison sentences and will serve three years of probation.
OGDEN — When the man pointed a rifle at him, Jared Ortgiesen didn’t know it would mean the end of his law enforcement career.
OGDEN — An Ogden man pleaded guilty Thursday to repeatedly stabbing a man in the head with a metal spike, an attack doctors told police could have been fatal.
FARMINGTON — The family of a woman who was murdered on her first date with a Layton man are relieved the killer has pleaded guilty, an attorney representing the relatives said Wednesday.
OGDEN —A Utah State Prison inmate from Ogden has been indicted in federal court for allegedly robbing a credit union branch on Washington Boulevard on Jan. 15.
FARMINGTON — Attorneys for Angel Abreu, accused of killing a man during a drug robbery, have won a legal skirmish in their bid to present a partial self-defense claim during his impending trial.
OGDEN — A woman has been sent to prison after pleading guilty to a reduced charge for torching a recreational vehicle with her boyfriend inside.
SALT LAKE CITY — Prosecutors have filed seven criminal charges against a Bountiful man accused of plotting to kill five people with explosives and guns, including his estranged wife and his son.
OGDEN — Weber County prosecutors want to submit evidence of a Pleasant View man’s alleged prior domestic violence history in his upcoming trial over the strangling death of his girlfriend.
FARMINGTON — Five attorneys have been nominated to replace District Judge Robert J. Dale, who will retire in August.
OGDEN — Three suspects in the Christmas Day robbery and shooting death of a Riverdale man have been scheduled for a preliminary hearing Aug. 27.
OGDEN — A Harrisville man, arrested for a 2019 bank robbery and freed later after the real perpetrator was caught, has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Ogden police.
OGDEN — An Ogden man pleaded guilty Wednesday to two felony charges arising from a May 30, 2020, drive-by shooting.
OGDEN — A woman who insulted a judge in a court hearing on charges of attacking police officers was told Thursday she must serve a full 30-day jail sentence for contempt of court.
OGDEN — Prosecutors dropped attempted murder and aggravated burglary charges Thursday in return for an Ogden woman's guilty plea to an assault charge from a May 21 ax attack.
OGDEN — A man who shot two Ogden women, one fatally, has agreed to plead guilty to a reduced charge of second-degree felony manslaughter, attorneys said in court Wednesday.
OGDEN — The Utah Supreme Court has lifted “red” COVID-19 restrictions on state court operations, meaning criminal trials will resume under the lesser “yellow” precautions.
BRIGHAM CITY — Murder suspect Jonathan Mendoza Llana’s mental state has deteriorated, and further evaluations of his competency to stand trial are warranted, his lawyers say in a new court filing.
FARMINGTON — A North Salt Lake woman will spend up to 15 years in prison for obstructing justice and tampering with evidence in her husband’s murder.
OGDEN — Keshaun Puente asked a judge Wednesday for “equal treatment” — to be granted bail like another young, Black murder suspect recently received in Ogden.
FARMINGTON — Bryan Brooks Jr.’s father said he hopes Isaac Cain Valdez “has to look in the mirror every single day” for his role in ending his son’s life.
OGDEN — A South Ogden man who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to attempted murder was sentenced Thursday to five years to life in prison for stabbing his mother.
LAYTON — Five men, including three motorcycle club members, are being prosecuted for a July 2020 brawl in which police said several combatants ganged up on a victim outside a Layton bar.
MORGAN — A former Morgan County emergency services director has filed fresh arguments to support his claim that he was wrongly fired after exposing reported misuse of a fire truck by a county council member.
OGDEN — A man originally charged with two counts of attempted aggravated murder in an Ogden gun battle has agreed to plead guilty to reduced charges of aggravated assault.
CLEARFIELD — State criminal charges against a Hill Air Force Base airman in a Clearfield shooting have been dismissed because a military court-martial is in the works, a defense attorney said Monday.
OGDEN — Keshaun Puente’s right to a speedy trial has been deprived during the coronavirus pandemic, a defense attorney is arguing in a move to have the Ogden man’s murder case dismissed.
A former nurse convicted of spreading hepatitis C in two Northern Utah hospitals by diverting injectable narcotics from patients is trying again to get a compassionate early release from her five-year federal prison term.
Jose Mena had a hunting rifle and told family members he was going to kill himself, according to Logan City police reports. After the gun was wrestled from him, he grabbed a knife and repeated the threats.
OGDEN — A state disciplinary attorney argued Friday the evidence strongly supports disbarment of Ogden lawyer Richard H. Reeve for diverting $254,000 from a widow’s wrongful-death settlement and lying about it when he was caught.
OGDEN — The Utah State Hospital has found Liam Gale mentally competent to face trial in the Christmas Day robbery and fatal shooting of Trevor Anthony Martin, according to 2nd District Court records.
OGDEN — A Roy man accused of killing a neighbor and secluding his body in Ogden appeared in court Wednesday as attorneys continue to prepare for a preliminary hearing.
OGDEN — An Ogden man who police said stole an ambulance and shot at an officer with his own Taser was put on three years of intensive probation Wednesday.
OGDEN — State lawyers have responded in federal court to a former psychology student’s allegations that Weber State University downplayed and obstructed her sexual harassment complaints against a professor.