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Prison time for Ogden photographer who sexually abused customers

OGDEN — An Ogden portrait photographer has been sentenced to a pair of prison terms for sexually abusing two female customers. Judge Cristina Ortega last week sentenced Russell Scott Healey, 60, to two terms of one to 15 years in the Utah State Prison, the sentences to run consecutively. She ...

Suspect in school terror threat gets jail release conditions

FARMINGTON — A Layton man who allegedly threatened to blow up a school has been released to pretrial services with an order to stay on home confinement and wear an electronic monitoring device. The Hill Air Force Base Office of Special Investigations detained Cesar Olveda, 28, in ...

Woman blames domestic violence fears for role in Christmas murder case

OGDEN — A woman charged as the getaway driver in a Christmas Day 2020 home invasion and murder was an ongoing domestic violence victim of one of the alleged shooters and was under his coercion, her attorney says. Several days before the crime, Brittany Ann Rogers, 33, suffered a broken jaw ...

Second gang member pleads guilty to 2020 North Ogden fatal shooting

OGDEN — A second suspect has pleaded guilty to the shooting death of a man in North Ogden that police said stemmed from an ongoing conflict. Ryan Joseph Dash, 35, a white supremacist gang member with a long criminal record, agreed to a plea bargain Oct. 24 and will be sentenced on Dec. 12 by ...

Charges: Contract skimming scheme nets Ogden man $173,000

OGDEN — A 45-year-old Ogden man has been charged with stealing more than $173,000 in an alleged contract billing scheme. The Weber County Attorney’s Office on Tuesday charged Anthony Mark Pino with one count of theft and eight counts of communications fraud, all second-degree felonies, ...

Police arrest former Clearfield teacher on sex abuse allegations

CLEARFIELD — Police have arrested a former Clearfield High School teacher on allegations that he raped a 17-year-old female student in a classroom closet three years ago. The Clearfield Police Department said in charging documents that it began an investigation in September after the alleged ...

Murder suspect’s mental competency again under review

BRIGHAM CITY — The case of a man accused in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend is on hold again due to renewed concerns about his mental competency to stand trial. Jose Gutierrez-Torres, 43, has been in custody since the March 3, 2019, death of Maria De Jesus Cervantes. He was declared ...

Self-defense claimed in Tremonton shootings

BRIGHAM CITY — A Tremonton man is arguing that he acted in self-defense when he shot and critically injured two men suspected of stealing his electric bicycle. An attorney for Richard Matthew Barlow, 24, filed a motion in 1st District Court last week contending that the two men rushed ...

Release risks disputed for mentally ill man who killed mother

FARMINGTON — A prosecutor has objected to additional proposed terms for the conditional release from the Utah State Hospital of a man who fatally shot and slashed his mother 16 years ago. Jeremy Hauck, 34, should remain in custody at the Provo institution “because his threat of ...