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Back to jail for man accused of supplying gun in Singh slaying

FARMINGTON — A Kaysville man accused of supplying the handgun that a teenager used to fatally shoot Ogden grocer Satnam Singh is back in jail after violating pretrial release conditions. At a June 10 hearing in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City, Judge Cecilia Romero ordered Taydon Tailor ...

Roy couple sentenced to probation after gun cache seized

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported Jessica Lilley's first name and did not clearly describe the nature of the charge against her. SALT LAKE CITY — A Roy couple has been sentenced to five years of supervised release each after pleading guilty to illegally ...

Abuse, financial exploitation of the elderly rising in Utah

SOUTH OGDEN — Elder abuse is on the rise in Utah, with thousands of cases reported each year. Nearly 17% of the state’s population will be over the age of 60 by the year 2030, which means elder abuse is a critical public health issue that must be addressed now, according to several experts ...

Strangling, mugging, shootings: Ogden man pleads guilty

OGDEN — An Ogden man pleaded guilty on Thursday to reduced charges arising from an assault spree that included the shooting of a Plain City man. The Weber County Sheriff’s Office arrested Colton Shepard on Feb. 10, 2021. Probable cause statements said Shepard allegedly strangled a woman, ...

Kaysville man charged after white supremacist arrests in Idaho

A criminal case has been opened against a Kaysville man who was one of 31 people arrested on suspicion of planning to riot Saturday at an LGBTQ pride event in northern Idaho. Branden Mitchell Haney, 35, bailed out of jail after his arrest with fellow members of the white supremacist group ...

Bountiful man arrested after alleged child kidnapping

BOUNTIFUL — Police on Monday night arrested a 37-year-old man after he allegedly kidnapped his daughter and fought officers as they tried to apprehend him. A police detective was at Dustin Matthews’ home when the man arrived with his three children, the Bountiful Police Department said in ...

Roy man arrested on child pornography charges

OGDEN — Prosecutors filed charges Friday against a Roy man who was arrested on allegations that he uploaded videos depicting the sexual abuse of a female toddler. Demontrel Vernon, 29, faces 10 counts of second-degree felony sexual exploitation of a minor after his arrest Thursday by Roy ...