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Driver crashes into 4 vehicles and a fence in Davis County

WEST POINT, Utah, Nov. 25, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A 38-year-old man was transported to the hospital Thursday evening after officials say he crashed into four parked vehicles and through a fence. The incident occurred in the area of 3000 West and 350 North in West Point shortly before 7...
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Police: Man tried to 'get the devil out of his wife' by wiping blood on her

LAYTON, Utah — Police arrested a Layton man for assault after he allegedly held his wife in a room and wiped blood on her. According to a probable cause statement, officers responded to a domestic incident Thursday morning where a man had reportedly kept his wife in a room for 15 minutes, during which time he was attempting to "get the devil out of his wife."
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Threat of violence at Box Elder Middle School prompts discussion about school culture and safety

Following an incident at Box Elder Middle School in Brigham City last week, that resulted in an increased police presence, parents and students took to social media outlets to speak out about what they perceive as unsafe schools and a culture of violence and drugs that educators and administrators are either ignoring or unable to deal with. In an email […]

Body camera video documents rescue from Pleasant View house fire

Pleasant View Police Sgt. Robbie Done helped rescue people from a burning home on Tuesday. (Andrew Adams, KSL-TV) Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes. PLEASANT VIEW, Weber County — Newly-released body camera footage captured a dramatic rescue from a burning home early Tuesday. Pleasant View Police Sgt. Robbie Done was nearby...

Prosecutors oppose Ogden teen’s bid to be sentenced in juvenile court

OGDEN — Prosecutors are fighting a defense attorney’s request that Brandon Parker, an Ogden teenager who fatally shot his friend in the head, be sentenced in juvenile court rather than potentially face a Utah State Prison term. After the March 14, 2020, death of 16-year-old Caden Ferguson, the Weber County...

Layton man wipes blood on wife to ‘get the devil out’

LAYTON — A Layton man allegedly cut his hands and smeared blood on his wife to “get the devil out” of her on Thanksgiving Day, police said in charging documents. During an argument, the man would not let his wife out of a bedroom, according to a Layton Police Department probable cause statement. The man cut his right palm and the back of his left hand and wiped his blood on her face and pants, the affidavit said.

Radioactive material found in Roy, authorities investigate

ROY — A trailer containing radioactive thorium was found behind a Roy strip mall and the incident is under investigation. Hazardous materials crews responded to the site, at 4874 S. 1900 West, at 2:11 p.m. Wednesday, said Jake Rast, a Roy Fire Department battalion chief. “The thorium is dangerous at...

Clearfield police seek bat-wielding robbery suspects

CLEARFIELD, Utah (KUTV) — Police in Davis County said they are searching for three robbery suspects armed with baseball bats. Several products and some cash was stolen from a Clearfield store on Nov. 20 and one employee was hit with a bat, officers said. Fortunately, they added, no employees were...
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North Ogden Police warn of new phone scam

NORTH OGDEN, Utah, Nov. 24, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — North Ogden Police are warning of a new phone scam making the rounds. A news release on Facebook says: “The North Ogden Police Department received information from a citizen in Salt Lake County that a scammer is calling people impersonating a North Ogden PD sergeant.

Clearfield authorities looking for suspects who assaulted store clerk

CLEARFIELD, Utah — Authorities in Clearfield are searching for three individuals who assaulted a store clerk during a store robbery on Saturday. Authorities say the suspects entered the store with baseball bats in the area of 450 S. State Street. The individuals demanded the store clerk to fill their backpacks with tobacco items as well as cash from the register.

House fire in Pleasant View sends two to the hospital

PLEASANT VIEW, Utah — A house fire early Tuesday morning sent two people to the hospital with smoke inhalation. Fire crews from North View Fire and North Ogden responded to 4419 North Majestic Circle in Pleasant View at 12:56 a.m. When first responders arrived on scene, flames were coming out...

Teenager sentenced for deadly Ogden grocery store robbery

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) – The Ogden teenager responsible for the deadly robbery of a grocery store owner has been sentenced to prison on lesser charges than he was convicted earlier this year. Court records show 16-year-old Antonino Garcia has been sentenced to five years to life in prison for killing...