Wasatch County, UTGephardt Daily

Salt Lake City teen drowns in Deer Creek Reservoir

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah, June 17, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A Salt Lake City teen has drowned at Deer Creek Reservoir, Wasatch County Sheriff officials announced Thursday night. “At about 4:50 p.m., our 911 Center received a call that a 17-year-old boy was swimming at Deer Creek Reservoir when he went underwater and did not surface,” says a Facebook post from the WCSO.
Clearfield, UTGephardt Daily

Multiple agencies respond to blaze in Clearfield’s Freeport Center

CLEARFIELD, Utah, June 17, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Crews from several area fire agencies responded to a blaze Thursday at a commercial structure in the Freeport Center. North Davis Fire District Chief Mark Becraft told Gephardt Daily that crews were dispatched at 12:52 p.m. to North Davis Cabinet and Design, 1651 S. 300 West, where an exterior hopper for sawdust collection was burning.
West Jordan, UTGephardt Daily

Vandals cause $50,000 of damage to West Jordan church

WEST JORDAN, Utah, June 17, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Vandals caused some $50,000 in damages to a West Jordan church Tuesday. The incident occurred at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meetinghouse at the intersection of Westland Drive and Judd Lane at approximately 4:30 p.m., West Jordan Police Department Lt. Richard Bell told Gephardt Daily.
Salt Lake City, UTkslnewsradio.com

Big Cottonwood Canyon hiker falls 400 feet to his death

SALT LAKE CITY — Search-and-rescue teams from Salt Lake County have recovered the body of a Big Cottonwood Canyon hiker who fell to his death Wednesday. The hiker was identified as Jed Homer, 68, of Sandy. Homer and a friend were hiking down from the summit of Mount Raymond in...
Magna, UTksl.com

Police arrest third person in beating death of Magna man

Police arrested Easton Jorge Esparsa, 18, of Salt Lake City on Thursday in connection with the death of Fred Valdamar Ortiz, 41, of Magna, on Monday. (Unified Police Department ) — MAGNA — The third of three people wanted in connection with the beating death of man in Magna over the weekend was arrested Thursday.
Millcreek, UTKUTV

GALLERY: Crews battle 3-alarm fire in Millcreek, roads remain closed

MILLCREEK, Utah (KUTV) — Firefighters spent the night continuing to put out hot spots from a massive fire at a construction site in Millcreek Wednesday afternoon. Unified Fire is asking that anyone who has video of the Millcreek fire, particularly of when it started, share it with them by emailing it to PIO@unifiedfire.org.
Weber County, UTGephardt Daily

Officials searching for individual who set fires on Weber County trailways

WEBER COUNTY, Utah, June 17, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Officials are searching for the individual or individuals who set multiple fires on Weber County trailways. A news release was issued by Ogden City Police Department, Ogden City Fire Department, Riverdale Police Department, Riverdale Fire Department, Weber County Sheriff’s Office and Weber Fire District.
Magna, UTkslnewsradio.com

UPDATE: Police find, arrest third suspect in Magna beating death

MAGNA, Utah — The Unified Police Department (UPD) reported they have arrested a man they were seeking in connection with the beating death of a Magna man earlier this week. UPD tweeted that they had arrested Easton Jorge Esparsa, 18, in connection with the death of Fred Valdamar Ortiz, 41, of Magna.