CRIME & SAFETY
$500 stolen from Roy woman's car as police release video of potential suspects
ROY, Utah (KUTV) — Video released by police shows three people seemingly trying to steal from cars in a Roy neighborhood. Meanwhile, one woman who lives in the area said $500 in bartending tips was taken from her car during an overnight burglary. "It's absolutely devastating," said Chelsey Stevens,...
North Ogden man arrested for putting teen in chokehold during 'citizens arrest'
A Utah man was arrested Saturday night for allegedly pushing a teenage boy to the ground and placing him in a chokehold, which he claimed to be doing as part of a citizen's arrest.
Suspect sought in recent Harrisville and North Ogden City burglaries
HARRISVILLE, Utah — Authorities are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect believed to be connected to recent burglaries in Harrisville and North Ogden City. The individual, who could potentially be armed, is being linked to the Harrisville case #23HA6795 and the North Ogden City case #23NO10458. Local law...
57 year old man pins minor to ground, puts him in choke hold in Weber Co. altercation
A man is facing charges after he pinned a minor to the ground and put him in a chokehold, calling it a citizen's arrest.
Over $100K in damage after fire breaks out at Ogden home
OGDEN, Utah (KUTV) — A house in Ogden sustained extensive damage after a fire broke out Friday morning. Fire officials said the damage was approximately $100,000. They responded to the home of 4433 Taylor Avenue a short time before 9:30 a.m. on reports of a structure fire. Upon their...
Weber County Sheriff's Office using drones to help solve crimes faster
OGDEN — When a drone is launched, Weber County deputies in the dispatch center can quickly stream what it's seeing to other deputies in the field. They started using these tools initially for search and rescue back in 2018. The drones proved to be such a valuable tool, that they've expanded them to other purposes, most recently for use on scene. The Weber County Sheriff's Department now has a drone command post.
Weber County sheriff asks voters to approve up to $98 million for jail expansion
OGDEN — The Weber County sheriff is asking voters for up to $98 million in bond funds to help with growing mental health and drug addiction needs. Deputies say right now, they're struggling to keep up. The medical wing of the Weber County Jail is designed for six people....
Tips to remain safe this Halloween in light of National Crime Prevention Month
October is National Crime Prevention Month, and local law enforcement agencies are sharing how to help communities remain safe.
Downed power lines blocking 2600 South near US 89 in Davis County after crash
WOODS CROSS — Crews have closed 2600 South near U.S. Highway 89 following a crash that downed some power lines in the area. Drivers have been asked to avoid the area while repairs are made. Woods Cross police said first responders arrived at approximately 12:30 p.m. and those involved...
Former Layton Police officer receives 15-year sentence
A former Layton Police officer, Sam Rockwell, faces a 15-year sentence after pleading guilty to homicide. The tragic incident involved a high-speed collision at 116 miles per hour, resulting in a woman's death. Tune in for the full story.
Utah inmate mistakenly released, now back in custody
Experience the shocking story of a Utah inmate who was mistakenly set free, only to be recaptured by officials. Discover how this unusual incident unfolded and the subsequent actions taken by the Utah Department of Corrections.
Clearfield home destroyed in fire; family loses pet
CLEARFIELD — Members of a Utah family were displaced from their home after a fire broke out Tuesday night. North Davis Fire District Chief Mark Becraft said crews were dispatched to a home near 200 S. 400 East in Clearfield just after 10 p.m. When they arrived, they found the home fully engulfed, along with a small garage.
Clearfield man pleads guilty to trying to hit ex-girlfriend with his car
OGDEN — A Clearfield man initially charged with attempted murder in an Ogden confrontation with his ex-girlfriend is now awaiting sentencing after pleading to a reduced charge of aggravated assault, a first-degree felony. In addition, James Junior Carter, 54, also pleaded guilty to domestic violence in the presence of...
Police Blotter 9/26
At around 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 11, the Weber State University Police Department was dispatched to Stewart Wasatch Hall in Wildcat Village to investigate a report made about an odor of marijuana emanating from one of the dorms. The responding WSUPD officer immediately recognized the dorm as being one that...
Off-duty deputy saves life during vacation, earns Life Saving Medal
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah — A casual vacation turned into a life-saving mission for a Davis County Sheriff's Office deputy who was visiting Gunlock Falls with his family. Deputy Watkins, who recently joined the Davis County Sheriff's Office from Salt Lake City Police Department, was awarded the Life Saving Medal at the Utah Sheriffs' Conference for his heroic actions.
Ex-Layton police officer sent to prison for causing DUI crash that killed his passenger
SALT LAKE CITY — A former Layton police officer was sentenced Tuesday to a term of one and 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing a woman in his car while driving under the influence of alcohol. Emily Worley, 23, who was in the back seat of...
Weber State student finds Nazi swastika carved into Shepherd Union table on Yom Kippur
OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) — Weber State University Police are looking for a vandal who carved a Nazi swastika into a table found at Shepherd Union Building Monday night. Adrienne Andrews, the university’s vice president for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, said the Shepherd Union was notified Monday night about the vandalism. The table in question was removed, and other tables were checked to rule out further vandalism.
Motorcyclist dies after crash on Highway 66 in Morgan County
MORGAN, Utah (KUTV) — A 25-year-old man has died after a motorcycle crash on Highway 66, officials said. According to Cpl. Luis Silva with Utah Highway Patrol, the motorcyclist was attempting to pass another vehicle at an improper location when the crash occurred. Troopers responded to the scene on...
Weekly Safety Report: Missing Teen Found Safe, Assault Charge Refiled in Ogden, Utah
Two incidents occurred in Ogden, Utah this week. In the first incident, a missing autistic teenager from Mount Ogden Junior High was found safe and reunited with his family. The second incident involves the refiled assault charge against the former president of the Utah Farm Bureau, Ron Bennett Gibson, due to confusion over the jurisdiction where the incident took place.
Missing South Ogden man found dead near Weber River
A Silver Alert for a missing South Ogden man was canceled Friday after his body was found near the Weber River.