CRIME & SAFETY
Salt Lake City Police Department Investigates Gang-Related Shooting Resulting in a 16-Year-Old Injured in the Ankle
A shooting occurred in a parking lot near 3292 South Richmond Street in Salt Lake City at 10:39 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2023. SLC911 received calls about the shooting which resulted in a 16-year-old being shot in the ankle. When officers arrived, they found several parked cars with bullet holes and multiple shell casings on the ground. Two cars pulled into the parking lot when at least one person in one of the cars started shooting at a truck with two people standing nearby. At least one person standing near the parked truck returned fire.
Ted Kaczynski, Unabomber, found dead in prison cell
SALT LAKE CITY — According to ABC News, Unabomber Ted Kaczynski was found dead in his prison cell Saturday morning at age 81. Kaczynski was moved to a medical facility in North Carolina in December 2021, due to his poor health, from a maximum security facility in Colorado. ABC...
Rifle, drugs, cash seized by SLCPD officers during patrol of city’s entertainment district
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 10, 2023 (Gephardt Daily) — Salt Lake City Police officers patrolling the city’s entertainment district overnight seized a rifle, drugs, and cash. “The enhanced patrols, which will continue throughout the weekend, are focused on deterring crime and providing a sense of security to...
Drugs, cash, rifle seized in Salt Lake City traffic stop
Officers seized drugs, cash, and a rifle in a traffic stop during an overnight enhanced patrol operation, according to Salt Lake City Police. Drugs, cash, rifle seized in Salt Lake City traffic …. Officers seized drugs, cash, and a rifle in a traffic stop during an overnight enhanced patrol operation,...
Police investigating after shots fired near athletic facility
Salt Lake City Police said a street sign was shot as a result of multiple shots being fired outside of an athletic facility Thursday night.
Man convicted of double murder nearly 8 years after Magna killings
After nearly eight years, Brandon Beau Warren was convicted in Salt Lake County in the murders of Stevan Chambers and Shelli Brown from August 2015.
Sandy City police jail 4 for burglary after failure of drunken alleged revenge plan
SANDY, Utah, June 10, 2023 (Gephardt Daily) — Sandy City police took four men into custody Friday night for aggravated burglary and intoxication after a caller reported the suspects were trying to kick in an apartment door. At about 10:07 p.m., a resident of the Axio Apartments at 8373...
Teen arrested, accused of fleeing from deputy at 140 mph on I-15
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — A motorcyclist was arrested Monday after officials said he was witnessed traveling at twice the speed limit on Interstate 15 in Davis County. A deputy with the Davis County Sheriff's Office said that he was on-duty in the area of I-15 near Parrish Lane in Centerville when he observed a black bullet bike pass him heading southbound at a high rate of speed.
Man Who Caused Fatal Head On Crash With Porsche 911 Arrested
An Eagle Mountain, Utah, man who crashed his 2015 Ford F-150 pickup head on into a 1987 Porsche 911 with two occupants, was arrested Wednesday for two felony counts of manslaughter and reckless driving. According to KSLNews, the arrested man, 30-year-old Peterson Drew Matheson, turned himself into police after deputies had contacted his family advising them that they intended to arrest Matheson for the deaths of Rodney Michael Salm, 48 of Salt Lake City and Michaela Himmelberger, 47, of Holladay.
Draper community in mourning, shocked by death of 22-year-old man found in Florida waters
DRAPER, Utah (KUTV) — The Draper community is in mourning following the death of a 22-year-old man found in Florida waters. People who knew Max Roberts said he was an incredible person from a highly-loved family. Neighbors said Roberts and his entire family are incredible people and said they want to help the family in any way they can.
Climber falls 300 ft to their death off of popular Little Cottonwood Canyon rock route
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Officials are stressing the dangers associated with climbing after an individual fell 300 feet to their death in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Members of the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Search and Rescue team said that this incident happened over the weekend of June 3, 2023, at the Great White Icicle--arguable one of the most popular climbs around Salt Lake.
Fire crews respond to ‘heavy’ Draper blaze
Draper Fire crews responded to what they are calling a heavy fire in Draper on Friday, June 9.
Bountiful woman speaks out after being accused of stealing rental vehicle
A Bountiful woman who has been accused of stealing a rental car she says she returned is sharing her side of the story after being arrested this past weekend.
Police: Drunken driver crashes into 3 stopped vehicles, injures 3 in Kearns
KEARNS, Utah, June 9, 2023 (Gephardt Daily) — Three people were injured Thursday night when a drunken driver crashed into a motorcycle and two other vehicles that were stopped at a red light in Kearns, police said. Arthur Anderson, 35, was arrested after police say he was driving a...
SLCPD Officers Connect with Community Youth through Body-Worn Camera Footage
The Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD) has released a body-worn camera video that exemplifies community-oriented policing. The video shows two officers responding to a road-rage incident and engaging with four young girls who approached them.
Truck drives into doors of gas station, flees scene in Centerville
CENTERVILLE, Utah (KUTV) — Officials are working to locate a suspect who was seen on surveillance video driving into the doors of a gas station and leaving the scene. Centerville police responded to an alarm at RB’s One Stop gas station at 219 W Parrish Ln. at 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
3 years later, police officer remains under investigation by his own department
Salt Lake City’s civilian review board decided within weeks police officer Nickolas Pearce used excessive force.
WATCH: ‘Suspicious incident’ in Sandy, police seeking tips
Sandy Police are seeking the public's help in identifying the people and/or car involved in a suspicious incident caught on camera early Saturday morning, June 3.
Cliffed out BASE jumper rescued from Little Cottonwood Canyon
SANDY, Utah (KUTV) — A hiker was brought to safety after a 6.5-hour rescue in Little Cottonwood Canyon that started when officials said he was unable to safely descend. Search and rescue teams responded to the canyon at approximately 4:17 p.m. on Thursday. They said the BASE jumper had...
Truckers, retired UHP trooper say bad driving is getting worse
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — The case of a young man on a bullet bike, accused of going 140 on the freeway, is not an isolated case of "insane’ and nuts" driving, according to truckers and a retired UHP trooper who spoke to 2News Friday. “That’s just stupid,”...
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