CRIME & SAFETY
VIDEO: $40k worth of equipment stolen from local Utah business
A small company based in Salt Lake City is pleading for the public's help after they say two individuals stole about $40,000 worth of equipment from their trailer over Thanksgiving weekend.
Man arrested after fleeing from Taylorsville police with 11-year-old girl in car
TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (KUTV) — A man was arrested after police said he fled the scene of a retail theft with a child in the car. Taylorsville officers were called to the scene at Walmart near 5400 South Redwood Road on Monday night. They said a man and woman were...
Police seek help in identifying man accused of stealing firearm from SLC baggage claim
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Salt Lake City police are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a man accused of stealing a piece of luggage, which contained an unloaded firearm, from Salt Lake City International Airport. Police said the investigation began on Monday, when a caller...
Local Woman Arrested for Felony Hit-and-Run and Aggravated DUI on State Highway 75
On November 26, 2023, Blaine County Sheriff’s deputies found a man on State Highway 75 near Hospital Drive, south of Ketchum, Idaho. The 38-year-old man from Salt Lake City, UT was a victim of a hit-and-run. Deputies provided first aid and started looking for a damaged vehicle.
Copper wire stolen from Salt Lake City schools
SALT LAKE CITY — Five schools in the Salt Lake City School District are dealing with copper wire thefts. The principal of Glendale Middle School said somebody ripped the wiring out of three of their outdoor lights in the middle of the night, on the night before Thanksgiving. Liberty,...
Convicted felon from Utah sentenced to 20 years for stealing firearms, ammunition
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — A Utah man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after a federal jury found him guilty on Tuesday of being a previously convicted felon in possession of stolen firearms and ammunition. Court documents revealed that 26-year-old James Brunson of Orem, a convicted...
24-year-old accused of repeat drunk driving booked into Salt Lake County jail on another incident
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — A man was arrested Saturday morning on accusations of drunk driving, doing donuts in a parking lot and carrying a weapon as a restricted person. Officers with the Salt Lake City Police Department said that this investigation began around 5 a.m. Nov. 25 when dispatch received reports of a reckless driver in the area of 1905 South 300 West. .
Tips to protect yourself from increase of gift card scams
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Gift cards are a popular holiday gift, but scammers also use them to steal from people this time of year. According to the Better Business Bureau (BBB), gift card scams have seen a staggering 50 percent increase in 2023 alone. Timothy Johnston, a spokesman...
Police searching for possible armed and dangerous suspects
WEST VALLEY CITY (ABC4) – West Valley City Police are currently searching for possible multiple suspects near Westcrest Mobile Home Park in West Valley. Suspects have fled Northbound on Westcrest Road and police are advising one male suspect that is possibly armed and dangerous. One suspect involved is believed to be a fugitive with multiple […]
Intoxicated driver arrested after striking two vehicles and crashing in Salt Lake City VA hospital gate
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A 20-year-old man was arrested by the Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD) today after he crashed into two parked cars and drove recklessly through several neighborhoods, culminating in a crash through a fence at the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
SLCPD Seeks Tips on Airport Baggage Theft
SALT LAKE CITY — Detectives with the Salt Lake City Police Department’s Airport Division are trying to identify and locate a man who stole a piece of luggage from the Salt Lake City International Airport. This investigation started at 5:14 p.m. on Monday, November 27, 2023, when a...
Space Heater Ignites Motorhome Fire, Displacing Large Family in Herriman
• A family of nine in Herriman, Utah, was displaced after a fire broke out in their house early on Saturday morning. • The fire started from space heaters inside a motorhome parked near the house.
Stacy Hanson, wounded in Trolley Square shootings, dies at 70
Stacy Hanson, who was struck by shotgun blasts three times and paralyzed during the 2007 Trolley Square shootings, died Nov. 5 in Salt Lake City.
Man hospitalized after being stabbed at Salt Lake City TRAX station
A 35-year-old man was stabbed at a Salt Lake City TRAX station Sunday night, sending him to the hospital, according to the Utah Transit Authority.
Weekly Safety Report: False Identity Charge, Body Found, Crash, Hospital Threat, Rollover, Lawsuit Hit Salt Lake City
This week in Salt Lake City, Utah, several incidents occurred that are worth noting for the weekly safety report. These incidents include a false identity charge against the son of Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star Mary Cosby, the discovery of a body in a surplus canal near the airport, a crash involving an Amazon semi-truck on I-215, a man being jailed after threatening to shoot up a hospital, a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 15 resulting in hospitalization, and a lawsuit against Operation Underground Railroad and its founder Tim Ballard.
Weekly Safety Report: Gang Shooting, Hospital Threat, Officer-Involved Shooting, and Allegations Against Anti-Trafficking Group in Salt Lake County, Utah
This week in Salt Lake County, Utah, there were several incidents that occurred, including a gang shooting conviction, a man threatening to shoot up a hospital, body cam footage showing a shooting leading to the death of a 16-year-old, and new claims against an anti-trafficking group.
Roosevelt police officer hurt after colliding with wrong-way driver
A police officer in eastern Utah was injured Sunday evening when an erratic driver crashed head-on into a squad car.
Bountiful man charged in friend’s shooting death
A 21-year-old Bountiful man is facing manslaughter charges in the death of his friend last week.
AP&P Acts to Remove Threatening Individual from Salt Lake City Neighborhood Following 2News Investigation
• A 2News investigation revealed that Maurice Raffoul, who suffers from mental illness, has been terrorizing a Salt Lake City neighborhood for years. • Raffoul has been repeatedly bailed out of jail, causing fear and insecurity among residents.
Weekly Safety Report: Investigation into Utah-based Jane.com and SWAT Standoff in Springville
Lehi police are investigating two incidents in Utah. The first involves the online company Jane.com, as sellers claim they have not received payments, potentially costing them thousands of dollars. The second incident resulted in a man's death and three individuals in police custody after a gunshot investigation escalated into a SWAT standoff in Springville.