Police & Fire

2 people in critical condition after crash in Box Elder County

Box Elder County February crash

A 21-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man were flown to Ogden hospitals in “extremely...

Local

North Ogden residents file suit to halt Barker Park amphitheater construction

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Construction started last November, but a group of residents who fear the facility will be disruptive started lobbying in January against the project.


Courts

Ogden man given federal prison time for selling opioids on Montana tribal land

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Tacuma Wallace, 32, will serve the next 12 months and one day in prison followed by three years of supervised release for selling Oxycodone pills, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Montana.


Courts

Utah inmate's death highlighted in 'debtors' prison' report

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Utah is one of 44 states that allow the jailing of debtors if they falt to appear in court or comply with orders to provide financial information to the courts in civil debt collection cases. The American Civil Liberties Union says the laws are keeping alive a “debtors’...


Police & Fire

Bill requires Utah jail death documentation, closes 'in-custody' reporting gap

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After dozens of deaths in Utah jails in recent years, a state senator has introduced a bill requiring sheriffs to report all such deaths and present treatment plans for opioid-addicted inmates.


Police & Fire

Weber County dentist charged with allegedly possessing, sharing child porn

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Daniel Patrick Alston, 71, was booked in Weber County Jail Friday and charged Monday with 10 counts sexual exploitation of a minor, a second-degree felony.


Weather , Police & Fire

Snowfall, excessive speeds cause dozens of car crashes in Weber, Davis counties

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The Utah Highway Patrol responded to 16 car crashes in Weber County and 45 car crashes in Davis County between midnight and 11 a.m. Monday. 


Police & Fire

UTA bus catches fire in South Ogden, no injuries reported

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Crews responded at 10:07 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19, to a call of a vehicle fire near the intersection of 36th Street and Wall Avenue, according to South Ogden Fire Capt. Bill Stoddard.


Police & Fire

2 people in critical condition after crash in Box Elder County

Box Elder County February crash

A 21-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man were flown to Ogden hospitals in “extremely critical condition” following a crash in Box Elder County Saturday afternoon.


Police & Fire

Ex-bank manager pleads guilty to stealing $565K to buy house

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Daniel Scott Frischknecht, 33, admitted draining $565,000 from a bank customer’s line of credit to buy a house in an upscale Bountiful neighborhood.


Police & Fire

Judge OKs Ogden police search that yielded meth and stolen gun

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Miguel Isaac Lucero faces 20 years in prison if he is convicted in a federal drug and firearm case. A judge on Wednesday upheld Ogden police’s seizure of evidence without a warrant in front of Lucero’s home.


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