ASSAULT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ASSAULT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Goodell admits he didn’t get Rice domestic violence penalty right http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58348805-77/nfl-domestic-violence-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58348805-77/nfl-domestic-violence-players.html.csp">Goodell admits he didn’t get Rice domestic violence penalty right</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:26.126-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second. In a letter sent to all 32 team owners Thursday and obtained by The Associated Press, Goodell never mentions Rice by name but makes clear references to the Baltimore player who was charged with assault after being...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583488052014-08-28T23:33:26.126-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T23:33:26.126-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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In a letter and memo sent to all 32 teams owners Thursday, and obtained by The Associated Press, Goodell never mentions Rice by name but makes clear references to the Baltimore player who allegedly hit the woman wh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583484592014-08-28T23:33:26.267-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T23:33:26.267-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348459@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT Cops: 3rd Brown player cited in sex assault probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343193-77/players-brown-player-providence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343193-77/players-brown-player-providence.html.csp">Cops: 3rd Brown player cited in sex assault probe</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.428-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Providence, R.I. • Two Brown University football players who were investigated in an alleged sexual assault case referred to a third player being involved, according to law enforcement documents. Search warrant affidavits for the emails and cellphone records of the players, filed in Rhode Island state court Tuesday, disclosed the alleged involvement of a third player for the first time, The Providence Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1gE23RO ). A Providence County grand jury declined to indict th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583431932014-08-27T23:28:58.428-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.428-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343193@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Letter: Stop sexual violence on campus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319209-82/campus-sexual-violence-students.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319209-82/campus-sexual-violence-students.html.csp">Letter: Stop sexual violence on campus</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T16:12:02.701-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Whether you are a student, a parent, a college faculty or staff member or a concerned member of the community like me, we all have a role to play in ending campus sexual violence. In a matter of days, students will be back on campus for another school year. We can’t wait any longer. What is happening on our campuses is unacceptable. Department of Justice statistics show that around 1 in 5 women are targets of attempted or completed sexual assault while they are college students, as well as about...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319209@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:12:02 MDT Mercury News: Only yes means yes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58321726-82/yes-california-sexual-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58321726-82/yes-california-sexual-assault.html.csp">Mercury News: Only yes means yes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By XXXXXX</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T16:32:26.539-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 04:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Are the California Legislature’s proposed regulations for sexual conduct on colleges campuses yet another intrusion by a nanny state into the bedroom? That’s how critics dismiss lawmakers’ attempt to combat alarmingly common sexual assaults on women at California’s colleges and universities. But it’s nonsense. When you look at the problem in search of an actual solution rather than a libertarian cliche, the point of the legislation — “yes means yes” — makes a lot more sense as a consent standard...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321726@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:32:26 MDT Suspect in Utah Target sex assault turns himself in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318843-78/police-target-store-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318843-78/police-target-store-suspect.html.csp">Suspect in Utah Target sex assault turns himself in</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T08:41:52.242-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 08:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy police have arrested a man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a girl at a Target store earlier this month. The victim was shopping with a friend about 4 p.m. Aug. 7 at Target, 10130 S. State St., when the man approached her, police have said. He allegedly spoke briefly to her and then assaulted her inside the store. Police received several tips after media posted photos of the suspect. A 47-year-old man turned himself in to police Wednesday after learning they were looking for him, office...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58318843@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:41:52 MDT Ballmer makes debut as new Clippers owner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58310651-77/ballmer-clippers-team-angeles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58310651-77/ballmer-clippers-team-angeles.html.csp">Ballmer makes debut as new Clippers owner</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T22:59:25.512-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team. The former Microsoft CEO made his way through the crowd inside Staples Center to Eminem’s “Lose Yourself,” exchanging high-fives and chest-bumping as he took the stage in front of 4,500 fans. Ballmer paid a record $2 billion for the team in a sale that was confirmed by a judge last week. The na...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583106512014-08-18T22:59:25.512-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T22:59:25.512-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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State police say 63-year-old Roger Lee Harris and 42-year-old Bryan Bandes were playing with three others at the Springdale Golf Course near Uniontown on Aug. 3. That’s when they began arguing about rules involving “casual water” — or puddles — after it rained. The North Union Township men eventually came to blows, and police say Harris hit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582985662014-08-16T23:01:02.592-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-16T23:01:02.592-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Because of potential violations, the four players can’t compete until the conclusion of the investigation and the university honor code process. The Fighting Irish open the season against Rice on Aug. 30. The Rev. John ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583017802014-08-15T23:15:13.412-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T23:15:13.412-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301780@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:15:13 MDT SLC Council looks to require analysis of all rape kits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301121-78/kits-rape-council-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301121-78/kits-rape-council-police.html.csp">SLC Council looks to require analysis of all rape kits</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T11:31:42.801-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The heated debate between the Salt Lake City Council and the police department on whether and when to analyze forensic evidence in alleged sex assault cases is about to take a sharp turn. The council is preparing an ordinance that would require city investigators to submit for analysis all so-called Code R kits, also known as rape kits, gathered from victims by specially trained nurses after a reported sexual assault. Momentum for such action has been building since April 15, when Councilman Kyl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301121@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:31:42 MDT Air Force coaches told to help curb assaults http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58297000-77/force-sexual-academy-assaults.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58297000-77/force-sexual-academy-assaults.html.csp">Air Force coaches told to help curb assaults</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN ELLIOTT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:49:13.639-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Air Force Academy, Colo. • The superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy said Wednesday that she has told athletic coaches to take a bigger role in preventing sexual assaults, pulling them into the yearslong campaign at the school to stem abuse. Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, who took charge of the school a year ago, said coaches had not been fully involved in what she called the broader conversation about school standards. Johnson said she has spoken with them twice about her expectations and to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582970002014-08-14T22:49:13.639-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:13.639-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297000@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:49:13 MDT Assault charges dismissed in on-course golf fight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296694-77/charges-course-dismissed-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296694-77/charges-course-dismissed-assault.html.csp">Assault charges dismissed in on-course golf fight</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:49:13.949-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Uniontown, Pa. • Two Pennsylvania golfers accused of fighting over the rules had assault charges dismissed after they refused to testify against one another. State police say 63-year-old Roger Lee Harris and 42-year-old Bryan Bandes were playing with three others at the Springdale Golf Course near Uniontown on Aug. 3. That’s when they began arguing about rules involving “casual water” — or puddles — after it rained. The North Union Township men eventually came to blows, and police say Harris hit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582966942014-08-14T22:49:13.949-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:13.949-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296694@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:49:13 MDT NFL Notes: Police looking at Seahawks RB Lynch in assault investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58285635-77/lynch-police-monday-ankle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58285635-77/lynch-police-monday-ankle.html.csp">NFL Notes: Police looking at Seahawks RB Lynch in assault investigation</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T23:10:46.915-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police in Bellevue, Washington, are investigating whether Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was involved in an assault and damage of personal property. The Bellevue Police Department released a statement Monday morning saying that the alleged incident took place around 2:30 a.m. Sunday and that Lynch is alleged to have been involved. Bellevue police stated that they have not been able to verify whether Lynch was involved, but are investigating. The incident was reported by the female ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582856352014-08-11T23:10:46.915-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T23:10:46.915-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285635@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:10:46 MDT Punches fly, charges filed after argument over golf rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58271524-77/bandes-harris-assault-charged.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58271524-77/bandes-harris-assault-charged.html.csp">Punches fly, charges filed after argument over golf rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:40:51.758-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Uniontown, Pa. • Two golfers have been charged with assault after they came to blows while arguing about the rules at a Pennsylvania course, and one of them allegedly hit the other in the head with a 3-wood, police said. State police in Uniontown filed the charges Wednesday against Roger Lee Harris, 63, and Bryan Bandes, 42, both of North Union Township. They were golfing in a group with three others at the Springdale Golf Course near Uniontown on Sunday when they argued about rules involving “c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582715242014-08-07T23:40:51.758-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T23:40:51.758-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271524@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:40:51 MDT Rampell: Stop the campus rape numbers game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267609-82/schools-sexual-campus-survey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267609-82/schools-sexual-campus-survey.html.csp">Rampell: Stop the campus rape numbers game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T13:33:00.987-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 01:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One in five? Yeah, right. Sounds way too high. That’s a common reaction to the oft-cited statistic about the share of women who experience an attempted or completed sexual assault during college. The number can’t possibly be right, the Doubting Thomases (or, less frequently, Doubting Thomasinas) argue. It’s based on a small sample of schools, after all, and must not be representative of the full melange of colleges out there. How about this, then? Let’s survey every campus and find out. So propo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267609@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:33:00 MDT Carlson: Sexual assault bill shows bipartisan hope http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246297-82/schools-sexual-assault-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246297-82/schools-sexual-assault-percent.html.csp">Carlson: Sexual assault bill shows bipartisan hope</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Margaret Carlson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T10:33:24.366-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 10:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Sen. Marco Rubio doesn’t have much time for Democrats. But he does have two daughters. And so it was that Wednesday morning, he found himself standing in solidarity with a bipartisan group of senators that included Democrats Kirsten Gillibrand and Claire McCaskill as they announced legislation to curb the scourge of sexual assault on U.S. campuses. The proposed Campus Safety and Accountability Act addresses the nonreporting, underreporting and noncompliance with the previously passe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246297@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:33:24 MDT Commonwealth Games lifter faces sex assault charge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58232409-77/commonwealth-games-udia-assault.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58232409-77/commonwealth-games-udia-assault.html.csp">Commonwealth Games lifter faces sex assault charge</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:36:19.206-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Glasgow, Scotland • A weightlifter from Papua New Guinea who competed at the Commonwealth Games faces trial over an alleged sexual assault at a Glasgow supermarket. The Glasgow Sheriff Court says Toua Udia pleaded not guilty and will go on trial Friday. Police say the 22-year-old lifter was arrested after officers received a report of an incident last Monday at a supermarket near the athletes’ village. Udia was quoted as telling Australia’s Fairfax media that “it was an accident. I don’t want to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582324092014-07-30T17:36:19.206-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T17:36:19.206-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232409@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:36:19 MDT Rice suspended for two games for assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221623-77/rice-arrested-assault-blackmon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221623-77/rice-arrested-assault-blackmon.html.csp">Rice suspended for two games for assault</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.098-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NFL • Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has received a two-game suspension from the NFL following his offseason arrest for domestic violence. Rice will miss the season opener against AFC North champion Cincinnati on Sept. 7 and the Sept. 11 game on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rice was arrested following a Feb. 15 altercation in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in which he allegedly struck then-fiancee Janay Palmer. The 27-year-old Rice has been accepted into a diversion progr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58221623@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT 2 Texas football players charged with sex assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220811-77/police-sanders-assault-meander.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220811-77/police-sanders-assault-meander.html.csp">2 Texas football players charged with sex assault</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM VERTUNO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.644-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month. Wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander were in custody at the university police station. According to an arrest affidavit, Sanders and Meander texted each other during earlier interviews with police to “get their story straight” and Sanders also faces a charge of improper photography tied to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582208112014-07-24T22:45:05.644-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T22:45:05.644-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58220811@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Legislative candidate faces kidnapping, assault charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58213328-78/byrge-police-wrote-candidate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58213328-78/byrge-police-wrote-candidate.html.csp">Legislative candidate faces kidnapping, assault charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T10:13:47.52-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A candidate for the state Legislature is accused of attacking and kidnapping a man. Mark E. Byrge, 43, who is a Democratic state House candidate, was charged Monday with first-degree felony aggravated kidnapping, third-degree felony aggravated assault and second-degree felony obstructing justice in connection to a dispute that allegedly occurred June 1 at Byrge’s house in American Fork. According to court documents, a man went to Byrge’s house and argued with Byrge at the front door over money ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58213328@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:13:47 MDT