POLICE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POLICE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake City cops: Man jailed after pointing gun at noisy neighbors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57831698-78/lake-salt-neighbors-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57831698-78/lake-salt-neighbors-police.html.csp">Salt Lake City cops: Man jailed after pointing gun at noisy neighbors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T12:33:18.696-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 12:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Salt Lake City man, failing to convince neighbors in his duplex to quiet down early Thursday morning, allegedly decided a handgun might put an end to the noise. But by purportedly pointing the firearm at several people instead of calling police, he instead turned an aggravating moment into at least a night in jail, according to SLCPD Detective Veronica Montoya. The 26-year-old suspect didn’t make it any easier on himself when police arrived at the scene, near 600 East and 800 South, in respons...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57831698@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:33:18 MDT Masked man scares student at the University of Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57830069-78/car-student-university-door.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57830069-78/car-student-university-door.html.csp">Masked man scares student at the University of Utah</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="2014-04-16T22:53:52.852-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">University of Utah police are looking for a suspicious man who followed a student to her car late Tuesday night and tried to open her car door. The student left the Marriott Library about 11 p.m. and went to her car in the west parking lot. As she got into her car, a man wearing a ski mask, scarf, dark hoodie and sweats approached the car and tried to open the driver door, which was locked. The student honked the car horn and drove away. The man, startled, fled toward the field house. Anyone wit...</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> 57830069@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:53:52 MDT Questions linger in Megan Huntsman investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57826827-200/huntsman-infants-police-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57826827-200/huntsman-infants-police-west.html.csp">Questions linger in Megan Huntsman investigation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T22:35:31.893-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Questions continue to swirl around Megan Huntsman’s dark and disturbing case, including how people — including her husband — apparently were unaware she was giving birth to children almost every year for a decade, then allegedly killing them and hiding their bodies in her Pleasant Grove home. Huntsman’s estranged husband found the body of a dead infant in the garage Saturday. Police discovered six more, all tucked into cardboard boxes. Huntsman, 39, subsequently admitted to suffocating or stran...</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> 57826827@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:35:31 MDT West Valley City police look for gunman who shot through apartment wall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827551-78/police-west-apartment-shooting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827551-78/police-west-apartment-shooting.html.csp">West Valley City police look for gunman who shot through apartment wall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T14:04:42.839-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 02:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City police were investigating a shooting that sent a teenaged apartment dweller to the hospital Wednesday. WVCPD spokeswoman Roxanne Vainuku confirmed the shooting was reported about 11:50 a.m. at 4545 S. Dean Drive (3825 West), an apartment building just west of Bangerter Highway. Witnesses told police that a man drove a dark sedan into the complex’s parking lot, began arguing with several people and then fired a handgun twice. Both bullets went through the wall of the two-story b...</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> 57827551@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:04:42 MDT Police looking for U. of U. store burglar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827917-78/store-campus-release-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57827917-78/store-campus-release-suspect.html.csp">Police looking for U. of U. store burglar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T21:11:01.43-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 09:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">University of Utah campus police want the public’s help finding whoever broke into and stole from the campus store in the past few weeks. The robberies occurred on March 21, April 7 and Sunday at the store, located at 270 S. 1500 East in Salt Lake City, according to a news release. All three took place between midnight and 3 a.m. More than $5,000 worth of products have been stolen, most of them electronics such as iPods and iPads, the release adds. The suspect has also caused several thousand do...</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> 57827917@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:11:01 MDT Large iron gate stolen from University of Utah campus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57828767-78/gate-richards-stolen-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57828767-78/gate-richards-stolen-police.html.csp">Large iron gate stolen from University of Utah campus</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="2014-04-16T17:40:04.21-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 05:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A large, decorative wrought-iron gate has been stolen from the University of Utah. A groundskeeper noticed on March 18 that half of the gate had been removed from its pillar in front of President’s Circle, on the west end of campus. “It must have been heavy,” said University police Sgt. Mike Richards. “I don’t know why you would take a gate.” The gate was ornately scrolled and stood about 5 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide, Richards estimated. The two halves of the gate were typically kept open, ...</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> 57828767@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:40:04 MDT Blame game under way in lack of rape prosecutions, lab testing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57822873-90/assault-dna-evidence-kits.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57822873-90/assault-dna-evidence-kits.html.csp">Blame game under way in lack of rape prosecutions, lab testing</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="2014-04-16T13:19:27.703-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 01:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Experts say that only a small fraction of rapes are reported and that the prosecution rate in those cases is dismally small — in Salt Lake County it’s 6 percent. In many instances of alleged sex assault, forensic evidence gathered from the victim is not even analyzed. Such evidence — including semen and saliva that can provide DNA — is collected by specially trained nurses in what is called a Code R kit, or rape kit. The evidence could be key to a conviction. But of 1,001 sex assault investigati...</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> 57822873@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:19:27 MDT Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826594-68/marathon-boston-edson-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826594-68/marathon-boston-edson-police.html.csp">Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T14:54:01.193-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 02:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance. Kevin “Kayvon” Edson, 25, was sent to Bridgewater State Hospital and ordered held on $100,000 bail at an appearance in Boston Municipal Court on charges of threatening battery, possession of a hoax explosive device, threats to commit a crime, disturbing the peace, disturbing a public ass...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578265942014-04-16T14:54:01.193-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T14:54:01.193-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57826594@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:54:01 MDT Missing Sandy boy rides bike home; stayed overnight at friend’s house http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826160-78/friend-police-parents-arnold.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826160-78/friend-police-parents-arnold.html.csp">Missing Sandy boy rides bike home; stayed overnight at friend’s house</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T13:46:14.162-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 01:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A missing Sandy boy rode his bicycle home Wednesday morning, only to find police, TV news crews and worried family members camped out in his front yard. The boy rode into the scene about 7:30 a.m. After some relieved hugs from family, he was taken away by police into a back yard to find out where he had been all night. He told him he had stayed the night at a friend’s house, unaware his parents were looking for him. Though surprised by his welcome home, 10-year-old Donevin Smith appeared to be u...</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> 57826160@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:46:14 MDT Gunman robs Syracuse Dairy Queen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826900-78/black-police-syracuse-dairy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826900-78/black-police-syracuse-dairy.html.csp">Gunman robs Syracuse Dairy Queen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T11:25:51.102-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 11:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Syracuse police are looking for handgun-brandishing bandit who held up the local Dairy Queen restaurant. Officer Erin Behm said the male suspect — a 5-foot-6 Latino, masked with a black bandana and sunglasses and clad in a black, yellow and red beanie cap, dark sweatpants and a black athletic jacket — walked into the business at 901 W. 1700 South about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. He approached the counter, pointed his pistol at the clerk, and demanded and received money from the cash register. The gunma...</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> 57826900@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:25:51 MDT Law enforcement officers honored for heroic actions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822036-78/miller-officers-honored-van.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822036-78/miller-officers-honored-van.html.csp">Law enforcement officers honored for heroic actions</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="2014-04-16T09:37:05.402-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It sounded like a run-of-the-mill domestic dispute. A husband was pestering his estranged wife in Taylorsville. Brett Miller, a Salt Lake County sheriff’s deputy, two years on the job, went to the scene and found the suspect’s van — a Ford Econoline with tinted windows. As Miller approached the van, one critical piece of information hadn’t been reported to him: The man had stolen his wife’s shotgun. Miller beamed a flashlight into the van’s rear window and locked eyes with the suspect, who was ...</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> 57822036@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:37:05 MDT Boston police investigate 2 backpacks, clear area http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824339-68/backpacks-police-boston-area.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824339-68/backpacks-police-boston-area.html.csp">Boston police investigate 2 backpacks, clear area</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T19:29:21.18-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 07:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Police say they’ve taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line. Police spokesman Dave Estrada says the backpacks were discovered Tuesday evening, a year after two bombs in backpacks exploded at the end of the marathon and killed three people. The bomb squad is checking the backpacks found Tuesday. Police have cleared the area. Trains are bypassing the nearby Copley Square station. The police department has tweeted asking ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578243392014-04-15T19:29:21.18-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T19:29:21.18-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57824339@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:29:21 MDT Salt Lake City police looking for bank robber http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823974-78/police-bank-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823974-78/police-bank-lake-salt.html.csp">Salt Lake City police looking for bank robber</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T08:43:30.004-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 08:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police are asking for the public’s help to find a suspected bank robber. About 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, a man gave a teller a note demanding money at the Key Bank branch at 1500 S. Foothill Blvd., according to the police. The suspect fled with the cash and got into a white, early 2000s-model BMW 3 series. The suspect is described as a stocky white man in his mid 20s, who is 6-foot-1 and about 190 to 200 pounds. He had scruffy facial hair, yellow teeth and was wearing blue jeans with an ...</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> 57823974@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:43:30 MDT That time a dropped gun killed a Salt Lake City police sergeant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57811459-224/wilson-police-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57811459-224/wilson-police-lake-salt.html.csp">That time a dropped gun killed a Salt Lake City police sergeant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T19:00:31.877-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 07:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Salt Lake City policeman met an untimely end after a new guy dropped his gun 120 years ago. Sgt. Alonzo Wilson, 54, was working a morning desk sergeant shift on April 12, 1894, his pregnant and very expectant wife at home. But Wilson would never see the baby’s face. A new patrolman dropped a loaded pistol and the gun went off when it hit the floor, hitting Wilson in his right knee and shattering his femur, according to a Salt Lake City police memorial that honored the anniversary of the fallen...</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> 57811459@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:00:31 MDT Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822097-77/boston-bombings-config-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822097-77/boston-bombings-config-data.html.csp">Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DENISE LAVOIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T16:00:36.025-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston’s resilience in the face of a terror attack. “This day will always be hard, but this place will always be strong,” former Mayor Thomas Menino told an invitation-only audience of about 2,500 people at the Hynes Convention Center, not far from the finish line where three peop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578220972014-04-16T16:00:36.025-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T16:00:36.025-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822097@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:00:36 MDT Neighbor: Huntsman had a miscarriage recently http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822328-78/huntsman-flowers-amp-babies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822328-78/huntsman-flowers-amp-babies.html.csp">Neighbor: Huntsman had a miscarriage recently</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T21:52:29.355-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • Megan Huntsman was going to have another child just a few months ago. Josh Flowers, who has lived next door to Huntsman in a West Valley City mobile-home park for the past year, remembers how the pregnant woman went to the hospital several months ago because of a miscarriage. Now, he sees the tragedy in a new context: Police say she had, and lost, seven other babies. Adding a dark twist to that, investigators suspect Huntsman, 39, strangled or suffocated six of those prior in...</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> 57822328@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:52:29 MDT Judge limits news coverage of Utah teen charged with murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822106-78/grunwald-garcia-jauregui-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822106-78/grunwald-garcia-jauregui-county.html.csp">Judge limits news coverage of Utah teen charged with murder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T19:42:15.744-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 07:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A judge is limiting television and photographic coverage of a preliminary hearing for a 17-year-old Draper girl charged as an accomplice in a January shooting spree that resulted in the death of one police officer and the wounding of another. Meagan Dakota Grunwald is charged as an adult with aggravated murder, a first-degree felony, and 11 other charges related to the death of Utah County Sgt. Cory Wride near Lehi and the wounding of Utah County Sheriff’s Deputy Greg Sherwood in Santaquin. Fou...</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> 57822106@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:42:15 MDT Salt Lake City cops: Anti-theft tech nails Gateway Mall shoplifter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822341-78/mall-officer-phone-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822341-78/mall-officer-phone-lake.html.csp">Salt Lake City cops: Anti-theft tech nails Gateway Mall shoplifter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T10:51:32.035-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police say anti-theft technology proved the undoing of a Gateway Mall shoplifter. About 6 p.m. Monday, a 25-year-old male allegedly snatched an I-phone from the Hot Topic store. Mall security was notified and began tracking the phone’s GPS signal as the thief moved through the mall grounds. Detective Greg Wilkins said a Salt Lake City police officer then stationed himself at the phone’s last known location and had mall security remotely activate the phone’s alarm. The officer appr...</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> 57822341@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:51:32 MDT Salt Lake City cops nab suspect in armed street robbery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822290-78/suspect-lake-salt-jail.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822290-78/suspect-lake-salt-jail.html.csp">Salt Lake City cops nab suspect in armed street robbery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T10:51:41.945-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police say a knife-wielding man first demanded booze, then money. He got neither, but did get a trip to jail. Just before 6 p.m. Monday, the 59-year-old suspect approached an employee at A&J Food, 616 S. 500 West. When the victim failed to provide either drink or cash, the suspect allegedly slashed the victim’s clothing before dropping the knife and walking away. Police found the suspect outside a nearby homeless shelter and took him into custody after a brief struggle. The man wa...</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> 57822290@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:51:41 MDT Web-savvy tipsters help W. Jordan cops nab LensCrafter thieves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57821190-78/jordan-sunglasses-suspects-tipsters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57821190-78/jordan-sunglasses-suspects-tipsters.html.csp">Web-savvy tipsters help W. Jordan cops nab LensCrafter thieves</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T08:55:05.604-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you steal $2,700 in high-end sunglasses, selling them on Facebook is not a bright idea. Having those shades in your car during a traffic stop? Double dumb. West Jordan police Office Ian Adams said Tuesday that those two stupid criminal tricks, along with the help of observant, web-savvy tipsters, led to the arrests of two male suspects in the April 8 thefts at the LensCrafter store, 7083 S. Plaza Center Drive. The suspects grabbed the glasses and ran while an employee was helping another cust...</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> 57821190@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:55:05 MDT