POLICE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POLICE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Man’s body found in burning Price house http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58238667-78/body-price-tuesday-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58238667-78/body-price-tuesday-fire.html.csp">Man’s body found in burning Price house</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="2014-07-29T20:39:44.014-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 08:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Firefighters in Price found a man’s body in the basement of a house where a suspicious fire broke out on Tuesday. The house at 423 S. 200 West was full of smoke, with flames spreading to the attic when crews arrived about 11 a.m., Price Police Chief Kevin Drolc reported Tuesday night. While putting out the fire, crews found a man’s body in the basement. Police were interviewing several witnesses as of Monday night. John Serfustini, editor of the Carbon County Sun Advocate, said officers were s...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58238667@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:39:44 MDT Owner of dog shot by Utah police turns down $10,000 offer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58236771-78/kendall-department-police-offer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58236771-78/kendall-department-police-offer.html.csp">Owner of dog shot by Utah police turns down $10,000 offer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T21:14:07.454-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The owner of a dog killed by a Salt Lake City police officer last month said he has turned down the department’s offer to pay him $10,000 to compensate him for his pet. Sean Kendall, owner of the dog, Geist, that was shot dead by a police officer in its own backyard last month, acknowledged the generosity of the department’s offer, but said he would not be satisfied until the department agreed to change its policy governing using force against dogs. “Even though it really is pretty enticing to...</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> 58236771@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:14:07 MDT Police: Utah man killed self in explosive house fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237485-78/fire-police-friday-broadhurst.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237485-78/fire-police-friday-broadhurst.html.csp">Police: Utah man killed self in explosive house fire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T20:38:48.821-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 08:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Draper man started an explosive house fire on Friday after sending a note to friends and family saying he was ready to kill himself, police said Tuesday. Paul Broadhurst, 40 — who died Friday night — was the only one home when the house at 15082 S. Junction Circle (235 East) ignited. Draper police Deputy Chief John Eining said authorities believe Broadhurst started the fire to end his life. Eining did not release specific language from the suicide note. Police and fire crews responded to the...</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> 58237485@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:38:48 MDT Preliminary hearing set for Utah cop killer’s alleged accomplice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237689-78/walker-johnson-vaillancourt-hearing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237689-78/walker-johnson-vaillancourt-hearing.html.csp">Preliminary hearing set for Utah cop killer’s alleged accomplice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T20:39:10.625-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 08:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Jordan • Prosecutors were ready to make a deal Tuesday with the woman who watched as Timothy Troy Walker shot and killed a Draper police officer. But as Traci Vaillancourt stood at her lawyer’s side, Tuesday, the offer unravelled. Instead, a preliminary hearing date was set for Sept. 30, at which time prosecutors will present what evidence they have in the case against Vaillancourt, who was charged in 3rd District Court with two counts of second-degree felony obstructing justice. The 35-...</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> 58237689@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:39:10 MDT U of U bookstore thief may be suspect in other Salt Lake robberies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58238277-78/lake-salt-bookstore-robberies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58238277-78/lake-salt-bookstore-robberies.html.csp">U of U bookstore thief may be suspect in other Salt Lake robberies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:27:14.445-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The man who robbed a bookstore at the University of Utah Tuesday morning may be wanted in connection with other armed robberies around Salt Lake City. A man claiming he had a gun robbed the bookstore of the university’s Eccles Health Science Building at 26 S. 2000 East about 11:25 a.m, university officials said. The description of the robbery matches those of two other robberies that have occurred in Salt Lake since July 20. Moreover, surveillance cameras at each of the locations captured images...</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> 58238277@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:27:14 MDT Letter: Our police have become too militaristic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58234004-82/police-military-weapons-weapon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58234004-82/police-military-weapons-weapon.html.csp">Letter: Our police have become too militaristic</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T15:52:01.816-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 03:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two weeks ago, a low-grade military weapon was used by Detroit police to disperse a peaceful crowd that had gathered to protest the city’s water shutoffs. The weapon, which is not officially considered a”‘weapon,” was a LRAD, or Long Range Acoustic Device. It can be set to emit a sound which causes physical pain to the ears of those within range. The sound is so powerful it vibrates the bones of the skeleton. That was the setting used on the protesters. The pain was so intense, the crowd quickl...</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> 58234004@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:52:01 MDT Police looking for suspect who dropped off fake bomb at Ogden bank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58238008-78/police-ogden-woman-device.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58238008-78/police-ogden-woman-device.html.csp">Police looking for suspect who dropped off fake bomb at Ogden bank</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T16:12:48.874-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who put a fake explosive device in a bank teller window on Monday, then demanded money from the teller. The woman went to the drive-up service window of Wasatch Peaks Credit Union, 975 Washington Blvd., and passed a “purported explosive device” to the teller at about 10:20 a.m., according to Ogden police officials. “The suspect fled the area after her demands for cash weren’t immediately met,” the police said in a news release....</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> 58238008@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:12:48 MDT Trial set for Utah doctor accused of killing wife http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237091-78/wall-interview-police-schwedler.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237091-78/wall-interview-police-schwedler.html.csp">Trial set for Utah doctor accused of killing wife</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T22:01:49.269-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah pediatrician accused of killing his ex-wife and leaving her dead in her bathtub will stand trial in February. The four-week jury trial scheduled for John Brickman Wall has been set, a judge assigned. But one question remains: Will jurors be allowed to hear the doctor’s taped police interview? Wall’s attorney has alleged that police badgered, intimidated and manipulated his client into making incriminating statements under duress. Prosecutors, who filed a written response motion last w...</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> 58237091@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:01:49 MDT Utah police ask public to identify armed robbery suspect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237444-78/police-suspect-armed-robberies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58237444-78/police-suspect-armed-robberies.html.csp">Utah police ask public to identify armed robbery suspect</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T16:21:55.54-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 04:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy police are looking for a man they suspect of committing two armed robberies in less than a week. Police say the suspect robbed a Conoco gas station at 8612 S. 1300 East on July 15 and a Little Caesars Pizza at 7890 S. 1300 East on July 20. Surveillance cameras at both locations recorded a short, Hispanic male concealing his face beneath an oversized red, white and black striped hooded sweatshirt. In both robberies, the suspect brandished a black handgun, took money from the register, and f...</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> 58237444@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:21:55 MDT S. Jordan police hunt for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58236090-78/suspect-monard-armed-dangerous.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58236090-78/suspect-monard-armed-dangerous.html.csp">S. Jordan police hunt for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect</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="2014-07-29T10:16:01.822-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 10:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Jordan police were looking Tuesday for an armed and dangerous robbery suspect who abandoned his getaway vehicle and fled on foot. SJPD spokesman Samuel Winkler said the suspect — identified as known gang member Dennis James Monard — was confronted about 8 p.m. Monday by a Walmart store security officer who suspected he had been shoplifting. The 37-year-old Monard — described as 6-foot-1, 160 pounds, with hazel eyes, short brown hair and with tattoos on his arms, legs and neck — allegedly p...</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> 58236090@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:16:01 MDT Searchers rescue birdwatcher missing overnight in City Creek Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58235942-78/canyon-overnight-police-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58235942-78/canyon-overnight-police-lake.html.csp">Searchers rescue birdwatcher missing overnight in City Creek Canyon</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="2014-07-29T16:22:16.906-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 04:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Search and rescue workers early Tuesday found a 74-year-old Salt Lake City man who went missing overnight in City Creek Canyon. Public safety dispatchers said the man, reportedly on a solo birdwatching trip, left about 3 p.m. Monday. A 911 call came in about 10:30 p.m. reporting he was overdue. Police located his car parked about 6 miles up the canyon, but there was no trace of the man. Just before dawn, a helicopter equipped with infrared sensors overflew the canyon in advance of a planned grou...</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> 58235942@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:22:16 MDT Utah ex-cop charged in shooting files motion to dismiss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233274-78/cowley-case-willard-motion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233274-78/cowley-case-willard-motion.html.csp">Utah ex-cop charged in shooting files motion to dismiss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T19:10:18.975-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 07:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Embattled former West Valley City Detective Shaun Cowley appeared in court Monday afternoon — his first appearance since a former federal judge announced he would be joining Cowley’s defense team. Paul Cassell, a law professor at the University of Utah, wrote a letter last week in which he asserted that the manslaughter charge against Cowley is unwarranted. “My concern that a guilty verdict in this case will jeopardize the safety of the community by making police officers fearful of defending t...</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> 58233274@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:10:18 MDT Letter: Get serious about common crime, SLC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232961-82/police-serious-anything-common.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232961-82/police-serious-anything-common.html.csp">Letter: Get serious about common crime, SLC</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:33:02.119-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We live downtown, and we went for a walk late this afternoon. On the way we passed some poor visitors who had left their rented vehicle parked on Main Street just north of Temple Square. They had a window smashed and purse stolen. This has been going on constantly for the last few months, in broad daylight, and at lots of other places such as meetinghouses. The police aren’t doing anything serious about it. When we came back the other direction a half hour later, the visitors were still wai...</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> 58232961@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:33:02 MDT Utah man upset by fireworks shoots up yard, police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233482-78/siufunua-suspect-fireworks-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233482-78/siufunua-suspect-fireworks-police.html.csp">Utah man upset by fireworks shoots up yard, police say</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:09:18.521-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man was arrested about 10:30 Friday night after he allegedly shot up his own yard because he was aggravated about the noise from neighbors’ fireworks. The 51-year-old suspect allegedly got into a fight with his wife about the fireworks that were being ignited around his house in Provo, said Provo police Lt. Mathew Siufunua. The suspect’s wife was worried that his shouting would wake her sister’s children, who were asleep in their house near 1200 West and 500 North, and she asked him to keep it...</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> 58233482@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:09:18 MDT Smith & Wesson paying $2M to settle SEC charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233603-79/company-smith-wesson-sec.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233603-79/company-smith-wesson-sec.html.csp">Smith & Wesson paying $2M to settle SEC charges</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T15:19:30.773-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 03:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Smith & Wesson has agreed to pay $2 million to settle civil charges of bribing government officials in Pakistan, Indonesia and other countries to win military and police business. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Monday with the firearms maker, which fired its entire international sales staff after the alleged violations came to light. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp., based in Springfield, Massachusetts, neither admitted nor denied wrongdoing. As the comp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582336032014-07-28T15:19:30.773-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T15:19:30.773-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233603@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:19:30 MDT Salt Lake City police nab not-so-bright druggie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233360-78/lake-salt-officers-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233360-78/lake-salt-officers-police.html.csp">Salt Lake City police nab not-so-bright druggie</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="2014-07-28T16:09:16.528-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Except for a brief foot chase, it may have been one of the easiest drug arrests ever for Salt Lake City police. About 12:30 a.m. Sunday, while officers were talking with another man on the street near 200 South and 500 West, the 23-year-old suspect walked to a nearby group seeking drug paraphernalia. When the group pointed out the police presence, the suspect ran. Officers pursued and apprehended him behind an adjacent building moments later. The man was booked into Salt Lake County Jail, where ...</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> 58233360@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:09:16 MDT Sidewalk gunfire has cops seeking W. Salt Lake City suspect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233224-78/suspect-black-police-red.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233224-78/suspect-black-police-red.html.csp">Sidewalk gunfire has cops seeking W. Salt Lake City suspect</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="2014-07-28T16:16:05.422-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police were seeking leads in a weekend incident where a youth fired multiple gunshots at two men following him as he walked on a street in west Salt Lake City. The incident occurred 5:12 p.m. Sunday at 309 S. 1000 West. No one was hurt, but at least one of the bullets struck a nearby home. Police say a boy told two neighborhood men he had seen the suspect with a firearm. They in turn approached the suspect, who was walking with a female, and asked him if he had a gun. The suspect said he did not...</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> 58233224@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:16:05 MDT Utah man taken for $43,000 in fraudulent business scheme, police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233176-78/police-fire-martinez-orem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233176-78/police-fire-martinez-orem.html.csp">Utah man taken for $43,000 in fraudulent business scheme, police say</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:16:03.726-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ignoring the Great Commandment to love thy neighbor as thyself, a Lindon man was arrested Friday on suspicion of defrauding his neighbor instead. The victim of the alleged fraud told Orem police his neighbor had bilked him out of $43,000 over a three-year period to purportedly start a business that sold “a fire suppression system,” Orem police said in a press release. The product, said Orem police Lt. Craig Martinez, would detect when a house was on fire and suck up water from the homeowner’s sw...</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> 58233176@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:16:03 MDT Faulty handgun may have prevented tragic end to S. Jordan standoff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232816-78/police-handgun-officers-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232816-78/police-handgun-officers-suspect.html.csp">Faulty handgun may have prevented tragic end to S. Jordan standoff</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="2014-07-28T16:18:31.283-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Jordan police say an apparently faulty handgun likely kept a prolonged standoff with an armed and suicidal man from ending in tragedy. Police Master Officer Samuel Winkler said officers were dispatched to a report of gun-toting suicidal man at the San Marino Apartments, 776 W. San Marino Drive (9880 South), just before 1 p.m. Sunday. Police learned than an argument between the 34-year-old suspect and his fiancée and escalated when the man first put a handgun to the woman’s head, and then p...</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> 58232816@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:18:31 MDT Cops: ‘Spider-Man’ slugged officer in NYC’s Times Square http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232411-68/officer-bishop-police-spider.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232411-68/officer-bishop-police-spider.html.csp">Cops: ‘Spider-Man’ slugged officer in NYC’s Times Square</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL R. SISAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T08:28:02.325-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 08:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square. Junior Bishop, 25, of Brooklyn, was charged with assaulting an officer, resisting arrest and criminal mischief. The New York Police Department said the officer assaulted Saturday — an 18-month veteran and one of about 50 officers patrolling the bustling tourist area — stepped in after Bishop demanded at least $5 from a woman he posed for a picture wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582324112014-07-28T08:28:02.325-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T08:28:02.325-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232411@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:28:02 MDT