POLICE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POLICE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah man killed by police mourned at vigil, family questions cops’ story http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58414141-78/police-family-hunt-saratoga.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58414141-78/police-family-hunt-saratoga.html.csp">Utah man killed by police mourned at vigil, family questions cops’ story</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="2014-09-14T22:48:22.024-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs • Sorrow and anger filled the walkway and parking lot at a candlelight vigil Sunday evening near the spot where 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was killed by police four days earlier. About 100 people gathered to pay homage to the young man of biracial parentage who police say lunged at them with a sword. Well-wishers and mourners sang “We Shall Overcome” and prayed and talked about the handsome young man who had his life in front of him. Susan Hunt, Darrien’s mother, listened but did ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58414141@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:48:22 MDT Man shot in stomach outside his Salt Lake home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412573-78/suspect-police-ross-stomach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412573-78/suspect-police-ross-stomach.html.csp">Man shot in stomach outside his Salt Lake home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T21:56:30.501-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 09:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police have arrested a man for shooting another man in the stomach outside his house. About 11:30 p.m. Saturday, the 18-year-old suspect knocked on the door of a home near 600 N. 300 West and said he was looking for someone, said police Lt. Mike Ross. But when someone inside told the suspect that the person he was looking for wasn’t there, he got angry, Ross said. A small group of people escorted the suspect to the sidewalk, where he allegedly pulled out a handgun and shot a 20-y...</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> 58412573@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:56:30 MDT Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413178-68/police-says-department-black.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413178-68/police-says-department-black.html.csp">Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALLEN G. BREED and SHARON COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writers</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T15:05:02.12-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 03:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn’t take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department’s 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic. Carson quickly issued a plan that included advertising in the local black newspaper, outreach to groups like the NAACP and participation in job fairs at area colleges with large minority student bodies. Of 81 applicants in his first hiring round, only four wer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584131782014-09-14T15:05:02.12-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-14T15:05:02.12-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413178@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:05:02 MDT $50K reward offered for tips on trooper’s slaying http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413120-68/police-state-barracks-trooper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413120-68/police-state-barracks-trooper.html.csp">$50K reward offered for tips on trooper’s slaying</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T19:20:13.7-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 07:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Blooming Grove, Pa • A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time since he underwent surgery, a spokesman said Sunday. State police spokesman Trooper Tom Kelly said investigators hope to soon interview Trooper Alex Douglass to get additional information on the attack. The troopers were ambushed around 10:50 p.m. Friday as one of them was leaving the barracks and another w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584131202014-09-14T19:20:13.7-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-14T19:20:13.7-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413120@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:20:13 MDT Family says police shot Utah man because he was black http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58409680-78/hunt-family-police-sword.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58409680-78/hunt-family-police-sword.html.csp">Family says police shot Utah man because he was black</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T14:19:35.688-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 02:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Darrien Hunt’s family says it can figure only one reason that Saratoga Springs police would shoot to death a “timid” 22-year-old in the back, even if he had what they call a “toy” sword: He was black, and treated with extra suspicion because of it. “It’s difficult to make any sense out of the situation any other way,” said Cindy Moss, the aunt of Hunt and acting family spokeswoman, on Saturday. Saratoga Springs police issued a written statement saying claims that its officers’ actions were a re...</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> 58409680@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:19:35 MDT Gunshots lead to two Holladay police chases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412609-78/officers-police-hoyal-cadillac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58412609-78/officers-police-hoyal-cadillac.html.csp">Gunshots lead to two Holladay police chases</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="2014-09-14T21:56:30.555-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 09:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified police want the public’s help identifying a suspect who eluded them in one police chase, and a vehicle that got away in a second, but related, chase. Officers at the Unified Police Department’s Holladay substation heard gunshots nearby at 2:44 a.m. Sunday, said police Lt. Justin Hoyal. They went out to investigate and found a white Cadillac and a white Chevy Cavalier in the area of 4500 S. 2300 East, both driving at a high rate of speed and without their lights on, Hoyal said. Officers ...</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> 58412609@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:56:30 MDT Kirby: Policing was a spectator sport for me http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407561-78/kirby-car-photo-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407561-78/kirby-car-photo-police.html.csp">Kirby: Policing was a spectator sport for me</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Tribune Columnist </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T09:57:38.44-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 09:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police Chief Chris Burbank recently told a batch of new recruits that they will be under enormous scrutiny by the public, and if they had any expectations of being treated fairly “like the rest of the public,” they should choose a different career. Burbank’s right. Case in point is this photo of two of his officers trying to jimmy the door of one of their patrol cars because they locked the keys inside. If these were two regular citizens, the reader who sent me this photo last we...</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> 58407561@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:57:38 MDT West Valley mom allegedly stabs her two children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58409470-78/galvis-west-valley-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58409470-78/galvis-west-valley-police.html.csp">West Valley mom allegedly stabs her two children</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T22:32:03.912-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • A neighbor of a West Valley City mother who police allege stabbed two of her children Saturday morning said she has never known the woman to get angry. “I’ve never seen anything other than her being a loving and caring mother,” Sharon Jensen said. “I’m just totally shocked.” Police allege the mother, Mary Galvis, stabbed her 12-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son multiple times until their father was able to stop the attack. Witnesses say Galvis stabbed the children severa...</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> 58409470@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:32:03 MDT One trooper dead, one critical after ambush http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410564-68/state-police-trooper-barracks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410564-68/state-police-trooper-barracks.html.csp">One trooper dead, one critical after ambush</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL RUBINKAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T20:16:27.195-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 08:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Blooming Grove, Pa. • A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania’s rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded, and authorities scoured the densely wooded countryside and beyond on Saturday looking for the shooter or shooters. State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said a “very dangerous, armed criminal” eluded quick capture. “This attack was an ambush. Our troopers were ... shot without warning and really had no chance to defend thems...</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> 58410564@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:16:27 MDT Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410302-68/state-police-trooper-barracks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410302-68/state-police-trooper-barracks.html.csp">Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL RUBINKAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T16:54:02.561-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Blooming Grove, Pa. • A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania’s rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded, and authorities scoured the densely wooded countryside and beyond on Saturday looking for the shooter or shooters. State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said a “very dangerous, armed criminal” eluded quick capture. “This attack was an ambush. Our troopers were ... shot without warning and really had no chance to defend themse...</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> 58410302@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:54:02 MDT New focus on minority voting after Brown’s death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409589-68/brown-ferguson-black-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409589-68/brown-ferguson-black-council.html.csp">New focus on minority voting after Brown’s death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JESSE J. HOLLAND</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T21:23:46.87-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 09:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • A few miles from the street where Michael Brown died is the grave of Dred Scott, a slave who went to the Supreme Court and tried, unsuccessfully, to be recognized as a free American citizen. One hundred and fifty-seven years later, a white police officer’s fatal shooting of Brown — unarmed, black and 18 years old — raises fresh questions about the extent to which blacks in suburban towns are regarded as full partners by the officials and law enforcers elected largely by and resp...</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> 58409589@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:23:46 MDT German gay rights activist beaten in Belgrade http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409581-68/belgrade-gay-serbia-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409581-68/belgrade-gay-serbia-police.html.csp">German gay rights activist beaten in Belgrade</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:42:02.393-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Belgrade, Serbia • A German man who took part in a gay rights conference suffered life-threatening brain injuries when he was severely beaten in downtown Belgrade on Saturday, Serbian police and gay activists said. The identity of the 27-year-old man has not been released. Police said later Saturday they have arrested three suspects. Jovanka Todorovic, from the Labris gay and lesbian group, told The Associated Press that the man was attacked early morning by a group of young men who beat him 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> 58409581@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:42:02 MDT Two people found dead in Ogden home; police investigating http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58408061-78/police-sube-woman-inside.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58408061-78/police-sube-woman-inside.html.csp">Two people found dead in Ogden home; police investigating</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="2014-09-12T22:45:45.163-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden police were investigating late Friday how a man and woman died inside a home, and who shot a second woman in the hand. At 5:09 p.m. Friday, Ogden police received a call about a gunshot wound in the 500 North block of Eccles Avenue. Officers arrived to find a 22-year-old woman with a gunshot wound in her hand outside the home, said police Lt. Jake Sube. Police later learned that another woman in her early 50s had also been shot, and that a man in his early 50s was still believed to be insi...</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> 58408061@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:45:45 MDT Police seek suspects in kidnapping of two teens in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407991-78/girls-police-bountiful-hair.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407991-78/girls-police-bountiful-hair.html.csp">Police seek suspects in kidnapping of two teens in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T18:20:01.909-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 06:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Authorities are looking for suspects in the kidnapping this week of two teenage girls, who escaped after being held for 19 hours. The girls, ages 16 and 17, flagged down a vehicle on Main Street in Santaquin at about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday and borrowed a cell phone to call 911, a news release by the Bountiful Police Department says. The teens said two men had abducted them in Bountiful at 2 a.m. that day and restrained them in a red SUV, which was driven by a blond woman. Hours later, one of the girl...</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> 58407991@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:20:01 MDT Hostage-taking, shotgun-toting S. Utah bank robbery identified http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406655-78/schroff-bank-police-george.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406655-78/schroff-bank-police-george.html.csp">Hostage-taking, shotgun-toting S. Utah bank robbery identified</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="2014-09-12T22:46:03.349-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Washington County Attorney’s Office on Friday identified a hostage-taking bank robber shot dead by police as a 37-year-old St. George man. Barry Golding, director of investigations for the county’s Critical Incident Task Force, said it was Benjamin Jay Schroff, wearing a false beard and wig and armed with a handgun and shotgun, who held up a St. George Zions Bank branch about 1:45 p.m. Thursday. At gunpoint, Schroff demanded and received cash from tellers and then fled with two female bank ...</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> 58406655@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:46:03 MDT Letter: Safer to treat them like wild animals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406802-82/police-shootings-wild-animal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406802-82/police-shootings-wild-animal.html.csp">Letter: Safer to treat them like wild animals</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T18:38:35.493-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 06:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I would like to offer an observation regarding the many recent fatal police shootings we have been reading about lately. Especially in light of the two most recent shootings described in the Tribune (“Police involved in two fatal shootings,” Sept. 11). Please observe and compare the contrasting methods and outcomes between our police and our Division of Natural Resources. Doesn’t it seems odd that our natural resources officers from the Division of Wildlife Services can corner a wild mountain l...</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> 58406802@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:38:35 MDT Police investigating burglary at Andrei Kirilenko’s Utah home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407256-78/kirilenko-burglary-andrei-entry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407256-78/kirilenko-burglary-andrei-entry.html.csp">Police investigating burglary at Andrei Kirilenko’s Utah home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T22:32:04.181-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police are investigating a burglary at the Federal Heights home of former Utah Jazz player Andrei Kirilenko that occurred sometime last week. Detective Dennis McGowan said the crime was reported on Sept. 6 and likely was committed in the previous five days or so. He said there was entry into the home, but not forced entry, and that there is no suspect yet. Kirilenko and his wife, Masha Lopatova, were not at the home when the burglary occurred, according to McGowan. Kirilenko, who...</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> 58407256@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:32:04 MDT Utah couple had forgery equipment in motel honeymoon suite, police allege http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406885-78/police-stolen-forgery-price.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406885-78/police-stolen-forgery-price.html.csp">Utah couple had forgery equipment in motel honeymoon suite, police allege</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T22:32:04.506-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police officers conducting a welfare check this week on guests staying in the honeymoon suite at a Price motel say they found equipment used in sophisticated forgery operations. Among the evidence allegedly discovered inside the room at the Super 8 Motel were numerous electronic items used to forge documents; stolen and forged checks; stolen credit cards and Social Security cards; dozens of high quality forged Utah driver licenses with various names but bearing a photo of the same man; and “sub...</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> 58406885@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:32:04 MDT Former Utahn arrested in southern Indiana woman’s death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406635-78/arrested-death-indiana-woman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406635-78/arrested-death-indiana-woman.html.csp">Former Utahn arrested in southern Indiana woman’s death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T22:46:03.388-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jeffersonville, Ind. • A man who authorities say was convicted in the 1998 shooting of his teenage girlfriend in Utah has been arrested on suspicion of killing a woman inside a southern Indiana home. Jeffersonville police found the body of 46-year-old Tammy Jo Blanton on Thursday. A neighbor said Blanton lived with 33-year-old Joseph Oberhansley, who police jailed. Oberhansley was released from a Utah prison in 2012 after serving time for manslaughter in the death of 17-year-old Sabrina Elde...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584066352014-09-12T22:46:03.388-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T22:46:03.388-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406635@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:46:03 MDT Salt Lake City police ask help in solving construction gear thefts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406483-78/equipment-gear-police-slcpd.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406483-78/equipment-gear-police-slcpd.html.csp">Salt Lake City police ask help in solving construction gear thefts</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="2014-09-12T11:09:08.474-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police want the public’s help in recovering several pieces of large industrial construction equipment, and putting the thieves behind bars. On Friday, SLCPD released photos of the equipment — including welding gear, saws and nail guns — stolen from J&M Steel Solutions on Aug. 26. The equipment was taken from the company’s storage container at 4325 W. Commercial Ave. (3500 South). Valued at more than $60,000, most of the items were marked with the company’s initials, “J&M.” SLCPD 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> 58406483@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:09:08 MDT