ROBBERY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ROBBERY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Utah judge: Teen will remain in prison during appeal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58369381-78/huizen-van-court-prison.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58369381-78/huizen-van-court-prison.html.csp">Utah judge: Teen will remain in prison during appeal</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="2014-09-03T22:15:35.25-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Ogden judge has ruled that a 17-year-old boy whom he sent to prison will remain there, even as the teen asks the Utah Court of Appeals to consider his case. Cooper Van Huizen was sentenced to prison on May 7 — when he was then 16 years old — by 2nd District Judge Ernie Jones, who ordered the teen to serve two concurrent terms of one to 15 years in prison for committing armed robbery. Since then, the teen’s parents have fought the prison sentence, saying they did not receive solid legal advic...</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> 58369381@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:15:35 MDT SLCPD: Rebuffed panhandler turns armed robber http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58368841-78/suspect-armed-panhandler-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58368841-78/suspect-armed-panhandler-police.html.csp">SLCPD: Rebuffed panhandler turns armed robber</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="2014-09-03T11:27:08.796-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police say a frustrated panhandler who decided to escalate to armed robbery is now behind bars. About 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, an 18-year-old man and his 19-year-old female companion were standing in line outside Club Sound, at 200 S. 600 West, when a male suspect approached and asked for money. When the couple refused, the suspect pulled out a knife, demanded and received a cellphone. He then fled the scene. Police answering a subsequent 911 call arrived soon thereafter, located the su...</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> 58368841@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:27:08 MDT ‘Cops’ crew member killed in Omaha police shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344615-68/police-officers-schmaderer-crew.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344615-68/police-officers-schmaderer-crew.html.csp">‘Cops’ crew member killed in Omaha police shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARGERY A. BECK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T19:14:07.457-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 07:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show “Cops” as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday. The suspect fired from the pellet gun before officers returned fire, Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said at a news conference. He said witnesses and officers thought the robbery suspect’s Airsoft handgun looked and sounded rea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583446152014-08-27T19:14:07.457-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T19:14:07.457-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344615@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:14:07 MDT Letter: UTOPIA is information highway robbery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343104-82/utopia-cities-council-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343104-82/utopia-cities-council-highway.html.csp">Letter: UTOPIA is information highway robbery</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T17:26:15.419-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Who are the bigger crooks? Shurtleff and Swallow, or the 11 cities and council members who invested millions of taxpayer money into a private company, UTOPIA! Maybe it’s time to investigate the misuse of public funds to profit in misguided adventure which has not shown a profit in over 10 years. Now six of the 11 cities want to continue to impose this outrageous burden on all their constituents for a mere $20 a month for 30 plus years. The city council members are having a hard time trying to j...</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> 58343104@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:26:15 MDT Police identify officer, allege teen stole cigars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58300120-68/brown-officer-police-store.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58300120-68/brown-officer-police-store.html.csp">Police identify officer, allege teen stole cigars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID A. LIEB</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ALAN SCHER ZAGIER </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T19:00:33.174-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 07:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Police on Friday identified the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager and released documents alleging the young man had been suspected of stealing a $48.99 box of cigars from a convenience store in a “strong-arm” robbery shortly before he was killed. Darren Wilson is a six-year veteran of the Ferguson Police Department in suburban St. Louis who encountered Michael Brown shortly after a 911 call reporting the robbery, Police Chief Thomas Jackson said. He released no o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583001202014-08-15T19:00:33.174-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T19:00:33.174-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300120@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:00:33 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 Armed robber strikes again, Salt Lake City police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58225146-78/police-coffee-robbery-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58225146-78/police-coffee-robbery-lake.html.csp">Armed robber strikes again, Salt Lake City 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="2014-07-25T17:49:07.14-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police believe that a man who robbed a coffee shop Sunday night has struck again. Marshall James Roberts, 25, is suspected of robbing Health Care Credit Union at 769 E. South Temple about 11:00 a.m. Friday, said Salt Lake police Detective Dennis McGowan. The suspect in surveillance footage from that robbery is the same man as the one seen in footage of the robbery of Coffee Noir at 1035 E. 200 South about 8:21 p.m. Sunday. In both robberies, the suspect passed a note to an employee indicating he...</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> 58225146@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:49:07 MDT