SARATOGA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SARATOGA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Waterless subdivision in Saratoga Springs spurs criminal charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58506274-78/wolper-bowen-lots-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58506274-78/wolper-bowen-lots-building.html.csp">Waterless subdivision in Saratoga Springs spurs criminal charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-19T19:32:48.298-06:00">Updated Oct 19, 2014 07:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the frenetic market of the mid-2000s, new subdivisions in the Utah County town of Saratoga Springs were popping up like mushrooms after a rain. But now it’s the more sober days of 2014, and Kimberly Bowen, once a successful real estate agent, is facing criminal charges that largely boil down to one thing — a lack of water. Bowen is accused of fraud for neglecting to tell buyers of lots in a Saratoga Springs development called Fox Hollow that there was no water available, and that the city 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58506274@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:32:48 MDT Police shot Utah man in the back as he fled, attorney claims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58532803-78/hunt-police-shot-autopsy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58532803-78/hunt-police-shot-autopsy.html.csp">Police shot Utah man in the back as he fled, attorney claims</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="2014-10-18T12:04:12.522-06:00">Updated Oct 18, 2014 12:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An autopsy and other evidence indicate Saratoga Springs police used excessive force when they fatally shot Darrien Hunt last month because the 22-year-old man posed no danger to anyone, a lawyer for his family said Friday. “Darrien was running from these officers and was deliberately shot in the back multiple times,” attorney Robert Sykes said at a news conference, where he released a report on an autopsy commissioned by the Hunt family. Sykes said he has asked the U.S. Department of Justice 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> 58532803@www.sltrib.com Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:04:12 MDT Authorities unsure if Utah cops in Hunt shooting wore cameras http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58455072-78/shooting-police-cameras-hunt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58455072-78/shooting-police-cameras-hunt.html.csp">Authorities unsure if Utah cops in Hunt shooting wore cameras</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="2014-09-25T20:51:19.532-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs police have been looking into body cameras for their officers, but the two officers involved in Darrien Hunt’s fatal shooting were apparently not wearing them at the time, according the Utah County Attorney’s Office. Deputy Utah County Attorney Tim Taylor said Thursday he was not aware of any body camera footage submitted to his office as part of the investigation into the shooting. Hunt was killed Sept. 10 after Cpl. Matt Schauerhamer and Officer Nicholas Judson were called 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> 58455072@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:51:19 MDT Darrien Hunt : A life cut short mourned by family, friends http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425294-78/hunt-darrien-family-scivally.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425294-78/hunt-darrien-family-scivally.html.csp">Darrien Hunt : A life cut short mourned by family, friends</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall and Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T11:00:56.795-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs • Darrien Hunt wanted to heal the world. That was just one of the ways that Hunt, who Saratoga Springs police officers shot and killed last week, was remembered Thursday morning at his funeral, held at a church only about 1 1/2 miles from the shopping center where he died. Before all that, he was a man who took after Jesus Christ, his friend Duane Domino said, standing before a congregation of more than 100 friends, family and supporters. “He was kind and he was gentle and lovi...</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> 58425294@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:00:56 MDT Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-police-edwards-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-police-edwards-department.html.csp">Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs City on Friday identified the officers who shot Darrien Hunt as Cpl. Matthew Schauerhamer and Officer Nicholas Judson. The announcement came in response to a Hunt family news conference earlier in the day in which they called for the names and more information about the shooting. Also at that news conference, an attorney for the family said he is going to ask the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate the shooting and reports of racial discrimination in the city where it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584335512014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433551@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:12:30 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="2014-09-15T09:13:16.422-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 09:13AM 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 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:13:16 MDT 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="2014-09-14T22:50:56.876-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:50PM 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 22:50:56 MDT Two fatal officer-involved shootings in 2 days in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58399196-78/shooting-police-officers-taylor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58399196-78/shooting-police-officers-taylor.html.csp">Two fatal officer-involved shootings in 2 days in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By michael mcfall and Bob mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T08:00:37.791-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs • A 22-year-old man — who earlier was seen wielding a samurai sword at a convenience store — was shot and killed by police in Saratoga Springs on Wednesday morning. It was the second officer-involved shooting on the Wasatch Front in 24 hours, and comes just a month after 20-year-old Dillon Taylor was killed by police outside a outside a Salt Lake City convenience store. On Tuesday afternoon, Ogden police fatally shot an armed suspect who was wanted in an earlier attempted homi...</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> 58399196@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:00:37 MDT Man, 22, killed in Utah County officer-involved shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58397873-78/shooting-sword-jackson-saratoga.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58397873-78/shooting-sword-jackson-saratoga.html.csp">Man, 22, killed in Utah County officer-involved shooting</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="2014-09-11T13:22:06.539-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 01:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs • A 22-year-old man — who earlier was seen wielding a samurai sword at a convenience store — was shot and killed by police in Saratoga Springs on Wednesday morning. The Saratoga Springs shooting occurred at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday near the Top Stop Convenience Store, located at 36 W. State Road 73. Glenda Shearer told The Tribune that she talked to a Top Stop employee who told her the suspect was waving a samurai sword around outside the store. Owen Jackson, public information offic...</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> 58397873@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:22:06 MDT Utah ‘swatting’ hoax has Saratoga Springs on hunt for suspect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364591-78/call-police-saratoga-springs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364591-78/call-police-saratoga-springs.html.csp">Utah ‘swatting’ hoax has Saratoga Springs on hunt for suspect</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="2014-09-02T22:30:13.478-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police are investigating a bogus 911 call that sent officers to a Bluffdale home, thinking they had a murder and hostage-taking crisis in progress. Saratoga Springs police spokesman Owen Jackson said Tuesday that detectives were trying to trace origins of the 9 p.m. Sunday call. That task is more challenging given that the call was made via VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and not through normal land lines or cellular service. The caller, who is believed to be the same person who told the vi...</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> 58364591@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:30:13 MDT Suspect arrested in Saratoga Springs high school bomb threat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58324138-78/bomb-suspect-threat-arrested.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58324138-78/bomb-suspect-threat-arrested.html.csp">Suspect arrested in Saratoga Springs high school bomb threat</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="2014-08-22T08:46:39.453-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 08:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The FBI and Saratoga Springs police have arrested a suspect in a bomb threat that led to the cancellation of classes on Tuesday at Westlake High School. The law enforcement agencies served a search warrant at a home in the city Thursday evening and arrested the suspect there, according to police spokesman Owen Jackson. No details about the suspect were released Thursday night. More information is expected to be released Friday. The bomb threat, made on what was supposed to be the first day of c...</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> 58324138@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:46:39 MDT