VICTIM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VICTIM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Couple wanted in robbery of elderly Layton woman nabbed in Tennessee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57835803-78/layton-victim-couple-knoxville.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57835803-78/layton-victim-couple-knoxville.html.csp">Couple wanted in robbery of elderly Layton woman nabbed in Tennessee</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="2014-04-18T13:57:14.132-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 01:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A couple suspected of breaking into an elderly Layton woman’s home, binding her with duct tape and stealing her credit cards, medications and other valuables were behind the bars of a Tennessee jail on Friday, awating extradition proceedings. Hunter Daniel Hayes, a 30-year-old transient originally from Knoxville, Tenn., and Sarah Christine Eversten, 31, of Salt Lake City, were booked into Knox County Jail in Knoxville on Thursday. Jail records note the two were being held on Utah fugitive arrest...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57835803@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:57:14 MDT Police identify Utah woman found murdered in her home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57831848-78/steffey-woman-hoyal-body.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57831848-78/steffey-woman-hoyal-body.html.csp">Police identify Utah woman found murdered in her home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty, Bob Mims,</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Pamela Manson </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T08:45:31.95-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 08:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Taylorsville • Investigators have identified a woman who was murdered in her Taylorsville home. Unified Police identified the victim Thursday afternoon as 59-year-old Margaret Steffey. Officers went to the woman’s house, near 3900 West and Blue Meadow Drive (5850 South) on Wednesday to check on her. Relatives had called police to report they had not heard from the woman — a retired elementary school teacher who lives alone — since Saturday. Her body was found inside the house, and officers imme...</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> 57831848@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:45:31 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 Man charged with attempted murder in WVC shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57756577-78/victim-suspect-degree-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57756577-78/victim-suspect-degree-police.html.csp">Man charged with attempted murder in WVC shooting</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="2014-04-02T19:12:07.621-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 07:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Salt Lake City man has been accused of shooting another man in the face in a dispute over stolen Xanax. Charges were filed Monday in the March 23 shooting in West Valley City. The man took a gun to the victim’s home at Overlook Point Apartments, near 4600 South 2970 West, police wrote; witnesses who were in the same car as the man during the drive to the apartment said the man claimed the victim had taken the man’s Xanax, and one of the bullets was for the victim. At the apartment, the victim...</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> 57756577@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:12:07 MDT Man who gave BYU student a ride home charged with sex assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57754899-78/victim-police-wrote-apartment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57754899-78/victim-police-wrote-apartment.html.csp">Man who gave BYU student a ride home charged with sex assault</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="2014-03-31T21:43:54.152-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 09:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man accused of sexually assaulting a BYU student in her apartment allegedly gave the victim a ride home from a grocery store earlier the same day. In charges filed Monday, police wrote that the victim was awakened about 3 a.m. March 18, when a man walked into her apartment. The victim left her bedroom and went into the hallway, where the man grabbed her and kissed her on the mouth, police wrote. He allegedly told her not to be afraid and said, “All I want to do is touch you.” The man groped th...</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> 57754899@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:43:54 MDT State attorney: Montana rapist can’t blame victim http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57741024-68/rambold-victim-court-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57741024-68/rambold-victim-court-state.html.csp">State attorney: Montana rapist can’t blame victim</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW BROWN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T19:12:01.826-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 07:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Billings, Mont. • A former Montana teacher convicted of rape wrongly blamed his 14-year-old victim when he argued that she bore responsibility in the case, an attorney for the state said Thursday in a court filing. The office of Attorney General Tim Fox is appealing Stacey Dean Rambold’s one-month prison sentence to the Montana Supreme Court. The state says he should have served a mandatory minimum of four years after pleading guilty to sexual assault without consent. Rambold is fighting the app...</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> 57741024@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:12:01 MDT Utah man sent to prison in case of supposedly life-saving sex http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57729706-78/kelly-woman-according-documents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57729706-78/kelly-woman-according-documents.html.csp">Utah man sent to prison in case of supposedly life-saving sex</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="2014-03-27T22:11:11.932-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 10:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 50-year-old St. George man who claimed he had sex with his unconscious neighbor to try to warm her was sentenced to prison on Tuesday. Rodger William Kelly was originally charged in 5th District Court with one count of first-degree felony rape after he allegedly had intercourse with the unconscious 29-year-old woman last year because “he was trying to save her life,” according to court documents. In January, Kelly pleaded guilty to a lesser second-degree felony count of forcible sexual abuse....</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> 57729706@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:11:11 MDT West Valley City man shot by would-be robber remains critical http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57722612-78/police-west-apartment-degree.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57722612-78/police-west-apartment-degree.html.csp">West Valley City man shot by would-be robber remains critical</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="2014-03-25T11:36:08.417-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 20-year-old West Valley City man remained in critical condition Monday, a day after he was shot during an alleged drug-related robbery attempt at an apartment complex. West Valley City police Sgt. Blair Barfuss said the shooting took place about 6 a.m. Sunday inside a unit at Overlook Point Apartments, 4640 S. 2970 West. Officers responding to a 911 call found the victim with a gunshot wound in the head. The man, whose name was withheld by police, was rushed to the hospital. Witnesses told pol...</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> 57722612@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:36:08 MDT Utah man arrested for scamming 88-year-old woman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57713590-78/investigators-wrote-victim-securities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57713590-78/investigators-wrote-victim-securities.html.csp">Utah man arrested for scamming 88-year-old woman</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="2014-03-21T18:50:45.617-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 06:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Alpine man is accused of scamming an 88-year-old St. George widow out of $100,000, and investigators say there may be more victims. According to charges filed this week in Washington County, the 47-year-old man and his wife went, unannounced, to the victim’s St. George home last April after his wife had met the victim at a health expo. The man offered a $70,000 investment to the woman, saying it would be used to make small loans to businesses and individuals. He allegedly promised a 14 perce...</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> 57713590@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:50:45 MDT Sentencing delayed for Davis County teacher in sex abuse case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57707686-78/sexual-abuse-niedzwiecki-sentencing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57707686-78/sexual-abuse-niedzwiecki-sentencing.html.csp">Sentencing delayed for Davis County teacher in sex abuse case</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="2014-03-20T21:45:06.182-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 09:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Friday sentencing hearing for a former Davis County high school basketball coach who admitted to having a sexual relationship with a teen girl has been postponed. Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki, 34, was originally charged in 2nd District Court with eight first-degree felony counts of forcible sodomy, one first-degree felony count of attempted rape, and two second-degree felony counts of forcible sexual abuse. However, in January, he pleaded guilty to four third-degree felonies — two counts of unl...</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> 57707686@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:45:06 MDT West Valley City man arrested in stabbing that left roommate critical http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57702525-78/apartment-arrested-barfuss-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57702525-78/apartment-arrested-barfuss-officers.html.csp">West Valley City man arrested in stabbing that left roommate critical</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="2014-03-19T11:29:30.91-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 11:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City police arrested a man accused in a knife-attack that left his roommate in critical condition Wednesday. WVCPD Sgt. Blair Barfuss said officers responding to a 911 call about 4:45 a.m. Wednesday found an adult male with multiple stab wounds outside an apartment complex at 4000 S. Redwood Road. Officers quickly located the man’s apartment and arrested the 27-year-old suspect. He was booked intothe Salt Lake County jail on suspicion of domestic violence, attempted murder and obstru...</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> 57702525@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:29:30 MDT Utah teen shares her story of sex abuse to empower others http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57592656-78/heiner-niedzwiecki-abuse-sexual.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57592656-78/heiner-niedzwiecki-abuse-sexual.html.csp">Utah teen shares her story of sex abuse to empower others</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="2014-03-17T20:04:48.407-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 08:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As Jaime Heiner drove past Stephen Niedzwiecki’s home in Kaysville one night in the fall of 2012, she glanced over and saw that only his bedroom light was on. Immediately, a thought came. It was likely irrational, she admits, but nonetheless it flooded her mind: What if he was in his room sexually abusing a teenage girl like he had done to her? Up to that point, she had never told anyone about the year of abuse at the hands of her former junior high teacher and basketball coach. “I thought that ...</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> 57592656@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:04:48 MDT Snowmobiler dies in Montana avalanche, fifth victim since Jan. 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57670294-68/avalanche-snowmobiler-buried-center.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57670294-68/avalanche-snowmobiler-buried-center.html.csp">Snowmobiler dies in Montana avalanche, fifth victim since Jan. 1</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T09:39:10.448-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 09:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cooke City, Mont. • An 18-year-old Minnesota man has died after he was buried in an avalanche in southwestern Montana that apparently was triggered by another snowmobiler. The victim was stuck on a slope and trying to start his snowmobile Tuesday afternoon when another snowmobiler high-marked above him, triggering the slide, the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center said. High marking involves riding a snowmobile straight up a mountain as far as the rider can and turning around before becomi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576702942014-03-12T09:39:10.448-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-12T09:39:10.448-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57670294@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:39:10 MDT Office bullying can be subtle, yet pervasive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57635801-79/bullying-bully-employees-workplace.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57635801-79/bullying-bully-employees-workplace.html.csp">Office bullying can be subtle, yet pervasive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Joyce E. A. Russell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T16:05:04.111-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sad to say, but bullying does not just exist in the schoolyard. It is alive and well in the workplace. We probably all know what the obvious signs of bullying look like. Examples include: offensive communication (using profanity, gossip or derisive jokes); aggression (yelling or shouting at an employee); coercion (forcing someone to say or do things against their will); belittling or demeaning someone regarding their ideas or work; embarrassing, degrading or humiliating someone publicly in fron...</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> 57635801@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:05:04 MDT Taylorsville man charged with stabbing son http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57628677-78/victim-police-wrote-son.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57628677-78/victim-police-wrote-son.html.csp">Taylorsville man charged with stabbing son</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="2014-03-04T17:54:33.532-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 05:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Taylorsville man is accused of stabbing his son with a butcher knife. In charges filed Monday, police wrote that the man, 43, stabbed his son in the back, causing his chest cavity to fill with blood Feb. 25 at the family’s Taylorsville home. Two children were in the room at the time, police wrote. The victim’s sister said she heard a noise from the victim’s room and walked in to see the father on top of the victim, police wrote. The victim said, “He stabbed me,” police wrote. The sister hit th...</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> 57628677@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:54:33 MDT Utah convict’s sons retaliate against kidnap victim, police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57594134-78/amp-wilder-sons-woman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57594134-78/amp-wilder-sons-woman.html.csp">Utah convict’s sons retaliate against kidnap victim, police say</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="2014-02-26T22:38:00.527-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last year she testified against her kidnapper. A few weeks later, charging documents allege, the kidnapper’s sons beat her up. According to charges filed Monday, the two sons of Percy L. Wilder — one of whom is the victim’s ex-boyfriend — approached the victim Dec. 13 in the Green Whale Bar, near 3600 Riverdale Road in Ogden, and began punching and kicking her in the head. They were screaming, “That’s what you get, [expletive.] You put my dad away forever. You get everything you deserve,” poli...</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> 57594134@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:38:00 MDT Man charged in stabbing, accused of sex with teen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57571601-78/sex-stabbing-accused-charged.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57571601-78/sex-stabbing-accused-charged.html.csp">Man charged in stabbing, accused of sex with teen</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="2014-02-22T22:48:00.341-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 10:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Valley City man is accused of stabbing another man three times in the chest and illegally having sex with a teenage baby sitter. In charges filed Wednesday, police alleged the defendant, 22, had threatened the stabbing victim on Feb. 12; when the two confronted each other the next day, the victim assumed a “fighting stance” and the defendant stabbed him three times in the left side of his chest, below the armpit, police wrote. The victim was hospitalized. On further investigation, office...</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> 57571601@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 22:48:00 MDT