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Police & Fire

Drug thefts 'real problem' in police evidence rooms

Editor’s note: The Standard-Examiner is choosing not to name the accused evidence technician because she is a private citizen and as of Friday, May 18, 2018, had not been charged with a crime. An investigation by the Weber County Attorney’s Office continues. It is the Standard-Examiner’s policy to publish names of elected and/or public officials.


Police & Fire

Utah police have discretion on whether to jail or cite and release DUI arrestees

When a driver is arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Utah, police officers have discretion in deciding whether to jail or cite and release the suspect.


Police & Fire

Deputy didn't lose job after DUI and using unnecessary force on jail inmate

FARMINGTON — A Davis County sheriff’s deputy kept his job for more than two years after being arrested for drunken driving and undergoing discipline for using unnecessary force against a jail inmate, according to public records.


Police & Fire

Former Layton man pleads guilty in $3.4M Ponzi scheme

A former Layton man has pleaded guilty to felony mail fraud in a $3.4 million real estate investment scheme.


Police & Fire

2 more sheriff's deputy harassment cases made public in Davis County

FARMINGTON — A Davis County sheriff’s deputy resigned after two sexual harassment investigations and a jail lieutenant stepped down amid allegations that he bullied and harassed staff members, disciplinary records show.


Police & Fire

Ogden City denies allegations in lawsuit over Weber County Jail death

OGDEN — Lawyers for Ogden City have filed their initial defense against a civil suit that alleges authorities neglected a man who died after being jailed for public intoxication.


Police & Fire

Weber Co. politicians use rules to advantage in gaining retirement benefits

A Weber County politician’s 2017 retirement package has drawn scrutiny this spring amid infighting at the Republican convention.


Police & Fire

'Team sexual harassment' at Davis County Jail investigated; deputies demoted

FARMINGTON — Three male corrections deputies known as “team sexual harassment” by some female staff members swarmed around young clerks in the Davis County Jail for at least two years, while two senior sheriff’s office commanders failed to stop it, according to documents from a human resources investigation.


Police & Fire

Weber County employee got 'good' reviews despite 'total disarray' of evidence room

Editor’s note: The Standard-Examiner is choosing not to name the accused evidence technician because she is a private citizen and as of Friday, May 4, 2018, had not been charged with a crime. An investigation by the Weber County Attorney’s Office continues. It is the Standard-Examiner’s policy to publish names of elected and/or public officials. 


Courts

Wrongful-death lawsuit against Job Corps operator settled out of court

FARMINGTON — Attorneys have reached an out-of-court settlement in the case of a woman who filed suit over the death of her diabetic teen daughter at the Clearfield Job Corps Center.


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