I’m a multi-platform employee here at Fox 13 and excited to be a part of the team. I work part-time as an Assignment Desk Editor, Web Content Producer and associate producer, but full-time at being a journalist. I live in Midvale with my wife and cat. I graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor’s in Broadcast-Journalism.

Recent Articles
  • Man hit and killed after exiting vehicle following St. George rollover

    ST. GEORGE – A male driver was killed after exiting his crashed vehicle on Sunday morning. According to Utah Highway Patrol, the man had been driving a Chevy Uplander southbound on I-15 when he lost control and rolled the car at Exit #8 near St. George Boulevard. They say the car came to rest on all four wheels and that the driver exited the vehicle and began to walk northbound on the shoulder. According to troopers, he began crossing I-15 from […]

  • Woman says dog helped save her life when she fell in icy pond trying to rescue him

    MADISON, Ala. – An Alabama woman was unable to save the life of her beloved beagle after it fell through thin ice into a pond, but she says her dog’s last actions may have saved her own life after she, too, tumbled into the frigid water while trying to rescue the pup. Madison Fire and Rescue rescued Sarah Bailey from icy water at an apartment complex on Continental Drive Wednesday night. She said the entire experience was traumatizing. “I was for […]

  • Man accused of impersonating doctor at California hospital

    SAN DIEGO – A man arrested for impersonating a Harvard-educated doctor at a Southern California hospital pleaded not guilty in court Friday. Prosecutors say Zaid Jeorge had fooled both doctors and staff at Sharp Grossmont Hospital for weeks, according to KSWB. He was seen periodically at the hospital beginning sometime after Christmas until a hospital administrator discovered his alleged ruse on Jan. 11. When that medical manager questioned him in the doctor’s lounge, he gave her a story she said […]

  • Suspect remains at-large after Herriman shootings, manhunt

    HERRIMAN – Police have identified the suspect in a shooting in Riverton that led to a shelter in place order in Herriman for several hours Saturday. Unified Police said at 4:42 p.m. that all shelter in place orders for Herriman and Riverton were lifted. Police identified that suspect as 33-year-old Justin Gary Llewelyn of Riverton. Police say they are still searching for him, but are also asking him to turn himself in. Sheriff Rosie Rivera addressed the man by name […]

  • Utah sees lots of snow as weekend winter storm surges through

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utahns across the state saw snow as Friday night storms brought deep blankets of white overnight and through Saturday. Saturday evening, the National Weather Service posted updated snow totals. A winter storm warning is in effect for the Wasatch Mountains and mountain valleys until 11 p.m. Saturday. In Salt Lake County, between 11 and 13.5 inches have fallen. Draper saw the most with 13.5 inches, while areas like Salt Lake City, West Valley City and West […]

  • Fifth grader unknowingly passes out medical marijuana gummies at school

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A fifth grader was suspended and her parents are now under investigation after she passed out gummy bears at her New Mexico elementary school, unaware the candy contained THC, a local TV station reported Thursday. The unknowing fifth grader allegedly handed out the candy to fourth graders at Albuquerque School of Excellence’s cafeteria. Three students ate a single gummy, and the girl who brought the THC-laced candy ate three or four, KRQE reports. “I started feeling really dizzy. […]

  • Suspect in Springville stabbing in custody after SWAT responds in Midvale

    MIDVALE – A suspect in an attempted homicide is in custody after a SWAT standoff that went on for several hours in Midvale Sunday. Residents in the area of 8200 South 245 West were asked to shelter in place as SWAT responded Sunday morning, and around 2:25 p.m. police confirmed the suspect is in custody. “Once we discovered the suspect was in the home, we learned he was barricading himself in and he had threatened to not come out,” Salt […]

  • Utah troopers deploy spike strips to end high-speed chase, arrest caught on camera

    JUAB, Utah – Utah Highway Patrol was involved in a high-speed chase Sunday morning spanning from Orem into Juab on southbound I-15. The chase started just before 10:25 a.m. when a trooper pulled the vehicle over for a traffic stop. After realizing the vehicle had been stolen the suspects sped off leading UHP on a 60-mile pursuit. They say at times the suspect’s vehicle reached speeds of more than 100 miles-per-hour. Troopers say they were playing it safe and strategically placing […]

  • California college student faces possible deportation after wrong turn at border

    SAN DIEGO — A University of California, San Diego student is in the custody of federal authorities and faces possible deportation after a wrong turn at the U.S.-Mexico border. Orr Yakobi, 22, has been in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement since Sunday when his friend took the wrong exit after leaving the Las Americas Premium Outlets in San Ysidro and they accidentally crossed into Mexico. As someone who is part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program […]

  • Missing, endangered Murray man found safe

    UPDATE: Family members have confirmed that Donald Hogan, who goes by “Brent”, has been found safe Saturday night. The man’s family says Salt Lake City Police located Hogan, who is safe and unharmed. Previous story continues below: MURRAY – A “Missing Endangered” advisory has been issued by the Murray Police Department for Donald Hogan, who suffers from dementia. Hogan is a white male who stands at 6 feet tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has blue eyes and gray hair. A […]

  • Missile threat alert for Hawaii a false alarm

    HAWAII – An emergency alert notification sent out on Saturday claiming a “ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii” was a false alarm, according to state leaders and emergency officials. “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL,” the emergency alert read. While the message caused concern on social media, the Hawaii Office of Emergency Management quickly responded on Twitter, saying, “NO missile threat to Hawaii.” Hawaii Gov. David Ige told CNN that human error […]

  • Wrong-way driver on I-15 causes head-on collision

    OREM – A man was sent to the hospital Friday night after crashing head-on into another vehicle while traveling south in northbound I-15 lanes. Utah Highway Patrol says 21-year-old Dayton Smith was driving his Subaru Forrester and “weaving through oncoming traffic at an estimated 70 mph” prior to the crash near 400 North in Orem. Near milepost 271 in Orem, UHP says it slammed into a Ford Pickup truck spinning the Ford into the concrete barrier. The Forrester came to a […]