Mark is a nomad at heart, having moved more than 20 times in 26 years. Before becoming a Web Content Producer at Fox 13, Mark worked as a writer on Senator Orrin Hatch’s reelection campaign, a surgical assistant, a legal aide, a door-to-door sales rep and the fastest hands a movie theater’s concession stand had ever seen.


Recent Articles
  • Family offers $2,000 reward for info that leads to Jeep missing Eureka couple was driving

    TOOLE COUNTY, Utah — The family of a missing couple from Eureka is offering a $2,000 reward for information that leads to the recovery of the Jeep the teens were in when they vanished in December. Breezy Otteson, 17, and Riley Powell, 18, have been missing since December 30 when they were driving from Tooele to Spanish Fork, with their final destination being home in Eureka. Family said when they last spoke to the couple, they said they were just […]

  • Utah County Sheriff’s deputy arrested on child sex abuse charges

    UTAH COUNTY — A Utah County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested on charges out of Arizona that include sexual conduct with a minor and molestation of a child. According to a press release from the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, 63-year-old Gerald Salcido was booked into jail Friday and is awaiting extradition to Arizona. Courts in Arizona have a case open against Salcido for multiple charges of sexual conduct with a minor and at least one count of molestation of a child. […]

  • Police seek help identifying alleged Layton flasher

    LAYTON, Utah — Police in Layton are asking for help identifying a man suspected in three recent cases where he exposed himself, and in one case he tried to grope the victim. According to a press release from Layton PD, the incidents all occurred at an apartment complex near Layton Hills Mall at 540 West and 1425 North. The first incident occurred November 10, 2017 at 5:30 a.m. Police say a young woman walking from her apartment to her car […]

  • Stolen Provo Power truck recovered, suspect remains at-large

    UPDATE: Police stated Friday the stolen truck was found abandoned but the suspect remains at-large. Previous story continues below: PROVO, Utah — Police in Provo are looking for a stolen Provo City Power truck Thursday. Police say the 2006 white Chevy long-bed half-ton truck has a yellow power logo on its doors and was stolen from the city shops. The truck has license plate 76393 ex and the truck has a #31 on the tailgate. Police say a Hispanic male […]

  • Springville Police seek help identifying man accused of solicitation of a minor on Instagram

    SPRINGVILLE, Utah — Police are working to identify a man who allegedly asked a 13-year-old girl for nude pictures and tried to arrange a meeting in a hotel room. Lt. Miguel Lee of the Springville Police Department said a 13-year-old girl from Springville was contacted by a man via Instagram on December 21 of 2017. The man asked her for nude photographs and told her he could come to her and get a hotel room. After the third message, the […]

  • Police warn public about jury duty phone scam in Salt Lake County

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Police are warning people in Salt Lake County about a recent phone scam where the caller impersonates an employee of the sheriff’s office. Unified Police and the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office stated Friday that the most recent scam calls involve someone who identifies themselves as a sheriff’s deputy or a member of the sheriff’s office administration team. The caller tells the victim they recently missed jury duty, resulting in a warrant for their arrest. […]

  • Utah teacher reaches settlement with school district over nude art controversy

    HYRUM, Utah — A Utah school teacher who was fired over an art project that included nude paintings says he has reached a settlement with the Cache County School District. Mateo Rueda stated in a blog post that he and the school district “agreed on a fair settlement of mutual satisfaction. I won’t be teaching at Lincoln Elementary anymore for it would be too disruptive. My name is clean and I will still be a professional educator.” Rueda stated the […]

  • Director of Salt Lake City 911 Bureau fired after arrest for DUI in city vehicle

    CENTERVILLE, Utah — The director of Salt Lake City’s 911 Bureau, who also serves on Layton City Council, was arrested for DUI Wednesday while driving a city vehicle, and Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced he was fired Thursday. According to a press release from the Centerville Police Department, a sergeant stopped 48-year-old Scott D. Freitag¬†of Layton as his vehicle was entering I-15 southbound in Kaysville Wednesday around 1:25 p.m. Freitag has been the director of the Salt Lake City 911 Bureau […]

  • Murray police seek help identifying trio of suspects in aggravated assault

    MURRAY, Utah — Police in Murray have released photos of three suspects involved in an aggravated assault in the hope someone can identify them. Police say the group was involved in an aggravated assault in some apartments near the Murray North UTA TRAX line on December 16, 2017. Police say the two white males appear to be in their mid to late 20s, and both men have facial hair. One male suspect appears to have a scar on the side […]

  • Provo man booked for burglary after taking his own bike out of police evidence area

    PROVO, Utah — A Provo man faces a burglary charge after authorities say he broke into a police evidence enclosure and took his own bike back. Sgt. Nisha King of the Provo Police Department said David Snow came to Provo Police Department on December 18 to collect his bicycle, which was being held as evidence. King said the bike was listed under the name of the suspect in a theft case rather than under the name of Snow, who claimed […]

  • LDS Church announces funeral services for President Thomas S. Monson

    SALT LAKE CITY — Funeral services for President Thomas S. Monson will be held Friday, January 12 at noon in the Conference Center on Temple Square. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stated Wednesday the funeral will be held at noon and that a public viewing will be open to all ages on Thursday, January 11, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Conference Center. Monson died Tuesday from causes incident to age. He was 90. Seating […]

  • Police seek persons of interest in unsolved homicide from July 2016 near Pioneer Park

    SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities are still searching for two persons of interest in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred near Pioneer Park on July 26 of 2016. Police first released video of the persons of interest back in August, and they recirculated the information Wednesday, hoping someone can help them identify the individuals in the video. Both individuals are sought in connection with the death of 26-year-old Shawn J.¬†Manymules, who was found shot to death near 400 West […]