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
  • West Jordan man reported missing, endangered found safe

    UPDATE: Police confirmed shortly before 9 p.m. Friday that the missing man has been found and is safe. The man was located in a parking lot near the area where he had last been seen. Police say the man was cold and hungry but is otherwise in good condition. Previous story continues below: WEST JORDAN, Utah — Police in West Jordan have issued a missing and endangered advisory for a 78-year-old man last seen at a Walmart on 6200 South […]

  • Police identify man killed in Sandy industrial accident

    SANDY, Utah — Police in Sandy confirm a man was killed Friday when a 4,000-pound pipe crushed him as he was in a trench. Later Friday the deceased was identified as 46-year-old Russell D. Andrews of Salt Lake City. The incident happened at a construction site near 11450 South and 1000 East, and the man was killed when a large cement pipe rolled on top of him as he was in a trench sometime before 3 p.m. He was working […]

  • Judge orders release of fatal SLC courthouse shooting video; rules against family

    SALT LAKE CITY — A judge has granted a summary judgement in the fatal shooting of Siale Angilau in a federal courthouse in Utah in 2014 and ordered the release of pixelated video of the incident. United States District Judge John E. Dowdell granted the summary judgment Friday and dismissed the plaintiff’s excessive force claims, which ends the case unless the plaintiffs file an appeal. Fox 13 News anticipates the pixelated video of the incident will become available Monday morning. The […]

  • Several Utah law enforcement agencies admonish Iron County Attorney

    PAROWAN, Utah — Sheriffs and Police Chiefs from eight Utah law enforcement agencies jointly sent a letter to Iron County Attorney Scott Garrett last month in which they requested a meeting with Garrett to address several concerns. In the letter, which is dated February 13 and obtained by FOX 13 on March 9, law enforcement officials from Iron, Garfield and Beaver Counties accuse Garrett of being “unable to keep [his] personal feelings, prejudices, and animosities from impairing [his] judgement (sic).” […]

  • Man arrested in Eagle Mountain after filming teenage girl as she showered

    EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — A man in his 40s was arrested in Eagle Mountain Friday after he allegedly filmed a teenage girl as she was in the shower. According to the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to an Eagle Mountain home shortly before 2 p.m. Friday. A teenage girl reported that she was showering in her home when she saw a man holding a cell phone over the top of the shower door. The teen took the phone from […]

  • South Jordan man charged with two counts of rape of a child

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — A South Jordan man was charged with rape of a child this week after police say he arranged sexual encounters with a 12-year-old girl he met on TRAX last summer. According to a statement of probable cause, 24-year-old Alec Cole Tate of  South Jordan was charged Thursday with two counts of rape of a child as first-degree felonies. Charging documents state that a detective with West Jordan Police interviewed a girl who told them she met […]

  • Murray Police ask for help identifying suspects in counterfeit cash case

    MURRAY, Utah — Detectives in Murray are asking the public for help identifying two men wanted for questioning in a counterfeit money case. Police say the men used counterfeit money to pay for gift cards purchased at a local department store. Police posted the photo Friday but did not specify exactly when and where the alleged crime occurred. Anyone who recognizes the men is asked to call police dispatch at 801-840-4000 and reference case # 18C004580.

  • Fingerprint in victim’s blood leads West Valley City Police to suspect in 2007 murder

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Police in West Valley City announced Thursday they have made an arrest in the 2007 murder of Tri Xuan Phan. Police say Phan was last seen alive on January 10, 2007 as he got ready to close up at Vui Vui Billiards at 1893 West 3500 South. Phan never made it home that night and was found dead inside the business the next morning. Det. David Greco of the West Valley City Police Department recently […]

  • DA finds officer’s use of deadly force during exchange of gunfire in Riverton justified

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — The Salt Lake County District Attorney has ruled that an officer who exchanged gunfire with a suspect in Riverton in January was legally justified in his use of deadly force. The letter the DA sent to Salt Lake County Sheriff Rosie Rivera Thursday is in connection to an incident on January 20 that began in Riverton with a burglary investigation and escalated as the suspect fired at police and a homeowner. Police first encountered Justin […]

  • Felon who absconded from Minnesota arrested for rape of a child in Utah

    IRON COUNTY, Utah – Police in Enoch say a man who absconded from felony probation in Minnesota now faces charges in Utah that include rape of a child. According to a statement of probable cause, Mark Anthony Jacobs was arrested Tuesday and faces charges of rape of a child and sodomy on a child, both first-degree felonies. The document states police were contacted March 3 about a report of sexual abuse of a child. The complainants said Jacobs assaulted their […]

  • Man killed, Washington Boulevard re-opened after crash at Canfield Drive

    OGDEN, Utah — A West Haven man was killed Wednesday after a crash involving a car and a motorcycle on Washington Boulevard. Officers responded to the intersection of Canfield Drive and Washington Boulevard at 4:12 p.m., according to the Ogden Police Department. A motorcycle traveling northbound on Washington Boulevard collided with a westbound SUV that was making a turn from Canfield Drive onto Washington Boulevard. The driver of the motorcycle, a 20-year-old man from West Haven, was declared dead at […]

  • Lanes re-open after crash closes WB I-215 South at Redwood Road

    UPDATE: Shortly before 6:30 p.m., UDOT traffic cameras showed that most lane restrictions in the area of the crash have been lifted and traffic is moving through the area again. Previous story continues below: SALT LAKE COUNTY — WB I-215 South is closed at Redwood Road Wednesday as Troopers respond to a crash involving two vehicles. According to dispatchers, the crash involved two vehicles and both of them rolled. Lt. Todd Royce with the Utah Highway Patrol said the crash […]