Scott has been a part of Fox 13’s ” Utah’s Most Wanted” for more than a decade, covering some of the biggest Utah news events.

After working in Flagstaff, AZ, and Anchorage, AK, Utah has been Scott’s home since 1990. Scott said he feels lucky to be a part of the local community and that he has met “amazing people.”

When he’s not chasing down tips, he enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family and enjoying everything Utah has to offer. Scott is also an “eternal optimist,” which he learned growing up in Buffalo, NY and takes time to root for his “beloved” Bills and Sabres.

Recent Articles
  • Check fraud arrests

    Officers searching for 1 fugitive arrest 6 in check fraud scheme

    WHITE CITY, Utah – Officers trying to catch one wanted felon ended up making six arrests in an alleged check fraud operation near Sandy. Unified Police Lt. Lex Bell said officers got a tip about a federal fugitive at a home near 1100 E. and Sego Lily Dr. overnight; they were looking for Delbert Auger who has a history of violence. Officers arrested the first two people when they pulled over a stolen car that left the home, neither were Auger. […]

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    Suspect severs officer’s ear, hits him in head with flower lawn ornament

    SALT LAKE CITY – An officer is recovering and a man is in jail after the suspect allegedly hit the officer in the head with a large lawn ornament shaped like a flower. Authorities said the attack happened just after midnight when an officer approached a man, 23-year-old Leon Dane Hall, who was knocking on apartment doors and trespassing at the Pauline Apartments near 100 S. and 300 E. When the officer tried to talk to Hall, he refused and […]

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    Returned missionary killed in carjacking crash in Centerville

    CENTERVILLE, Utah — Authorities have identified the returned missionary killed after two carjackings over the weekend as well as the two suspects. The victim, 21-year-old Jazmyn Jeppson of Farmington, was killed after police say a suspect in two carjackings crashed into her in Centerville while running from police Monday afternoon. Officers said she died when 27-year-old Anthony Cruz hit her after allegedly committing two carjackings. Police said the situation started at about 4:30 p.m. when Kaysville officers were called to a carjacking at […]

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    Unified police seek help identifying suspect in spree of armed robberies

    NORTHERN UTAH – An unidentified robber is committing increasingly serious crimes, and detectives from two agencies say they need to stop the escalation. Police say the suspect rang in the New Year with a pair of robberies, one on New Year’s Day at Jamba Juice, and another crime one week later. Police are now hoping to get him off the street before he strikes again and before someone gets hurt. Lt. Lex Bell, Unified Police Department, said he has been […]

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    Man who prosecuted some of Utah’s most notorious murderers leaving DA’s office after 40 years

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – A man who helped convict dozens of murderers in Utah over the years is set to retire after four decades as lead prosecutor. Robert Stott is stepping down from that role at the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office Friday, and on the eve of his departure he spoke to FOX 13 News’ Scott McKane about his career. He was never the District Attorney, and Bob Stott typically avoided the spot light, but over his […]

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    Man facing murder charges as police investigate homicide in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – Authorities found a woman dead in a Salt Lake City home and are now investigating the incident as murder. Officers found the victim, 39-year-old Shellise Geter, after getting a tip from Millard County Tuesday night. Salt Lake City police detective Richard Chipping said deputies responded to the report of a suspicious person. They found 26-year-old Mustafa Aldoma driving Geter’s truck. They contacted Salt Lake City police to check on Geter. “They just wanted to make sure […]

  • Sunglass Hut robbery

    Summit County shade: $300,000 in sunglasses stolen under cover of darkness

    PARK CITY, Utah – Deputies are trying to track down thieves who stole about $300,000 worth of sunglasses from the Sunglass Hut at the Tanger Outlet. It turns out detectives in Summit County are now working with other police agencies because it appears Sunglass Huts are being targeted across the country. The heist in Summit County happened sometime between 9 p.m. on Jan. 16 and 10 a.m. on Jan. 17.  Officers said when the manager showed up to open the store, it […]

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    Police identify Salt Lake City man killed in avalanche in Millcreek Canyon

    MILLCREEK CANYON, Utah — One person is confirmed to be deceased and another is in good condition after they were recovered following an avalanche in Millcreek Canyon Thursday. Lt. Lex Bell of the Unified Police Department said the avalanche occurred near Gobblers Knob in Millcreek Canyon, and shortly after 4 p.m. he confirmed that two victims were caught in the slide. FOX 13 News first heard reports of the avalanche around 3:25 p.m. A 49-year-old male died after the avalanche, and a 50-year-old […]

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    Two arrested in West Wendover after report of kidnapping

    WEST WENDOVER, Nev. — Two men were arrested in West Wendover early Thursday morning after police received a report that a third man had been beaten and kidnapped in Taylorsville. According to a news release from the West Wendover Police Department, officers were notified shortly before 3 a.m. of a possible kidnapping and that the people involved may be in the West Wendover area. Police said the victim had contacted family members via text message, giving them his location and […]

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    Officers raid Utah computer stores in illegal internet gambling investigation

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – Unified officers have raided three local computer and gaming stores as part of an internet gambling investigation. Investigators raided the Mouse Pad Business Center in Midvale Thursday morning as well as two other locations in Kearns and Salt Lake City. Officers went to the managers of each store with search warrants at 10 a.m. after an 18-month undercover sting operation. Authorities said the complaints against the businesses came from neighbors who reported various criminal activity […]

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    Fire claims $1M Summit Park home, father injured in blaze

    SUMMIT PARK, Utah – Fire crews said a $1 million home near Summit Park is a total loss after a fire early Wednesday morning. Authorities said the home in the Timberline neighborhood was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived. Neighbors reported hearing an explosion at about 7:30 a.m. and then saw flames shortly after. Officials said the family was home at the time; the father was treated for minor injuries at the scene. Fire crews said temperatures well below […]

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    Pipe burst floods school in Magna, classes canceled Tuesday

    MAGNA, Utah – Officials with the Granite School District have closed Matheson Junior High after a pipe burst and flooded the school overnight. Benjamin Horsley with the Granite School Distirct said the worst damage is in the school’s computer lab. The first call came in right around 5 a.m. when Unified Fire crews responded to an alarm at the Magna school.  When they arrived, firefighters realized it was a flood and not a fire that triggered the alarm and called school […]


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