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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.

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  • bagshaw appears in court

    Defense attorney for teen charged in 2012 murder says new info from DA may impact case

    SALT LAKE CITY – The teen charged as an adult for the murder of 15-year-old Annie Kasprzak was in court Friday for a disposition hearing, and the teen’s defense wants to hold off on setting a trial date while they wait to receive and review new information in the investigation. Both the defense and prosecution are trying to come up with a trial date for Darwin Bagshaw. Friday morning in the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City, the judge set […]

  • Utah Highway Patrol

    UHP troopers rescue 6 abused children with new safety program

    SALT LAKE CITY – A new initiative has helped Utah Highway Patrolmen rescue six children from abusive situations this week. The Interdiction for Protection of Children initiative started earlier this year and showed some great results over the last few days. Monday UHP troopers found three children near I-215 and I-80 on the side of the freeway and realized they may have been in an abusive situation. The children, ages 7 to 13, told authorities they were leaving the state […]

  • Missing woman Elizabeth Elena Salgado.

    Provo police work with FBI, Mexican authorities to investigate woman missing since April

    PROVO, Utah — Elizabeth Elena Salgado, 26, went missing in Provo in April, and detectives just completed a search in her home state in Chiapas, Mexico. Salgado was last seen on April 16 while walking near the Nomen Global Language Center, 384 West Center Street in Provo, and over the past several months her family and friends have organized searches, put up flyers, put together a cash reward and been extremely active on social media. Meanwhile, police have chased down […]

  • Suspicious fire in Brigham City  at Baron Woolen Mills

    Fire crews investigating second suspicious fire at Brigham City building

    BRIGHAM CITY, Utah – Authorities are investigating a fire they say is suspicious in Brigham City. Fire crews said the first call came in at about 2 a.m. and before long, almost 30 firefighters from four agencies were at the fire near 56 N. and 500 E. Monday morning. Fire crews said the Baron Woolen Mills building was the focus of a five-alarm fire just over a year ago that turned out to be arson. Related: California teen admits to sparking […]

  • Kailey Vijil. West Valley City

    Teen booked after 12-year-old West Valley City girl found dead

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A 15-year-old boy is in custody, accused of killing a 12-year-old girl in a field near her home in West Valley City, and the suspect has been booked into detention on a criminal homicide charge. At a news conference Friday afternoon, West Valley City Police Chief Lee Russo announced the teen was arrested, accused of killing 12-year-old Kailey Vijil. The police chief said Vijil had been lured from her home around midnight to a field near […]

  • Midvale arrests

    Officers looking for one suspect end up arresting five in Midvale

    MIDVALE, Utah – Unified Police officers said they were looking to arrest one suspect and ended up with five in custody overnight. Officers said they were watching a known safe house near Midvale Elementary School to find Rubel Quintana, who goes by Rebel, a known gang member who was wanted for several aggravated felonies. At about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, he and another wanted man, Mark Steven Martinez, also known as Club Head, were seen going into the Midvale house. Police […]

  • Runaway semi plows through playground, stops in Spanish Fork LDS church parking lot

    SPANISH FORK, Utah – Authorities in Spanish Fork are investigating after a semi truck hauling a cement mixer veered off Main St. and plowed through a daycare’s playground Wednesday morning. The Utah Highway Patrol said a 47-year-old truck driver blacked out and when he woke up, his truck had stopped in a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints parking lot, but not before going through planters, a daycare playground, a fence and across other property. Officials said the driver […]

  • Gage King

    Police: Two in custody, one on run after smoke shop employee hit with rock

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – Police have a second suspect in custody after a smoke shop employee was bashed in the face with a rock and the store was robbed. Two of the three suspects are now in custody; 20-year-old Cole Lee Covington, of Utah County, was arrested Thursday thanks in part to Fox 13 viewers who recognized him and called police. Brandon Dvorak is from Mississippi and surrendered to police Thursday. Police have also identified the other suspect, Gage King […]

  • Gage King and Cole Covington

    Police: Suspects break smoke shop employee’s face with rock, rob store

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – An employee of The Smoke Shop in South Jordan is recovering after being hit in the face with a rock, and police have one of three suspects in custody and have identified another. Witnesses told police three men came into the shop near 10th W. and South Jordan Parkway Monday afternoon and took the employee to the back of the store. One of the men is accused of using a rock to hit the employee several […]

  • Suspect in Ogden homicide ID'd as Andrew Dominic Esquer. Courtesy of Ogden police

    Man found dead in Ogden street; suspect charged with homicide

    OGDEN, Utah – Police arrested a suspect in connection with a man found dead in an Ogden street Monday morning, and Wednesday formal charges were filed in the homicide case. Andrew Dominic Esquer, 30, was booked into Weber County Jail on charges of homicide and obstruction of justice earlier in the week, and Wednesday he was formally charged on both of those counts. Authorities discovered the victim at about 4 a.m. in the area of 29th Childs Ave. Officers say […]

  • Bryce Cazier

    Former BYU student gets 2 months in jail, probation for making meth

    PROVO, Utah – The BYU student who pleaded guilty to making meth at his university-approved apartment learned his fate Wednesday. Bryce Cazier will spend 60 days in jail and then be on probation for three years; the prosecution asked for double that. This comes after an incident last fall. Emergency crews were called to a fire that Cazier originally said sparked while he was making soap. However, earlier this year, Cazier pleaded guilty to making meth. Cazier’s attorney said his […]

  • 38-year-old Bhoti Subba

    Police investigating suspicious death after woman found dead in South Salt Lake apartment

    SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah – Police are investigating a suspicious death in South Salt Lake after finding a woman dead in her apartment. Authorities were called to a home near 2890 S. and 200 E. at the Arda Jean Manor Apartments just before 8 p.m. Monday to check on a resident. When authorities arrived, they found the body of 38-year-old Bhoti Subba; she was from Nepal. Police said Subba’s family had called officers to check on her because they hadn’t […]


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