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
  • Amanda Garcia

    West Valley woman stabbed to death identified, suspect arrested

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Police have identified the woman found stabbed to death in the backyard of her West Valley City home as 33-year-old Amanda Garcia. Officers have also identified a suspect, 18-year-old Justin VanCleave, who has been booked into the Salt Lake County jail on murder charges. West Valley officers are working to determine the relationship between VanCleave and Garcia. Authorities said a relative found Garcia dead Monday night in the yard near 7170 West and 2900 South. Homicide update: […]

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    Bomb squad searching Riverton bank after suspect makes bomb threat

    RIVERTON, Utah – Authorities have identified a suspect in a bank robbery claiming to be armed with a bomb, Monday morning. A little after 9 a.m., Douglas McEwan, 61, walked into a Wells Fargo in Riverton, and told tellers he was armed with a handgun and bag that contained a bomb, Unified police say. During the robbery, someone inside called 911 and officers were on scene within minutes. McEwan was tackled in the parking lot and taken into custody. While at […]

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    Strong winds expected in parts of northern Utah could impact travel on I-80, I-84

    NORTHERN UTAH – Strong winds are expected in parts of northern Utah over the next few days after a high wind warning was issued by the National Weather Service. Areas west of the Salt Lake Valley are expected to see the strongest of the winds. Strong winds created issues in parts of Davis and Weber counties a few weeks ago, but experts say those folks are likely to be spared a repeat performance this time around. Meteorologist Mark Struthwolf wants […]

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    Numerous agencies team up for mass casualty drill at Hill Air Force Base

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Everyone hopes a mass casualty incident doesn’t happen, but public safety officials say it’s important to be as prepared as possible should the worst occur. About 30 agencies from northern Utah joined forces for a mass casualty drill at Hill Air Force Base Wednesday, and roughly 200 students from a nearby Clearfield Job Corps Center lent their acting skills to the cause as victims. Commander Ronald Jolly, U.S. Air Force 75th Air Base Wing, […]

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    UDOT wants drivers to be aware of variable speed limits near Point of the Mountain

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Department of Transportation is hoping to make drivers more aware of variable speed limit zones, as safety remains a concern during road work near Point of the Mountain. Speed limits on I-15 will now be subject to change depending on where the work is heaviest, and you could be hit in the pocketbook if you’re not paying attention. The major reconstruction project continues as warmer weather is expected to bring heavier traffic, and UDOT wants to make sure […]

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    ‘High hazard’ traffic stop on I-15 slows Thursday morning commute

    SALT LAKE CITY – The morning commute near Salt Lake City slowed to a crawl Thursday after police stopped a suspicious vehicle. Utah Highway Patrol troopers stopped the car on I-15 near 600 North, believing the vehicle may have been connected to a reported abduction in South Salt Lake. Three people were taken in the custody as a result of that high hazard stop on I-15, and it all started with a complaint from a woman in South Salt Lake […]

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    Amber Alert canceled, Utah suspects and children found in New Mexico

    DAVIS COUNTY, Utah — A call came in to the Clinton Police Department about 4 a.m. Friday letting authorities know the Utah suspects and abducted children from an Amber Alert were found, and everyone is reported to be safe. A Motel 6 clerk in Gallup, New Mexico, recognized Chris Montoya and Monica Martinez when they checked in. The clerk called police, who responded to the motel where the suspects were arrested and the children, 11-month-old Cynthia Montoya and her 3-year-old sister Marae, were […]

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    Rally held outside courthouse as hearing regarding Wolferts sisters unfolds

    AMERICAN FORK, Utah – A group of concerned citizens gathered for a rally outside the American Fork Courthouse Thursday while a hearing went on inside regarding the custody status of two teens. The Wolferts sisters were found earlier this year with their mother in Utah, almost a year and a half after they were reported missing by their father in Kansas. Thursday’s event was described as an emergency hearing over the phone involving the judge in the case, the Wolferts’ […]

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    Unified Police K-9 shot and killed in Millcreek standoff; suspect critically injured

    MILLCREEK, Utah – A Unified Police K-9 Unit was shot and killed while officers were trying to arrest a suspect near 4300 South, 700 East Wednesday night. Unified Police said the K-9 went in first to search for the suspect and was shot. Police then returned fire and moved back to set up a containment area. “It`s a tragedy and our entire K-9 unit, our entire department is mourning the loss but thank God it wasn’t one of our officers,” said Salt […]

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    Elementary school first in Utah to get iPads, Apple products for whole school

    This is a huge deal for Jackson Elementary, a school considered under-served in terms of socioeconomic standing. It’s now the only school in Utah, and just one of 114 schools in 29 states, where the entire student body and faculty are receiving brand new iPads and other Apple products, along with a support staff. This is part of Apple’s $100 million pledge as part of President Obama’s ConnectEd initiative. The schools chosen for this have a student body where more […]

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    Burglary suspect arrested in SLC after drilling into empty cash register

    SALT LAKE CITY – An alert employee was able to notify police of a burglary in progress Wednesday morning, and the suspect allegedly drilled into a cash register only to find it empty. Things began around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday when an employee who opens up for business at The Rose Establishment,  a coffee shop at 235 South and 400 West in Salt Lake City, arrived and noticed something amiss. “Once she got in the building, she noticed that there was […]

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    Possible burial ground, human remains found at U of U construction site

    SALT LAKE CITY – Construction crews have found what could be a burial ground with human remains at the University of Utah. The crews were working on the old Natural History Museum, which is undergoing millions of dollars in renovations to be reincarnated as the Crocker Science Center, when they made the discovery. “Found what looked like human remains,” said Maria O’Mara, a University of Utah Spokesperson. Authorities confirmed it is not a crime scene, and they are now investigating to determine if the […]


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