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
  • Utah Highway Patrol Lt. Paul Kotter

    Trooper who was shot in Layton traffic stop returns to work

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah Highway Patrol trooper who was shot in the back during a traffic stop in August is returning to work. On August 28, Paul Kotter was helping to provide extra security in a construction zone near the south entrance of Hill Air Force Base. Shortly before 2:30 that morning, 21-year-old Drew Moyer drove up to the area and Kotter pulled him over. The incident started as a routine interaction, with Kotter asking Moyer for his […]

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    Turkey Bowl pits Rose Park against Glendale while promoting peace

    SALT LAKE CITY – It’s a Thanksgiving day football game unlike any other, featuring several former college players and fierce completion while promoting goodwill between two groups who used to have bad blood between them. For the fifth consecutive year, football players from Rose Park and Glendale have been getting together to break down stereotypes for a good cause. The match-up features some of the best athletes in the state, mostly Polynesian men from Salt Lake City’s Rose Park and […]

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    Experts offer tips to protect yourself from scammers while shopping online

    SALT LAKE CITY — Tis the season for intense Internet shopping, as consumers are expected to spend billions of dollars online this year. Shopping the web is convenient, and the deals can be great—but there are also risks you need to be aware of. The National Retail Federation predicts Americans will spend more than $100 billion online this holiday season. And, with that kind of money floating around, experts say scammers are lurking in cyber space, looking to grab their […]

  • Marcos A. Ibanez

    Police investigate homicide after man found dead in Sandy home

    SANDY, Utah — Police are investigating a suspicious death as a homicide after finding a man dead in Sandy home Monday afternoon. At about 3:15 p.m., Sandy police officers were dispatched on a full arrest medical call at 1365 E. 8085 South. When they arrived at the home, they discovered a man in his 20s, Marcos A. Ibanez, dead in the basement with a possible gunshot wound. Detectives processed the scene Monday evening after obtaining a search warrant for the […]

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    Firefighters douse blaze at home in West Jordan

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — There were some tense moments Friday morning for West Jordan firefighters responding to a house fire when the people living there were nowhere to be found. But, thanks to alert neighbors, crews got a handle on the flames and were able to find the homeowners. The first 911 was made just after 5:30 a.m. Friday. Fire crews were on scene within minutes and quickly knocked down the flames, then they went searching for the residents. “We […]

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    Family of murdered woman holds anniversary vigil; after 17 years, suspect still at-large

    SALT LAKE CITY — Trisha Beristain was shot down in cold blood and later found by hunters in Big Cottonwood Canyon, and, even though it happened 17 years ago, her family refuses to let the memory fade. Police said they know who killed the 19-year-old, but that man has managed to stay a step ahead of the law all of this time. Every year now, on the anniversary of her murder, family and friends gather near the crime scene up […]

  • Magna horses - Shamus Haws

    Man guilty of animal cruelty after 10 horses found dead sentenced

    MAGNA, Utah – A man found guilty of animal cruelty after 10 horses were found dead in his Magna pasture has been sentenced to jail time, which was suspended, a fine and community service Wednesday. Shamus Haws was found guilty in September on four out of 11 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty. That was after 10 horses he owned were found dead due to dehydration in 2014. He said it was all a big misunderstanding and a tragic mistake. His […]

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    SLCPD offers holiday safety tips

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department wants everyone to have a safe and happy holiday season, and the well-wishes come with a reminder to stay safe and protect yourself from crime. “It’s about paying attention to your surroundings, paying attention to what you’re doing. Slow down a second. Make sure you’re being safe. Make sure that you’re securing your items. Don’t become an easy victim,” said Det. Greg Wilking, SLCPD. “The Christmas tree looks great with […]

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    Armed suspects accused of kidnapping man in Kearns; one arrested, one on run

    KEARNS, Utah – Police are searching for an armed man who they said kidnapped someone in Kearns but then returned to the house and released the victim, right in front of officers. Unified Police got reports about two men, one with a gun, going to a home near 5600 W. and 5400 S. and demanding a person get into their car at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. While officers were investigating at the home, the two suspects returned and forced the […]

  • Police vets West Valley City vet standoff

    Veterans in law enforcement using military training to help Utah vets

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Depression, PTSD and other mental illnesses affect many veterans, pushing some to the point where they feel the only way out is hurting themselves or someone else. It happened this past weekend in West Valley City; a 50-year-old vet armed with a shotgun barricaded himself inside a home and threatened to take his life. When officers arrived, their first priority was making sure the man’s family and neighbors were safe. Once officers learned the man […]

  • SLC most wanted arrest

    Metro Gang Unit arrests one of top 10 most most wanted in SLC overnight

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Metro Gang Unit has arrested several people including one of its top 10 most wanted criminals. Unified Police said the gang unit took several suspects into custody at the Zion’s Motel on State St. near 1800 S. at about 1:30 a.m.  Officers said they spotted a car registered to documented gang member 38-year-old Clinton Dimell Randle earlier that night and set up a surveillance operation. Authorities later arrested Randall for multiple felony warrants including witness […]

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    Who wants to be a cop? Police departments in Utah struggling to fill their ranks

    SALT LAKE CITY — For generations it was considered an honored and respected career, and becoming a member of law enforcement was often a family affair. But, for a lot of reasons these days, police departments in Utah are finding it difficult to attract and keep qualified cops. From pay and retirement issues, to the recent trend of cops being targets of violence, veteran officers say the task of attracting the best and brightest to serve and protect has never […]


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