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 police discuss rise of criminal activity among children at annual gang conference

    SANDY, Utah — Law enforcement personnel met in Sandy for their 27th annual gang conference this week, and while many things regarding gangs and gang enforcement have changed, cops said several things stay the same. Those involved in the lifestyle are usually after money and power, and it usually involves drugs and guns. “Death or prison, those are your only two choices if you choose this lifestyle,” said Lt. Mike Schoenfeld of the Metro Gang Unit. The disturbing trend for […]

  • Police seek suspect after armed bank robbery in Sandy

    SANDY, Utah — Spring is in the air, and according to police so is an increase in armed robberies all up and down the Wasatch Front. There was some good news for law enforcement regarding one serial suspect they located Wednesday morning, however, Sandy Police are now asking for your help finding an armed bank robber. The crime occurred at a Zions Bank on Tuesday. “This one was pretty scary; this guy definitely meant business,” said Sgt. Jason Nielsen of […]

  • No deaths in Utah avalanches this season; first time in 26 years

    SALT LAKE CITY — No one has been killed in Utah avalanches during the 2016-17 snow season, and the last time this happened was in 1990-91, according to the Utah Avalanche Center. Since 1991, there has been an average of four people killed in Utah avalanches per winter, UAC said in a statement. “The main mission for the Utah Avalanche Center is to keep people on top of the Greatest Snow on Earth, rather than buried beneath it. So we do that […]

  • UHP to put more troopers on the road for Easter weekend

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Highway Patrol troopers are gearing up for some extra enforcement ahead of Easter. With the weather warming up and a long weekend ahead of them, troopers say people tend to speed more and decrease their emphasis on driving safely. The Utah Highway Patrol says they will have at least 130 additional troopers on the roads Easter weekend beginning Friday, and those troopers will be looking for specific violations. “DUIs, especially around recreational areas—the sand dunes, […]

  • Teen shot by police outside SLC homeless shelter appears in court

    SALT LAKE CITY — A retention hearing has begun for a teenager who was shot by Salt Lake City police last year in an incident outside the homeless shelter. Police said Abdi Mohamed was shot because he allegedly refused to follow orders to stop beating another man with a metal broom handle. “He started to whack me this this [in] the arm, back, the leg. A good four or five full home-run hits,” said Kelly McRae, the alleged victim. Officers responding to […]

  • Dozens protest at SLC airport as ICE deports woman to Colombia

    SALT LAKE CITY — Members of Mormon Women for Ethical Government and other groups gathered at the Salt Lake City International Airport Thursday morning in a show of solidarity for a woman who has been deported to Colombia. The woman, identified only as “Isabel,” has lived in Utah for 20 years and is the sole supporter of her disabled son and 86-year-old mother, according to MWEG. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents originally planned to escort Isabel onto a Colombia-bound flight at 11 a.m. […]

  • Woman found shot in head in Taylorsville; 4 teens questioned

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah – Police found a 19-year-old woman dead in a car in Taylorsville overnight; she had been shot in the head. Authorities identified the victim as Maria Alejandra Ayala. Officers said they took four juveniles in custody for questioning; they are not suspects at this time. According to Unified Police, the juveniles have connections to gangs. Unified Police said numerous people called 911 about hearing gunshots near 10th W. and 40th S. at the Callaway Apartments at about 1 a.m. […]

  • Utah woman thwarts armed attempted robber with hot coffee

    SALT LAKE CITY – Police are searching for a suspect accused of trying to rob a woman at gunpoint Friday morning. Officers said a man approached a woman who was in her car in the Anytime Fitness gym parking lot at 2100 S. 2332 E. on Parleys Way. Authorities said the suspect opened the woman’s car door and pointed a gun at her. She threw her coffee on him, he ran to a tan SUV and drove off. Police said the […]

  • Utah man killed, wife injured in London terrorist attack

    LONDON – A Utah man was killed and his wife was injured in the London terrorist attack Wednesday. This Utah couple, Kurt and Melissa Cochran, of West Bountiful, were caught in the attack on the Westminster Bridge. Relatives tell Fox 13 News Kurt died Thursday morning from his injuries. They say Melissa remains hospitalized with several broken bones. Relatives say the couple was in the UK visiting Melissa’s parents who are serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ […]

  • UHP: Dozens of DUI arrests on St. Patrick’s Day, no fatal crashes all weekend

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Highway Patrol released statistics Monday on the hundreds of traffic stops troopers made on St. Patrick’s Day. UHP troopers pulled over 1,893 vehicles and arrested 38 drivers for driving under the influence Friday. According to UHP, there were no alcohol-related crashes and no fatalities on Utah roadways over the weekend. “You’re out St. Patrick’s Day night and you’re enjoying the festivities and, you know, you’re drinking and you’ve got a designated driver – we’d […]

  • Party ends in alleged kidnapping in West Jordan

    WEST JORDAN, Utah – Authorities are investigating an alleged kidnapping at a West Jordan home overnight. Police say it started as a house party that got out of control. Officers say a group of men called an escort service and arranged for three women to stop by. According to police, at about 4 a.m., the women tried to leave the home and the men would not allow it. One of the women called their manager who arrived and confronted the […]

  • Warm weather connected to uptick in bank robberies, police say

    SALT LAKE CITY — Local law enforcement agencies are seeing a rise in bank and credit union robberies, and they said that’s typical for this time of year. Salt Lake City police are now looking for the suspect in a pair of robberies, one of which occurred Tuesday morning. According to a watch log report, the suspect entered a US Bank branch at 1575 S Main St., handed a teller a note demanding money, then left with an undisclosed amount […]