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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    Kearns man accused of shooting at mom wanted

    KEARNS, Utah — The Unified Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a Kearns man after he allegedly fired shots at his mother Wednesday. Police said the suspect got into an argument with his mom about money at about 2:30 p.m. at 4890 S. 4135 W. That’s when 24-year-old Skyler Brady pulled out a large handgun and fired shots at his mother but missed and hit a TV, authorities said. Lt. Brian Lochrke with the Unified Police Department […]

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    Two killed, I-80 closed after semi trucks involved in fiery crash in Tooele County 

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah – Two people were killed and another was injured after a fiery crash on I-80 Wednesday morning. Later in the day police identified the deceased as 61-year-old Fred V. Marsh of Sun Valley, Nevada and 58-year-old Robert E. Kuntz of Urich, Missouri. The Utah Highway Patrol said a FedEx truck and a truck hauling military equipment were involved in the crash on I-80 westbound at mile post 77 (Dugway / SR-196 Jct) west of Tooele at about […]

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    Man arrested after allegedly punching fan at U of U tailgate

    SALT LAKE CITY — A man is recovering after he was punched by a fan at the University of Utah tailgate. The incident happened just before kickoff at the University of Utah vs. University of Arizona game on Saturday, October 8. The man was in line to use one of the porta-potties at the main tailgate area just south of Rice Eccles Stadium when he saw a few men attempting to cut in line. He told the men they needed to wait their turn. […]

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    West Jordan council member accused of hit-and-run pleads guilty

    WEST JORDAN, Utah — A member of the West Jordan City Council has pleaded guilty to a charge of leaving the scene of an accident. Witnesses told police that Jeff Haaga left a bar drunk and hit a parked car on his way out of the parking lot back in July. Haaga initially pleaded not guilty, but he changed his plea Friday morning. Haaga will now serve probation and pay a fine, but he said he will not resign his […]

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    Observant construction workers help police bust amateur meth lab in Taylorsville

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah – Police said it was crude, but probably effective and potentially dangerous, after some construction workers came across the makings of a meth operation in Taylorsville Tuesday. Some construction workers spotted what appeared to be chemicals out of place on Tuesday near 5400 South and Redwood Road, and when police came to investigate they found the makings of a crude meth lab. “So to come across something like this is very abnormal, and it was a heads-up play […]

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    ACLU is cautiously optimistic about efforts with homeless at Rio Grande

    SALT LAKE CITY – Overnight, authorities carried out phase two of Operation Diversion which began last week. It is an unprecedented attempt to deal with the issues regarding homelessness, drug dealing, drug addiction and mental health issues in the Rio grande district. It is an unprecedented attempt to deal with the issues regarding homelessness, drug dealing, drug addiction and mental health issues in the Rio Grande District. Working with Salt Lake City and County funding, Unified Police, Salt Lake Police, […]

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    Man acting irrationally found to be hit-and-run victim; officer injured after SUV hits police car

    WEST JORDAN, Utah – Three people including a West Jordan police officer were hospitalized early Thursday morning after an unusual sequence of events. Things began around 12:30 a.m. near 8600 South and Redwood Road when police received reports of a man who was acting irrationally and trying to get inside a few cars and at least one home. Police arrived to find a 21-year-old man incoherent and bloody. Ethan Roche was initially combative, police said, and officers used a Taser […]

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    Utah DEA agent says opioid epidemic ‘bane of our existence’

    SALT LAKE CITY – An average of one person dies every day in Utah due to an opioid overdose, and state leaders gathered for a two-day summit starting Wednesday to discuss ways to reduce that figure. Utah’s problem with heroin and opioid addiction has been on the rise for nearly a decade now, to the point where we are one of the leaders in the U.S. when it comes to deaths due to opioid and heroin overdoses. It is a […]

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    Man arrested for stolen truck after trying to sneak past West Valley officers

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A man is behind bars after trying to sneak past police with a stolen truck. “He walked right up to our officers and was trying to just walk his way past but we got a good description of him beforehand,” West Valley Lt. Steve Burke said. Officers said they spotted the truck around midnight. Authorities followed the suspect into a neighborhood and successfully spiked one of the truck tires near 4347 W. 3015 S. The truck […]

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    Man leads police on chase, rams two police cars

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A man is in custody after hitting two West Valley City police cars Monday morning. About 3:30 a.m., detectives got a tip a man wanted for a federal probation violation, 23-year-old Jonathan Padilla, was in the area. Authorities followed the suspect from West Valley City all the way to the Avenues in Salt Lake City. Officers said they tried to stop the suspect’s car when Padilla rammed one of the police cruisers and tried to […]

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    Man jailed after four injured in separate stabbings in SLC’s Rio Grande district

    SALT LAKE CITY – Police responding to a report of a large fight in the Rio Grande district of Salt Lake City Tuesday evening ultimately found four people who all said they were stabbed by the same man. Police responded to the area near the Road home Shelter Tuesday evening, and after speaking with witnesses and victims they identified 30-year-old Chris Robertson as their suspect. Authorities said the reported fight spanned an area covering about a block. “This is the […]

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    Alleged robbery suspects arrested after police chase and crash

    SALT LAKE CITY — Three men believed to be the prime suspects in five recent armed robberies are in custody Tuesday morning after a chase and crash. West Valley City police officers saw men authorities believed to be robbery suspects riding in a red Geo Metro at a Salt Lake City apartment complex near 1300 S. State St. When officers tried to stop the car, the driver sped off and crashed into three vehicles before police were able to stop him near 300 W. South Temple. […]