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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.

Recent Articles
  • Officials say water now safe to drink in Stansbury Park

    UPDATE: Officials with the Stansbury Park Improvement District said Thursday around 5 p.m. that water samples had been tested and that the water in the area is safe to drink. STANSBURY PARK, Utah – Officials are warning those in Stansbury Park to boil their water before drinking it. The district said five and nine water samples tested positive for coliform bacteria. Coliforms are present in the environment and usually not harmful. However, the presence of the bacteria in drinking water […]

  • Police seek suspect in connection with 4 felony crimes committed in one night

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — South Jordan police need your help tracking down a man allegedly involved in a crime spree that occurred overnight in their city. The suspect acted quickly and vanished into the night, but at least one of the stores has security footage of the burglar. Cops believe the same individual hit four local businesses in about an hour Wednesday night. He didn’t get much in any of those burglaries or the attempted robbery, but police said they […]

  • More details emerge regarding dispute between police, fire agencies stemming from stolen narcotics

    COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah — More details are coming to light regarding narcotics that were stolen from Unified Fire Authority stations and a dispute between emergency response agencies that has arisen as a result. Last week FOX 13 News covered the story of the theft and a police chief’s frustration over what he believes was a mishandling of the case by UFA leadership. Click here for that story, and click here for the response from UFA and Cottonwood Heights City officials. […]

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    Two arrested in home invasion robbery in WVC

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — West Valley City police have arrested two men who, according to probable cause statements, admitted to participating in an armed robbery at a residence early Wednesday morning. Brian Lopez and Lorne Baylor each face felony charges of weapons violation and aggravated robbery, along with misdemeanor charges of failure to stop at the command of a law enforcement officer. According to the probable cause statements, police observed Lopez, Baylor and a third individual running near 3200 […]

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    Utah police, troopers search for suspect in drive-by shooting overnight

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Authorities are searching for a suspect involved in a shooting that closed SR 201 overnight. Utah Highway Patrol Troopers said a car was driving down SR 201 near 4700 W. at about 11 p.m. Wednesday when a suspect shot at the vehicle, hitting the driver in the shoulder. The passenger in the car was not hurt and the driver is expected to recover. Troopers said witnesses, including the passenger, are working with them to track down […]

  • Man withdraws guilty plea in connection with murder of teen

    SALT LAKE CITY – A suspected gang member who initially agreed to a guilty plea in connection with the fatal shooting of a 19 year old last year is withdrawing his guilty plea. Vilisoni Angilau withdrew the guilty plea Friday morning at the Matheson Courthouse, saying that when he made the plea he was under extreme emotional duress due to the shooting death of his brother. Angilau had pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge in the death of 19-year-old Sione […]

  • IRS Phone Scam

    LISTEN: Here’s what actual IRS scam phone call sounds like…

    SALT LAKE CITY – Officials are warning Utahns about a new phone scam where callers impersonate the IRS. Residents who have received the scam call said the person on the other end is aggressive, demands payment and threatens jail time or other punishment. Some Spanish-speaking residents have also been targeted and threatened with deportation if they don’t comply with the caller’s demands. The scammers even targeted State Senator Curtis Bramble’s wife with several calls making threats and demanding money. If you get […]

  • Stabbings downtown

    Wanted: 2 suspects accused in 3 different assaults downtown

    SALT LAKE CITY – Officials are searching for suspects after three people were assaulted in three different incidents overnight. The attacks started at about 12:40 a.m. when an 18-year-old man was walking near 500 W. and 200 S. and he encountered two men. Police said the men asked the teen what he was doing, suddenly punched him in the face and then ran. Officers said about 10 minutes later and a few blocks north, a 22-year-old man was in his […]

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    Man who helped rescue teens after car went into river gets help in return

    SALT LAKE CITY – Several bystanders rushed to the aid of three teens who were trapped in an SUV that crashed and landed upside down in the Jordan River Thursday, and on Friday one of those rescuers spoke to FOX 13 News. Leo Montoya was among those who helped rescue two of the teens, and rescue crews retrieved the third teen, who was pinned inside the vehicle. Montoya spoke about his reaction to seeing the vehicle in the river. “I […]

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    Funding of AG’s Secure Strike Force for immigrant community uncertain

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Attorney General’s Secure Strike Force was established five years ago with the goal to find, arrest and prosecute those who were committing felony crimes in Utah’s immigrant community. The emphasis is on the perpetrators and not the victims, regardless of their citizenship status. Wednesday representatives from the AG’s office went before a state legislative committee to talk about their successes and to hopefully maintain the funding needed to keep the outfit in operation. Over the past […]

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    Former SLC police attorney, sons may strike plea deal for drugs, weapons charges

    SALT LAKE CITY – An attorney who previously worked for the Salt Lake City Police Department was scheduled in court Tuesday on drug charges.  His two sons are also accused in the crime. James Wesley Robinson was a longtime attorney employed by Salt Lake City, he was most recently representing the police department in civil matters. That all changed dramatically back in February when Robinson and his two adult sons, Alex and Zach, were busted for allegedly running a clandestine lab […]

  • WVC apt fire

    15 residents homeless after fire in West Valley City apartment complex

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – The flames are out, the fire crews are gone and now investigators are trying to determine what sparked the blaze. Authorities said several West Valley police officers first spotted the flames and may have saved some lives. The first call came in just before 3 a.m. Friday. Fire crews put out the flames in about 30 minutes and credit police officers on routine patrol for initially containing the fire. Three of the four officers suffered minor smoke […]


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