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.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Salt Lake City Police released body camera footage and other details Friday regarding a suspected shoplifter who died after an altercation with store employees. Mischa Cox, 30, died earlier this month from injuries he suffered in the incident on May 2. Police said Cox had stolen some items from an Ace Hardware store near 400 South and 600 East and was confronted by employees, who held the man down until police arrived and put him […]
DAVIS COUNTY, Utah — A Utah Highway Patrol trooper intercepted a wrong-way driver who is believed to have been DUI and is already an alcohol restricted driver. UHP said things began around 2 a.m. Friday when Salt Lake City Police attempted to make a traffic stop. The man driving that vehicle fled and got onto I-15 going northbound in the southbound lanes. UHP was among the responding agencies, and authorities shut down the highway and attempted to immobilize the car […]
SALT LAKE CITY – One man is dead and several people are in custody after a home invasion led to a shooting and crash Tuesday night. Police have identified the deceased as 18-year-old Abubakar Mohammad. Salt Lake City Police said they were called to the area of 200 Rendon Court around 10:30 p.m. on a report of a home invasion. Police said several people forced their way into a home, and one of the occupants chased them back out. A […]
SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Before you can effectively come up with ways to try and tackle our air pollution issues, it helps to have solid data regarding where it is. And that’s where Google comes in. Starting Tuesday, two Google Street View cars will be pulling double duty. They are now equipped with high-tech air quality sensors in addition to the street-by-street mapping cameras. This is the brainchild of the University of Utah’s Atmospheric Science Department and Google. The […]
BLUFFDALE, Utah – Police are looking for a man accused of shooting another man at his home in Bluffdale Sunday night. Officers are searching for the suspected gunman, who they identified as 36-year-old Ryan Holladay and said should be considered armed and dangerous. Holladay is described as a white man who stands 6-feet tall and weighs 225 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. Police have also released a photo of the man. Police said the black pickup truck […]
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A 16-year-old juvenile has been arrested and booked into juvenile detention after police found a 4-month-old girl with injuries consistent with child abuse on Wednesday, according to West Valley City Police. Police said they performed CPR on the child at Shadowbook Apartments until fire personnel arrived and transported her to Jordan Valley West Medical Center. She was then transported by medical helicopter to Primary Children’s Medical Center. Lt. Steve Burke with West Valley City Police […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Body cam footage of fatal officer-involved incidents gain a lot of attention. But Thursday, Salt Lake City Police showed reporters footage of a recent incident where officers managed to de-escalate the situation and prevent a lethal outcome. Last week, officers responded to a man’s apartment to perform a welfare check at the request of a relative who reported the man was suicidal. When police arrived, they found the man holding a knife to his neck and […]
SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – A fugitive is in custody after leading police on a chase and ramming several patrol vehicles in the process. The incident began around 11 p.m. Tuesday when officers with the Unified Police Department encountered a suspicious vehicle near the Chelsea Park Apartments on 7300 South near I-15. Officers approached to speak to the driver, and he fled—running into two patrol vehicles in the process. A chase ensued and ultimately ended in a church parking lot […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Police have tested hundreds of backlogged rape kits, and one out of every four cases from the kits is now under investigation. Chief Mike Brown will report to the Salt Lake City Council Tuesday afternoon regarding the results. A press release indicates the department had custody of 768 rape kits in a 10-year period. Those were submitted and processed, resulting in 105 offender DNA matches from the National Crime Combined DNA database. Police […]
SALT LAKE CITY – Police have released video and additional details after a man died while in police custody following a domestic violence incident. Salt Lake City Police responded to an apartment on April 7 after a woman called 911 to report she was being held against her will by 38-year-old Robert Martinez. Police arrived and attempted to make contact with Mr. Martinez, who at first refused to open the door. But after negotiating with him for nearly half an […]
SALT LAKE CITY – A man in his 20s accused of shoplifting at an Ace Hardware Store is in critical, unstable condition after two employees and two witnesses tackled him in the store parking lot just after 7 p.m. Thursday, police said. According to Salt Lake City Police, the five people were struggling with one another when police arrived at the store, which is near 400 South and 600 East. Those employees and bystanders had caught up with the man […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Members of Utah’s law enforcement community gathered Thursday to add three names to a memorial for officers killed in the line of duty. Representatives from law enforcement agencies all across Utah take part in this memorial every year. They hope each year passes without new names to add to the memorial, but this year there are three. Master Officer Joe Shinners was shot to death back in January while trying to arrest a wanted fugitive in […]