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 — The Salt Lake City Fire Department reports evacuation orders have been lifted after a gas leak forced evacuations at two apartment buildings in the Avenues neighborhood Tuesday. The fire department evacuated part of 1st Avenue between A St. and 136 E, including the Covey and Hilcrest apartments. Salt Lake City Public Utilities first tweeted about the incident around 7:44 a.m., stating there was a water main break and responding crews smelled natural gas. Those crews called […]
SPRING CITY, Utah — A man was wounded in an exchange of gunfire with SWAT members after police say he fired at officers during a stand-off situation in Spring City. The incident began around 5:30 p.m. Monday at 379 North Main Street after Sanpete County Sheriff’s deputies got a call about a man firing a gun. Deputies arrived and tried to contact the man, 53-year-old Paul Harward, but said he was uncooperative and refused to exit the home. After Harward […]
MIDVALE, Utah — Several people were injured in a melee that became a shooting Sunday night, and two of them were hospitalized with gunshot wounds. Now it appears all of them are going to wind up in jail, as police said the shooting stemmed from not one but two drug deals gone bad. So far police have arrested 18-year-old Randon Cummings and booked him into the Salt Lake County Jail, where he faces charges of aggravated robbery and assault. Detectives […]
In this week’s Wanted we take a look at several open cases. Police need your help identifying theft suspects in Layton, a woman wanted for credit card theft and fraud in Salt Lake City, two would-be thieves in the Tooele County area and a suspect in a forgery case in Roy. If you recognize any of the suspects, contact the relevant police agency.
MURRAY, Utah — Police have identified a man who was shot and killed after entering a Murray home uninvited Sunday. Authorities identified the intruder who was killed as 32-year-old Andrew W. Miller. According to the Murray Police Department, Miller broke into a residence near 5900 South and 400 East around 7 p.m. Sunday. Some sort of altercation between Miller and the homeowner ensued. The homeowner was armed and shot the intruder at least once. “At some point somewhere in the […]
SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah – One man is dead and another is in critical condition after an auto-pedestrian accident Saturday night. The accident occurred near 3300 South Main Street at approximately 11:51 p.m. According to the South Salt Lake Police Department, two men were crossing the street during a green crosswalk light but it had turned red while they were in the intersection. During that time the two men were hit by a dark Chevy Trailblazer, police said. Both men […]
MILLCREEK, Utah — A woman is dead after a police officer searching a parking lot for her ran over her with a vehicle late Tuesday night. The incident occurred in a parking lot near 3300 South and 2300 East in Millcreek shortly before midnight. Unified Police said officers responding to a call spotted a woman lying in the Zions Bank parking lot. Det. Ken Hansen said as those officers went to look for the woman, one of them inadvertently ran […]
BOUNTIFUL, Utah — Bountiful Police have determined an attempted abduction reported Monday didn’t actually occur. The agency stated in a press release “…it became apparent the complainant’s statements were not consistent with the information obtained as part of the investigation.” Police confronted the girl about those inconsistencies and said she recanted her statements. The girl, who is jr. high school age, said the attempt occurred shortly after 3 p.m. Monday near 350 West and 2600 South. She described an older […]
This week’s Wanted starts in St. George, where police are seeking a suspect wanted for alleged package theft. Anyone with information can call (435) 627-4300. A man in Cottonwood Heights is wanted for shoplifting. Anyone who recognizes him can call (801) 944-7100. Police in Spanish Fork are seeking a person of interest for an incident that occurred at a Walmart. Call (801) 804-4700 if you recognize him. Police in Spanish Fork are also looking for a sweater-wearing robbery suspect.
UPDATE: Orem police identified the victim of the shooting Thursday night as 26-year-old Dominique Barnett. OREM, Utah — A man wounded in a shooting in Orem Thursday night has died, and police are still searching for the suspect Friday morning. Orem Police confirmed a man wounded in the shooting has died Friday, but his name has not yet been released pending notification of his family. Police are looking for 19-year-old Elbert Paule in connection with the shooting, which occurred Thursday night […]
KEARNS, Utah — Police searching for a missing teen found the boy dead in a field in the Kearns area Wednesday. He was later identified as 17-year-old Julian Garcia of Taylorsville. Julian was last seen by his friends on February 9, and his family reported him missing the next day. Police went to the area where the teen was last seen Wednesday to conduct a search, and they found the teen dead in a field near 5600 West and 6100 […]