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.
STRAWBERRY RESERVOIR, Utah — Despite the efforts of dozens of search and rescue volunteers, two brothers from Utah County remain missing. Jim and Mark Gardiner have still not found after they disappeared during a fishing trip last week on Strawberry Reservoir. Now, authorities say the search effort for the two men is scaling back. One Wasatch County search team does remain at the reservoir on Monday. Watch the video above for the full report on the search that has gone […]
UTAH COUNTY, Utah — A man was taken to a hospital in critical condition after falling an estimated 65 feet from a drainage tunnel in Spanish Fork Canyon early Friday. Utah County Sheriff’s Office dispatched deputies to the area around midnight after a man fell out of a tunnel near Spanish Fork River Park. Sgt. Spencer Cannon said the 18-year-old man was hiking with a group of five people at a drainage tunnel, which was installed in 1983 but has […]
TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — The South Rim fire here in the hills above Stockton is essentially out, but ground and air crews are still working on hot spots. And these folks know the next call could come at any time, and, like the Scouts: They always have to be prepared. Firefighting crews like this one in Tooele now stand at the ready—essentially 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the rest of the summer while monitoring huge tracts […]
TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Several homes along Ridgeline Road near Stockton were threatened by the South Rim Fire. Dave Vickers, a fire management officer with the Utah Department of Natural Resources says the fire started around 4:00 p.m. and burned 351 acres. Approximately 50 firefighters, along with two helicopters and six single-engine air tankers helped get a handle on the flames quickly. Investigators are blaming birds for starting the fire. “Probable cause was birds in a power line shorting out […]
SPRINGVILLE, Utah – There were no injures after a boulder rolled into a home near the Round Peak Fire in Springville. Pat Knowlden lives down the hill from where crews are fighting the wildfire, and she said she was reading Tuesday night when she heard a loud noise. Knowlden said her first worry was that a plane assisting the firefighters had crashed, but when she looked outside she saw a large boulder on her front porch. “We had people in […]
SPRINGVILLE, Utah — A wildfire that started Monday night in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is burning on an estimated 167 acres Wednesday morning. The fire was estimated at 325 acres Tuesday afternoon, but an overnight flyover with infrared puts the most recent estimate at 167 acres as of 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. The fire was 5% contained Tuesday. The fire broke out Monday in the vicinity of homes, but officials said the fire began burning up the hillside and away from […]
SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — A driver was arrested after a chain reaction crash that involved a police officer on a motorcycle Monday morning. Gary Keller of South Salt Lake Police said the officer was stopped in the driveway next to a Harley Davidson shop near 2900 South and State Street, and the crash occurred just before 7 a.m. The officer was using a radar to check speeds, and a passerby had parked alongside him to have a conversation. As […]
SALT LAKE CITY — The man accused of kidnapping and murdering MacKenzie Lueck will make his first court appearance Monday. Ayoola Ajayi is due in court Monday morning and is charged with one count each of aggravated murder, kidnapping, obstruction of justice and desecration of a body. Prosecutors detailed the trail of evidence last week when they announced the formal charges. DA Sim Gill said phone data led them from Ajayi’s home to Logan Canyon, where Lueck’s body was found. […]
In this week’s installment of “Wanted,” we see a man wearing a shirt that says he’s “busy doing nothing,” but he may have been busy doing something when he was caught on camera at a Kaysville store. Police would like to know who he is so they can talk to him about an incident there. Ninety-nine bottles of beer on the wall — and one shoplifter. This man was caught in on camera lifting liquor at a Bountiful store. Police […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Police in Salt Lake City apprehended an accused drug dealer after he called officers to report a robbery and assault. According to his jail booking statement, Trevor Katz had nearly 200 hits of MDMA or ecstasy in his possession when he was arrested last month. Katz actually helped police zero in on his alleged illegal activity by claiming he was the victim of a robbery and assault. Katz called police in early June after someone he […]
MIDVALE, Utah — A crash caused by a driver suspected of driving under the influence set off a chain reaction of fire, a power outage and flooding in Midvale Monday morning. According to Unified Police, the crash occurred at 8000 S and Allen St. when a driver went through a stop sign and struck a utility pole, then ran away from the scene. Police arrested Preston Reed, 22, in connection with the crash. The crash resulted in some power lines […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City firefighters responded to a brush fire late Wednesday night, and they said the fireworks were discharged outside of the designated hours and physical boundaries where fireworks are allowed. Crews arrived in the area of 4400 W and 700 S around 11 p.m. When they arrived, they said they found a fire about half an acre in size. “All these fires are nuisance fires They can all be prevented. Fireworks are great. Have fun […]