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Monthly Archives: February, 2013

UTAH A.G.’S OFFICE CHARGES WYOMING MAN FOR CHILD ABUSE IN 1980’S

The Utah Attorney General’s Office has filed felony charges against a Wyoming man for allegedly molesting a child nearly three decades ago.  Kelcey Webb, 62, was charged Monday with three … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

“BETTER THAN NETFLIX” – UTAHNS CHARGED WITH DUPING MOVIE RENTAL INVESTORS

Two Utah men are facing felony charges for soliciting investments for a device that would supposedly download rental movies with new technology that was “better than Netflix.” The Utah Attorney … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

SUSPECTED ID THIEVES ORDERED TO STAND TRIAL FOR $80,000 SHOPPING SPREE

A.G. AGENTS SAYS SCHEMERS USED ALTERED CREDIT CARDS Two suspected identity thieves were ordered to stand trial for allegedly taking part in a two-day $80,000 shopping spree with tampered credit … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

A.G. SECURE STRIKE FORCE SHUTS DOWN ALLEGED FAKE ID MILL

The Utah Attorney General’s SECURE Strike Force arrested two people today for allegedly operating a phony identification mill out of their home in White City.  William Welcher, 38, and Brandi … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

“SHOW ME THE MONEY” SCAMMER ORDERED TO PAY RESTITUTION

The owner of a one-time business known as “Show Me the Money Investments” has been sentenced to jail and ordered to pay $237,000 to two victims who were convinced to … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

A.G.’S OFFICE FIGHTS APPEAL OF CONVICT CLAIMING “EMOTIONAL DISTRESS” DURING KNIFE & AXE ATTACK

Cody Jesse Augustine is asking the Utah Court of Appeals to throw out his conviction for attempted murder because he was under “extreme emotional distress” while participating in a knife … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

CHARGES FILED AGAINST SPRINGDALE TOWN MANAGER AND POLICE CHIEF

The Utah Attorney General’s Office filed criminal charges today against Springdale Town Manager Richard Wixom and Springdale Police Chief Kurt Wright for the way they handled traffic fines from foreign … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · Leave a comment