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Mathew Stewart pleads not guilty in shooting death of Ogden police officer

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 7 2012 8:29 p.m. MST

Jade and Shelly Francom, parents of officer Jared Francom who was killed last January, walk into the 2nd District Courthouse to attend the first day of a three-day preliminary hearing for Matthew Stewart at the courthouse in Ogden Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Stewart is charged with aggravated murder and seven counts of attempted aggravated murder for allegedly opening fire on a team of police officers who arrived at his Ogden home to serve a search warrant. (Brian Nicholson, Deseret News) Jade and Shelly Francom, parents of officer Jared Francom who was killed last January, walk into the 2nd District Courthouse to attend the first day of a three-day preliminary hearing for Matthew Stewart at the courthouse in Ogden Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Stewart is charged with aggravated murder and seven counts of attempted aggravated murder for allegedly opening fire on a team of police officers who arrived at his Ogden home to serve a search warrant. (Brian Nicholson, Deseret News)

OGDEN — The man accused of shooting at police officers in Ogden, killing one and injuring five, pleaded not guilty to all charges in an arraignment hearing Wednesday.

Matthew David Stewart is accused of opening fire on officers of the Weber-Morgan Narcotics Strike Force as they attempted to serve a warrant at his home Jan. 4. Stewart is charged with aggravated murder, a capital offense; seven counts of attempted aggravated murder, a first-degree felony; and producing a controlled substance, a second-degree felony.

Police removed 16 marijuana plants from Stewart's residence at 3268 Jackson Ave. following the shooting that killed Ogden police officer Jared Francom.

McKenzie Romero

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