Recent Articles by Geoff Liesik
Published: Sunday, January 25, 2015 6:10 pm MST
A man with a concealed weapons permit stopped the armed robbery of a Vernal restaurant Sunday, according to police.
Published: Sunday, January 25, 2015 2:07 pm MST
A man who escaped from a Duchesne County sheriff's patrol vehicle following his arrest early Sunday for investigation of DUI is back in custody after he was found hiding in a rancher's shed, authorities said.
Published: Friday, January 23, 2015 6:36 pm MST
Authorities in Carbon County announced Friday that they have arrested a man who escaped from a Mississippi prison in November 1980 and has lived in Utah under an alias for more than 20 years.
Published: Thursday, January 22, 2015 5:38 pm MST
Two men extorted thousands of dollars from energy companies while working for the Ute Indian Tribe by threatening to withhold permits that are required to work on tribal lands, according to a pair of investigat...
Published: Thursday, January 22, 2015 9:38 am MST
Dustin Wade Ruffino was sentenced Wednesday to serve up to 15 years in prison for trying to hire undercover police officers to kill his ex-wife's boyfriend.
Published: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 8:24 pm MST
Dive teams at Flaming Gorge Reservoir on Tuesday located the body of a Wyoming man who fell through the ice one day earlier.
Published: Friday, January 16, 2015 7:18 pm MST
A judge has ordered three people to stand trial on murder charges in connection with the death of a Carbon County man whose body was found after a fire gutted a house in Price.
Published: Friday, January 16, 2015 12:03 pm MST
A Vernal man who brandished a BB pistol at police during a domestic violence call told officers he was trying to get shot.
Published: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 7:27 pm MST
Four instructors at Utah State University Eastern say they were threatened by Price Mayor Joe Piccolo during a dispute over his adult daughter's grade. Piccolo denies making any threats but plans to plead guilt...
Published: Friday, January 9, 2015 7:00 pm MST
James Cordova, who served as Carbon County sheriff from 1999 to 2014, made his first court appearance Friday on a felony charge of misusing public money and a misdemeanor license plate violation.