Recent Articles by Geoff Liesik
Published: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 5:55 pm MDT
A federal judge has ruled that the Ute Tribal Court cannot hear a wrongful death lawsuit filed against 11 current and former Utah police officers by the family of a tribal member who committed suicide following...
Published: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 5:50 pm MDT
A Vernal woman has accepted a plea deal from Uintah County prosecutors, agreeing not to contest allegations that she let her husband physically abuse their son and admitting that she lied to investigators about...
Published: Monday, October 5, 2015 5:26 pm MDT
A Vernal man is facing felony charges after a pair of unusual burglaries, including one where investigators say the man forced his way into a Roosevelt house and brandished a gun while claiming to be a police o...
Published: Friday, October 2, 2015 4:52 pm MDT
A Louisiana couple pleaded guilty Friday in a Utah embezzlement case and paid full restitution to the pair of Carbon County companies they victimized, according to prosecutors.
Published: Thursday, October 1, 2015 5:23 pm MDT
An elderly Vernal man who has recently been told to stay away from schools in Uintah County due to his unusual behavior has been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged sexual abuse of a woman with ...
Published: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 6:03 pm MDT
A Roosevelt girl had to undergo surgery Monday after being mauled by a pit bull while walking to school with her cousin, according to animal control officials and the girl's family.
Published: Thursday, September 24, 2015 5:00 pm MDT
Christina Lundblad, a former teacher at Discovery Elementary School in Vernal, is accused of telling people she had cancer and accepting more than $7,000 in donations. Police say they can't find any evidence Lu...
Published: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:43 pm MDT
Authorities have released the name of a Duchesne County Jail inmate who apparently died by suicide Tuesday.
Published: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 4:35 pm MDT
An inmate died Tuesday in the Duchesne County Jail as the result of an apparent suicide, according to the Duchesne County Sheriff's Office.
Published: Friday, September 18, 2015 9:28 am MDT
A Uintah County man who beat his mother's puppy with a baseball bat, according to court records, has entered a no contest plea to a misdemeanor count of aggravated animal cruelty.