Pat Reavy
Pat is a veteran police and courts reporter for the Deseret News and KSL and has covered some of the biggest stories in Utah for the past two decades. He is a graduate of Michigan State University with a BA in journalism.

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Sandy police confirmed Tuesday that a man found dead in a basement apartment died of a gunshot wound.
A 50-year-old man was killed in an apparent industrial accident Monday.
A third person has been charged in connection with an alleged plot to fire shots at West Valley police officers in an apparent effort to create a distraction to draw detectives away from another investigation.
West Jordan police believe a Ford Ranger ran a red light Monday night, causing a collision that critically injured a 17-year-old girl.
A man charged in May with manslaughter for allegedly giving his wife a bottle of "cheap vodka" despite doctors' orders she not to drink in light of the medications she was taking, was arrested Monday.
Unified police detectives continued searching Monday for the driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash.
A man accused of hosting a party for four juveniles on Halloween, getting them drunk and then raping a 17-year-old girl, is scheduled to make an appearance in court on Wednesday.
A man, who police believe had been secretly watching a 55-year-old woman, broke into her house and sexually assaulted her at knife point over the weekend when he apparently knew she would be alone.
Video of a woman who allegedly got involved in a police chase in an attempt to help officers was released Monday.
A 19-year-old motorcyclist was killed Sunday after witnesses said he pulled out of a gas station into oncoming traffic, according to Unified police.