UTAH COUNTY – The man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her 3-year-old son was in court for his first appearance in front of a judge. 28-year-old Christopher Poulson is charged with two counts of aggravated homicide for the deaths of 23-year-old Emily Quijano Almiron and her son Gabriel.
SALT LAKE CITY — A juvenile court judge has ruled a 17-year-old boy accused of raping and killing a 12-year-old West Valley City girl is mentally competent to proceed toward a trial. In a ruling handed down Friday, 3rd District Juvenile Court Judge James Michie said the teen “suffers from one or more mental disorders, intellectual disabilities or related conditions.”
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Attorney General’s Office has charged a former Utah Highway Patrol trooper with arson, accusing him of setting a wildfire. Rex Olsen was charged in Vernal’s 8th District Court on Tuesday with arson, a second-degree felony; and wildland fire prevention violation, a class B misdemeanor.
Quinton Tellis, 29, was charged with capital murder because 19-year-old Jessica Chambers’ death in December 2014 occurred during the commission of another crime, third-degree arson. If convicted, Tellis could have faced life in prison after prosecutors did not seek the death penalty.
Weber County Sheriff’s Office OGDEN – A man returned to Utah from Mexico to stand trial for his girlfriend’s brutal slaying was found guilty of murder Tuesday. Gutberto Heras-Corrales, who turned 42 this week, was convicted of murder, a first-degree felony, in the 2008 death of Noemi Rodriguez.
A 17-year-old Utah girl on Wednesday entered a guilty plea as part of an agreement with prosecutors Marilee Patricia Gardner was charged with killing two people by deliberately crashing her car into another vehicle while fleeing police in an attempt at suicide She was driving at nearly 100mph when she
CLOSE DETROIT — The fugitive with the alias “Champagne Torino” promised on Facebook for all the world to see: He’d turn himself in to police in suburban Detroit if the cops’ post of his “wanted” photo got 1,000 shares.
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