David Brickey

Two of the most-watched local political contests this year are the races for Summit County Sheriff and County Attorney.

New campaign finance reports this week show incumbent County Attorney David Brickey outspending his challenger, former Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder.

Meanwhile, Sheriff candidate Justin Martinez is swamping his opponent Kris Henricksen in terms of money spent and raised. Rick Brough has more.

The candidates for Summit County Attorney, incumbent David Brickey and former Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder, jousted over their records, as well as their qualifications to handle both the civil and criminal sides of their job. They also delved into some of their judgment calls at Monday's 2014 Election Forum. Rick Brough has more.

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Summit County Attorney David Brickey is asking voters to return him to office for the third time - though this year, he's facing an opposing candidate. Brickey told KPCW that on the criminal side, his office has been successful in holding defendants accountable. On the civil side, his staff has worked well with the county's elected officials. Rick Brough has more.

The Third District Court of Summit County has issued a warrant for the arrest of the suspect in the damage to and destruction of two Banksy paintings on Main Street. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

It looks like Summit County Attorney David Brickey won't be stepping up to the bench, at least for now. Governor Gary Herbert announced he is appointing a Salt Lake County deputy district attorney to fill a vacancy on the Third District juvenile court - a position that Brickley was vying for. Rick Brough has more.

The election is more than a year away, but there will be a contest in 2014 for Summit County Attorney. Former Third District Court Judge  says he plans to run for the job, as a Democrat. And incumbent County Attorney, David Brickey, a Republican, says he will be asking voters for a third term.

Camp Safety is a program, taking place in two different locations in early August, that aims to teach youngsters about being safe in a number of different ways. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired July 29, 2013.  

Earlier this month, Adam Swapp was paroled from prison, after 25 years in confinement for dynamiting a Kamas LDS stake center, and leading a standoff at a compound near Marion that led to the death of a corrections officer. The news caught the attention of Summit County officials. Rick Brough has more.