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 Summit County Attorney's Office obtained an Emergency Writ from a Third District Court judge on Friday, to keep a suspected drug trafficker confined in the County Jail. The County filed a petition because Justice Court Judge Shauna Kerr declined to authorize detention, feeling the arresting officer had not sufficiently explained why the suspect was pulled over in I-80.
A Promontory resident, arrested in August for running through a fire barricade to get to his home, pled guilty to a Class A Misdemeanor in Third District Court Monday. His sentence included 12 months of probation. Rick Brough has more.
Although there is a pending legal fight between Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker Land Holdings, the Resort was still able, last ski season, to use its ski mountain, the subject of a disputed lease from Talisker.
However, the rent that the Mountain Resort pays on the ski terrain has been hung up, due to the dispute between the two companies. That was mentioned by attorneys on both sides as they appeared in Third DIstrict Court. Rick Brough has more.
Park City Municipal is being sued by the owner of an affordable-housing unit in the Flagstaff neighborhood. In the litigation filed in Third District Court, Gretchen Brooks says that under the city's enforcement of the Deed Restriction on her unit, she can't rent it for enough to cover her costs, and she can't personally use the housing. Rick Brough has more.
A 25-year-old mother who took controlled substances during her pregnancy, leaving her newborn son with addiction problems, has been sentenced in Third District Court to three years probation, including about 10 months in the Summit County Jail. Judge Todd Shaughnessy handed down the sentence Monday to Constance Villa. Rick Brough has more.