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.
Former Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder says he's running for County Attorney because there should be a change in the Attorney's Office, and there should be leadership there. And he says voters should have a choice for the position. Rick Brough has more.
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 Summit County's Attorney's has declined to prosecute a Summit Park resident who shot and killed a moose after it attacked his dog about two weeks ago.
Chief Prosecutor Matthew Bates, wrote in a letter that the shooter, who legally had a 40 caliber semi-automatic hand gun under a conceal-carry permit, acted in self defense when he fired twice at the moose.
Bates, however, said he was referring the case to Animal Control, to site the shooter for walking his dog off leash. Rick Brough has more.
Summit County Attorney Dave Brickley announced Tuesday that he has appointed a Chief Prosecutor - naming Matthew Bates, who has worked in the Attorney's Office the past three years. Rick Brough has more.
The filing window for candidates in the 2014 county and state races opened on Friday. The applications at the Summit County clerk's office already show there will be contests for a position on the County Council, Summit County Attorney and County Sheriff. Rick Brough has more.
The Summit County Attorney's office has reached a settlement with long-time area rancher Steve Osguthorpe on charges that he was responsible for two dog-bite incidents that took place in the fall of 2008 on trails in the Canyons Resort area. The county and Osguthorpe signed onto a 'diversion agreement" which calls on the rancher to meet a couple of conditions. But Osguthorpe still denies guilt in the agreement and vigorously rejects the county's allegations. Rick Brough has more