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Mother of Saratoga Springs man officers shot is accused of assaulting police
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:03:18 -0700

SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah – The mother of the 22-year-old man officers shot and killed in Saratoga Springs is now under investigation. Officers said Susan Hunt, Darrien Hunt’s mother, approached them while they were making a traffic stop in the Walmart parking lot in Saratoga Springs about two weeks ago. According to police, Susan Hunt started […]

Prosecutors considering charges against mom of Darrien Hunt
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:35:53 -0700

Saratoga Springs officials confirmed Friday that prosecutors are considering whether or not to file a misdemeanor charge against Susan Hunt, the mother of Darrien Hunt, following a confrontation she had with police.

Search warrant explains Darrien Hunt shooting, drug use
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:55:21 -0700

SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah – Drug use, hallucinations and death threats; a document from the Utah County attorney reveals more about Darrien Hunt and what led officers to shoot him. In the Utah County Attorney’s affidavit supporting a search warrant unsealed Wednesday, officers reveal what led to the shooting Sept. 10., from their perspective. Officers called […]

Mom of Darrien Hunt being investigated in confrontation with police
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:24:22 -0700

Saratoga Springs officials confirmed Friday that prosecutors are considering whether to file a misdemeanor charge against...

Former Utah TV pitchman accused of chasing owl in paraglider
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:14:39 -0700

Search warrants show Saratoga Springs, Utah, police officers chased and shot a black man armed with a samurai-style sword as part of a Japanese anime costume because they thought he would hurt someone with the weapon after he swung it at them

Police said they chased, shot sword-wielding man because they thought he could hurt others
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:37:37 -0700

Search warrants show Saratoga Springs, Utah, police officers chased and shot a black man armed with a samurai-style sword as part of a Japanese anime costume because they thought he would hurt someone with the weapon after he swung it at them.

Affidavit: Officers believed Darrien Hunt was a threat to others
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:05:54 -0700

Two Saratoga Springs police officers who shot and killed Darrien Hunt as he fled from them with a sword feared he would harm others, according to a newly released search warrant affidavit. An attorney for Hunt's family calls the explanation 'utter nonsense.'

The attorney for Darrien Hunt's family plans on looking into inconsistent statements made by Saratoga Springs Police
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:42:23 -0700

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - More than a month since two Saratoga Springs police officers shot and killed 22-year-old Darrien Hunt the official medical examiners report has been released. It’s more evidence the Hunt family says proves police used excessive force.

Officers say they shot Darrien Hunt out of fear he would hurt others
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:56:43 -0700

Two Saratoga Springs police officers who shot and killed Darrien Hunt as he fled from them with a sword feared he would harm...

Protesters call for change in wake of fatal shooting of Darrien Hunt
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:40:37 -0700

SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah — A Saratoga Springs family is calling for answers more than a month after their son was shot and killed by police, and protesters lined the street Saturday near the police department with signs demanding justice for Darrien Hunt. “We will continue to protest until someone asked for the resignation of those […]