Week ending July 25, 2014


Sentencing Report, The Daily Herald

“Sentences handed down in the Sixth Judicial District Court are as follows: Kenneth Murphy Deaton pleaded guilty to the charge of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, a first degree felony amended to a second degree felony.”


What a great couple of days celebrating Draper Days! Thanks to all those who stopped by our booths and for the rounds of applause as we marched in the parade. And thanks to our employees who stepped forward to represent the Department. Here’s our photo album of Draper Days! (Utah Department of Corrections)


Here is a link to the key findings report presented by the Pew Charitable Trusts at the July 16  Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee meeting.

At the July 16 Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee Meeting this annual report for 2013 was presented by Juvenile Justice Services.

The Utah Department of Corrections provided the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee with this report on the new temporary ID program.

The Utah Board of Pardons presented this information about its authority and this overview of sentencing factors to the Judiciary Interim Committee on July 16.

The Sentencing Commission provided this report to the Judiciary Interim Committee on July 16.


Convicted neighborhood watch shooter Reggie Campos released from prison by Pat Reavy, Deseret News

“A man [Reggie Campos] convicted in the shooting of a neighborhood watchman in Bluffdale nearly four years ago was released from prison on Tuesday.”

Man who led police on chase was on parole for killing girlfriend by Gary Popp, WAVE 3 News (Indiana)

“A man [Joseph Oberhansley] who led Jefferson police on a nearly 40-minute, slow-speed vehicle pursuit Tuesday morning has been identified as a convicted killer who spent more than 12 years in a Utah prison.”

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