‘Public Enemy No. 1′ arrested trying to get married

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A man dubbed ‘Public Enemy No. 1′ has been arrested in eastern Utah after he apparently attempted to get married. The man is now in jail on a warrant for aggravated robbery.
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Fact Check: How much crime is committed by illegal immigrants? May 3rd, 2010 @ 8:58pm www.ksl.com SALT LAKE CITY — In the debate over tougher immigration laws in Utah, a lot of statistics are thrown around regarding how much crime undocumented immigrants commit. Sunday morning on KSL’s Sunday Edition, Rep. Carl Wimmer, R-Herriman, cited numbers showing a huge amount of crime by those of Hispanic ethnicity. The statistic compares homicide arrest rates in the capitol city for the year of 2008, but some say it’s all about how you interpret the numbers From the Bureau of Criminal Identification — and these are hard statistics — in Salt Lake City, Chief [Chris] Burbank’s jurisdiction, 81 percent of the homicides, when you have a recorded ethnicity, are committed by Hispanics,” Wimmer told KSL’s Bruce Lindsay. The statistics Wimmer cited are widely circulated among proponents of tougher immigration laws. Wimmer told us he received the stat from Rep. Chris Herrod, R-Provo. Herrod told KSL he received the numbers from Utah’s Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI), so we analyzed those numbers. According to the BCI statistics for 2008 in Salt Lake City (shown above), there were 18 arrests for various types of homicide. Of those, 9 arrests were of suspects described as Hispanic, two were non-Hispanic, and seven were of an unknown ethnicity. Herrod says he discarded arrests in the “unknown” category because there was no way to tell what ethnicity they were, and that’s how he
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