Utah cop leaves rifle behind after standoff


By Aaron Falk
Deseret News

WHITE CITY, Utah — A veteran Salt Lake County SWAT team member could face disciplinary action for leaving an assault rifle in front of a home following a weekend standoff.

The M4 rifle was left in the grass near a sidewalk for about two hours until a jogger came across it and called police early Saturday, said Salt Lake County sheriff's deputy Levi Hughes.

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