Crime in Utah Collection

Digital Archives

About the Collection

A selection of well-known or significant criminal cases and records from Utah's history.

Handwritten envelope referring to criminal indictment for Butch Cassidy

District Court (Seventh District : Carbon County) Criminal case files

Series 4031

Criminal case files document the legal process and the administration of justice in conjunction with a criminal proceeding. Criminal case files usually contain information such as the case number, and the names of the defendants, counsel, jurors, and witnesses. The case file may include complaints, indictments, subpoenas, verdicts, warrants of arrest, execution or confinement, warrant returns, affidavits, orders, judgments, appeal notices. Records and documents pertaining to a particular action are filed together by the court clerk, and collectively these records constitute the case file. Featuring "The State of Utah against Butch Cassidy"