Tips from public help police capture Public Enemy No. 1 in Ogden

Posted at 12:24 PM, Aug 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-21 23:33:01-04

UPDATE: Officials with the Ogden Police Department said Sanford was arrested in Ogden by Unified Police Department personnel sometime around 8:50 p.m. Thursday.

According to information from the Unified Police Department, the man was captured after numerous tips from the public helped police locate the man. Officials said Sanford is being transported to the Weber County Jail Thursday night.

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SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – The Metro Gang Unit is searching for public enemy No. 1 Charley Louis Sanford.

Officials said the 28-year-old man is a known member of a violent prison gang, a convicted felon and a multistate offender.

He is listed as an escapee from a federal halfway house.

Sanford has prior arrests for assault, aggravated robbery and several drug charges.

He is a Caucasian man who is about 6-feet tall and 185 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair.

Sanford has numerous tattoos including several on his neck, lightning bolts on his left cheek, a swastika on his right cheek and small horns above his eyebrows.

His ear lobes have been gauged.

The Metro Gang Unit would like to speak with you if you have any information on Sanford.

Callers can remain anonymous at (801) 743-7000.

Officials said individuals who provide information leading to the arrest of this public enemy may be eligible for a cash reward.