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Troy James Knapp

'Mountain Man' Admits To Years Of Thefts

AP | KEN RITTER and BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 06.09.2014 | Weird News

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Troy James Knapp lived for years in the wilderness of Utah, avoiding people and eating small game he shot with weapons stole...

'Mountain Man' Was About To Plead Guilty - Until The Feds Stepped In

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 09.18.2013 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY -- Federal prosecutors took the lead Wednesday in prosecuting a man accused of eluding authorities for several years while stealing gun...

Utah 'Mountain Man' Just A 'Common Crook': Prosecutor

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 07.10.2013 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY -- A lawyer is trying to negotiate a plea deal that would resolve dozens of charges across multiple Utah counties for the solitary wild...

Utah 'Mountain Man' Is A 'Criminal,' Not 'Romantic Figure,' Prosecutor Says

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 06.11.2013 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY — At first, many locals took to calling Troy James Knapp the mountain man. Even victims of his many cabin break-ins marveled over...

Prosecutors Attack Utah Burglar's 'Mountain Man Myth'

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 06.10.2013 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY — At first, many locals took to calling Troy James Knapp the mountain man. Even victims of his many cabin break-ins marveled over...

The Strange Saga Of Utah's Reclusive Cabin Burglar

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 04.07.2013 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY -- Troy James Knapp was dodging authorities, again. The fugitive with a fondness for whiskey and a dislike of living near people had b...

Survivalist Arrested After 6 YEARS Burglarizing Utah Hills

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 06.03.2013 | Crime

MANTI, Utah — Authorities captured an elusive survivalist on Tuesday who is suspected of burglarizing Utah cabins and leaving some covered with ...

Survivalist Suspected Of Burglarizing Cabins Arrested

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 04.02.2013 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY -- A survivalist suspected of burglarizing Utah cabins and evading law enforcement for years was arrested on Tuesday, authorities said....

Armed Outlaws Stalk Rocky Mountains

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2012 | Crime

* Survivalists thrive in remote, mountainous terrain * Trick is to find a few outlaws among many eccentrics * Anti-gover...