All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mountain man’

Utah Mountain Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

Troy James Knapp, better known as the Utah Mountain Man, is responsible for several cabin burglaries dating back to 2007, but managed to evade the police for over six years. He was recently found last year, and has been working with the police since agreeing to a plea deal. Part of the deal meant that Knapp had to help the …

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Kari Swenson: Abductor Seeking Parole

In 1984, Kari Swenson was a 22-year old world-class skier training for a spot in the World Biathlon Championship. She was training in the mountains near Yellowstone National Park that July, and it was while on a training run that she was accosted by a self-proclaimed “mountain man”, Don Nichols, and his son. Nichols says he kidnapped Kari in the …

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