Weber County fires employee caught on video berating family at campground

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CACHE COUNTY, Utah (News4Utah) – UPDATE: After this story aired, a Weber County employee offered to help the Tremonton family in the video. More here

On Friday Weber County announced Pack had officially been terminated.

Possible criminal charges could come against a Weber County man after video of him berating a Spanish-speaking family at a Cache County campground surfaced online. 

Cache County Sheriff Chad Jensen told News4Utah Wyatt Pack, seen in the video cursing at and berating Jose Caballero and his family, could face disorderly conduct, assault and threat charges, if the Cache County attorney chooses to press charges. 

In the video, recorded by Caballero’s wife, Pack is heard confronting the family and ordering them to move their truck. 

*WARNING: Graphic Language*

“F***ing move it! Are you f***ing deaf? Do these work? Move it!,” Pack is heard screaming. 

After Caballero tells Pack his power steering was out and he was unable to move his truck, Pack snaps back. “I’m a f***ing diesel mechanic for Weber County, and I know you’re f***ing stupid.”
Shortly after, Pack agrees to help the family tow their truck out of the way, but at a cost. 

“But you’re gonna pay us,” Pack says. “How much money do you got?”

The family is seen reluctantly paying pack $40 for the service. 

Weber County responded to Pack’s claims of employment, saying in a statement “We are sickened and outraged watching this video. This type of behavior is completely unacceptable and does not reflect the helpful, kind, customer service attitude we expect of Weber County employees. While the incident occurred in Cache County, we hold the combined belief that our parks are created with the intention of facilitating wholesome family-friendly recreation. The employee in question has been placed on administrative leave as we conduct an internal investigation into his disturbing behavior.”

Cache County Sheriff Chad Jensen told News4Utah his deputies took a report from the Caballero family, and charges could come. 

“This is the time of year when the canyons are full,” Jensen told News4Utah. “Cooler heads need to prevail. It makes for a pretty miserable campground when people are trying to enjoy themselves and they have to hear that.”

Caballero posted the video to YouTube, but did not respond to a request for an interview. Pack did not respond to an interview request, either. 

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