Troy Knapp

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Utah's 'Mountain Man' Gets 10 Years in Prison

Troy James Knapp pleaded guilty yesterday

(Newser) - Troy James Knapp lived for years in the wilderness of Utah, avoiding people and eating small game he shot with weapons stolen during cabin break-ins. Sometimes, he'd raid the pantry and rumple the bed sheets before setting out alone again on snowshoes with a rifle slung over his shoulder.... More »

Utah 'Mountain Man' Busted After Years of Burglaries

Cops corner survivalist Troy Knapp in remote mountains

(Newser) - A survivalist has been busted after six years of being a one-man crime wave in Utah's mountains. Troy Knapp, 45, is a suspect in dozens of cabin burglaries, but after years of eluding authorities he was busted after bragging to a pair of hunters about being a "Mountain... More »

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