Video: BODY CAM: Ruby Franke, Jodi Hildebrandt arrested after Franke’s son was found by neighbors

Mar 26, 2024, 12:05 PM | Updated: 3:13 pm

On Aug 30, 2023, officers with the Santa Clara-Ivins Police Department were dispatched to Jodi Hildebrandt’s home after a call of a 12-year-old who looked emaciated and injured appeared outside of a neighbor’s home.

According to police, it was learned that the 12-year-old was the son of “8 Passengers” creator Ruby Franke, who was staying with Hildebrandt.

In this video, KSL TV follows the timeline of police as they find and question Hildebrandt and Franke by using body camera footage provided by authorities.

This video will not showcase what was found inside the home or use any footage featuring the children.

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Armed Officers Arrive at Jodi Hildebrandt’s Home – 00:00
Hildebrandt Opens Door, Officers Begin Search – 01:49
Officers Find 10-Year-Old – 08:04
Officers Question Hildebrandt About AirBnB Guests – 13:34
Officers Question Hildebrandt About Saferoom – 32:49
Hildebrandt’s Attorney Speaks to Police – 37:13
Hildebrandt and Attorney Speak Privately – 41:05
Officer Watches Over Hildebrandt – 42:32
Police Leave to Draft a Search Warrant – 47:59
Officer, Hildebrandt Sit Down Inside Home – 50:23
Police Explain Situation to Hildebrandt – 59:08
Hildebrandt, Officer Wait For Search Warrant – 1:01:17
Officer Steps Outside for Phone Call – 1:41:24
One Hour Passes Without Footage of Either Women – 1:44:57
Police Begin Searching House – 1:45:02
Hildebrandt is Moved to Another Room – 1:46:15
No Footage of Women for About an Hour – 1:46:51
Ruby Franke Arrives at the House – 1:46:56
Officers Trade Shifts on Watching Franke – 1:58:35
Hildebrandt Speaks to Police in a Bedroom – 2:50:07
Officer Continues Watching Franke – 2:52:03
Franke is Searched, Detained by Police – 3:21:09
Second View of Franke Detainment – 3:25:23
Hildebrandt Escorted to Police Car – 3:29:28
Franke Transported to Police Department – 3:33:00
Police Talk About Finding Franke’s Phone – 3:39:05
Franke Moved to Police Department – 3:41:15
Officer Waits at Police Department – 3:43:24
Police Interview Franke – 4:02:32
Police Interview Hildebrandt – 4:06:21
Hildebrandt Arrested for Child Abuse – 4:13:20
Franke Arrested for Child Abuse – 4:18:35

Editors Notes:
KSL TV is choosing to not air or share large amounts of the evidence released due to the sensitive nature of the case involving children and in an attempt to not re-traumatize the young victims.

Edits were made by the Washington County Attorney’s Office and KSL TV.

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Video: BODY CAM: Ruby Franke, Jodi Hildebrandt arrested after Franke’s son was found by neighbors