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Police Beat for 4/30/2012 - 5/6/2012

 

Lone Peak Police  had a total of 110 calls for service for the week. This is from 0700 hours on 4-30-12, until 0700 hours on 05-07-12.  Here is a list of the more serious incidents.

 

These calls do not include calls such as suspicious incidents, frauds, abandoned 911s, animal control and various other day to day incidents we respond on
  
Monday 04/30/2012
  
An officer took a third party report from an individual who stated that his brother threatened his mother who lives in Highland.  The officer advised that his mother would have to call in to report the threats.  The officer did document in the briefing book the threats made so other officers would be aware of the situation.
  
Officers responded to an address in Alpine on the report of a domestic violence in progress.  While en route, officers learned the male suspect had left the scene.  The male was located nearby and subsequently arrested on several domestic violence charges.
  
Officers responded in Alpine on an accident with injuries involving two vehicles.  Officers and Fire responded and found there were only minor injuries.  Officers conducted an investigation on the accident.  Both vehicles were towed due to extensive damage.
 
Tuesday 05/01/2012
  
An officer was dispatched to an address in Highland to take a report of a theft of vehicle.  The officer found a truck had been stolen out of the driveway of the victim.  The officer found the keys had been left in the vehicle.  A report was taken, an ATL was put out on the truck and it was entered NCIC.
  
An officer was dispatched on a harassment call in Highland.  The officer found this started out as a dispute over items lent between two parties.  On of the parties was now harassing the other through text.  The officer contacted both parties and a resolution to not contact each other was reached.
  
An officer was asked to contact a Highland resident regarding a fraud.  Upon contact, the officer found the individual received a call stating she owed a remaining balance on a debt and needed obtain a "green dot" voucher from the nearest Wal-Mart and call him back with the information on the card to clear the debt.  The reporting party immediately contacted the police instead.  Through an investigation, the officer found this to be an overseas scam.  
  
An officer was dispatched on the report of a reckless driver in Highland.  The officer was able to locate the vehicle.  It was found the driver was under the influence of prescription medication and impaired.  The driver was arrested for DUI, her vehicle was towed and she was eventually cited and released to a responsible individual.     
   
 
Wednesday 05/02/2012

An officer was dispatched on a juvenile problem.  The reporting party advised that unknown juveniles had built a "fort" in the bushes in Alpine open spaces behind her residence.  The officer responded, located the fort and found numerous items including a lawn chair that had been reported stolen several days earlier from an Alpine resident.  The chair was returned to the owner.  It is unknown who the juveniles are at this time. 
 
Officers responded to SR-92 in Highland on an accident involving two vehicles.  There were no injuries and both vehicles were towed due to being incapacitated.  The officer assigned conducted an investigation and found one driver at fault.

An officer took a report from a Highland City worker concerning the theft of copper wire from four street lights.  There are no suspects at this time.
 
  
Thursday 05/03/2012
  
At approximately 0300 hours an officer noticed a garage door open at a residence in Alpine.  Officers made contact with the homeowner and advised them.  The homeowner was appreciative and closed the garage door.
 
Officers responded to and took accident reports on three separate accidents all occurring in Highland.  All were property damage only with no injuries.
Officers were dispatched to a residence in Highland on the report of a physical domestic violence in progress.  Officers determined that both parties had assaulted each other and that a child had been present during the altercation.  Both parties were cited for domestic violence assault and domestic violence in front of a child.  One of the parties agreed to leave for the night.
 
 
Friday 05/04/2012
  
Officers responded to 6000 W. and SR-92 in Highland on the report of an accident with injuries.  Both parties involved were treated on scene for their injuries and released.  After conducting an investigation, the officer cited one driver for speeding and the other for failure to yield.
 
An officer was dispatched on a shoplifter at Kohler's.  The officer arrived and found the individual was detained and cooperating with store personnel.  The individual admitted to taking items and leaving the store without paying for them.  The individual was cited and released.
 
An officer was dispatched on the report of a reckless driver in Highland.  The officer was able to locate the vehicle and found the individual to be impaired due to prescription medication.  The individual's vehicle was state impounded and he was booked into jail on DUI among other charges. 
  
A Lone Peak K-9 officer was asked to have his dog perform a sniff on the vehicle involved in the DUI.  The officer deployed his dog who indicated on the vehicle.  Narcotics were located within the vehicle.
  
 
Saturday 05/05/2012
 
An officer was dispatched on a vehicle that was unable to maintain lane travel.  The officer was able to locate the vehicle in Highland.  After investigating the driver for possible impairment, the officer found none and the driver was released.
 
An officer took a report whereas the complainant had their remote controlled car ran over by a vehicle in Highland.  The vehicle did not stop and the complainant was not able to obtain a license plate number.  The officer was unable to locate the vehicle and documented the incident.
 
An officer was dispatched on a medical call in Alpine where a 20 year old male had crashed his bicycle while performing a jump.  The officer arrived and assisted the male until medical personnel could arrive.
 
Sunday 05/06/2012
 
Officers responded to a domestic violence call in Highland.  Officers arrived and found an intoxicated adult male had been physical with his mother.  After an investigation, the male was booked into jail on several domestic violence charges.
 
While parked in Highland an officer noticed a vehicle make some erratic movements in what appeared to be the driver attempting to avoid the officer.  The officer attempted to follow the vehicle for a distance and found the vehicle speeding in an attempt to elude the officer.  The officer was eventually able to catch the vehicle and upon a records check found the registered owner had an active warrant.  The driver was found to be the registered owner who was then booked into jail on the warrant.
While patrolling in Highland an officer ran a records check on a vehicle and found the registered owner had an active warrant.  The officer was able to identify the driver by his drivers license photo as also being the registered owner.  The officer stopped the vehicle and was able to collect bail on the warrant.  The driver was then released.
Officers received a suspicious call in Alpine where two individual were attempting to load a piece of property into their vehicle.  Officers arrived and found the two individuals were attempting to steal the property.  Upon investigation, besides the theft, DUI, possession of heroin and cocaine and possession of paraphernalia were found also.  The individuals were booked into Utah County Jail.  Because of the arrest it was also found that these individual committed a strong arm robbery in American Fork earlier that day.
A Lone Peak K-9 officer was asked to have his dog perform a sniff on the vehicle involved in the prior theft call.  The officer deployed his dog who indicated on the vehicle.  Narcotics were located within the vehicle.

 

Police Beat for 4/23/2012 - 4/29/2012

 

Lone Peak Police had a total of 100 calls for service for the week. This is from 0700 hours on 4-23-12, until 0700 hours on 04-30-12.  Here is a list of the more serious incidents.

 

These calls do not include calls such as suspicious incidents, frauds, abandoned 911s, animal control and various other day to day incidents we respond on
  
Monday 04/23/2012
  
Officers responded on a disorderly call whereas a female was reported out of control by her husband.  Officers responded and found the female was upset over her husband making changes to a tree house being built by him.  Officers found nothing criminal occurred.  The husband left the residence for a while while things calmed down.
  
An officer responded on a fraud call.  Officers spoke with a female who advised she had applied for a work at home position through the internet.  The female advised she received a check that she was suppose to cash and send back the money.  The female did not do this and just wanted to report this company.
  
An officer took a delayed accident report that occurred at Lone Peak High School.  The officers gathered all necessary information to document the report.
While on patrol an officer noticed an unoccupied vehicle in Highland Glen Park after park was closed.  The officer along with another officer conducted a foot patrol in an attempt to locate the owner of the vehicle.  They were unable to locate any individuals.
  
Tuesday 04/24/2012
  
An officer was dispatched early in the morning on a suspicious male wearing dark clothing, a hoodie and a backpack.  The officer was able to locate the male.  The officer conducted a records check and found the male had an extensive criminal history and no active warrants.  The officer was able to conduct a consent search and found nothing to keep the male detained further.  All information was documented by the officer.
  
At approximately 0330 hours an officer stopped a suspicious male on a bicycle.  Through a records check, the male was found to have a $10,000 warrant out of Draper.  Draper was contacted and then met with to transfer the male to them.
  
An officer took a criminal mischief report whereas a window was broken out on a piece of construction equipment.  The officer documented the report and their are no suspects at this time.
 
Officers responded on a domestic violence call.  Officers found a female had several marks on her caused by her boyfriend who had left the scene.  Officers found this occurred in front of their child.  Officers were able to locate the male who was then arrested on several domestic violence charges and booked into Utah County Jail.    
  
 
Wednesday 04/25/2012
  
Officers took a fraud report whereas an individual reported someone had called them and said they had won 2.5 million dollars.  The individual obtained contact information on the caller and then notified police.  The officer was able to make contact with the individual and found it to be fraudulent.  He then contacted the local jurisdiction of police to follow-up with the fraud.
 
Officers responded on a civil call.  The reporting party was concerned that a female tenant was taking items that did not belong to her out of the residence.  The officer found the reporting party was the father of the individual arrested for domestic violence the day before and the female was the arrestee's girlfriend.  Officers advised that this was a civil issue and no action was taken.
 
  
Thursday 04/26/2012
  
At approximately 0200 hours an officer noticed a garage door open with a vehicle parked halfway in.  The officer made contact with the homeowner.  The homeowner advised that her children must have failed to park the car correctly and left the door open.  She was very appreciative about being notified of the incident.
 
Officers were dispatched on the report of a missing 4 year old female.  While en route, the officers were notified that the female had been located.
There were 16 other minor calls for service generated on this date.
 
 
Friday 04/27/2012
  
An officer responded on the report of an estranged wife who had taken an item out of her estranged husband's wallet that was in his vehicle.  Officers found the item taken was a library card.  The husband advised that he did not want to pursue charges, but just wanted his library card back.  The officer was able to retrieve the card.
 
Officers responded on a possible burglary in progress.  Dispatch advised the reporting party heard their backdoor open and then footsteps in the residence.  Officers arrived, found the back door was open, cleared the residence and found nothing suspicious.  It was found no items were missing and no suspects were located.
 
An officer took a threatening report.  The officer found a note had been left by a former tenant.  The note reference the owner of the residence and was vulgar in nature and mentioned "paybacks."  The owner did not want to pursue criminal charges and just wanted the incident documented. 
  
Officers responded on a mental subject call.  Dispatched advised a female foster child was out of control and hitting her foster father.  Dispatch further advised the female had left the residence and had attempted to climb a fence to a water retention pond in order to "kill herself."  The foster father had stopped the female and was detaining her until police arrived.  Police arrived and found the female making several threats towards suicide.  The female was ultimately transported by ambulance to the hospital for a mental evaluation.
  
An officer made a traffic stop on a vehicle for expired registration.  The driver was found to have a suspended drivers license.  The driver was cited for both violations.  A passenger with a valid license was allowed to drive the vehicle away.
  
An officer was dispatched on the report of a reckless driver.  While en route, dispatch advised the driver was now at a residence.  The driver was located and found to be a known drug user.  During a consent search, a bottle of prescription drugs was located on the driver.  The driver did not have a prescription for the drugs.  The driver was eventually cited for possession of a schedule IV drug and released.
 
 
 
Saturday 04/28/2012
 
Officers responded in front of the high school to an accident involving two vehicles.  Officers arrived and found airbags had been deployed and two individuals were complaining of neck pain.  Officers requested medical responded to check out the individuals.  Both individuals were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.  The officer completed his traffic investigation.
 
An officer was dispatched on a vehicle accident.  The officer found the accident occurred in the intersection of Highland blvd. and SR-92 which is Lehi's jurisdiction.  The officer then assisted Lehi police with the accident.
 
An officer was dispatched on the report of a suspicious male in the area of Burgess Park.  The officer was able to locate the individual and found nothing criminal was occurring.
 
Sunday 04/29/2012
 
At approximately 0130 hours, while on patrol an officer observed to female juveniles walking down the street.  Since it was past curfew, the officer stopped the two females.  It was found they had snuck out of their residence.  The females were transported back to their residence and given a warning on the curfew violation.
 
An officer made a traffic stop on a motorcycle for speeding.  Upon a records check, the vehicle was found to have a revoked registration and no insurance.  The driver was cited for several violation and the motorcycle was state impounded.
Officers responded on a family problem whereas an adult female and her mother were in a verbal altercation.  Officers arrived and found each female had "messed up" the other females bedroom.  Officers found no damage had been done and nothing criminal had occurred.  The adult female agreed to leave the residence for a while while things calmed down.

 

Police Beat for 4/16/2012 - 4/22/2012

 

 

Lone Peak Police had a total of 80 calls for service for the week in Highland and Alpine. This is from 0700 hours on 04/16/2012, until 0700 hours on 04/23/2012. These are some of the many incidents officers responded to. These calls do not include all the incidents officers respond to on a day to day basis.
 
 
Monday 04/16/2012
 
Officers responded on three animal control calls on this date. Two in Alpine and one in Highland. Each incident was handled accordingly with no further serious issues or concerns resulting. Reports were filed on all incidents.
 
Officers were dispatched to meet with a citizen regarding some found property a citizen had located on the walkway in front of her home. The officer gathered the property and all available information and filed a report on the incident.
 
An officer affected a traffic stop on a vehicle in Highland for a traffic violation. Upon meeting with the driver and conducting records check the officer found the vehicle operator's driver's license was suspended. The officer issued the driver a citation on the above mentioned violation and documented the incident.
 
Tuesday 04/17/2012
 
An officer affected a traffic stop on a vehicle in Highland for a traffic violation. Upon meeting with the driver and conducting records check the officer found the vehicle operator's driver's license was suspended. The officer issued the driver a citation on the above mentioned violation and documented the incident.
 
While on residential patrol in Highland an officer affected a stop on a suspicious vehicle parked at Highland Glen Park. Upon making contact with the driver and the five occupants of the vehicle the officer witnessed signs that the driver of the vehicle may be impaired and operating the vehicle under the influence of some type of substance. Field sobriety and chemical tests were performed on the driver. It was determined the driver was indeed operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested and booked into the Utah County Jail on driving under the influence charges. The remaining occupants were all arrested on multiple charges involving but not limited to drug possession, paraphernalia possession, and alcohol consumption.
 
An officer responded to a call of a concerned parent regarding a pill she had found in her daughters possession. The officer inspected the pill and found it was indeed a controlled substance (pain pill). The officer began an investigation and found the complainant's daughter had acquired the pill from a class mate at Timberline Middle School. An investigation is currently ongoing into this incident.
 
Wednesday 04/18/2012
 
While on residential patrol in Highland an officer affected a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation. Upon making contact with the driver the officer witnessed signs that the driver of the vehicle may be impaired and operating the vehicle under the influence of some type of substance. Field sobriety and chemical tests were performed on the driver. It was determined the driver was indeed operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested and booked into the Utah County Jail on driving under the influence charges.
 
An officer responded on an abandoned 911 call from a cell phone in Highland. The officer obtained a partial coordinate on the cell phones location and conducted a thorough check of the area without locating any problems or anyone in need of assistance. An incident report was documented and this incident closed.
 
Officers responded to two Highland addresses on non injury traffic accidents. All information and evidence was gathered on each accident, and traffic accident investigations conducted. Reports were then filed on the incident.
 
Thursday 04/19/2012
  
Officers were dispatched on three residential alarms in Highland. Upon their arrival the officers made contact with the alarm companies and found the residences to be secure. The officers cleared without further incident.
An officer responded to a Highland residence on a call of a sex offense. The officer gathered all available information and evidence on the incidents and found the complainant's daughter had been sexually assaulted by a person living outside the home. This case is currently under investigation.
 
Friday 04/20/2012
An officer responded to a Highland residential area on a report of a reckless driver. The officer obtained a description of the vehicle and conducted a thorough check of the area, but was unable to locate the suspect vehicle. Contact was made with the complainant and a report filed on the incident.
 
An officer responded to a Highland residential area on a report of a reckless driver. The officer obtained a description of the vehicle and conducted a thorough check of the area, and located the vehicle. The officer spoke with the juvenile driver and occupants regarding the circumstances behind the stop and issued the driver a verbal warning. Contact was made with the complainant and a report filed on the incident.
 
An officer responded to a Highland residential area on a report of a suspicious person walking and taking pictures in the neighborhood. The officer obtained a description of the person and conducted a thorough check of the area, and made contact with the suspect. The officer found the male worked for a real-estate company and was taking pictures of potential foreclosed properties. The males credentials checked out and the officer had no further concerns.  Contact was made with the complainant and a report filed on the incident.
 
Saturday 04/21/2012
An officer responded to Kohler's grocery store in Highland on a report of someone shoplifting at the store. The officer responded and met with store security and the juvenile suspect. The juvenile was issued a citation for theft and released to their parents.
Officers responded on a medical call in Alpine. Officers provided medical aid until fire personal arrived on scene, then assisted as needed until the Fire Department cleared and transported the individual.
 
Officers were dispatched on a business alarm in Highland. Upon their arrival the officers made contact with the alarm companies and found the business to be secure. The officers cleared without further incident.
 
Sunday 04/22/2012
  
An officer responded on a call at the Alpine cemetery. Upon arriving the officer located a young juvenile female at the cemetery who was intoxicated and under the influence of some type of substance. The officer investigated further and found she was also in possession of a controlled substance, and drug paraphernalia. The female was issued a citation and released to her parents.
 
While on residential patrol in Highland an officer affected a traffic stop on a vehicle for multiple equipment and moving violations. Upon making contact with the driver the officer witnessed signs that the driver of the vehicle may be impaired and operating the vehicle under the influence of some type of substance. Field sobriety and chemical tests were performed on the driver. It was determined the driver was indeed operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol and or drugs. The driver was arrested on driving under the influence charges, and booked into the Utah County Jail.
 
An officer was dispatched to a Highland residence on a report of a missing person. All available information was gathered on the missing person and a search initiated in the surrounding area. A short time later the individual returned home and was ok. Officers confirmed the person had been located documented the incident and cleared the call.

Police Beat for 4/9/2012 - 4/15/2012

 

We had a total of 79 calls for service for the week in Highland and Alpine. This is from 0700 hours on 04/09/2012, until 0700 hours on 04/16/2012. These are some of the many incidents officers responded to. These calls do not include all the incidents officers respond to on a day to day basis.

 
 
Monday 04/09/2012
 
An officer affected a traffic stop on a vehicle in Highland for a traffic violation. Upon meeting with the driver and conducting records check the officer found the vehicle had no insurance. The officer issued the driver a citation on the above mentioned violation and documented the incident.
 
Officers were dispatched to a Highland address on a domestic violence call in progress. Upon their arrival officers conducted an investigation and were able to determine that a physical assault had occurred between cohabitants. All information and evidence was gathered, and the suspect was arrested with charges being forwarded to the Highland City Prosecutors office.
 
K9 units were called to assist an officer on a traffic stop. The initial officer had indicators and reason to believe there may be illegal substances in the vehicle he had stopped. Police Service Dog Harras conducted a sniff of the car and positively indicated on the vehicle confirming the initial officer's suspicions. The vehicle was searched by officers, and items of drug paraphernalia, and drugs were located in the vehicle. The owner of the vehicle was arrested on possession of drug charges.
 
Tuesday 04/10/2012
 
While on residential patrol in Highland an officer affected a traffic stop on a vehicle. Upon making contact with the driver the officer witnessed signs that the driver of the vehicle may be impaired and operating the vehicle under the influence of some type of substance. Field sobriety and chemical tests were performed on the driver. It was determined the driver was indeed operating the vehicle under the influence of drugs. The driver was arrested on driving under the influence charges.
 
Officers responded on three animal control calls on this date in Highland. Each incident was handled accordingly with no further serious issues or concerns resulting. Reports were filed on all incidents.
 
Officers responded to a residence in Highland on a report of a fire that was burning a tree. An officer responded and assisted until fire personnel arrived on scene. The officer assisted fire personnel as needed until the incident was complete and all units cleared.
  
Wednesday 04/11/2012
 
Officers responded to a Highland address on a report of a suicidal male who had been using heroin. Officers made contact with the make and had medical personnel check him out. The male was found to not be a danger to himself or others and was released to medical personnel.
 
An officer responded on an abandoned 911 call from a cell phone in Highland. The officer obtained a partial coordinate on the cell phones location and conducted a thorough check of the area without locating any problems or anyone in need of assistance. An incident report was documented and this incident closed.
 
An officer responded to a report of male shooting a bb gun near some homes. The officer made contact with the males and spoke within about the dangers of their actions. The officer cleared without further action.
 
Thursday 04/12/2012

An officer made contact with a citizen in regards to an identity fraud. The officer gathered all available information and found the complainants information had been obtained fraudulently and her credit card used out of state. An investigation was conducted and all available resources and information provided to the complainant. The officer then documented the incident.
 
Officers responded to a Highland address on a non injury traffic accident. All information and evidence was gathered, and a traffic accident investigation was conducted. A report was then filed on the incident.
 
Officers were dispatched on three residential alarms, One in Highland, and two in Alpine. Upon their arrival the officers made contact with the alarm companies and found the residences to be secure. The officers cleared without further incident.
  
Friday 04/13/2012

Officers responded on two animal control calls on this date. One  in Highland, and one in Alpine. Each incident was handled accordingly with no further serious issues or concerns resulting. Reports were filed on all incidents.
 
Officers responded to a Highland address on a non injury traffic accident. All information and evidence was gathered, and a traffic accident investigation was conducted. A report was then filed on the incident.
 
Officers responded to a Highland address on a traffic accident with injuries. Officers arrived on scene and provided medical assistance until Fire personnel arrived. At that time all information and evidence was gathered, and a traffic accident investigation was conducted. A report was then filed on the incident.
  
Saturday 04/14/2012

An officer responded to a construction site on a report of a theft of lumber. The officer spoke with the complainant and found sometime during the night someone had stolen lumber from the construction site. All available information and evidence was gathered and a report filed on the incident.
 
Officers responded to an Alpine address on a non injury traffic accident. All information and evidence was gathered, and a traffic accident investigation was conducted. A report was then filed on the incident.
 
Officers responded on a medical call in Alpine. Officers provided medical aid until fire personal arrived on scene, then assisted as needed until the Fire Department cleared.
 
Sunday 04/15/2012

An officer affected a traffic stop on a vehicle in Highland for a traffic violation. Upon meeting with the driver and conducting records check the officer found the vehicle operator's driver's license was suspended, the vehicle registration revoked, and that the driver had several active warrants for his arrest. The officer arrested the driver on the above mentioned violations and documented the incident.
 
While on residential patrol in Highland an officer affected a traffic stop on a vehicle for a speeding violation. Upon making contact with the driver the officer witnessed signs that the driver of the vehicle may be impaired and operating the vehicle under the influence of some type of substance. Field sobriety and chemical tests were performed on the driver. It was determined the driver was indeed operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol and or drugs. The driver was arrested on driving under the influence charges.
 
Officers were dispatched on business alarm in Highland. Upon his arrival the officer made contact with the alarm companies and found the business to be secure. The officers cleared without further incident.