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Police Beat for 8/27/2012 - 9/02/2012

Lone Peak Police had a total of 128 calls for service for the week. This is from 0000 hours on 08-27-12, until 2359 hours on 09-02-12.  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 08/27/2012
An officer initiated a stop on a vehicle traveling through Highland for speeding.  The driver was found to have a warrant for his arrest.  The officer was able to collect bail on the warrant and issued a receipt.  The driver was released with a citation for speeding.  The bail was then transferred to the court clerk for processing.
Officers were dispatched to an accident with injuries at the intersection of 6000 West and 11000 North.  One female was transported by ambulance to the hospital with minor injuries.  All three vehicles involved had to be towed due to incapacitating damage.  One driver was cited for failure to obey a traffic control signal.
 
Tuesday 08/28/2012
  
While performing traffic enforcement in Highland an officer observed a vehicle whose driver was known by the officer to have a suspended drivers license.  The vehicle was stopped and the driver was found to still have a suspended drivers license.  The driver was issued a citation for driving on a suspended drivers license.

An officer was dispatched on the report of a burglary that had just occurred in Alpine.  The reporting party only had a brief description of the suspect vehicle involved that left the scene 5 minutes prior.  Officers arrived and found the suspects had entered through an unlocked door and taken items from the residence.  This is an ongoing investigation.

Officers were dispatched on the report of two juveniles possibly smoking drugs while driving around Alpine.  Officers were able to locate the vehicle and found it to be two adult males.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer could smell the distinct odor of marijuana.  A subsequent search revealed marijuana and paraphernalia in the vehicle.  Both individuals were cited and released.

An officer was dispatched to contact a citizen in Alpine regarding his daughter having warrants.  The individual advised his daughter was home and had several warrants.  The officer arrived and was able to take the female into custody.  The female was transported and booked into jail on the warrants.
  
Wednesday 08/29/2012
  
 
 While patrolling in Alpine at approximately 0030 hours an officer made contact with two individuals at Creekside Park after park hours.  During the investigation, the officer learned that one of the individuals had a $763 warrant.  The officer was able to collect bail on the warrant and subsequently booked it into evidence per departmental policy.  The individuals were given warnings for trespassing and released.
An officer took a report of a protective order violation.  A female advised she had a protective order against her husband.  She advised that she was contacted by her husband through a third party(their bishop).  The officer contacted the husband and confirmed he asked their bishop to contact her with his questions.  Charges will be forwarded the prosecutor for the violation of the protective order.
   
Thursday 08/30/2012

 
An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Highland for running a red light.  While stopping the vehicle the officer noticed it was not registered.  The driver stated to the officer that he had just purchased the vehicle a week prior.  The officer obtained an insurance card which showed the vehicle had insurance for over a month which contradicted the drivers statement that he just purchased the vehicle.  The driver was also found to have been cited for driving with no registration by another agency the day before.  The officer impounded the vehicle and cited the driver for the red light and no registration.

 An officer took a report of a juvenile that had runaway from her parents who live in Highland.  The mother advised that the juvenile has a history of this behavior and usually returns home within a day or two.  The officer obtained a description of the juvenile and listed her NCIC and put out an ATL for her.
An officer took a report of a violation of a protective order from a resident of Highland.  The female advised that in a 24 hour period she had received over 50 emails from her soon to be ex-husband with whom she has a protective order.   Attempts were made to contact the male party.  Charges will be forward on the violations. 
 
Friday 08/31/2012
  
An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for an expired registration.  While speaking with the driver, the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle.  The driver was 20 years old and not old enough to consume alcohol.  Field Sobriety Tests were administered on the driver.  The driver admitted to having consumed "one beer."  The driver was arrested for DUI "not a drop."  The vehicle was impounded state tax.  The driver was eventually cited and released for several violations including the DUI.
An officer was dispatched on a theft report by phone.  The complainant, a resident of Highland advised that he saw a "roof rack" on another vehicle that he believes was his that had been stolen from him.  He further stated that it had been stolen some two years earlier and he had never reported it.  The complainant was also not 100% sure the roof rack was his.  The officer advised because of the time delay, that the incident was never reported and the fact that the complainant was not sure the roof rack was his, he would not be able to assist him.
An officer was dispatched on a welfare check call in Highland.  A female was asking officers to check the welfare of her adult son after she received a suspicious email from him.  Officers found no one at the residence was answering and all the blinds were shut.  Another relative arrived on scene with a key to the residence.   The individual was located inside the residence in need of medical assistance.  The individual was transported to the hospital.
  
Saturday 09/01/2012
Officers were dispatched to a residence in Highland on a mental subject call.  Dispatch advised the complainant's 16 year old child was threatening suicide.  Officers arrived and spoke with all parties involved.  The parents decided to transport the juvenile to the hospital for observation.  The officers were able to talk the juvenile into riding with the parents .
An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for an equipment violation.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer detected the strong odor of alcohol coming from the passenger compartment of the vehicle.  The officer also observed several signs of impairment from the driver.  The driver was giving Field Sobriety Tests and showed further signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI.  A request for chemical tests were denied by the driver and a search warrant was written and approved.  The driver was booked into jail on several charges including DUI and his vehicle was impounded state tax.
An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for a lane violation and expired registration.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed several signs of impairment from the driver.  The driver was giving Field Sobriety Tests and showed further signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI.  Post Miranda, the driver admitted to recently using heroin and cocaine.  A preliminary urinalysis showed positive for opiates and cocaine.  A syringe was also located in the vehicle.  The driver was booked into jail on several charges including DUI and his vehicle was impounded state tax.
Officers were dispatched on a domestic violence call in Alpine.  The reporting party advised that her husband was out of control and that it had been physical.  Officers arrived and through an investigation found the male to be the primary aggressor.  The male was cited for domestic violence assault.  The female party left the residence to stay somewhere else.
Officers were dispatched to a suspicious incident at Creekside Park in Alpine.  While there, an officer was approached by a citizen and made aware of a suspicious male in the area.  The officer was able to locate the male and found he was on parole for burglary.  Through a consent search, the officers were able to locate Methamphetamine and paraphernalia on the individual.  The individual was booked into jail on six charges including the possession of Methamphetamine.
Officers were dispatched on a criminal mischief call in Alpine.  Officers were advised that a group of juveniles were driving around Alpine in a vehicle throwing eggs at other vehicles.  The complainant was contacted and advised he did not want to press charges, but just wanted the juveniles spoken to.  The officer was able to locate the juveniles and gave them a warning and advised them of possible charges if they continued doing what they were doing.
Officers were dispatched on a vehicle unable to maintain lane travel.  An officer located and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed signs of impairment.  Field Sobriety Tests administered on the driver revealed further signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI.  A search of the vehicle revealed a prescription bottle for Ambian having been filled a day prior was missing most of the contents.  The driver was eventually booked into jail on DUI and his vehicle state tax impounded.
Sunday 09/02/2012
Officers were dispatched to a residence in Alpine on a domestic violence call.  Officers were advised that several family members were fighting with each other.  Officers arrived and found an adult male had attacked and was fighting with his brother.  Officers spoke to several family members who confirmed the story.  The suspect refused to speak with police.  The suspect was arrested and booked into jail on domestic violence assault with injuries.
An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for speeding.  The driver was found to have a denied drivers license.  The driver was cited for speeding and driving on a denied drivers license.

 

Police Beat for 8/20/2012 - 8/26/2012

Lone Peak Police had a total of 103 calls for service for the week. This is from 0000 hours on 08-20-12, until 2359 hours on 08-26-12.  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 08/20/2012
 
At approximately 0200 hours an officer pulled over a vehicle in Alpine for a stop sign violation.  The officer found the driver to be 17 years old and two female passengers to be 14.  The driver was cited for the curfew violation and the stop sign and per his mother's wishes, was told to drive home.  The mother of one of the female juveniles arrived and took custody of her.  The other female juvenile was transported to her residence and released to her mother.  Both female juveniles were cited for the curfew violation.

An officer pulled over a vehicle in Highland for speeding.  The officer found the driver was 15 years old and did not have a drivers license.  A passenger was identified as the drivers father, who advised he allowed his son to driver because he "was too tired to drive."  The driver was cited for the speeding and operating a motor vehicle without a drivers license.  The passenger was cited for allowing an unlicensed driver to operate a motor vehicle.  The father then drove the vehicle away.

Officers were dispatched to a residence in Highland on a family problem.  Officers arrived and spoke with a female.  She advised that her husband told her today that he wanted a divorce.  He then left the residence with their 5 year old son.  Officers assured that the child was not in any danger.  They then explained that this was a civil issue and they could not do anything except put out an Attempt To Locate and do a welfare check on the child.  This was done and the child was later found to be okay.

 
Tuesday 08/21/2012
  
An officer was dispatched on a traffic offense call in Alpine.  The officer met with the complainant who advised a vehicle had "cut them off" and then was passing other vehicles on the right and driving recklessly.  The officer met with the other party who advised that he had been driving recklessly.  Per the wishes of the complainant, charges of reckless driving will be forwarded to the city prosecutor for review.

An officer pulled over a vehicle in Alpine after running the registered owner of the vehicle and finding they had a $10,000 warrant.  The officer confirmed the driver was the registered owner.  The driver was booked into jail on the warrant.

Officers were dispatched on the report of a missing child at Ridgeline Elementary.  Officers arrived and found the child had accidentally got on the wrong school bus.  The driver was contacted who brought the child back to the school.

  
Wednesday 08/22/2012
  
 
 An officer was dispatched on the report of juveniles apparently smoking marijuana in a moving vehicle near Lone Peak High School.  The School Resource Officer was notified and conducted an investigation.  The driver was located and admitted to smoking the marijuana.  A search was conducted and nothing was located.  The two passengers were also contacted and nothing of interest was located on them.  No charges will be filed.

Officers were dispatched to a residence in Highland on a the report of a 28 year old female that was out of control.  Officers arrived and found the 28 year old female arguing with her parents about her use of prescription pills.  The officers were able to help with a compromise between the party's involved and a resolution was reached.  The officers found nothing criminal had occurred and cleared the scene. 

  
 
Thursday 08/23/2012

 
An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Highland for speeding.  While speaking with the driver, the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle.  Field Sobriety Tests were administered on the driver in which the officer noticed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested for suspicion of DUI.  An Intoxilyzer test showed the driver to have a blood alcohol level above the legal limit.  A preliminary urinalysis also showed the driver to have methadone in his system.  The driver was booked into jail for DUI and the vehicle he was driving was released to the registered owner who lived nearby.

 
An officer took a report of a "peeping tom" at a residence in Highland.  The homeowner believes he knows the suspect and doesn't want to the police to pursue an investigation.  The homeowner just asked that the incident be documented.

Investigations received a report from the Division of Child and Family Services in regards to a sex offense involving a 13 year old male and a 15 year old female.  This case is currently under investigation. 

Officers were dispatched on the report of a runaway juvenile in Highland.  Officers were able to locate the juvenile and returned her home.  Officers spoke with both the juvenile and the parents about some issues they were having with each other.  The officers then cleared the scene.

 
 
Friday 08/24/2012
  
An officer was dispatched on a civil issue in Highland.  The officer contacted the complainant who advised her soon to be ex-husband had violated a protective order by showing up at Lone Peak High School to pay for his daughter's school supplies.  The officer confirmed this was a violation of the protective order.  The officer verified with the school that the male had been at the school.  Charges of violation of a protective order will be forwarded to the city prosecutor.

The School Resource Officer at Lone Peak High School was advised of a theft at the school.  The officer found a student at the school had his tailgate taken off his truck while he was in class.  The officer documented the incident.

An officer was dispatched on a mental subject call in Highland.  Dispatch advised Blizzard Entertainment(gaming company) advised that a male stated he would kill himself if the company did not reinstate his account.  Officers were able to locate the male and determined he was not suicidal.

 
 
Saturday 08/25/2012

An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for an equipment violation.  While speaking with the driver, the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle.  Field Sobriety Tests were administered on the driver in which the officer noticed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested for suspicion of DUI.  The driver refused to consent to chemical tests to which a search warrant was written and granted.  The driver was booked into jail on DUI among several other charges.

An officer stopped a vehicle in Alpine for an expired registration.  Upon a records check, the driver was found to have a warrant for an expired registration ticket he had not taken care of.  Bail was collected on the warrant and booked into evidence per departmental policy.  The driver was giving cited for expired registration and released.

Officers responded on an accident with injuries at the intersection of 10100 North and 4800 West.  Officers conducted an investigation and cited a driver for failure to yield.  An individual was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.  Both vehicles were towed due to being incapacitated.

Officers were dispatched on a disorderly call in which a male was seen punching a female in the head while in a vehicle at the intersection of 4800 West and 11000 North.  While en route, officers learned the male was now out of the vehicle and the female had driven off.  The officers arrived and located the male.  The male appeared to be intoxicated and had some abrasions and bleeding on him.  An investigation was conducted and the male was booked into jail on several charges including domestic violence and public intoxication.


Sunday 08/26/2012

An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Highland for an equipment violation.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed signs of impairment and detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage.  The driver was giving Field Sobriety Tests and showed further signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI.  A search of the vehicle revealed open containers of alcohol.  A request for chemical tests were denied by the driver and a search warrant was written and approved.  The driver was booked into jail on several charges including DUI and his vehicle was impounded state tax.

Officers were dispatched to a Highland residence on a domestic violence call.  Dispatch advised a mother was hitting her adult female daughter.  Officers arrived and spoke with all parties involved.  The mother was determined to be the primary aggressor and was issued a citation for domestic violence and released.  It should be noted that the Mother and Daughter do not live together.

An officer was dispatched on the report of a burglary of a residence in Highland.  The officer arrived and found an unknown suspect had entered a garage attached to the residence and stole items out of vehicle that was parked in the garage.  The officer conducted his investigation and filed his report.  There are no suspects at this time.

 

Police Beat for 8/13/2012 - 8/19/2012

Lone Peak Police had a total of 104 calls for service for the week. This is from 0000 hours on 08-13-12, until 2359 hours on 08-19-12.  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 08/13/2012

  
Officers responded on two separate criminal mischief calls in Alpine.  In both incidents, it was found that vehicles were damaged due to an unknown suspect throwing apples at the vehicles.  It is believed that the suspects were driving around and throwing the apples from a moving vehicle.  More apples were found in both locations throughout the separate neighborhoods were the vehicles were damaged.  There are no suspects at this time.
  
An individual had just appeared in Highland Justice Court on numerous charges of driving on a revoked drivers license.  The individual who appeared with his attorney was asking for leniency.  After the individual was done with court, an officer observed the individual driving away.  The individual was pulled over and again cited for driving on a revoked drivers license.  He was also required to have an ignition interlock device because of numerous past DUI's.  This device requires you to blow into it to assure you have not been drinking before the vehicle will start.  The individual did not have this device in the vehicle he was driving and was cited for that also.  Because the individual had a revoked drivers license due to alcohol arrests, per a new law, the vehicle was also impounded state tax.
While on a traffic stop in Highland an officer had a vehicle pull up behind him.  The driver of that vehicle asked the officer for directions.  While speaking with that driver, the officer observed signs of impairment.  The driver was given Field Sobriety Tests and showed further signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI.  An intoxilyzer result showed the driver's blood alcohol level to be more than three times the legal limit.  The driver was booked into jail on several charges including DUI.  The driver's vehicle was impounded state tax.
 
Tuesday 08/14/2012
  
Investigations received a case from DCFS(Division of Child and Family Services) on a possible child abuse.  The referent reported that a citizen in Highland is using Methamphetamine in the residence and has small children.  The referent reported because of the drug use, the mother is neglecting the children.  This is currently being investigated.

Investigations received a case from DCFS(Division of Child and Family Services) on a possible child sex abuse.  The referent reported that a citizen in Alpine is possible sexually abusing a young relative.  This case is currently being investigated.

There were 8 other calls for service on this date that were minor in nature.  They included two minor accident reports, an alarm and an animal problem in Highland and 2 abandoned 911 calls, a nuisance call and a weapon offense(that was in Draper's area) in Alpine.
  
Wednesday 08/15/2012
  
 
 On today's date there were 18 calls for service, 8 in Alpine and 10 in Highland.  All calls were minor in nature, with no arrests necessary and required no further follow-up or investigation.  
  
 
Thursday 08/16/2012

 
An officer was dispatched to a home under construction in Alpine on the report of a theft.  The officer arrived and spoke with the foreman of a drywall company.  The individual advised that sometime during the night someone had taken some drywall supplies from the unsecured residence.  At this time there are no suspects.
An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Highland for speeding.  While speaking with the driver, the officer observed that the driver was extremely nervous.  The officer also noticed what the driver was telling him about where she was going and what she was doing did not make sense.  The officer obtained consent to search the vehicle and located approximately 25 empty prescription bottles belonging to the driver.  The officer assured the driver was not impaired.  The driver was released with a warning for the speeding.
An officer took a report of a vehicle burglary at a residence in Alpine.  The officer found the vehicle had been parked in the garage of the residence.  The vehicle had been left unlocked and the garage door left open.  A purse that had been left in the vehicle was taken.  Credit cards from the purse were found to have been used in other jurisdictions.  This is an ongoing investigation. 
Officers were dispatched on the report of an assault that just occurred at a residence in Alpine.  Officers arrived and found that the reporting party's girlfriend's father had assaulted him.  The suspect was found to have an active warrant.  The suspect was booked into jail on the warrant and domestic violence co-habitant assault.
 
 
Friday 08/17/2012
  
Officers responded to a residence in Highland on a domestic violence call.  Officers arrived and found this was just a verbal argument between a husband and wife.  Officers found the wife was wanting the husband to leave the residence.  Officers further found that the residence was owned by the female's father and he was not charging them rent.  Contact was made with the father who advised he wanted the husband to also leave.  The husband was then advised that he needed to leave per the wishes of the homeowner.  The husband understood and gathered some items and left the residence.
 
 
Saturday 08/18/2012
An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for a registration violation.  The driver of the vehicle was found to have a small warrant.  The driver of the vehicle was able to post the bail for the warrant.  A receipt was issued to the driver and the money was booked into evidence per departmental policy.
An officer was dispatched to meet at the police department with an Alpine resident.  The officer met with a female who advised her brother-in-law who was living with the family was caught peeking under the bathroom door at her daughter.  After this the brother-in-law was asked to move out of the residence.  This incident was delayed by several months.  This is currently under investigation.
An officer stopped a vehicle traveling in Highland for failure to maintain lane travel.  While speaking with the driver, signs of impairment were observed.  Field Sobriety Tests were conducted and further signs of impairment were found.  The driver was then arrested on suspicion of DUI.  A preliminary urinalysis revealed positive for Benzodiazepines and Marijuana.  The driver was booked into jail and his vehicle was impounded state tax.
Sunday 08/19/2012
An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Highland for an equipment violation.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer learned the driver did not have a drivers license.  The officer also found the passenger was a juvenile and in violation of curfew.  The driver was ultimately cited for operating a motor vehicle without a drivers license, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and the equipment violation.  He was then released to a relative who also took possession of the vehicle.  The juvenile was cited for curfew and released to a parent.
An officer was dispatched on a theft call in Alpine.  The officer arrived and met with the complainant who advised her goats had been taken during the night.  The goats had been in an enclosed area.  The complainant advised she believed she heard juveniles the night before by her residence.  There are no suspects at this time.
An officer was dispatched on the report of a burglary of a residence.  The officer arrived and found several attempts made to gain entry through windows were pry marks were found.  Entry was found to be made through a sliding glass door.  The house had been obviously rummaged through and a gun safe was damaged but not opened.  There are no suspects at this time.
  

 

 

 

Police Beat for 8/6/2012 - 8/12/2012

 Lone Peak Police had a total of 85 calls for service for the week. This is from 0000 hours on 08-06-12, until 2359 hours on 08-12-12.  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 08/06/2012

  
An officer stop a vehicle in Highland for speeding.  The officer made contact with the driver and observed signs of possible impairment.  The officer conducted Field Sobriety Tests on the driver and observed further clues of impairment.  The driver was then arrested for suspicion of DUI.  The driver submitted to chemical tests.  A breathalyzer test showed negative for alcohol.  A preliminary urinalysis showed positive for both Cocaine and Benzodiazepines.  The driver was booked into jail on several charges including DUI and his vehicle was impounded state tax.
  
An officer responded to a residence in Highland on a theft call.  The officer arrived and was unable to make contact with the complainant.  The officer was then able to make contact by phone.  The complainant advised they had some prescription medication stolen from their home.  They went on to say that they had only taken approximately 30 of the 90 and the rest are missing.  The complainant also suspected their ex-girlfriend of taken the pills, but was not sure.  As the officer attempted to gather more information, the complainant advised that he did not want to file a report at this time, but just wanted advice on what to do.  The officer provided the advice and per the wishes of the complainant, no further investigation will be done.
 
Tuesday 08/07/2012
  
Officers responded on a medical call in Highland.  Dispatch advised the patient was a juvenile male.  Medical arrived and were unable to revive the patient.  A police investigation was conducted and concluded.

An officer responded on a medical call at Lone Peak High School.  A juvenile male was injured while playing football.  Medical personnel responded and transported the juvenile to the hospital.  The officer cleared the scene.
  
Wednesday 08/08/2012
  
 
 Officers were dispatched on the report of a reckless driver in Highland.  Dispatch advised an off-duty trooper was following in his personal vehicle.  Officers met with the trooper who advised the vehicle passed on a double yellow line, ran a stop sign and was excessively speeding.  Officers were able to locate the driver who was issued a citation for reckless driving.  
Officers were dispatched to an address in Alpine on the report of a missing 5 year old male.  All available officers including detectives responded to the location.  The juvenile was located a short time later.
An officer was dispatched to a business in Highland on a disturbance call.  The reporting party advised a male was "harassing customers" and panhandling.  Officers arrived and made contact with the male.  They found the male had been camping up American Fork Canyon with friends.  He advised he got in an argument with his friends and was now trying to find a ride back into Salt Lake.  Officer were able to contact a relative to come get the individual.  
  
 
Thursday 08/09/2012

 
An officer was dispatched on a disorderly conduct call in Highland.  Dispatch advised that two individuals were arguing in the middle of the street.  Officers arrived and found it was an argument between a married couple.  Officers further learned that it had only been verbal.  Officers assured that the issue was resolved and cleared.
There were 10 other calls on this date that were minor in nature, 6 in Highland and 4 in Alpine.
 
 
Friday 08/10/2012
  
At approximately 0330 hours an officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Highland for an equipment violation.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer recognized him as a local juvenile police have dealt with on numerous occasions.  There were also two female passengers in the vehicle.  The officer found one of the females was in violation of curfew along with the driver.  The officer also detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle.  The officer then asked who had been drinking and all parties advised that none of them had been drinking.  The officer returned to his vehicle and contacted the juvenile female's mother.  Upon returning to the vehicle, both females acknowledged that they had been drinking, but the male still insisted that he hadn't.  The females were cited and released to the female juvenile's mother.  The father of the male arrived and agreed to have the male do a portable breath test.   Results showed positive for alcohol consumption.  The juvenile was giving Field Sobriety Tests and showed signs of impairment.  He was then arrested for suspicion of DUI.  The juvenile's probation officer was contacted who asked that we transport the juvenile to juvenile detention.  The juvenile was cited for several violations and booked into juvenile detention.
An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Alpine for speeding.  While speaking with the driver, who the officer was aware was under the age of 21, the officer observed an open 12 pack container of beer in the back seat.  The officer conducted Field Sobriety Tests on the driver and observed signs of impairment.  The driver was then arrested on suspicion of DUI.  An intoxilyzer test showed the driver to be more than twice the legal limit.  The driver was booked into jail on several charges including DUI and his vehicle was impounded state tax.
 
 
Saturday 08/11/2012
At approximately 0130 hours an officer doing residential patrol noticed a garage door open at a residence in Highland.  While attempting contact at the front door, the officer observed a package on the porch.  The officer was unable to make contact at the door.  The officer then found a phone number for an individual at this address and called.  The individual advised this was their residence and were out of town and asked the officer to check the house and close the garage door.  The officer assured the residence was secure and also placed the package inside the garage before closing the garage door.
Officers were conducting traffic control during a bike race in Alpine.  A citizen attempted to cross through a restricted area and was advised by an officer to clear off the roadway as bicycles were approaching.  The citizen yelled at the officer "Chill out super cop."  The officer then requested to speak with the individual who refused and continued to walk away.  As the officer grabbed the individual's elbow to stop him from leaving, the individual jerked away and then faced the officer in an aggressive manner.  Two other officers arrived and grabbed the individual in an attempt to walk him away from the situation.  The individual continued to resist and at this point, family members of the individual began to interfere.  The individual was eventually arrested and booked into jail on several charges.
An officer was dispatched on an abandoned vehicle near Highland Glen Park.  While en route, the officer was notified by another officer that this vehicle was mentioned as part of an attempt to locate for a suicidal male out of American Fork on the previous night.  Several officers arrived on scene.  Because of the information from the previous night a search of the area was conducted.  After approximately 20 minutes of searching, the individual was located deceased.  An investigation was conducted and is still pending.
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Sunday 08/12/2012
At approximately 0200 hours officers was dispatched on a family problem at a residence in Highland.  Officers arrived and found an argument had occurred between a boyfriend and girlfriend who had been drinking.  Officers determined nothing criminal had occurred and the situation had calmed down.  Officers then cleared the scene.
Officers responded on a disorderly conduct call in Highland.  Officers arrived and met with the complainant who advised his neighbor had shot his dog with a pellet gun.  Officers spoke with the neighbor who advised he did not shoot the dog and didn't even own a pellet gun.  Officers found the dog was not actually shot, but the complainant believes it was shot at because he found an "airsoft bb" by where the dog was laying.  The complainant also advised that he witnessed his neighbor with the gun.  Officer also noted that it could have been one of 5 other houses that were in proximity.  Charges will be forwarded to the prosecutor for review.
While on patrol in Highland an officer witnessed a motorcycle riding a "wheelie" down the road.  The officer stopped the vehicle and met with the driver.  The driver was ultimately issued a citation for reckless driving and his motorcycle was impounded.