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Police Beat for 12/31/2012 - 1/6/2013

We had a total of 83 calls for service for the week. This is from 0000 hours on 12-31-12, until 2359 hours on 01-06-13.  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 12/31/2012
 
An officer took a report from a citizen in Alpine regarding a sexually explicit text she had received from an unknown number.  The officer gathered all information necessary for his report.  This case is currently under investigation.
 
Officers were dispatched on a protective order violation in progress occurring at a residence in Highland.  Officer were then advised that the ex-husband, whom the order was against had left the scene.  Officers were able to locate the ex-husband and conducted a traffic stop on him.  He was subsequently arrested and booked into jail on several charges including the violation of the protective order.
 
An officer was dispatched on a delayed burglary to a residence in Highland.  The officer arrived and found someone had entered the residence in the past 36 hours and taken items from the residence.  The officer collected evidence and documented the incident.  This case is currently under investigation.
 
An officer was dispatched on an abandoned 911 call to a residence in Alpine.  When the officer arrived he found a fight had occurred between two adult brothers at the residence.  One of the brother, who was later determined to be the primary aggressor had left the residence and in the process damaged some property in the residence.  The officer obtained verbal statements from all parties present.  The suspect was contacted at a later date and issued a citation for domestic violence assault and domestic violence criminal mischief.
 
 
 Tuesday 01/01/2013
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Highland for an equipment violation.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from inside the vehicle.  The driver submitted to Field Sobriety Tests and showed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested for suspicion of DUI and his vehicle was impounded state tax.  The driver consented to an Intoxilyzer test and tested above the legal limit for alcohol.
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Alpine for expired registration.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer detected the odor of burnt marijuana emanating from the inside vehicle.  The driver also showed signs of marijuana use.  The driver submitted to Field Sobriety Tests to which he passed.  The driver was cited for a drivers license violation, given a warning on the expired registration and released.
 
 
Wednesday 01/02/2013
 
An officer took a fraud report from a citizen in Alpine.  The victim advised that she received a call from her bank about several of her checks being cashed.  The victim realized someone had taken random numbered checks out of her check book and was forging them and cashing them.  Because the check fraud had occurred in another jurisdiction, the victim was advised to contact their police department.  The theft of the checks is currently under investigation.
 
An officer took a report of an attempted burglary from a resident in Highland.  The officer arrived and met with the complainant who advised they had noticed some damage to one of their screens.  They stated when they checked their surveillance video, it showed an unknown suspect attempting to make entry into the residence.  Entry was never made by the suspect.  This case and video is currently under investigation.
 
AN officer took a report of a delayed burglary to a residence in Highland.  The suspect made forced entry into the residence.  Items were taken from the residence.  The officer documented the scene and filed his report.  This case is currently under investigation.
 
Officers were advised through an anonymous tip of an individual at a residence in Highland that had a no bail warrant.  Officers made contact with the homeowner of the residence and were invited in.  The officers located the individual with the warrant in the residence, took him into custody and booked him into jail.
 
 
Thursday 01/03/2013
 
An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle.  The office also observed an open container of alcohol in the vehicle.  The driver submitted to Field Sobriety Tests and showed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested for suspicion of DUI and her vehicle was state tax impounded.  The driver consented to an Intoxilyzer test and blew twice the legal limit.  The driver was booked into jail on several charges including DUI.
 
 
Friday 01/04/2013

On this date officers responded to 15 calls for service, 8 in Highland and 7 in Alpine.  All calls were minor in nature and required no police investigation or follow-up.
 
 
Saturday 01/05/2013
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Highland for several lane violations.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed signs of impairment.  The driver submitted to Field Sobriety Tests and showed further signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI and his vehicle was state tax impounded.  The driver was asked to consent to further chemical testing and refused.  A search warrant was obtained and signed by a judge.  A preliminary urinalysis showed the driver testing positive for marijuana and benzodiazepines.  The driver booked into jail on several charges including DUI.
 
Officers were dispatched to an address in Highland on an out of control 11 year old male.  The officers arrived and the juvenile calmed down.  The officers were able to talk to the juvenile about his decisions.  The officers found no crime had been committed and thus took no action.
 
 
Sunday 01/06/2013
 
While patrolling in Highland, an officer observed a vehicle being driven by a male that the officer had knowledge had a suspended drivers license.  The office confirmed the driver's license was in fact still suspended.  The officer also found the driver had two active warrants for his arrest.  The officer stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver.  The driver was booked into jail on the warrant and driving on a suspended license.  The vehicle was released to a relative.

Police Beat for 12/24/2012 - 12/30/2012

Lone Peak Police had a total of 80 calls for service for the week. This is from 0000 hours on 12-24-12, until 2359 hours on 12-30-12.  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 12/24/2012
 
On this date there were 10 calls for service, 6 of which were in Highland and 4 in Alpine.  All calls were minor in nature.  None of the calls required any follow-up or police investigation. 
 
 
 Tuesday 12/25/2012
 
On this date officers responded on two separate calls involving suicidal individuals.  Both calls occurred in Highland.  In one incident the individual was found not to be suicidal and had only made empty threats.  In the second call, the individual was found to be a threat to themselves and was transported to the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.
 
There were only 6 other calls for service on this date and all six were minor in nature.
 
 
Wednesday 12/26/2012
 
While patrolling Alpine an officer observed an occupied vehicle parked on the side of the road.  The officer observed trash next to the vehicle and because of the fresh snow, the trash appeared to have come from the occupants of the vehicle.  Upon contact with the occupants, the officer detected the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle.  The officer also found the occupants to be juveniles.  Because of the driver showing signs of impairment, Field Sobriety Tests were conducted.  The driver was then arrested on suspicion of DUI.  A search of the vehicle revealed marijuana and paraphernalia.  A passenger was also arrested.  The vehicle was state tax impounded.  A preliminary urinalysis showed the driver tested positive for THC, Benzodiazepines, and
Amphetamines.  Both juveniles were cited and released to their parents.
 
Officers were dispatched to an area of Highland on a disorderly conduct call.  Officers were advised of a male and female that were fighting in the street.  Officers arrived and located the two individuals.  Both individuals were found to have outstanding warrants for their arrests.  Incident to arrest a search of the female's back back revealed a prescription pill.  Both individuals were booked into jail on several charges.
 
 
Thursday 12/27/2012
 
On today's date officers responded to 10 calls for service, 5 of which were in Highland and 5 in Alpine.  These included three minor accidents, two motorist assists in which two individuals locked their keys in their vehicles, two traffic offenses in which neither vehicle was located, an alarm, a citizen contact and a medical assist call.
 
 
Friday 12/28/2012

An officer was dispatched to a theft report in Highland.  The officer made contact with the complainant who advised he had items stolen from two separate homes under construction.  In both cases, the items had been installed in the homes and removed by the suspect(s).  The officer documented the incident.  The case is currently under investigation.
 
While patrolling in Highland an officer observed a vehicle pull into a subdivision that currently has a number of homes under construction.  The officer waited and the vehicle never exited.  The officer entered the subdivision and located the vehicle unoccupied.  The officer then followed footprints in the snow that led from the vehicle into a home under construction.  The officer located the driver and upon contact detected the odor of alcohol and observed signs of impairment.  The driver was given Field Sobriety Tests to which he showed further signs of impairment.  An intoxilyzer later showed the driver having twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system.  The driver was eventually booked into jail on DUI and his vehicle was state tax impounded.
 
 
Saturday 12/29/2012
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Highland for a lane violation.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed signs of impairment.  The driver submitted to Field Sobriety Tests and showed further signs of impairment.  Several juveniles in the vehicle also were found to have consumed alcohol.  The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI and booked into jail.  Two juveniles were cited for minor consumption and released to their parents.
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Highland after running a registration check and finding the vehicle had no insurance and a revoked registration.  The driver provided the officer with an expired insurance card.  The officer contacted the insurance company and found the insurance had been cancelled several months earlier.  The vehicle was state tax impounded and the driver cited for no insurance and driving on a revoked registration.
 
 
Sunday 12/30/2012
 
Officers responded to an address in Alpine on a domestic violence call.  Officers conducted an investigation and found the female party involved to be the primary aggressor.  The female was arrested and booked into jail on domestic violence assault and domestic violence in the presence of a child.

Police Beat for 12/03/2012 - 12/09/2012

Lone Peak Police had a total of 112 calls for service for the week. This is from 0000 hours on 12-03-12, until 2359 hours on 12-09-12.  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 12/03/2012
 
On this date there were 18 calls for service, 10 of which were in Highland and 8 in Alpine.  All calls were minor in nature and among them included three citizen contacts, three animal problems and three accident investigations.  None of the calls required any follow-up or police investigation. 
 
 
 Tuesday 12/04/2012
 
At approximately 0120 hours an officer made a stop on a vehicle after witnessing the vehicle in the Alpine Cemetery.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer detected the odor of alcohol.  The officer found the driver to be 18 years old.  Field Sobriety Tests were performed.  A Portable Breath Test(PBT) was administered and the driver tested positive for alcohol.  The driver was arrested for "not a drop" DUI and his vehicle impounded.  An Intoxilyzer confirmed the presence of alcohol.  A preliminary urinalysis showed positive for marijuana.  The driver was released to his parents in lieu of being booked into jail.
 
An officer took a report from a resident of Highland.  The complainant advised that a golfer had hit a ball and broke his window approximately 3 weeks earlier.  He stated that the golfer agreed to pay for the window.  The complainant advised the golfer is not returning his phone calls and asked that a police report document the incident.  The officer documented the incident as a civil matter.
 
 
Wednesday 12/05/2012
 
An officer took a report from a resident in Highland regarding her vehicle being stolen.  An investigation was conducted and the female assured the vehicle was stolen and not misplaced.  Approximately 2 hours after receiving the report, the officer was contacted by the complainant who advised she forgot she had left it at a friend's house and it was not stolen.
 
On this date two separate drivers were stopped and arrested for driving on suspended licenses.  In both cases, the driver's were cited, released and required to obtain a licensed driver to drive their vehicles.
 
 
Thursday 12/06/2012

An officer stopped a vehicle in Alpine and found the driver had a suspended drivers license and a warrant for his arrest.  The driver was arrested and incident to arrest a search was conducted and drug paraphernalia was located on the driver.  The officer also smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  A search of the vehicle revealed marijuana, paraphernalia and prescription pills.  A passenger was found to be in possession of items consistent with the distribution of drugs.  Both the driver and passenger were booked into jail on several charges.
 
Officers were dispatched to an address in Highland on a "family problem" call.  Officers arrived and found a 17 year old female that was unruly and had assaulted her father.  Per her parents wishes, the juvenile was transported to Vantage Point.  No charges will be filed in this case.
 
An officer took a delayed burglary report.  The complainant advised on October 13th, they stopped at Arctic Circle in Highland to eat.  They stated that while at the restaurant they believe someone entered their vehicle and stole a camera.  The officer gathered all information and filed their report.  There are no suspects at this time.
 
 
Friday 12/07/2012

An officer was dispatched to a threatening detail in Alpine.  The officer arrived and met with the complainant who advised his ex-wife was threatening to tell his girlfriend, that he was cheating on her.  The officer found no physical threats were made.  The complainant asked about a restraining order and the officer answered his questions.  The officer found nothing criminal had occurred.
 
An officer was dispatched to contact a teacher at a local school regarding possible child abuse.  The teacher advised that one of her students had marks on them and when questioned about it, could not explain them.  The teacher further advised that abuse against a sibling was confirmed in the past.  This is currently under investigation.
 
An officer stopped a vehicle in Alpine for a traffic violation.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  The driver advised that he had passengers in the vehicle earlier that smoked marijuana.  A search of the vehicle and driver was conducted and nothing was found.  The driver was also found to not be impaired.  The driver was issued a citation on the original infraction and released.
 
Saturday 12/08/2012
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Highland for speeding.  The officer being a DRE(Drug Recognition Expert) saw signs of drug use from the driver.  Field Sobriety Tests were conducted and the officer observed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI.  An inventory of the vehicle, before being impounded state tax, revealed drug paraphernalia.  The driver was brought to the police department where he refused to consent to a blood and urine test.  A warrant was obtained for blood and urine.  Preliminary urinalysis showed positive for marijuana and opiates.  The driver was then booked into jail on several charges.
 
At approximately 0100 hours an officer observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the parking lot of Lone Peak High School.  The officer made contact with two juvenile occupants of the vehicle.  Upon contact, the officer detected the odor of alcohol coming from inside the vehicle.  The female driver was given Field Sobriety Tests to which she showed signs of impairment.  A PBT(Portable Breath Test) was given to her and showed positive for alcohol consumption.  The male passenger was removed and also given a PBT to which he blew positive for alcohol.  Both Juveniles were arrested, cited for various charges and released to their parents.
 
Officers were dispatched to a residence in Highland on a domestic violence call.  Upon arriving and interviewing everyone involved, the officers found a male party had destroyed property in the residence during an argument.  Officers also found their were children present in the home at the time of the incident.  The male was booked into jail on domestic violence criminal mischief and domestic violence in the presence of children.
 
Officers responded to an address in Alpine in regards to a medical detail in which a 12 year old male was intoxicated. During the investigation it was found that the patient and his older brother had smoked marijuana and abused a common cold medicine. Officers located drug paraphernalia and other cold medicine that had not been used in the residence.  Charges will be forwarded for both juveniles.   
 
 
Sunday 12/09/2012
 
On today's date officers responded to seven calls for service.  Five were in Highland and two were in Alpine.  All calls were minor in nature and required no further follow-up or police investigation.