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Police Beat for 7/30/2012 - 8/5/2012

 

Lone Peak Police had a total of 127 calls for service for the week. This is from 0001 hours on 07-30-12, until 2359 hours on 08-05-12.  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 07/30/2012
  
An officer stop a vehicle in Highland after running a registration check and finding no insurance on the vehicle.  The officer made contact with the driver who claimed they had just obtained insurance with a major insurance company.  The officer called the insurance company who advised the individual or vehicle was not insured with them.  The driver was confronted with this information and admitted to not having insurance.  The driver was then cited for no insurance and the vehicle was impounded state tax.
  
An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland after running a registration check and finding the vehicle's registration was revoked and it had no insurance.  Upon speaking with the driver, he admitted the vehicle had no insurance.  The driver was also found to have a suspended license.  The officer noted the registration returned to a female.  A female in the passenger seat was found to be the registered owner and had several warrants.  Subsequently, the female was arrested on the warrants and booked into jail.  The driver was cited for revoked registration, no insurance and driving on a suspended drivers license and the vehicle was impounded state tax.
An officer was dispatched on an abandoned 911 call at a residence in Highland.  The officer arrived at the residence and met with a female.  The female advised her ex-husband had just left and they had been arguing, it got heated, she tried to call 911 and he took the phone by twisting her wrist and hung it up.  Children were present at the time.  The male party was also interviewed and gave a similar but different account of what occurred.  Charges are going to be forwarded to the prosecutor for Interference of a communication device, Domestic violence assault and Domestic violence in the presence of a child.
 
Tuesday 07/31/2012  
An officer responded to an address in Highland on a vehicle burglary call.  The officer arrived and met with the complainant who advised during the previous night, someone had got into the engine compartment of his vehicle and stole his distributor cap.  No other items were reported missing.  There are no suspects at this time.

An officer took a walk in report at the Highland police station of a stalking.  The female wanted to report she believed she was being stalked by a male she had went on one date with 12 years prior.  The female appeared to be delusional and paranoid and has a history of such activity.
  
Wednesday 08/01/2012  
 
 An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Highland for speeding.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed signs that the driver may be impaired by drugs, alcohol or both.  While performing Field Sobriety Tests, a glass pipe fell out of the driver's pocket.  At this point, the officer took the individual into custody.  Upon a search incident to arrest, Methamphetamine was located on the driver.  The driver consented to chemical tests and initial results showed positive for several drugs.  The driver was booked into jail on several charges including felony DUI for having two or more prior DUI's within a 10 year period.  The vehicle was impounded state tax. 
At approximately 0620 hours an officer was dispatched on a public peace call in Highland.  The complainant advised construction workers were being loud.  The officer arrived and met with the foreman.  He advised the foreman of the noise ordinance being enforced until 0700.  The foreman advised he would delay any work causing noise until that time.  The complainant was contacted and happy with the outcome.  No charges will be issued.
An officer was dispatched to meet with an Alpine resident regarding a burglary to his garage.  The individual advised that within the past month he has had several items taken from his garage.  He was unsure exactly what date it had occurred, had no serial numbers for the equipment and believed entry was made through his unlocked garage man door.  There are no suspects at this time.
An officer was dispatched to a vehicle theft in Highland.  The complainant advised that he believed he had seen his vehicle last the day prior.  Speaking with the complainant the officer learned the complainant had some work done to his vehicle several days prior in American Fork, but the complainant didn't believe the vehicle would be there.  The officer drove to the business where the work had been done and located the complainant's vehicle.
  
 
Thursday 08/02/2012
 
An officer stop a vehicle traveling through Highland for a improper turn.  The officer met with the driver and upon running a records check, found the driver had a suspended drivers license and a warrant out of Alpine.  The officer was able to collect bail on the warrant.  The driver was then issued a citation for driving on a suspended drivers license and released.  The bail was then processed and booked at the police station per departmental policy. 

An officer was dispatched on a theft call in Highland.  The officer arrived and found a bicycle had been taken off of the victim's property.  The victim advised the bicycle had been parked outside her garage.  There are no suspects at this time.
An officer was dispatched on a juvenile problem call in Alpine.  A resident was reporting two juvenile males trespassing on a neighbor's property.  The area where the juveniles were, a duffel bag was located with beer inside.  One of the juveniles was located in the area hiding.  The juvenile was found to be a runaway.  The runaway advised he was given the beer by the other juvenile who lives in the area.  The runaway was cited for possession of alcohol and the other juvenile will be referred for charges.  The runaway was then turned over to his parents.
An officer was dispatched on a theft call in Alpine.  The reporting party advised while up at sliding rock in Alpine, their two bikes were taken from where they were below the area.  Several witnesses saw two males with the bikes leave the area.  There are no suspects at this time.
 
 
Friday 08/03/2012
  
An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Highland for speeding.  The vehicle displayed a dealer license plate.  Upon running the dealer plate, the officer found it was invalid and returned as having been "lost."  The driver was also unable to provide any proof of insurance on the vehicle.  Subsequently the vehicle was state tax impounded and the driver cited.
An officer was dispatched on a threatening detail in Highland.  The officer found an individual had made threats towards employees at a business in Highland.  The individual was located and remained belligerent.  The individual was arrested and booked into jail on several charges including terroristic threats.
 
 
Saturday 08/04/2012
An officer was dispatched on an assault call in Highland.  The officer found an individual had locked her keys in her vehicle.  She advised a locksmith was contacted, responded and unlocked her vehicle.  She said he then tried to overcharge her.  When she asked to speak with his supervisor he became belligerent and attacked her.  The suspect left the scene before officers could speak with him.  This is an ongoing investigation.
Officers were dispatched on the report of a suicidal male in Alpine.  The indvidual was located in an area of Alpine.  The individual advised he was going to "overdoes" by taken sleeping pills but had a change of heart.  The individual agreed to speak with a crisis worker while officers were there.  After speaking with the crisis worker, who stated that he was not concerned about the subjects mental state at this time, the male was released from the scene without further action being taken.
An officer was dispatched to a sex offense in Highland in which the complainant wanted to report that her neighbor exposes himself on a regular basis by urinating in his yard on the side of his house which is visible to the complainant. The complainant wanted to file a report and discuss her options. The complainant didn't want to press charges at this time but wanted to try and work things out with the neighbor after discussing her options with the officer.
Sunday 08/05/2012
An officer stopped a vehicle in Alpine for an expired registration.  While speaking with the driver, the officer observed signs of possible impairment.  The officer conducted Field Sobriety Tests on the driver and observed further signs of impairment.  The driver was then arrested on suspicion of DUI.  The driver was giving a breathalyzer, which registered over the legal limit.  During a vehicle inventory an open bottle of alcohol was located.  The driver was booked into jail on DUI, open container and expired registration.  The vehicle was impounded state tax.
An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Alpine for failure to maintain lane travel.  While speaking with the driver, the officer observed several signs of possible impairment including the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle.  The officer administered Field Sobriety Tests on the driver and observed further clues of impairment.  The driver was then arrested for suspicion of DUI.  A breathalyzer confirmed the driver was over the legal limit.  A preliminary urinalysis also showed positive for marijuana.  A inventory of the vehicle prior to a state tax impound revealed marijuana and paraphernalia.  The driver was also found to have two prior convictions of DUI within the last 10 years enhancing this one to a felony.  The driver was booked into jail on several charges.
Officers were dispatched on a domestic violence call in Highland.  Officers arrived and found an individual who was going through a divorce was upset and at his parents house.  While at his parents house, he became enraged and damaged property of his parents.  The individual was arrested

Police Beat for 7/23/2012 - 7/29/2012

 

Lone Peak Police  had a total of 105 calls for service for the week. This is from 0700 hours on 07-23-12, until 0700 hours on 07-30-12.  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 07/23/2012
  
An officer took a delayed report of a burglary that occurred at a residence in Alpine.  The victim advised some jewelery was missing from their residence.  They advised this had occurred approximately two days prior.  No other items were missing from the residence.  There are no suspects at this time.
  
An officer was dispatched to meet with an individual at the police department regarding a threat.  The officer arrived and found the complainant had a threatening note left in his mailbox at his residence in Alpine.  The complainant has suspicions about who left the note, but only wanted it documented at this time and no police follow-up.  The note was taken as evidence and the incident documented.
An officer took a report of a protective order violation.  The officer found a resident who lives in Alpine was being contacted by her ex-husband through text messages sent to her brother.  Per the protective order, the ex-husband was in violation by trying to contact her indirectly.  The officer contacted the ex-husband who refused to talk about the incident.  Charges will be forwarded to the prosecutor.
 
Tuesday 07/24/2012  
An officer stop a vehicle traveling through Highland for speeding.  While speaking with the driver, the officer noticed signs of impairment.  Field Sobriety Tests were performed that further showed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI.  A breath test later showed a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit.  The driver was booked into jail on several charges including DUI and his vehicle was state tax impounded.

An officer was dispatched to an address in Highland on a civil issue.  The officer arrived and spoke to a female who advised she had sole custody of her daughter and had allowed her ex-husband to take her for visitation and he was now not returning her.  The officer viewed the divorce decree which stated the ex-husband was only allowed visitation at the custodial residence.  The officer made contact with the male party who advised he was not going to return his daughter.  The officer advised he would be arrested for custodial interference.  The male then returned his daughter.  The female was advised to follow the divorce decree from now on and not allow visitation outside her residence.
  
Wednesday 07/25/2012  
 
 After finishing up getting fuel at Smith's Marketplace in Lehi a Lone Peak Officer observed a vehicle "squeal" his tires and leave at a high rate of speed on SR-92.  The officer pulled the vehicle over.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer detected the odor of what he believed was marijuana.  The officer then observed a "bong" in the back seat.  A search of the vehicle revealed more paraphernalia and a small amount of marijuana.  The driver was given Field Sobriety Tests in which the officer did not observe any clues of impairment.  The driver was cited and released for the possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. 
An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Alpine for an expired registration.  The officer found the driver had a suspended drivers license.  The officer cited the driver for both violations.
  
 
Thursday 07/26/2012
 
An officer took a hit and run report from a resident in Alpine.  The reporting party advised when they went to leave in the morning, they noticed a dent on the drivers side door that was not there the night before.  The vehicle had been parked on the street and no note was left.  The victim was unsure who could have hit his vehicle.  There are no suspects at this time. 

An officer was dispatched on a burglary call in Highland.  The officer arrived and met with the victim.  The victim advised she had left her residence for a couple of hours and upon her return, she found her laptop was missing.  She advised nothing else in the residence was missing.  The officer found the victim had left her garage door unlocked.  The victim did not have the serial number for the laptop.  There are no suspects at this time.
 
 
Friday 07/27/2012
  
Officers were dispatched to a residence in Alpine on a domestic violence call.  Officers arrived and found the argument to be verbal only.  Officers mediated the situation and all parties agreed the male would leave the residence for the evening while things calmed down.  Officers then cleared the scene.
Officers responded to the area of 6000 West and SR-92 on the report of an accident with injuries.  Officers arrived and found two vehicles involved.  They found one vehicle had turned in front of another vehicle as the light turned yellow.  The parties were treated  on scene by medical personnel and released.  The driver who turned in front of the other vehicle was cited for failure to yield.
An officer observed an individual driving a vehicle in Highland that he had knowledge had a suspended drivers license.  The officer then ran a registration check on the vehicle and found it had no insurance.  The officer then conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle.  While speaking with the driver, the officer could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle.  The driver was also extremely nervous and avoided eye contact with the officer.  Because of the drivers known drug activity a K-9 was called to assist.  The K-9 sniff indicated positive for the presence of an illegal substance in the vehicle.  A search of the vehicle revealed marijuana, drug paraphernalia and two open containers of alcohol.  The driver was administered Field Sobriety Tests to which the officer observed signs of impairment.  The driver was then arrested for suspicion of DUI.  The driver refused requests for further chemical tests and a warrant was obtained.  The driver was then booked into jail on several charges, including felony DUI for having more than 2 DUI's in the past 10 years.
 
 
Saturday 07/28/2012
An officer was dispatched on the report of a vehicle driving erratically through Highland.  The officer was able to locate the vehicle and conduct a traffic stop on it.  The driver was found to be a 82 year old male who was possibly having medical issues.  Medical personnel were dispatched to the scene and subsequently transported the driver to the hospital.  The driver was not cited due to the medical issues.  The officer will recommend the driver's drivers license be reviewed by the drivers license division.
An officer initiated a traffic stop in Highland on a motorcycle for expired registration.  During the stop, the officer found the motorcycle was not insured and the driver was using previous owner plates.  The officer also found the driver had no motorcycle endorsement on his drivers license.  The motorcycle was impounded and the driver was cited for the above offenses.
An officer was dispatched to American Fork Hospital on a delayed assault report.  The officer arrived at the hospital and met with the victim's grandfather as the victim was seeing the doctor.  The grandfather advised he had picked up his grandson at a residence in Alpine.  He stated that his grandson advised he had gotten "beat up" so he took him to the hospital.  The officer was able to then meet with the victim who was uncooperative.  Being the victim did not want to file a report, this case will be closed.
An officer was dispatched on a suspicious incident at Burgess Park in Alpine.  The complainant advised a juvenile male was being approached by several people.  The people would meet with the juvenile for 2 or 3 minutes then leave.  The complainant believed possible drug dealing was going on.  The officer was able to make contact with two juveniles.  Upon contact, the juveniles were being evasive with their answers to the officers questions.  Both males had been wearing backpacks and had set them on the ground after the contact with the officer.  Both juveniles declined a consent search of their backpacks.  A K-9 officer was requested and arrived at the scene.  The K-9 performed a sniff of the backpacks that were laying on the ground and indicated a positive result for drugs.  A search of the backpacks revealed marijuana and paraphernalia.  Both juveniles were arrested and released to their guardians with citations.  One of the juveniles admitted to buying the marijuana from an individual at the park, although he would not give the person's name.
Sunday 07/29/2012
An officer was informed of a female working at a gas station in Saratoga Springs that had several warrants out of Highland.  Another officer getting off duty that lives in the area of the gas station advised he would stop by and see if the female was there.  The officer found the female was working at the gas station.  The original officer arrived and took custody of the female and transported her to jail.  Once at the jail a baggie containing a white substance was located in the female's possession.  The powder tested positive for cocaine.  The female was booked in on the warrants and the additional charge of smuggling a controlled substance into a secured facility.
While patrolling in Alpine at approximately 0330 hours an officer observed an individual on a bicycle.  The officer turned his spotlight on the individual who then tossed something he had been holding in his hand.  The officer made contact with the individual and found him to be a 20 year old male.  The officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the male.  The male consented to a portable breath test which showed positive for alcohol.  The object thrown was found to be a can of beer.  The male was transported to his residence in Highland by the officer and issued a citation for illegal possession and illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor.

Police Beat for 7/9/2012 - 7/15/2012

Lone Peak Police had a total of 100 calls for service for the week. This is from 0700 hours on 07-09-12, until 0700 hours on 07-16-12.  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 07/09/2012

  
An officer was dispatched on a criminal mischief call in Alpine.  The officer arrived and found a vehicle had two of its tires slashed, had been "keyed" and had sugar poured into the gas tank.  There are possible suspects and this is currently under investigation.
  
Officers responded on a family problem call in Alpine.  The reporting party advised that her children were not allowing her the keys to her vehicle.  Officers arrived and found the mother was on medication and because of that, the children did not want her to drive.  Officers explained the dangers of driving while on prescription pills to the mother and the consequences including possibly being charged with a DUI.  The officers then cleared without incident.

Officers responded to an injury accident involving a motorcycle.  Officers arrived and found this was a single vehicle accident just involving the motorcycle.  The driver was wearing a helmet and sustained road rash injuries to his arms.  The driver was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

 
Tuesday 07/10/2012
  
On this date we had a total of 8 calls.  Four "animal problem" calls in Highland, two alarm calls in Alpine, a littering call in Alpine and a traffic stop in Highland in which the driver had a suspended license and a warrant.  The driver was cited for driving on a suspended license and transported to jail on the warrant.

  
Wednesday 07/11/2012
  
 
 An officer took a vehicle burglary report that occurred at a residence in Highland.  The victim reported that someone had entered her open garage, got into her unlocked vehicle and stole a Kindle.  The victim does not have the serial number for the device.  There are no suspects at this time. 

An officer was dispatched to contact an Alpine resident regarding a protective order violation.  The officer spoke with the person who advised he had a protective order against his wife and part of that protective order stated that she was not allowed at their residence.  The reporting party advised that his wife had in fact come to the residence.  The officer made contact with the female and confirmed that she had violated the protective order.  Charges will be forwarded to the prosecutor.

Officers were dispatched to a residence in Highland on the report of a domestic violence in progress.  Officers arrived and found one party, had left the scene.  Officers met with a female who advised her husband and her son(his stepson) had been in an altercation.  Officers found the stepfather had pushed the stepson several times.  Officers were able to interview all parties involved.  Charges will be forwarded to the prosecutor to be screened for possible further adjudication.

  
 
Thursday 07/12/2012

 
An officer stopped a vehicle in Alpine for going the wrong way on a one way street.  Upon contact, he found the driver had a suspended license, an open container in the vehicle and the vehicle had no insurance.  The driver also admitted to drinking.  Field Sobriety Tests were performed in which the driver passed.  The driver was released with a citation for open container, no insurance and driving on a suspended drivers license.  He was given a warning for wrong way on a one way street.  The vehicle was impounded state tax for no insurance. 

An officer was dispatched on a vehicle burglary call in Alpine.  The officer arrived and found a vehicle had been gone through and prescription pills were taken from the vehicle.  Other items of value remained in the vehicle.  The victim also advised that his vehicle had been locked up and there were no signs of forced entry.  There are no suspects at this time.

An Officer responded to Lone Peak High School on a criminal mischief call.  The officer arrived and found the door to the baseball clubhouse had been "kicked in."  The officer found no items had been taken.  The officer documented the damage and filed his report.  There are no suspects at this time.

Officers responded to Alpine Arts Center on the report of an explosion.  Officers arrived and found several victims injured and one that had perished as a result of the explosion.  Officers determined the explosion was related to a piece of machinery which operates under pressure of steam.  At this time it is unsure what caused the explosion to take place.

 
 
Friday 07/13/2012
  
An officer was dispatched to an address in Highland on a criminal mischief call.  The officer arrived and found oatmeal had been poured on the victim's vehicle.  Officers found the oatmeal was easily washed off without any permanent damage to the vehicle.  There are no suspects at this time.

An officer took a harassment call from an Alpine resident who advised his ex-wife was sending him harassing text messages.  The officer made contact with the female and advised her to cease and desist sending text or she could be charged with communication harassment.  Later in the day, the same officer was dispatch to contact the female regarding original complainant now harassing her.  He was also advised no further contact.

Officers were dispatched to a residence in Highland on an "out of control" teenage male.  Officers arrived and found the male attempting to leave.  Officers confronted the male who became extremely belligerent to the officers and continued to yell.  The male resisted all orders by the officers and was eventually handcuffed.  After handcuffing the male he continued to scream and also spit on one of the officers.  The male was eventually booked into juvenile detention on several charges.


 
 
Saturday 07/14/2012

While finishing a traffic stop on a vehicle, an officer observed a vehicle pass him and not slow or change lanes as required by law.  The officer then conducted a traffic stop on that vehicle.  Upon a registration check, the officer learned the vehicle's registration had expired some 2 years earlier.  It should be noted that the vehicle displayed a 2012 sticker.  Upon questioning, the officer learned the driver had taken that sticker off another vehicle he owned and placed it on this one.  The vehicle was subsequently impounded and upon an inventory search of the vehicle, open containers of alcohol were located in the vehicle.  The officer eventually cited the driver for several violations and the vehicle was impounded state tax.

Officers responded to an address in Alpine on an "out of control" teenage male.  Officers arrived and separated all parties involved.  Officers found an argument had occurred between father and son.  They also found that it had escalated to the point of being physical.  Charges will be forwarded to the prosecutor on child abuse.

Officers were dispatch to a residence in Highland on a burglary call.  Officers arrived and found a burglary had occurred to a residence.  It appears entrance was made through an unlocked window.  Several items and cash were taken along with a safe.  There are no suspects at this time.


Sunday 07/15/2012

At approximately 0300 hours an officer observed two vehicles traveling through Highland that appeared to be following each other.  The officer followed the two vehicles and observed traffic violations on both vehicles.  The officer was able to stop both vehicles and found four females between the two vehicles three of which were under the age of 21.  The officer also detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from both vehicles.  Ultimately two of the females were cited and released on several alcohol charges.  One of the vehicles was also impounded, hold for owner due to not having anyone able to safely drive the vehicle.

An officer was dispatched on a disturbance call in Alpine.  Officers arrived and found this to be the same residence from the previous day where a father and son had been in a physical altercation.  Officers found the same two individuals were arguing and it had only been verbal.  Officers stood by while the two individuals worked out their differences.
  
Officers were dispatched on an assault call.  Dispatched advised a mentally handicapped neighbor who was a juvenile was threatening the reporting party with a knife.  Officers arrived and found the juvenile had also threatened the reporting party's husband with the knife.  The juvenile was located with the knife.  Officers were able to take the juvenile into custody without incident.  The juvenile was booked into juvenile detention on two counts of aggravated assault

Officers were dispatched on a vehicle fire at a residence in Highland.  Officers arrived and found a camping trailer fully engulfed along with part of a building.  Fire arrived and was able to extinguish the fire before it spread to the residence.

 

Police Beat for 7/2/2012 - 7/8/2012

Lone Peak Police had a total of 139 calls for service for the week. This is from 0700 hours on 07-02-12, until 0700 hours on 07-09-12.  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 07/02/2012

Officers were dispatched to a vehicle driving erratically in an area of Alpine.  An officer was able to locate the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle.  The vehicle contained three juveniles.  Because of signs of impairment and other indications the officer was seeing from the driver, a Lone Peak K-9 was called.  The K-9 gave a positive indication for drugs on the vehicle.  Drugs and paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.  The driver was administered Field Sobriety Tests and did not pass the tests.  Subsequently, the driver was cited for DUI among other charges.  All individuals involved were released to their parents.  The vehicle was state tax impounded.
  
An officer was dispatched on a criminal mischief call in Highland.  The officer arrived and found a Highland City trail sign had been spray painted on.  The officer documented the incident and there are no suspects at this time.
  
An officer was dispatched on a harassment call in Highland.  The officer found a male and his mother were being harassed by phone by his father.  The reporting party asked that his father not be contacted, but the incident documented and him given a case number for a restraining order they were seeking.

 
Tuesday 07/03/2012
  
An officer was dispatched to a medical call in Alpine whereas a juvenile male crashed while riding his skateboard.  The officer arrived on scene and assisted the patient until medical personnel could arrive.  The patient was transported by ambulance to the hospital.
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Highland for no registration and not using a turn signal.  The officer found the driver had a suspended drivers license.  There was also no proof of insurance in the vehicle.  The officer cited the driver for driving on a suspended drivers license and for failure to register a vehicle and issued a warning for no proof of insurance and failure to signal.  A relative arrived and drove the vehicle.

Officers were dispatched to a brush fire in Lambert Park in Alpine.  The fire spread to residential areas of Alpine and also national forest land.  Several areas of Alpine were evacuated.  The fire took several days to contain.  Only one structure, a barn was lost.

Officers were dispatched on a family problem in Highland.  Officers arrived and found an argument had taken place between a father and a daughter.  Officers found the situation was verbal only and nothing physical had taken place.  Officers assured the argument had deescalated and cleared.

On this date, officers responded to six fireworks details, all in Highland.

 
Wednesday 07/04/2012

Officers were assigned several areas of Alpine to post at and restrict access due to the fire.
Officers responded to seven fireworks details on this date, all in Highland.


  
Thursday 07/05/2012
  
 
 An officer took a theft report at a residence in Highland.  The reporting party advised that overnight someone had stolen the manufacturer symbols off of three of her vehicles.  She advised a Dodge Ram, Chevrolet and Ford symbols were missing from her vehicles.  There are no suspects at this time. 

A Lone Peak K-9 Officer was asked to assist Lehi Police using his dog to perform a sniff on two vehicles believed to be involved with the dealing of drugs.  The officer deployed his dog who gave a positive indication for drugs.  A subsequent search revealed drugs in the vehicles.

An officer was dispatched on the report of juveniles lighting fires and then urinating on them to put them out.  The officer arrived and located the juveniles.  The juveniles are being referred to juvenile court for charges.

  
 
Friday 07/06/2012

 
An officer took a report in Alpine of a vehicle that drove through a fence.  This was delayed and meeting with the owner, they advised the individual that caused the damage had provided his insurance information.  The individual just wanted the police to document this also.  The officer took pictures and provided a case number to the owner of the fence. 

Lone Peak detectives received a report from DCFS regarding a delayed child abuse that occurred at a residence in Alpine.  This case is currently under investigation. 

 
 
Saturday 07/07/2012
  
An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Highland after observing several traffic violations.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed signs from the driver of possible impairment.  The officer also noticed an open container of beer in the vehicle.  The officer attempted to conduct Field Sobriety Tests on the driver but the driver admitted he was unable to perform the tests due to his level of intoxication.  Subsequently the driver was arrested for DUI and cited accordingly.  It should be noted a passenger in the vehicle was issued a citation for open container.  The vehicle was state tax impounded.

At approximately the same time as the previous DUI(see above) was taken place another Lone Peak Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling through Alpine for a brake light violation.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer detected the odor of both marijuana and an alcoholic beverage.  A Lone Peak K-9 Officer was requested to the scene.  The K-9 officer deployed his dog to conduct a sniff of the vehicle in which the dog gave a positive indication for the presence of drugs.  Both the driver and passenger were removed from the vehicle and detained.  Both mushrooms and marijuana were located in the vehicle.  The driver was put through Field Sobriety Tests to which signs of impairment were indicated.  The driver consented to blood, breath and urine tests which preliminarily indicated positive results for alcohol, cocaine, marijuana and opiates.  The driver was booked into jail on several charges including DUI.  While at the jail, a jailer located marijuana on the driver thus adding a charge of possession of marijuana in a correctional facility.  The driver's vehicle was state tax impounded.

An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in Highland for failure to signal. During the course of the stop, it was discovered the driver of the vehicle had a warrant for his arrest. The driver was able to post bail on the warrant.  The officer collected bail and followed departmental procedures to secure the bail. The driver was warned for failing to signal. The warrant was then cleared through dispatch.

An officer took a report of a missing person from a resident of Alpine.  The reporting party advised his adult brother who lives with him has been missing for a day.  He further advised that his brother had recently been laid off of work.  The officer took all necessary information and put out an Attempt To Locate for both the individual and his vehicle.

Officers were dispatched to an area of Highland on the report of a vehicle driving on the wrong side of the road and cutting off a bicyclist.  Officers arrived and found the driver of the vehicle and the bicyclist were boyfriend and girlfriend and were verbally fighting with each other.  Both individuals were being deceptive to questioning.  The male was found to have several warrants.  He was also found to have a "meth" pipe in his possession.  The male was booked into jail for the warrants and paraphernalia.  The female was released.

Officers responded to Kohler's in Highland on a trespassing detail.  Officers arrived and found an individual that had been trespassed from Kohler's a year earlier for shoplifting was at the store.  The individual was arrested and issued a citation for trespassing.  He was then released.

 
 
Sunday 07/08/2012

An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling through Highland for an equipment violation.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed signs of possible impairment from the driver.  Field Sobriety Tests were conducted on the driver to which the officer observed further signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported to the police station.  Preliminary results from a urine test showed a positive result for barbiturates.  The driver was cited for DUI and released to a responsible individual.

An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle speeding in Highland.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the vehicle.  The officer also observed signs that indicated the driver may have been drinking.  The officer administered Field Sobriety Tests on the driver in which he observed signs of impairment.  A breath test confirmed the driver was over the legal limit.  The driver was arrested and booked into jail on DUI.  The driver's vehicle was state tax impounded.

While assisting the officer on the previous DUI(see directly above) an officer observed a vehicle drive by that appeared to be traveling at a high rate of speed.  The officer effected a traffic stop on the vehicle.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed signs of alcohol consumption.  The officer administered Field Sobriety Tests on the driver in which he observed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and booked into jail on DUI.  The driver's vehicle was state tax impounded.

Because officers were busy on the previous three DUI's a Utah County Sheriff assisted Lone Peak Police on a suspicious 911 call coming from the mouth of American Fork Canyon.  The officer located the individual that made the 911 call and eventually arrested the person for DUI.  It should be noted that these four DUI's occurred between the hours of 0025 hours and 0306 hours on this date.
  
An officer was dispatched on the report of a reckless driver.  The vehicle was stopped and the officer made contact with the driver.  The officer noticed several signs of alcohol use coming from the driver.  The officer conducted Field Sobriety Tests in which he observed further signs of impairment.  Upon a breath test, the driver blew three times the legal limit.  The driver was eventually booked into jail on DUI and reckless driving charges.  The driver's vehicle was state tax impounded.