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Police Beat for 6/25/2012 - 7/1/2012

 

Lone Peak Police had a total of 138 calls for service for the week. This is from 0700 hours on 06-25-12, until 0700 hours on 07-02-12.  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 06/25/2012

At approximately 0200 hours an officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for speeding and a stop sign violation.  The officer found the driver had a warrant out of South Jordan and a suspended drivers license.  The officer contacted South Jordan who asked that the officer just advise the driver on the warrant.  The officer issued the driver a citation for speeding, the stop sign violation and driving on a suspended license and gave a warning on the warrant.
  
An officer was dispatched to meet with a Highland resident regarding his motorcycle being stolen.  The officer found this had occurred 2 weeks prior and that the reporting party had a motorcycle stolen out of his garage.  The officer obtained all necessary information to document the incident.  There are no suspects at this time.
  
An officer was dispatched to delayed vehicle burglary in Alpine.  The officer contacted the individual by phone who stated he was visiting in Alpine the day before and his I-pod is now missing that was in his vehicle.  He advised that his vehicle was unlocked while parked at the residence in Alpine.  He also stated that other valuables in the car were untouched.  There are no suspects at this time.

 
Tuesday 06/26/2012
  
An officer took a followup report of a theft from a Highland resident.  The reporting party had reported a theft several weeks back and wanted to advised the police of more items that are now missing.  Suspects include several relatives who use drugs.  This is an ongoing investigation.
 
An officer was dispatched on a medical call at a residence in Alpine.  Dispatch advised an elderly female had lost conciseness and had fallen.  The officer arrived and assisted the patient until medical personnel could arrive.

Officers were dispatched to a residence in Highland on a "mental subject" call.  Officers were advised a female had called in stating that she had recently broke up with her boyfriend and he had sent a text to her threatening suicide.  Officers made contact at the residence and spoke with the male's parents as he was not home.  Eventually they located the male and found he was not suicidal.

 
Wednesday 06/27/2012

Officers responded to an area of Alpine on a medical call whereas an adult female had crashed on her bicycle.  Officers arrived and assisted medical personnel where necessary.
 
An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an expired registration.  During contact with the driver, he observed signs of impairment.  Upon a consent search of the vehicle, drugs were located.  The passenger was also found to have numerous drugs in his possession.  Upon an interview with the passenger, he was found to be dealing drugs.  The driver was booked into jail for DUI, possession of a controlled substance and several other charges.  The passenger was booked into jail for possession of heroin with intent to distribute and several other charges.  Both individuals are residents of Highland.(See Thursday 06/28/12 for followup to this case)


  
Thursday 06/28/2012
  
 
 Following up on his traffic stop from the prior day the officer learned of a Highland resident that was selling heroin out of his residence.  The officer was able to obtain a search warrant for the residence.  Officers from the Lone Peak Police Department served the search warrant on the residence.  Officers were able to find a significant amount of heroin in the residence packaged for sale along with several other types of illegal narcotics.  The suspect was arrested and booked into jail on several charges.  While at the residence, the suspects phone continued to receive text messages and phone calls from individuals wanting to purchase heroin.  Officer were able to arrange several transactions leading to several more arrests. 

An officer took a report at the police station of a delayed domestic violence.  An individual had observed a vehicle driving erratically, followed it and then saw a female get out of the passenger side of the vehicle.  This all occurred in Highland.  The vehicle then sped off.  The individual stopped to help the female and learned she had just been abused by her boyfriend.  He then took her to the police station.  The officer learned from the victim that her boyfriend had hit her in the face and was drunk.  The office attempted contact with the suspect, but was unable to make contact.  This case remains under investigation.

  
 
Friday 06/29/2012

 
An officer took a report in Alpine of a vehicle burglary.  Someone had removed the vehicle's removable "hard top" to gain access.  A cup full of change was taken along with the hard top.  There are no suspects at this time. 

An officer was dispatched on a property damage call in Highland.  The officer arrived and found a tree company was cutting branches from a tree and one of them fell the wrong direction and landed on a vehicle.  The officer advised the owner of the vehicle that this was a civil issue.  The tree cutting company did provide insurance information to the owner of the vehicle.

At approximately 2300 hours officers were dispatched on a noise complaint occurring at a residence in Highland.  Officers arrived and found a party happening at the residence and loud music being played.  Officers made contact with the homeowner and advised of the noise ordinance.  The homeowner agreed to turn down the music.  The officers left and no further complaints were received.

 
 
  
Saturday 06/30/2012
  
An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Alpine after running a registration check and learning the vehicle had a revoked registration and no insurance.  Upon contact with the driver, he admitted not having insurance on the vehicle.  The officer issued a citation to the driver for driving on a revoked registration and no insurance.  The vehicle was impounded state tax for those offenses

An officer was asked to assist American Fork Police with a juvenile party in their city.  The Lone Peak Police Officer responded and assisted American Fork Police where necessary.

An officer stopped a vehicle traveling through Highland after running a registration check and learning the vehicle had no insurance.  Upon contact with the driver, he admitted not having insurance on the vehicle.  The officer issued a citation to the driver for no insurance and not having his drivers license on his person.  The vehicle was impounded state tax for no insurance.

An officer responded to a traffic accident in Highland.  While investigating the accident, the officer saw signs of impairment by one of the drivers.  Field Sobriety Tests were conducted on the driver.  The driver was then arrested for suspicion of DUI.  An Intoxilyzer result showed the driver over the legal limit.  The driver was cited for DUI and several traffic violations that led to the accident.  He was booked into jail and his vehicle was impounded state tax.

 
 
Sunday 07/01/2012

Upon running a routine registration check on a vehicle traveling through Highland, the officer found the registration did not come back on file.  The officer stopped the vehicle and met with the driver.  Upon a records check on the driver, he was found to have two active warrants.  The officer also found the vehicle was not registered.  The driver was issued a citation for failure to register, the vehicle was impounded and the driver was booked into jail on the warrants.

While patrolling Highland Glen Park, an officer made contact with two individuals that were in the park after it was closed.  One of the individuals was found to have a warrant.  The individual was able to post bail for the warrant.  The officer collected bail, issued a receipt, notified dispatch to clear the warrant and booked the bail into evidence per departmental policy.

Police Beat for 6/18/2012 - 6/24/2012

 

Lone Peak Police had a total of 101 calls for service for the week. This is from 0700 hours on 06-18-12, until 0700 hours on 06-25-12.  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 06/18/2012

At approximately 0130 hours an officer was dispatched to assist a forest ranger in American Fork Canyon on a suspicious vehicle.  The officer arrived and found a male and female in a vehicle with limited clothing on.  The officer also found several open containers in the vehicle.  The officer conducted field sobriety tests and determined the male, who had been in the drivers seat, was impaired.  The officer also learned the male was wanted out of Wisconsin and they were willing to extradite.  Subsequently, the male was booked into Utah County Jail on DUI, open container, lewdness and the warrant.
  
Officers were dispatched on a trespassing call at a residence in Highland.  Officers arrived and found two females arguing.  Officers found one of the females lived at the residence.  Per the female's request, the other female was trespassed from the property and advised if she returned, she would be arrested.  The female then left and no further action was taken.
  
An officer was dispatched to an area of Alpine on the report of juveniles who threw their drinks out of a vehicle onto two females who were jogging.  The females stated that the juvenile males also used obscenities.  The joggers only were able to give a vague description of the vehicle.  The officer searched the area and was unable to locate the vehicle.

 
Tuesday 06/19/2012
  
An officer initiated a traffic stop in Highland on a vehicle whose registration was returning to a different vehicle.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer found the driver had never obtained a drivers license and the vehicle was not registered or insured.  The officer then obtained the passengers information to see if he had a valid drivers license.  The officer then learned the passenger had a warrant for a previous conviction of DUI.  Subsequently, the driver was issued a citation for several violations.  The vehicle was impounded and the passenger was booked into Utah County Jail on the warrant.
 
An officer was dispatched on the report of a vehicle that was shining a LASER at other vehicles.  The officer was able to locate the vehicle in Alpine.  The reporting party advised they did not want to sign a complaint.  Because the officer did not observe the offense, the suspects were just spoken to and released.

 
Wednesday 06/20/2012

An officer was dispatched to a residence in Highland on a criminal mischief call.  The officer arrived and found the reporting party's screen door glass had been broken.  It appears it was shot out and there are no suspects at this time.
 
An officer was dispatched to an address in Highland on a harassment call.  The officer arrived and spoke to the complainant who advised his brother was recently divorced and his ex-wife was now coming to the residence and harassing the complainant.  The complainant wanted the female trespassed from the residence.  The officer attempted contact and left a voice mail on the females phone advising of the trespass order.


  
Thursday 06/21/2012
  
 
 An officer was dispatched to a Highland residence on a harassment call.  The officer found a female was being harassed through electronic communication methods by her soon to be ex-husband with whom she has a protective order against.  The officer attempted to contact the other party without success.  Charges will be filed accordingly for the protective order violation. 

Officers were dispatched to an address in Alpine on the report of a domestic violence occurring.  The officers arrived and found an argument taking place between a married couple.  The officers found the altercation to be verbal only.  The officers were able to come to mediate a solution between the couple for the night.

  
 
Friday 06/22/2012

 
An officer observed a vehicle in Highland unable to maintain lane travel.  Upon stopping the vehicle and making contact with the driver, the officer observed signs of possible drug and alcohol use.  The officer administered Field Sobriety Tests on the driver and determined he was impaired.  The driver was eventually booked into Utah County Jail on several charges including DUI and his vehicle was state impounded. 

An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for a minor traffic violation.  Upon contact with the driver, he observed signs of possible impairment.  The officer conducted Field Sobriety Tests on the driver and determined the driver was impaired.  The driver was arrested for DUI, cited and subsequently released to a responsible individual.  The driver's vehicle was state impounded.

 
 
  
Saturday 06/23/2012
  
An officer stopped a suspicious juvenile male in an area of Highland.  Upon contact, the officer observed signs that the juvenile was possibly under the influence.  Through an investigation, the officer found that the juvenile was a runaway from Lehi and had recently used several illegal drugs.  Drug paraphernalia, illegal fireworks and cigarettes were located in the juveniles possession.  The juvenile was cited for several violations and released to his mother. 

An officer took a delayed report of a burglary to a residence in Highland.  The officer found that the victim's daughter who has a drug problem had stolen several items from the residence and pawned the items.  The parents wanted the daughter prosecuted since she had done this several times in the past and was not getting help.  This case is still under investigation.

An officer made contact with several individuals at the park and ride at the mouth of American Fork Canyon.  The officer observed the individuals dumping debris from their vehicle onto Highland City property.  After an investigation the officer cited an individual for illegal dumping.

An officer made contact with an individual who was in Highland Glen Park after park hours.  The individual was defiant and resisting the officers commands to remain on scene.  The officer requested back-up and eventually found the individual had provided a false name and date of birth to the officer.  The individual was eventually cited for several violations and released.

 
 
Sunday 06/24/2012

An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for a minor traffic violation.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed signs of possible alcohol use.  Field Sobriety Tests were conducted on the driver, to which he failed.  The driver was subsequently arrested and booked into Utah County Jail on several charges including DUI.  The driver's vehicle was impounded state tax.

Police Beat for 6/11/2012 - 6/17/2012

 

Lone Peak Police  had a total of 113 calls for service for the week. This is from 0700 hours on 06-11-12, until 0700 hours on 06-18-12.  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 06/11/2012
Officers were dispatched to an address in Alpine on the report of a suicidal male.  Officers arrived and found the male had left.  The individual was located later and found not to be suicidal.
  
An officer was dispatched on the report of a brush fire in the Alpine area.  The officer arrived and assisted the fire department with traffic control while the small fire was extinguished.
  
While patrolling the Alpine Cemetery an officer found several individuals in the cemetery past curfew.  After gathering the individuals information, he found two of the individuals had warrants for their arrest.  One of those individuals was able to post bail on his warrant while the other individual who had several warrants was booked into jail on the warrants.  The bail was processed per departmental policy.
 
Tuesday 06/12/2012  
An officer initiated a traffic stop in Highland on a vehicle not displaying any registration information.  During the traffic stop the driver was found to have a warrant for his arrest.  It was also found the vehicle had an expired temporary registration.  The officer was able to collect bail on the warrant and issued the driver a warning for the expired registration.  The bail was then processed per departmental policy..
 
An officer was dispatched to contact a Highland residence regarding a custody issue.  The female advised she was in the process of a divorce.  She further advised her husband had taken their child for visitation and was now not returning the child.  The officer investigated and found there was no custody or protective orders in place.  The officer made contact with the father and child per the mothers request and found the child to be safe.  The officer explained the civil nature of this call to the reporting party and no further action was taken.
 
Wednesday 06/13/2012
At approximately 0230 hours an officer made a traffic stop in Highland on a vehicle showing expired registration.  The officer found the driver to be a 17 year old male.  Because the male was out past curfew, the officer escorted him home and spoke to his parents.  The officer did not issue a citation for any violation. 
 
At approximately 0330 hours an officer noticed a vehicle parked behind the car wash at Kountry Korner in Highland.  The officer made contact with the occupants and found one of them had several warrants out of Salt Lake.  The individual was arrested and transported where the officer met with a Salt Lake City Police Officer to transfer custody to.  No further action was taken.

An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland showing expired registration.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer detected an odor consistent with marijuana.  Speaking with the driver, the officer learned there was marijuana in the vehicle, which was located upon a consent search.  The driver was cited for several drug violations and was released with a promise to appear.  

An officer stopped a vehicle in Alpine for a headlight violation.  The officer found the driver had a warrant and a suspended drivers license.  The officer contacted the jurisdiction the warrant was out of and they asked that the driver just be advised of the warrant.  The driver was issued a citation for driving on a suspended license.


  
Thursday 06/14/2012  
 
 An officer was dispatched to a Highland residence on the report of a vehicle burglary.  The officer arrived and found a speaker box and amplifier had been taken from a vehicle.  There were no signs of forced entry and it appears the vehicle was left unlocked.  There are no suspects at this time. 
An officer conducted a routine registration check on a vehicle traveling through Highland.  The return showed the vehicle's registration was revoked and the vehicle not having insurance.  The officer confirmed with the driver that the vehicle did not have insurance.  The driver was cited for driving on a revoked registration and no insurance and the vehicle was impounded state tax.
  
 
Friday 06/15/2012
 
An officer was dispatched on a medical call to a residence in Highland where it was reported a male was suffering from alcohol poisoning.  While at the residence, the officer found the patient was 21 years old, but there was also an underage individual present who had consumed alcohol.  The officer issued a citation to the individual for consumption of alcohol by a minor. 

An officer was dispatched to an area of Highland on the report of a theft in progress.  The reporting party advised that two female solicitors had taken a package off a porch, opened it and removed its contents.  The two females were located and subsequently cited and released for misdemeanor theft.
An officer was dispatched on a welfare check to a residence in Highland.  Dispatch reported a 5 year old had awaken from a nap and could not locate his parents.  The officer arrived and found his parents had been in the front yard of the residence.
An officer was dispatched to a residence in Highland on a welfare check.  The reporting party advised her estranged husband was continually calling her and he appeared to be highly intoxicated.  The officer arrived and found the individual was intoxicated.  The officer also found the individual to not be a danger to himself.  The male advised he would go to bed and quit calling his estranged wife.
  
Saturday 06/16/2012
  
Officers were dispatched to a medical call in Alpine where a young female had fallen, landing on her head.  Officers attempted to stabilize the female until medical personnel could arrive.  Officer then assisted with landing a medical helicopter which then transported the female.
  
 
Officers were dispatched to a medical call in Alpine where an adult female had crashed while riding a bike and hit her head.  The female was not wearing a helmet and was unresponsive.  The officers arrived and attempted to stabilize the female until medical personnel arrived.  The female was transported by ambulance to the hospital.
An officer stopped a vehicle in Alpine after running a drivers license check on the registered owner and finding the registered owner's drivers license was expired.  The driver of the vehicle was the registered owner.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed signs of possible impairment by the driver.  A Lone Peak K-9 Officer arrived on scene to assist and subsequently had his K-9 perform a sniff on the vehicle.  The K-9 gave a positive indication on the vehicle.  A search revealed Heroin, Methamphetamine and paraphernalia.  The driver was arrested on DUI and several drug charges.  A passenger was arrested on several drug charges.  Both individuals were booked into Utah County Jail.
 
 
Sunday 06/17/2012
An officer was dispatched on a traffic offense.  The reporting party advised juveniles were riding a motorcycle in Burgess Park in Alpine.  Officers arrived and made contact with the juveniles.  The officer observed that no damage had been done to the park.  The officer contacted the juvenile's father who arrived.  The juvenile and motorcycle were released to the father with a warning.  No charges will be filed.
  
Officers were dispatched on the report of a suicidal adult female.  Officers arrived and met with the complainant who was the female's husband.  Officers learned the female had a history of depression and that the female had left the residence.  Officer's used several resources in an attempt to locate the female.  The female eventually returned home several hours later.

Police Beat 6/4/2012 - 6/10/2012

We had a total of 108 calls for service for the week. This is from 0700 hours on 06-04-12, until 0700 hours on 06-11-12.  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 06/04/2012

While on patrol in Highland an officer observed an individual driving a vehicle that he had knowledge from previous encounters had a suspended license and an improper registration.  The officer made a stop on the vehicle and found the driver's license was still suspended and the registration(license plates) invalid.  The officer cited the driver for driving on a suspended license and driving on previous owners plates, confiscated the license plates as evidence and impounded the vehicle per state statute.
  
Officers responded to assist Utah County Sheriffs with a patient who fell while rock climbing up American Fork Canyon.  Officers arrived and assisted with various tasks including traffic control and landing a helicopter.
  
Officers responded to an address in Alpine on a report of a missing child.  The child's father had left the home after a disagreement with his wife.  After he left, she could not find their 4 year old daughter.  The complainant called because she could not get a hold of her husband and did not know for sure if the child was with him.  The father and child were later located at the father's sister's house in Highland.

 
Tuesday 06/05/2012
  
Officers responded on a medical call in Alpine whereas a patient was reported unconscious and not breathing.  Officers arrived with medical personnel and determined the adult male was deceased.  Initial investigation is showing this to be a possible suicide.
 
An officer was dispatched to a Lehi address to conduct a DUI investigation.  Lehi Police were the initial responding officers to the call, but due to a conflict of interest they asked that an outside agency conduct the investigation.  The Lone Peak Police Officer conducted his investigation and arrested and booked the individual in jail for felony DUI.

An officer was dispatched to an address in Alpine on the report of a juvenile runaway.  The officer was giving a description of the juvenile female by her mother.  The officer was able to locate the juvenile a short time later and returned the juvenile to the parents.  The officer also spoke to the juvenile about the situation and consequences of not respecting her parents.

 
Wednesday 06/06/2012

A Lone Peak K-9 Officer was asked to assist a neighboring agency with a vehicle sniff.  The Lone Peak Officer deployed his dog who gave a positive indication on the vehicle.  Upon a vehicle search narcotics were located within the vehicle.
 
An officer was dispatched to an area of Highland on the report of juveniles in a vehicle throwing water balloons at joggers and other pedestrians.  An officer was able to locate the vehicle and juveniles.  The reporting party was unwilling to sign a complaint.  The juveniles parents were contacted and the juveniles were given a warning.

Officers responded to an address in Highland on a "family problem."  Officer arrived and found a 15 year old had punched his father and damaged some items within the residence.  After speaking with the parents, they advised they did not want to pursue charges against their son.  After assuring things had deescalated in the residence, the officers left the scene.


  
Thursday 06/07/2012
  
 
 At approximately 0100 hours an officer patrolling an area of Highland observed a vehicle parked in a church parking lot.  Upon making contact with the lone occupant, the officer observed signs of drug use in the vehicle.  Upon a consent search the officer located both drugs and paraphernalia within the vehicle.  The individual was issued a citation for several charges and was allowed to leave. 

An officer conducted a traffic stop in Alpine on a vehicle showing the registration being expired approximately 2 years.  Upon making contact with the driver, the officer learned the registration was expired, the vehicle had no insurance and the driver's drivers license was invalid.  The officer issued the driver a citation for several violations and the vehicle was impounded.
  
 
Friday 06/08/2012

 
A Lone Peak K-9 Officer was asked to assist a neighboring agency with a vehicle sniff.  The Lone Peak Officer deployed his dog who gave a positive indication on the vehicle.  Upon a vehicle search narcotics were located within the vehicle. 

An officer was dispatched to an area of Highland on the report of a gas line that had been broke during construction and was now leaking.  The officer responded and assisted the fire department where needed until the gas company could arrive and shut off the gas.

 
An officer initiated a traffic stop in Highland on a vehicle for expired registration and a brake light being out.  The driver was found to have a warrant for her arrest.  The officer was able to collect bail on the warrant and issued the driver a fix-it citation for the brake light and a warning on the expired registration.  The bail was then processed per departmental policy.

An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for expired registration.  Upon contact with the vehicle the officer detected what he believed was the odor of marijuana. A Lone Peak K-9 officer was called to assist.  A positive indication by the K-9 resulted in a vehicle search where marijuana was located in the vehicle.  An apple which had been cored out to be used as a pipe was also located in the vehicle.  The driver was cited for several violations and released.  Two passengers were booked into Utah County Jail for several violations.

An officer was dispatched to an address in Alpine on the report of a mailbox that appeared to be intentionally damaged.  Through an investigation, the officer was able to locate the suspect, a juvenile.  The juvenile admitted to causing the damage and was cited for criminal mischief.

  
Saturday 06/09/2012
  
An officer was parked in an area of Highland observing a residence where drug use is known to occur.  The officer then observed an individual leave the residence and get into a vehicle.  The officer was aware of this individual and that he had a suspended drivers license and the vehicle had no insurance.  The officer initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and because of indications from the driver he administered Field Sobriety Tests on the driver.  The driver was subsequently booked into Utah County Jail on DUI among other charges.
 
 
Officers were dispatched to an area of Highland on the report of a 9 year old missing child.  The officers made contact with the mother who advised they had gone on a walk and the child had fell behind and then she couldn't find her.  Officers called out the fire department to assist with the search.  A Lone Peak Police Officer then located the child in American Fork who advised she had gotten lost.

While patrolling in Alpine an officer observed an individual who the officer believed had an invalid drivers license, driving a vehicle.  The officer confirmed the individual had a revoked license and was required to have an ignition interlock.  The officer stopped the vehicle and because of indications called for a Lone Peak K-9 assist.  The K-9 indicated on the vehicle and drugs were located.  Both the driver and passenger were cited and released and the vehicle was state impounded.

An officer initiated a traffic stop in Highland on a vehicle for his taillights being out.  The driver was found to have a warrant for his arrest.  The officer was able to collect bail on the warrant and issued the driver a warning for the taillights.  The bail was then processed per departmental policy.
  
 
 
Sunday 06/10/2012

An officer conducted a routine registration check on a vehicle driving in Alpine and found the registered owner to have a suspended drivers license.  The officer conducted a stop on the vehicle and found the registered owner was the driver.  The driver was issued a citation for driving on a suspended drivers license and was advised to call someone to drive the vehicle.
  
An officer was dispatched to an address in Alpine on the report of a delayed burglary.  The officer arrived and found a burglary had occurred.  This case remains under investigation.

Officers were dispatched to an address in Highland on a 3rd party report of a fight between two individuals.  Officers arrived and found the altercation had been verbal only.  Officers assured both parties were civil and cleared without further police involvement.