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Police Beat for 5/28/2012 - 6/3/2012

 

Lone Peak Police  had a total of 124 calls for service for the week. This is from 0700 hours on 05-28-12, until 0700 hours on 06-04-12.  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 05/28/2012  
An officer stopped a vehicle in Alpine that almost caused an accident with a motorcycle.  Upon making contact with the driver, the officer observed signs which made the officer believe the driver may be impaired.  Based on tests giving and statements by the driver, he was arrested for DUI and his vehicle was impounded.  It should be noted this driver was on prescription medication which caused the impairment and this stop occurred at approximately 12:45 in the afternoon.
  
Officers responded to an address in Alpine on a family problem.  Officers found this was a civil dispute between parents and their daughter over property she was wanting to take while moving out.  Officers were able to negotiate a solution that all parties were happy with.
  
An officer was dispatched on a traffic offense that occurred in Highland.  The officer was able to make contact with the reporting party and the other party involved.  The reporting party was wanting to sign a complaint against the other driver.  The officer had the reporting party sign a citation and issued it to the other party involved on behalf of the reporting party.
While patrolling Highland Glen Park after park hours, an officer found an individual fishing.  The officer made contact with the individual and found him to have a small warrant.  The individual was able to post bail for the warrant.  The officer collected the bail and processed it per departmental policy.  The individual was released without any charges. 
 
Tuesday 05/29/2012  
At approximately 12:00 noon an officer conducted a traffic stop in Highland on a vehicle displaying an expired temporary registration.  During the stop it was found that the driver had a suspended license and an active warrant for his arrest.  The officer also noticed signs that the driver was possibly under the influence of drugs.  The driver was taken into custody and a K9 was called to assist in a sniff of the vehicle.  The K9 provided a positive indication for the presence of an illegal substance within the vehicle.  A search of the vehicle was conducted which yielded several illegal items in the vehicle.  The driver was booked into the Utah County Jail on DUI, possession of a controlled substance and several other charges.
 
An officer was dispatched to a disturbance at Heritage Park in Highland.  The officer arrived and found two groups of individuals arguing over the use of a pavilion.  The officer was able to determine that the pavilion could be reserved if the city was contacted a week ahead of time, but that neither group had called to reserve it in the time frame which made it a "first come, first serve" situation.  It was determined that one of the groups was there first.  The other group left to find another park with another pavilion.
While patrolling Highland an officer noticed a suspicious vehicle parked on the side of the road with an individual inside.  The officer saw that the individual was leaning back in the drivers seat.  When the officer pulled behind the vehicle, he saw the individual, who was now sitting up, apparently putting something underneath the seat.  The officer made contact and because of several indication he observed asked for a K-9 unit.  Upon a search, an open bottle of alcohol was located in the vehicle.  The driver was cited for the violation and released.
 
Wednesday 05/30/2012
Detectives received a report from DCFS alleging a minor having sexual relations with an adult.  This case is currently under investigation. 
 
An officer took a fraud report whereas the victim's credit card information had been changed and several credit card checks had been cashed.  The officer found this had occurred in New York.  The officer documented all the information and provided a case number to the victim.

Officers responded to an address in Alpine on a disturbance call.  Officers found a party had occurred at the residence, but was over now.  Officers spoke with the homeowner and advised them of the city's noise ordinance for future reference.  The officers then cleared without incident.


  
Thursday 05/31/2012  
 
At approximately 0300 hours while patrolling Alpine, an officer noticed a vehicle in the Alpine cemetery.  The officer made contact with the occupants of the vehicle.  The officer did not observe any signs of a crime sans trespassing in the cemetery after hours.  The officer advised the occupants of normal cemetery hours and assured they left the area.
An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in Highland after running a routine records check and finding the registered owner to have a warrant.  The officer found the driver to be the registered owner.  Because the warrant originated from a Utah County Sheriff's citation, a deputy was contacted who responded and collected bail on the warrant.  The driver was also cited by the Lone Peak officer for a drivers license violation.
  
  
 
Friday 06/01/2012
At approximately 0030 hours, while patrolling in the area of Lone Peak High School an officer observed several vehicles parked at the high school.  The officer investigated and found 9 individuals, adults and juveniles inside the clubhouse of the baseball field.  The officer made contact with a school administrator who advised he would like the individuals cited for trespassing.  The officer issued all the individuals citations.  The officer was later contacted by the principal who asked that the officer drop the charges.  The citations will be voided per the wishes of the principal.
At approximately 0330 hours officers were dispatched to a Highland address on a medical call of an individual not conscious and not breathing.  Officers and medical personnel arrived and determined the individual was deceased.  Although the preliminary investigation points towards a drug overdose, this is still under investigation.
An officer took a report of a vehicle that was both "keyed" and "egged" while parked at a residence in Alpine.  The officer documented the damage through photography and a written report.  There are no suspects at this time.
  
Saturday 06/02/2012
  
While patrolling in Alpine and officer observed a vehicle parked behind a business in Alpine.  Because of the time of night and the business being closed, the officer effected a stop on the vehicle for the suspicious nature. Through an investigation, it was found a passenger had a warrant.  The passenger was booked into Utah County Jail on the warrant.  The rest of the individuals in the vehicle were allowed to leave.
  
 
An officer was dispatched on the report of a possible brush fire in Alpine.  The officer arrived in the area and determined the smoke was from a controlled burn being conducted by a resident of Alpine in their backyard.  The fire department arrived and spoke to the homeowner regarding regulations of burning on his property.
Officers were dispatched to an address in Highland on the report of a suicidal female.  The officers arrived and found the female to be a juvenile.  After speaking with the female and a crisis worker it was determined she was a threat to herself and should be transported to a local hospital for evaluation.  An officer assisted with the transportation.
  
 
 
Sunday 06/03/2012
An officer initiated a stop on a vehicle in Alpine after observing the vehicle failing to maintain lane travel.  After observing several clues, the officer administered field sobriety tests on the driver.  The driver was found to not be impaired, but had a warrant and a suspended drivers license.  The officer advised on the warrant and issued a citation for driving on a suspended drivers license.  The driver then called her parents to drive the vehicle.
  
An officer conducted a stop on a vehicle in Highland after observing the drivers side door open during a turn and the driver almost falling out.  Upon contact the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle.  The officer also noted a small child in the vehicle who was the driver's child.  Field Sobriety Tests were conducted and it was determined the driver was impaired to the point of being unable to safely operate a motor vehicle.  The driver was arrested and booked into Utah County Jail on several charges including DUI.  The child was released to the mother.  The vehicle was impounded.

Police Beat for 5/21/2012 - 5/27/2012

 

Lone Peak Police had a total of 119 calls for service for the week. This is from 0700 hours on 05-21-12, until 0700 hours on 05-28-12.  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 05/21/2012  
Officers responded to an address in Highland on a civil dispute.  Officers found two parties arguing over a delivery of goods.  Officers were able to mediate a solution that both parties agreed on.
  
Officers responded on two separate accident calls, both in Highland.  In both incidents only minor damage was observed and on one accident a driver was cited for following too close.
  
An officer was dispatched to an area of Alpine on the report of a solicitor possibly without a license.  The officer arrived in the area and was able to locate the solicitor.  The officer found the solicitor did not have a license to sell in Alpine and gave him a warning.
Officers were dispatched on a third party report of a domestic violence occurring at an address in Alpine.  Officers arrived at the address and found there was not a domestic issue occurring at this time. 
 
Tuesday 05/22/2012  
Officers responded on a keep the peace call in Alpine over a dispute of ownership of a residence.  After contacting supervisors and legal counsel police determined it was necessary to trespass one of the individuals involved.
 
An officer was dispatched on a threatening call in Highland.  Officers found threats were being made through text messaging against the reporting party.  The officer was unable to contact the suspect.  Charges are forthcoming.
  
An officer responded on a criminal mischief call in Alpine where an individual attempted to light a mailbox on fire.  Damage was minimal and there are no suspects at this time.  
  
An officer was dispatched to an address in Alpine on the report of a juvenile runaway.  Officers arrived and gathered all necessary information.  Shortly after the officer left the residence he was advised by the parent that the juvenile had returned.
 
Wednesday 05/23/2012
An officer following up on leads from last weeks possession with intent to distribute arrest located two individuals at the high school who were involved with purchasing marijuana.  Both individuals, an adult and a juvenile were arrested and booked into jail and juvenile detention respectively. 
 
Lone Peak K-9 officers were ask to assist the officer at the high school on the call above.  Both dogs which were training with their handlers in the area responded and conducted "sniffs" on a vehicle.  Both dogs indicated on the vehicle and drugs were subsequently located in the vehicle.

Officers responded to an address in Highland on a welfare check.  A therapist had advised one of her patients had contacted her and was threatening suicide.  Officers arrived and was able to make contact with the individual involved.  After having Lone Peak EMS check out the patient and speaking with the therapist, it was determined that several individuals would stay with the patient for the night.  Officers advised by the time they left, the individual was in better spirit and smiling and laughing.


  
Thursday 05/24/2012  
 
Officers responded to the area of 4900 W. SR-92 in Highland on the report of two separate accidents.  Officers found the first accident involved two vehicles, one of which rear ended the second vehicle.  Both vehicles were towed due to significant damage.  The second accident which occurred approximately 500 feet behind the first accident and involved four vehicles that had to stop short due to the first accident.  All four vehicles were able to drive away.  Individuals were cited accordingly.
Officers responded to Kohler's in Highland on the report of two males, an adult and a juvenile in custody for shoplifting.  Officers arrived and found the suspects had attempted to leave the store without paying for several items.  Both suspects were cited accordingly and released.  The juvenile was released to his parent.
  
  
 
Friday 05/25/2012
An officer was dispatched on the report of a theft of a cell phone from a home under construction in Highland.  Several construction workers were present when the phone went missing.  The officer gathered all necessary information and filed his report.
Offices were dispatched to an out of control juvenile at a residence in Highland.  The reporting party advised his daughter, who has Asperger syndrome was being physical.  Officers arrived and spoke with the parents and the juvenile.  They were able to calm the juvenile down and explain possible consequences if she continued to hit other people.  The officers were able to resolve the situation.  No charges will be filed.
Officers were dispatched on an alcohol offense in Alpine.  Officers were advised of several juvenile males drinking beer near a park in Alpine.  Officers arrived and were able to locate two individuals involved.  One of the individuals admitted to drinking.  The other male, who police have dealt with on numerous occasions was completely uncooperative.  Both individuals were arrested and cited accordingly.  Both suspects were released to responsible individuals.
Officers responded on a third party report of a suicidal male in Highland.  Officers arrived and found the subject was a 15 year old male who made threats to an ex-girlfriend.  After speaking with both the subject and his parents, it was determined that the male was not a threat to himself and had just made empty threats to a girl that had just broke up with him.
  
  
Saturday 05/26/2012
  
While conducting a routine records check on a vehicle traveling through Alpine, an officer found the registered owner to have a suspended drivers license and several warrants.  The officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and found the driver to be the previously mentioned registered owner.  The officer was able to collect bail on the two warrants and issued a citation for driving on a suspended license.  The bail was processed per departmental policy.
  
 
An officer observed a vehicle in Highland which was unable to maintain lane travel.  The officer conducted a stop on the vehicle and based on several indicators performed field sobriety tests on the driver.  Subsequently the driver was arrested for DUI and his vehicle impounded.
Officers were dispatched to approximately 5350 W. SR-92 on the report of an accident with injuries.  Officers arrived and conducted an investigation.  The individuals with injuries were treated at the scene and not transported by ambulance.  The driver at fault was cited for failure to yield.
  
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Sunday 05/27/2012
A Lone Peak K-9 Officer deployed his dog on three separate occasions on this date.  On the first occasion, the K-9 indicated on the vehicle, but no illegal drugs were located.  The officer was advised by the driver that a backpack he had in the vehicle had once contained marijuana, which caused the indication.  On the second occasion, the K-9 did not indicate on the vehicle.  On the third occasion, the K-9 indicated on the vehicle and drugs and drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.
 
At approximately 0400 hours, Officers were dispatched to an address in Highland on a disturbance call.  Officers arrived and found a husband and wife were intoxicated and arguing.  Both parties agreed to separate for the night and go to sleep.  Another adult in the residence advised they would act as the mediator.


Police Beat for 5/7/2012 - 5/13/2012

 

Lone Peak Police  had a total of 109 calls for service for the week. This is from 0700 hours on 05-07-12, until 0700 hours on 05-14-12.  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 05/07/2012
  
Officers responded on a domestic violence call in Alpine.  Officers found the complainants adult son had assaulted him.  The son was booked into Utah County Jail on a domestic violence assault charge.
  
Officers responded to an accident with injuries at the intersection of SR-74 and SR-92.  All parties involved were checked out by medical and released on scene.  Both vehicles involved were towed due to being incapacitated.
  
Officers responded in Alpine on a family problem.  Officers learned a mother and daughter were arguing over the daughter possessing cigarettes and about her stealing some family items.  The officers found that the argument was verbal only.  The daughter was cited into juvenile court for possession of tobacco.
Officers responded to an address in Highland on a medical call.  Dispatch reported a female unconscious and not breathing.  Officers arrived and performed CPR until medical personnel arrived.  Attempts to revive the patient were unsuccessful.
 
Tuesday 05/08/2012
  
An officer took a report in Alpine where a juvenile was being "cyber bullied" by other juveniles.  Through an investigation the officer found harassment was occurring.  Per the victim's parents request, charges will be submitted to the juvenile court.
  
An officer took a delayed report of a vehicle burglary.  The reporting party who lives in Highland advised he had placed his laptop under the seat of his car approximately 2 weeks prior.  He noticed on this date that it was now missing.  The reporting party was unsure where his vehicle was when the laptop was taken.  There are no suspects at this time.
  
An officer took a report at Lone Peak High School of a criminal mischief.  The reporting party advised when they exited school on this date, they found their rear window had been "smashed out."  No items were taken from the vehicle.  There are no suspects at this time.  
  
An officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation.  Due to certain circumstances, the officer requested a K-9 officer.  A Lone Peak K-9 was deployed on the vehicle and indicated the presence of narcotics.  While searching the driver, he resisted arrest.  A substantial amount of marijuana was located in the vehicle.  A juvenile passenger was found to be the driver's son.  The driver was eventually booked into jail on several charges, including but not limited to DUI, possession of marijuana in a drug free zone, resisting arrest and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
   
 
Wednesday 05/09/2012

Lone Peak K-9 Officers were asked to perform a "sniff" of a residence in Alpine.  The homeowners believed their child might have narcotics in his bedroom.  The K-9s indicated inside the bedroom.  No illegal drugs were found, but items that indicated the presence of drugs. 
 
Patrol officers, K-9 officers and detectives conducted a felony warrant service at a residence in Alpine.  Officers were able to locate the individual at his residence who the warrant was for.  The arrest was made without incident and the individual was booked into Utah County Jail.

An officer took a report of a criminal mischief at a church in Alpine.  The officer found a glass door at the church had been broken.  No items were found to be missing from the church and there are no suspects at this time.

Officers were dispatched on an injury accident at the intersection of Alpine Hwy and 10400 N. in Highland.  Two patients were treated at the scene and released.  Two vehicles were towed due to extensive damage.  
 
   
Thursday 05/10/2012
  
 
An officer was dispatched on a "traffic offense" call in Highland.  The reporting party wanted to make the police aware that their neighbor's two vehicles license plates were expired.  The officer advised that they could not do anything else they see the vehicles driving on the road.
An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for expired registration.  Upon further investigation and a K-9 indication a search of the vehicle was conducted.  One of the passengers was found to have a no bail warrant.  A significant amount of marijuana, along with baggies and a scale were located in the vehicle.  An individual was booked into Utah County Jail on possession of marijuana in a drug free zone with intent to distribute.
  
Officers responded on the report of a "mental subject" call in Highland.  The reporting party advised dispatch that a female had taken some medication along with alcohol and was afraid she was going to overdose.  Officers responded and called in medical personal to examine the victim.  Officers and medical personnel determined that the victim was not a threat to herself or others.
 
Friday 05/11/2012

An officer took a fraud report at the Highland Police Department.  An individual advised their credit card had been used fraudulently.  The officer gathered all necessary information and filed the report.
An officer was dispatched on the report of a vehicle driving around pointing a laser light at other vehicles.  The vehicle was located by officers in Alpine.  The complainant wanted the individual cited and signed the citation.  The individual was cited and released for unlawful use of a laser pointer.
 
 
Saturday 05/12/2012
 
An officer made a traffic stop in Highland for a traffic violation.  The driver was found to have an active warrant.  The driver was able to post the bail for the warrant.  The warrant was cleared and the money was processed per policy.  The individual was released.
  
An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in Highland for a traffic violation.  The individual was found be on several medications.  It was further found the individual had his parents vehicle without their permission and was autistic.  The parents were contacted and subsequently arrived on scene and took possession of their vehicle and child.  No charges were filed.
 
An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in Highland for a traffic violation.  Upon contact, the officer could smell the odor on an alcoholic beverage coming from the vehicle.  Upon investigation, one of the passengers was found to have an open container of alcohol in the vehicle.  The passenger was cited for an open container violation.  All parties were then released.
Officer responded to an address in Alpine on a disorderly call.  Officers found a solicitor was becoming aggressive towards the homeowner.  The homeowner advised they did not want to pursue any charges, but just wanted the individual trespassed from the residence.  The solicitor was trespassed and the offices cleared.
 
Sunday 05/13/2012
 
While on patrol in Alpine an officer observed a suspicious vehicle at the rodeo grounds.  Based on information at the scene, the officer asked a Lone Peak K-9 officer to conduct a "sniff" of the vehicle.  The K-9 indicated on the vehicle and upon a search, drug paraphernalia was located in the vehicle.  The driver, a juvenile admitted possession.  The juvenile was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and released to a parent.
 
Officers were dispatched on the report of female who was just nearly kidnapped.  The officers found this incident happened in the "gully" area of Highland just south and east of the Smith's in Lehi.  A description of the male and his vehicle was broadcast.  The vehicle was not located and no further suspect information is available at this time.
An officer was dispatched to the area of SR-92 and SR-74 in highland on an accident involving two vehicles.  The officer arrived, conducted an investigation and cited one individual for failure to yield.