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Police Beat for 11/26/2012 - 12/02/2012

Lone Peak Police had a total of 107 calls for service for the week. This is from 0000 hours on 11-26-12, until 2359 hours on 12-02-12.  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 11/26/2012
 
At approximately 0100 hours while patrolling in Highland and officer observed a suspicious male on a bicycle.  Contact was made with the individual at which point the officer detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the individual.  Upon a records check the individual was found to have a warrant.  The individual was arrested and transported to jail on the warrant. 
 
An officer took a complaint from an Alpine School District bus driver.  The driver claimed after picking up children, a vehicle that was impatient passed her on the right before she could move.  The bus driver advised she wanted to sign a complaint against the driver.  The driver was contacted and admitted to passing the school bus on the right.  Charges are forthcoming.
 
An officer responded to an area of Highland on a drugs detail in which an ex-wife stated she saw her ex-husband chatting on Facebook about going and smoking marijuana in his vehicle with a friend.  The officer was able to locate and stop the vehicle. A K-9 was requested and gave a positive indication on the vehicle which was then searched. The vehicle search revealed no narcotics. The driver and passenger advised they had recently had drugs in the vehicle. Both individuals were released with no charges.
 
A Lone Peak K-9 Officer was asked to assist Utah Highway Patrol with a sniff of a vehicle.  The officer deployed his dog on the vehicle in which the K-9 gave a positive indication for illegal drugs.  A search of the vehicle revealed a small amount of marijuana. 
 
 
 Tuesday 11/27/2012
 
Officers responded to a residence in Highland on a "mental subject" call.  Dispatch advised a male was reporting that his wife had 3 or 4 boyfriends over and were threatening him.  Officers arrived and found the male was delusional because of Methamphetamine use.  They also found children in the residence along with their mother.  A consent search of the residence revealed no illegal drugs.  A copy of this report will be forwarded to the Division of Child and Family Services for investigation.
 
An officer responded to an area of Highland on a criminal mischief call.  The officer met with the complainant who advised that sometime over the weekend someone had broken the window on one of his construction vehicles that had been parked.  The officer documented the incident.  There are no suspects at this time.
 
 
Wednesday 11/28/2012
An officer stopped a vehicle traveling in Highland for not having a license plate.  The officer found the driver had an invalid drivers license and a warrant.  The officer was able to collect bail on the warrant.  He also issued the driver a citation.  The bail was booked into evidence per departmental policy and the warrant was cleared through dispatch.
 
The Lone Peak High School School Resource Officer was advised of a theft of an I-Pod from the school.  The officer found out the suspect was attempting to sell the I-Pod.  The officer located the suspect and the I-Pod was recovered.  Charges will be forwarded to the juvenile court.  The school also took disciplinary action against the suspect.
 
While patrolling in Alpine, an officer observed a vehicle he recognized as being driven by an individual with an invalid drivers license.  The officer ran a drivers license check and confirmed the driver had a revoked drivers license and was ignition interlock required.  The officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle.  The officer then removed the driver and placed him into custody.  Upon a search of the driver, a baggie containing a substance consistent with Methamphetamine was located in the pocket of the driver.  A field test confirmed the substance to be Methamphetamine.  Field Sobriety Tests were conducted by the officer and the driver showed signs of impairment.  The driver was booked into jail on possession of Methamphetamine, DUI, driving on a revoked drivers license and several other charges.  The driver's vehicle was impounded state tax.
 
 
Thursday 11/29/2012

Officers responded to an area of Alpine on a domestic violence call.  A male stated that his wife had pulled a gun on him and threatened him.  Upon a lengthy investigation it was determined that the male filed a false report to police and that the incident did not occur.  Charges against the male are forthcoming.
 
Friday 11/30/2012

Upon conducting some business checks in Highland an officer observed a vehicle traveling on Alpine Hwy.  The officer observed a driving pattern by the vehicle that was unsafe.  The driver initiated a stop on the vehicle.  The officer noted there were four individuals in the vehicle.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed a strong distinct odor on an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle.  The driver was subjected to Field Sobriety Tests to which the driver stated "I've had too much to drink" and refused to perform the tests.  The driver was arrested.  A K-9 responded to the scene per the officers request.  The K-9 gave a positive indication on the vehicle.  A search of the vehicle revealed open containers, Methamphetamine and paraphernalia.  Three individuals were arrested and booked into jail on several charges.  One individual was cited and released.  The vehicle was state tax impounded.
 
Officers responded to two separate residential burglaries that occurred in the same area of Highland.  In both cases, forced entry was made into the residences and items of value were taken.  Officers documented the scene and the on-call detective was called out.  These cases are still under investigation.
 
 
Saturday 12/01/2012
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Highland for speeding.  The driver was found to have a suspended drivers license and several warrants.  The vehicle was also found to not have insurance.  The driver was arrested and booked into jail on the warrants and several violations.  The vehicle was impounded state tax for no insurance.
 
An officer responded to an address in Alpine on a theft detail.  The officer met with the complainant who advised she believes she had her purse stolen out of her vehicle.  The complainant advised that she had driven to several locations in American Fork and Alpine before noticing the purse missing and was unsure where it occurred.  The officer documented the incident and filed his report.  The case is still under investigation.
 
An officer responded to a residence in Highland on a vehicle theft.  The officer arrived and found a juvenile female had stolen her parents vehicle along with her mothers purse.  The juvenile female was later located and booked into juvenile detention on several charges.
 
An officer was dispatched on a shoplifting call at Kohler's in Highland.  Dispatch advised two males were running from loss prevention.  One male was located and arrested.  He was issued a citation for retail theft and released.  The second male, a juvenile was eventually located and also issued a citation and released.  
 
 
Sunday 12/02/2012
 
On today's date officers responded to 7 calls for service.  Six were in Highland and one was in Alpine.  All calls were minor in nature and required no further follow-up or police investigation.

Police Beat for 11/19/2012 - 11/25/2012

We had a total of 97 calls for service for the week. This is from 0000 hours on 11-19-12, until 2359 hours on 11-25-12.  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 11/19/2012
 
Officers were dispatched to an address in Alpine on a family problem.  Officers arrived and found a juvenile was being disrespectful towards his mother.  An officer spoke with the juvenile about listening and respecting his parents.  Nothing criminal was found to have occurred.
 
The School Resource Officer at Lone Peak High School responded to two separate fights between students.  All juveniles involved were disciplined through the school.  Possible charges of disorderly conduct may be forthcoming.
 
Officers were dispatched to an area of Highland on a gas leak.  Officers found a construction company struck a gas line while digging.  Officers assisted the fire department until the gas company could respond and shut off the gas.
 
 
 Tuesday 11/20/2012
 
Officers responded to a residence in Alpine on a missing person.  An officer arrived at the residence and found the missing person was a juvenile female.  While at the residence gathering information, the father received a phone call from the juvenile who advised she was at a park nearby.  The father and the officer went to the park and found the juvenile was with another female juvenile.  The father took custody of his daughter and the other female juvenile was transported to her residence in Draper by the officer and handed over to her parents.
 
Wednesday 11/21/2012
At approximately 0245 hours an officer observed a suspicious vehicle parked at a park in Highland.  Because all parks close at 2300 hours, the officer made contact with the occupants.  The vehicle was found to be occupied by six juveniles between the ages of 15 and 17 years old.  Signs of marijuana use were observed with several of the juveniles.  Upon questioning, one of the juveniles admitted to smoking marijuana and also admitted to attempting to get rid of the marijuana when the officer first approached the vehicle.  A deodorant container was located outside the vehicle with marijuana inside of it.  The parents of all of the juveniles were contacted and the juveniles were released to them.  All of the juveniles were given warnings for the curfew violations and two of them were cited for possession of marijuana in a drug free zone.
 
An officer responded to Wendy's in Highland on a theft detail.  The reporting party advised that a group of juveniles ordered food through the drive thru, then sped off and didn't pay for the order.  Because the restaurant can't serve the food to other customers, it had to be thrown away.  The reporting party was able to get a license plate number.  The juveniles were located and agreed to return and pay for the food.  The complainant did not want to pursue any criminal charges in lieu of payment.
 
Thursday 11/22/2012

Officers responded to an area of Highland on an accident.  The officers found a two vehicles were involved in a road rage incident.  The first vehicle in an attempt to get away from the second vehicle sped down a dead-end road.  The driver was not aware the road dead ended and crashed through a fence at the end of the road.  The other vehicle involved left the scene.
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle traveling through Highland for speeding.  The driver was found to have a warrant.  The driver was able to post bail on the warrant.  The officer issued the driver a citation for speeding and gave a receipt for the bail.  The bail was then booked into evidence per departmental policy.
 
 
Friday 11/23/2012

An officer took a burglary report from a resident in Highland.  The complainant advised that someone had damaged their garage door while attempting to make entry.  They advised that no items were taken from the garage.  The officer documented the incident.  There are no suspects at this time.
 
An officer was dispatched to an area of Alpine on a solicitor.  The officer was able to locate the solicitor and found he did not have a business license from the city to be selling.  The solicitor was given a warning and advised to no longer go door to door until he obtained the city license.
 
 
Saturday 11/24/2012
 
Officers responded to an address in Highland on a possible intentional overdose.  Officers arrived and found a female had taken a large amount of prescription pills.  The female was transported to the hospital for treatment and evaluation.
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Highland for several equipment violations.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver.  Upon a records check, the driver was found to be an alcohol restricted driver.  Field Sobriety Tests were conducted and revealed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI.  An Intoxilyzer showed the driver to be over the legal limit.  The driver was booked into jail on several charges including DUI and their vehicle was impounded state tax.
 
While in the south area of Highland an officer responded on an American Fork call where a vehicle had struck several vehicles and left the scene.  Because the officer was close to where this had occurred in American Fork, he responded.  The officer was able to locate the vehicle and the driver.  The officer relayed his location to dispatch and American Fork Police responded.  After an investigation by American Fork Police Officers, it was found the driver was intoxicated.
 
An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland after running the registration and learning the registration was revoked.  The officer found the driver had purchased the vehicle several months back and also did not have insurance.  The driver was cited for No insurance, Revoked Registration, New Owner Failure to Obtain New Registration and Displaying Previous Owners Plates.  The vehicle was impounded state tax
 
Officers responded to an address in Alpine on a suicidal female.  Officers arrived and found a 13 year old was suicidal.  The female agreed to speak with a social worker on the phone.  The female was then transported by her mother to the hospital for evaluation.  The officer was able to commit the female to the hospital for a 72 hour evaluation.
 
Officers responded to Kohler's in Highland on two juvenile shoplifters in custody.  The officers arrived and found the two juveniles attempted to leave the store without paying for items.  The juveniles admitted to taken the items without paying.  They were issued citations for retail theft, trespassed from the store and released to their parents.
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Highland after running a registration check and learning the vehicle's registration was revoked.  The officer also found the vehicle did not have insurance on it.  The driver was issued a citation for both violations and the vehicle was impounded state tax.
 
 
Sunday 11/25/2012
 
An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for a traffic violation.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer noticed the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver.  The driver stated that he only had "one to two beers."  Upon a records check, the driver was found to have an alcohol restricted drivers license.  The driver submitted to Field Sobriety Tests to which he showed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested for suspicion on DUI.  An Intoxilyzer result showed the driver to be over the legal limit.  Because the driver had two previous convictions for DUI within the last 10 years, this DUI was a felony.  The driver was booked into jail and his vehicle was impounded state tax.
 
While patrolling in Highland and officer observed a male walking on the side of the road with apparent injuries.  The officer made contact with the individual and found he had rolled his vehicle in Alpine and had been seeking help for the past several hours.  Medical was dispatched to the officers location and the male was transported to the hospital with several broken bones and lacerations.  The officer then arrived at the scene of the accident and conducted an investigation.

Police Beat for 11/12/2012 - 11/18/2012 

We had a total of 94 calls for service for the week. This is from 0000 hours on 11-12-12, until 2359 hours on 11-18-12.  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 11/12/2012 
An officer pulled over a vehicle traveling in Alpine after running a registration check and learning the registered owner had a felony warrant.  The officer also found the registered owner had a revoked drivers license and was ignition interlock required to which the vehicle did not have an ignition interlock device.  The driver was arrested and booked into jail on the felony warrant, driving on a revoked license and for the ignition interlock violation.  The vehicle was state tax impounded. 
 
Officers were dispatched on a missing persons call.  The complainant was contacted and advised that their 14 year old daughter had taken their vehicle and debit card.  An Attempt to Locate was broadcast for the juvenile.  The juvenile was eventually located in Draper, taken into custody and returned to her parents.
 
 
 
Tuesday 11/13/2012 
Officers responded to an area of Highland on the report of an accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.  Officers arrived and found a juvenile female had been struck and run over by a truck.  Paramedics transported the female by ambulance.  The female sustained a broken arm and abrasions.  This case is still under investigation.
 
 
Wednesday 11/14/2012
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Alpine for speeding.  Upon contact with the driver, the officer smelled the odor of burnt marijuana.  The driver was removed from the vehicle and admitted to officers that marijuana was in the vehicle.  The driver was given Field Sobriety Tests to which no signs of impairment were observed.  The driver was cited for possession of marijuana and speeding and was released.
 
An officer was dispatched to an address in Highland on a burglary call.  The complainant advised that her purse had been stolen out of her vehicle which had been parked in her garage.  She advised that the garage door had been partially left opened so her pets could get in and out and she believes this is how the suspect made entry.  This case is currently under investigation.
 
On this date, the investigations unit received a report from DCFS whereas it's alleged a grandparent had sexually abused their grandchild.  This case is currently under investigation.
 
Officers from Lone Peak Police served a search warrant on a residence in Highland.  The search warrant was based on a credible report of drugs at the residence.  The search warrant was served and methamphetamine was located in the residence along with paraphernalia.  Three adults and two children were found in the residence.  The three adults were all arrested and booked into jail on possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and child endangerment.
 
 
Thursday 11/15/2012
Officers and detectives responded to two separate businesses that had been burglarized overnight.  In one of the businesses a failed attempt to enter a safe occurred.  In both cases, evidence was collected.  This case is currently under investigation.
 
Officers responded to the intersection of 10400 N. and Alpine Hwy to a one vehicle accident with injuries.  Officers found a southbound vehicle attempting to turn east had to stop for a pedestrian mid-turn.  A vehicle traveling northbound saw the vehicle turning  and believing they were going to collide with the vehicle swerved.  When the vehicle swerved, it left the roadway and struck a pole.  The driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
 
Officers responded to a three vehicle accident at the intersection of Alpine Hwy and Highland Hwy.  Officers found a driver failed to yield when they attempted to turn south on Alpine Hwy.  This caused a vehicle eastbound to strike the vehicle and sending both into a third vehicle.
 
Officers responded to an area of Highland regarding an accident with injuries involving a vehicle and a juvenile pedestrian.  Officers found a juvenile attempted to cross Alpine Highway, but was not in a crosswalk.  While crossing, the juvenile attempted to turn around and run back from where he came running into the path of a vehicle.  The juvenile was transported by ambulance with minor injuries.
 
 
Friday 11/16/2012
At approximately 0300 hours, while doing business checks in Alpine an officer observed a window to the business was open.  The officer was able to reach a responsible person for the business who responded and secured the business.
 
On this date, officers responded on 5 different traffic accidents, all occurring in Highland.  All were minor and required no medical attention.
 
 
Saturday 11/17/2012
An officer was dispatched on a delayed assault that had occurred in Burgess Park in Alpine.  Officers arrived and found a juvenile male had been assaulted by an unknown male.  Officers located several males in the area that ran from police when confronted.  Those males were able to get away.
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Alpine showing no insurance.  The driver provided an insurance card.  The officer contacted the insurance company on the card and found the insurance had lapsed and the vehicle did not have insurance.  The officer issued a citation for no insurance and impounded the vehicle state tax.
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Highland showing a revoked registration.  The officer found the driver had a suspended drivers license and a small warrant.  The officer was able to collect bail on the warrant and issued a citation for the suspended drivers license.
 
 
Sunday 11/18/2012 
An officer stopped a motorcycle traveling through Highland with no brake light.  The officer found the driver had the previous owner's plates on the motorcycle, had no insurance and was driving without a motorcycle endorsement.  The officer cited the individual for all charges listed above and state tax impounded the vehicle for no insurance.
 
On this date officers assisted two Highland residents with unlocking their vehicles in which they had locked their keys in.
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle in Highland for failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.  The officer found the driver's drivers license was suspended.  The officer cited the driver for driving on a suspended drivers license and issued a warning for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.
 

Police Beat for 10/05/2012 - 11/11/2012

Lone Peak Police had a total of 88 calls for service for the week. This is from 0000 hours on 11-05-12, until 2359 hours on 11-11-12.  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 11/05/2012
 
An officer pulled over a vehicle traveling in Highland for speeding.  Upon contact with the driver and asking for proof of insurance, the officer was told the vehicle did not have insurance.  The officer learned the driver had been cited several times for no insurance.  The officer also learned the driver had an invalid drivers license.  The officer cited the driver for several violations including no insurance with priors and impounded the vehicle state tax
 
There were 7 other calls for service on this date, 3 in Alpine and 4 in Highland.  They included two minor traffic accidents, two motorist assist calls in which citizens locked their keys in their car, a civil problem regarding a financial dispute between a couple getting a divorce, a traffic offense whereas juveniles were driving in a field not belonging to them and an animal problem.  These calls were all minor in nature and required no further police investigation or follow-up.
 
 
Tuesday 11/06/2012
 
On this date detectives for Lone Peak Police received two reports from DCFS regarding two separate allegations of child abuse.  Both incidents happened in Highland.  These are currently under investigation.
 
An officer met with a citizen of Highland at the police department regarding a delayed burglary.  The complainant advised that a laptop had been taken from her home and she later found it in the neighbor's yard.  No other items were reported missing.  This case is currently under investigation.
 
School Resource Officers SRO's were notified of a student who smelled of marijuana.  The officers along with the assistant principal took the student out of class.  Immediately the officers advised they could smell burnt marijuana coming from the student.  The student was searched and only a very small amount of marijuana was located.  That small amount was tested and showed positive for marijuana.  The student was disciplined through the school.
 
Officers were dispatched on a "mental subject" call in Alpine.  Dispatch advised of a female who had possiblcommitted suicide.  Officers arrived and found a female with self inflicted superficial wounds.  The female was transported to the hospital to treat her wounds and for evaluation.
Wednesday 11/07/2012
 
An officer was dispatched to meet with a Highland resident at the police station regarding a burglary.  The complainant advised that someone had entered his open garage and stole a bicycle.  No other items were taken that the complainant was aware of.  There are no suspects at this time.  The case is still under investigation.
 
While by his vehicle at a church in Alpine the complainant advised a rock flew passed him and hit the windshield of his vehicle breaking it.  The complainant ran to the area where the rock came from and found several juveniles.  One of the juveniles admitted to throwing the rock.  The complainant advised he contacted the juveniles father, who was uncooperative and told the complainant to call the police.  The complainant contacted the police and shortly after was contacted by the juveniles mother who advised they would take care of the cost of the windshield.  At this point the complainant advised he did not want to pursue charges and just wanted the incident documented in case the juvenile's parents did not follow through with payment.
Thursday 11/08/2012

An officer observed a vehicle parked in a suspicious area of Highland.  The officer made contact with the two occupants and observed signs of drug use.  Upon a consent to search, the officer found drugs and drug paraphernalia.  The driver was given Field Sobriety Tests and showed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and cited for several charges including DUI.  The passenger was also cited and released.
Friday 11/09/2012

Officers responded to an area of Alpine on a vehicle driving recklessly.  The officers arrived in the area and were unable to locate the vehicle.
 
At approximately 0130 hours an officer conducting residential patrol in Alpine observed a residence with an open garage.  The officer made contact with the homeowner who then closed the garage door.
 
Saturday 11/10/2012
 
An officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in Highland.  Upon contact with the vehicle, the officer detected the odor of burnt marijuana.  The driver was found to be 21 years old and the two passengers were 15 years old.  The driver was removed from the vehicle for Field Sobriety Tests.  The passengers were questioned and admitted to having just smoked marijuana.  A search of the vehicle revealed marijuana, paraphernalia and items consistent with packaging and distribution of said marijuana.  The driver was eventually arrested and booked into jail on several charges including Driving under the influence with juveniles in the vehicle, failure to signal, possession of drug paraphernalia in a drug free zone, two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute.  The juveniles were cited for several charges including curfew and possession charges and released to their parents.
 
At approximately 0300 hours an officer observed a suspicious vehicle parked in a closed business parking lot.  As the officer approached, he observed a male and female engaged in sexual behavior.  The officer made contact and found the parties involved were an 18 year old male and 16 year old female.  The male was subsequently cited for lewdness and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.  The female's parents were contacted and found to be out of town.  The female was cited for lewdness and curfew violation and released to her adult brother per the parents wishes.
 
Based on a drug arrest a week prior, officers of Lone Peak Police set up a controlled buy using a Confidential Informant.  A drug dealer out of Salt Lake County was contacted and agreed to meet in Alpine to sell heroin to the CI.  A traffic stop was made on the vehicle at which time, the dealer attempted to dispose of the heroin.  The heroin was recovered and the suspect was booked into jail on several charges including distribution of heroin.
 
An officer was dispatched to Kohler's grocery store on three juvenile shoplifters being detained.  The officer made contact and found two of the juveniles had taken items with the intention of not paying for them.  All three juveniles were released to their parents. Two of the juveniles were cited for retail theft.
 
Sunday 11/11/2012
 
At approximately 0200 hours an officer conducting residential patrol in Highland observed a residence with an open garage.  The officer observed several items of value in plain view within the garage.  The officer attempted contact at the front door and by phone without success.  The officer then secured the residence by closing the garage door.