Lone Peak Police had a total of 118 calls for service for the week. This is from 0000 hours on 09-03-12, until 2359 hours on 09-09-12. 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.
An officer initiated 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. Field Sobriety Tests were conducted on the driver and revealed further signs of impairment. The driver refused further tests including, blood, breath and urine. A warrant was written and approved. A preliminary urinalysis showed positive for Oxycodone. The driver was booked into jail on several charges including DUI and his vehicle was impounded state tax.
An officer stopped a vehicle in Highland for driving without headlights on. The officer found the driver had a warrant. The officer was able to collect bail on the warrant, to which he booked into evidence per departmental policy. The driver was issued a receipt and given a warning on the original violation and was released.
Officer were dispatched on a disorderly conduct call. The reporting party advised two Hispanic males were causing problems at an address in Highland. The complainant further advised that the males were arguing with the complainant's boss. Officers arrived and found no crime had occurred and that the parties had worked out the difference. No action was taken.
Officers were dispatched to an address in Highland on a "Peeping Tom" call. The reporting party advised that a male whom he knew as his son's baseball coach was looking through his bathroom window at his wife. It should be noted this same complainant had called two times prior to report this same male, but never wanted police to pursue any investigation. Officers were able to arrive in the area and detain the suspect. The suspect denied the allegations and advised he was on his way to the airport and stopped to take a walk, even though this area was not on the way to the airport from where his residence was. The suspect was eventually booked into jail on three counts of voyeurism and one count of stalking.
Officers were dispatched on the report of a reckless driver that was in American Fork heading into Highland. While en route, officers received a report of a vehicle that ran into a parked trailer and was now spinning its tires against the trailer. It was found this was the same vehicle. Officers arrived and arrested the driver. The driver was found to have been "huffing" from an aerosol can. The driver was cited for DUI and his vehicle was impounded state tax.
An officer was dispatched to contact a border patrol agent regarding a gun he located that had been reported stolen out of Highland some 5 years earlier. The officer contacted the agent and confirmed the gun to be stolen. The gun will be turned over to the local agency who will then contact Lone Peak Police to coordinate an investigation.
While patrolling in Highland an officer observed a vehicle parked in a dark area of a church parking lot. The officer made contact with the driver and found the driver's three year old child was also in the vehicle. While speaking with the driver, the officer observed signs of impairment. The driver was giving field sobriety tests which showed further signs of impairment. When confronted about possible drug use, the driver admitted to drugs being in the vehicle. The driver was arrested and booked into jail on several charges including DUI. The child and vehicle were released to the driver's wife who had been contacted post arrest.
On today's date there were 14 calls for service. All calls were minor in nature and required no arrests or further investigation. They included 5 "animal problem" calls, 4 "suspicious" calls, 2 "alarm" calls, an "abandoned vehicle" call, a "found property" call and a "citizen contact" call. 7 calls were in Highland and 7 were in Alpine.
At approximately 0300 hours an officer observed a vehicle parked in a church parking lot in Highland. Because of the time of night, the officer made contact with the driver. Upon contact with the driver it was found that he had purchased the vehicle he was sitting in earlier in the evening and while driving the vehicle home he found that the vehicles headlights were not operational. The officer observed alcohol in the back of the vehicle. The officer assured the driver was not impaired. The officer then cleared the scene.
An officer was dispatched to an accident in the area of Freedom Elementary in Highland. The officer arrived and found a vehicle pulling out of the parking lot of the elementary school struck another vehicle that was traveling on the road. The driver of the first vehicle was cited for failure to yield. The damage was minor and both vehicles were retained by the drivers.
An officer was dispatched to meet with two Alpine residents at the police station. The officer met with the married couple who advised their 17 year old son has been having an internet relationship with an apparent older female. During the several month relationship, explicit photographs had been exchanged along with sexual conversations. The parents asked the officer if he would send an email to the female party requesting she cease contact. They also asked the officer speak to their son about the dangers involved. The officer spoke with the juvenile about the laws and dangers involved in his conduct. The officer also sent an email to the email address of the female advising her of possible charges if she didn't cease and desist contact. Further, the officer contacted both ICAC(Internet Crimes Against Children) task force and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. No further action will be taken at this time.
An officer was dispatched to contact an Alpine resident regarding "drugs." The officer made contact with the individual who advised they had read through their teenagers facebook page and learned of several individuals at Lone Peak High School who are using drugs and one individual who is selling drugs. The officer gather all the names of the individuals and turned over the information to the School Resource Officer for further followup.
An officer was dispatched on a trespassing detail at Westfield Elementary in Alpine. The officer arrived and found a male who had been trespassed from the school last April was now at the school. The officer detained the male and subsequently issued him a citation for trespassing. The male was again advised to not come back to the school.
Officers were dispatched to a burglary at Iceberg restaurant in Highland. Officers arrived and found someone had entered the office of the business and stole money out of the safe. An investigation was conducted and will continue. There are possible suspects in this case.
At approximately 0300 hours an officer initiated a stop on a vehicle traveling through Alpine for an equipment violation. The officer found the vehicle contained the driver and two passengers. The officer could also smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle. The driver admitted to consuming alcohol. The driver was giving Field Sobriety Tests and showed no signs of impairment. One of the passengers, who was 20 years old, was found to have consumed alcohol and was cited for Minor consumption of Alcohol. The other passenger was found to have a small warrant out of Ogden and was advised on such. All parties were released.
While patrolling Highland at approximately 0145 hours an officer observed a vehicle park in front of a residence. The officer then observed a female get out of the drivers seat, walk to the front of the vehicle and urinate. The officer made contact with the driver and found she was 18 years old and appeared to be intoxicated. The officer conducted Field Sobriety Tests on the driver and observed signs of impairment. The driver was later giving an Intoxilyzer that showed her blood alcohol level to be over the legal limit. The driver was booked into jail on several charges including DUI and her vehicle was state tax impounded.
An officer was dispatched on vehicle theft in Alpine. The officer arrived and found the victim's vehicle had been stolen. The officer gathered all necessary information. The officer put out an Attempt To Locate on the vehicle and listed it NCIC. There are no suspects at this time.