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UTAH COUNTY JAIL INMATE WANTED FOR ESCAPE AFTER CUTTING OFF GPS ANKLE MONITOR

An inmate serving time in jail in the GPS monitoring program escaped when he cut off the ankle monitor.

Posted On : 12/11/2019



SPECIAL DECEMBER 11, 2019 BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING

Posted On : 12/10/2019



UTAH COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

Utah County Planning Commission, Dec. 17, 2019, County Adm. 100 E. Center Street, Rm. 1400, Provo Utah, 5:30 PM

Posted On : 12/09/2019



THREE MEN AND A DOG SURVIVE FREEZING WATER AFTER BOAT SWAMPED IN HIGH WINDS

Sunday morning three men and their dog

Posted On : 12/09/2019



NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - DECEMBER 17, 2019

Posted On : 12/06/2019



LEHI MAN ARRESTED FOR SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY VIOLATIONS

A 51 year old Lehi man was arrested after he went inside an elementary school in American Fork while it was in session to visit a teacher. The man is on the Utah Sex Offender Registry for convictions in 2016.

Posted On : 12/03/2019



***UPDATE*** SIX YEAR OLD BOY DIES IN SNOW REMOVAL ACCIDENT

A six year old Utah County boy died after he fell from snow removal machinery at Aspen Grove in Provo canyon this morning. Investigators say this was a tragic accident.

Posted On : 11/29/2019



HUMAN TRAFFICKING STING - 26 ARRESTS ON RELATED CHARGES

Multiple law enforcement agencies participated in a sting operation over three days. 26 people were arrested on charges related to human trafficking. Drug related arrests were also made.

Posted On : 11/25/2019



UPCOMNG TRUTH-IN-TAXATION MEETING FOR UTAH COUNTY

The Utah County is proposing to increase its property tax revenue for tax year 2020. All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing on the tax increase.

Posted On : 11/20/2019



18 YEAR OLD MAN ARRESTED FOR DUI AFTER DRIVING WRONG DIRECTION ON DIVIDED ROAD

A Deputy stopped a car in Eagle Mountain that was driving toward him in the same lane on a divided roadway. The 18 year old driver of that car was impaired on multiple substances.

Posted On : 11/13/2019



SARATOGA SPRINGS MAN INJURED WHILE TRAIL RUNNING IN AMERICAN FORK CANYON

Utah County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue responded to help rescue a man who was injured and became lost while trail running in the area of Box Elder Peak in American Fork Canyon.

Posted On : 11/04/2019



CAN YOU IDENTIFY THESE FRAUD/THEFT SUSPECTS?

The Utah County Sheriff's Office is hoping someone can recognize a man and woman who may have stolen outgoing mail and who used a check from that mail to make multiple purchases in Orem.

Posted On : 10/23/2019



IN A NIGHT FULL OF CALLS, TWO RESPONSES ARE NOTEWORTHY

Two Utah County men, one in Diamond Fork and the other near Elberta, found out that alcohol and rocks are a bad combination. This problem was compounded because drugs were included in the mix.

Posted On : 10/16/2019



*** CAPTURED *** UTAH COUNTY JAIL INMATE ESCAPES/WALKS AWAY FROM GPS RELEASE

*** CAPTURED *** An inmate from the Utah County Jail, recently released to receive treatment while on a GPS monitoring plan, has escaped and walked away from that program.

Posted On : 10/14/2019



POLE CREEK AND BALD MOUNTAIN FIRES STILL HAVING IMPACT ON LAND USERS

Some areas burned by the Pole Creek and Bald Mountain Fires in 2018 still have restricted access because of continued flooding and mudslides. Many hunters and outdoor enthusiasts face disappointment when they want to use these areas.

Posted On : 10/02/2019



CONSTRUCTION IN AMERICAN FORK CANYON TO ADD CELL PHONE SERVICE

Another construction project began yesterday in American Fork Canyon. This time they are adding conduit and fiber to support cell phone service aimed at improving law enforcement and EMS response times.

Posted On : 10/01/2019



*** UPDATE *** INVESTIGATORS IDENTIFIED COUNTERFEITERS

A man and woman passed counterfeit $100.00 bills recently at businesses in Eagle Mountain. This incident may be related to recent cases in Saratoga Springs.

Posted On : 09/14/2019