Police & Fire

Police Log: impaired driver crashes through fences, employees assaulted at local distillery

Wednesday, September 6

Retail theft

Deputies were contacted by an employee of the Walmart on Landmark Drive for a report of theft. The employee reported that a male individual left the store without paying for his items. The suspect was described as a white male, who was wearing a black hoodie with camo-colored pants. Suspect had a grey ball cap that was on backwards. Deputies circulated the area but could not locate the suspect. The case will be closed for lack information to help identify the suspect.

Possession of methamphetamine

Deputies made contact with an individual sleeping in his car at the Holiday Hills parking lot. Indicators of impairment due to the use of drugs were evident in the initial encounter. The driver consented to a search of his vehicle, and as he was exiting his vehicle, he attempted to conceal a bag of methamphetamine in his pocket. A second bag of methamphetamine was found under the driver’s seat of his vehicle. The driver admitted the narcotics were his, and he was subsequently arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine.

Saturday, September 9


Deputies received a report of theft at the Kimball Junction Transit Center. The victim reported that their bike was locked and had been stolen sometime during the day from the Transit Center. The victim was unsure of the brand and stated it was a blue bike built in the 90s. The case has been referred to the investigations team.

Possession of marijuana

An attempt to locate was aired for a reckless driver who was not maintaining their lane on I-80 westbound. Deputies located the suspect on I-80 and a traffic stop was initiated near mile marker 140. During the stop, it was determined that the driver was not impaired, but drug paraphernalia was observed in plain view. A search of the vehicle then yielded a glass bong and a THC vape cartridge. The driver was issued a citation for the drug offenses and a moving violation.


A male suspect assaulted two co-workers during a shift at the High West Distillery. When deputies arrived on the scene, the suspect assaulted an officer and resisted arrest. After restraining the suspect, he was found to be in possession of THC products. The suspect was booked on two charges of assault, assault on a peace officer, providing false information to law enforcement, intoxication, interfering with a public servant, and possession of marijuana.

Sunday, September 10


Deputies were dispatched to Rob Young Lane and SR-32 after reports of a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed ran a stop sign and crashed through several fences before coming to a stop in a field. Upon making contact with the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, signs of impairment were observed. The driver sustained injuries during the collision and was transported the University of Utah Hospital. A warrant was obtained for the driver’s blood and the driver was later cited and released into the care of hospital staff.

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