Moab City Police arrested a woman Monday, July 8, after she allegedly went into her husband’s house, from which she had been trespassed one month prior. The two, who have a daughter together, are undergoing a divorce.
The Grand County Council approved expending more than $80,000 in unfunded emergency revenue to address one of the worst mosquito seasons in recent memory when members met Tuesday, July 16.
Officials had predicted that it was only a matter of time. Mosquitoes trapped locally and tested at the Utah Public Health Lab on July 11 returned positive for West Nile virus after they were collected July 2 at the Scott M. Matheson Wetlands Preserve, according to Grand County Clerk-Auditor Chris Baird.
This story was originally published by The San Juan Record.
Independence Day 2019 was “coordinated chaos” for the Moab Valley Fire Department, according to its chief T.J. Brewer.
Bureau of Land Management Fire Investigator J.B. Clay gathers evidence at a fire that occurred July 3 near the parking area at Ken’s Lake.
Twenty-seven children, each of whom had lost a law enforcement parent in the line of duty, were escorted by Moab City Police, the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, Utah Highway Patrol and numerous other law enforcement agencies on Saturday, July 6 as they made their way to Bluff for a river trip.
A public confused over who oversees the Moab Mosquito Abatement District – is it the city or the county? – can be forgiven. They are not alone.
Moab Mosquito Abatement District Manager Libby Nance said employees fogged the sloughs on the western boundary of Fifth West and nearby neighborhoods Friday through Sunday and again on Wednesday night. After trapping Monday, Nance said the mosquito population has decreased sevenfold.
On Wednesday, July 3, police retrieved a lost backpack containing toys and other items from the Express 24 gas station at 995 N. Main St.
A local elderly man was scammed out of identifying information, bank account details and $500 in gift cards after receiving a call from a person claiming to be representing the Social Security Administration on Wednesday, July 3, according to a report from Moab City Police.
According to Moab City Police, someone stole half of a tank of gas from a U-Haul truck overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday July 2-3, while the renter was staying at a local motel.