A recent traffic study of off-highway vehicles by Moab City Police has, at least in its initial phase, yielded results that the “vast majority” of OHVs, according to Police Chief Bret Edge, are in compliance with state regulations that define what make a side-by-side and similar vehicles street legal.
A state rule that forces judges off the bench on their 70th birthday has created a headache for Grand County officials.
The Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice has announced the nominees to fill a vacancy that will be created when Presiding Judge Douglas Thomas resigns in January from the 7th Judicial District, which includes Grand County.
Moab City Police arrested Elizabeth “Libby” Lee Nance last week after she allegedly entered the office of her former employer, the Moab Mosquito Abatement District, from which she had been trespassed upon termination. She faces multiple charges, including a threat of violence against a police officer, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
The Grand County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people Friday, Nov. 1, for allegedly transferring false identification and “financial cards.” Each of the three face 30 felony charges in the bust.
Four people face criminal drug distribution charges after Grand County sheriff deputies two weeks ago allegedly found them in possession of roughly an ounce of methamphetamine and heroin, scales and hundreds of dollars in cash, a check and debit card.
Utah Conservation Corps chainsaw crews started work in a dense block of ladder fuels along Pack Creek, between Hunt Creek and Arbor drives – where 50 homes and outbuildings are in the immediate area and where a windblown burning ember could reach one of more than 100 more, according to Kara Dohrenwend, director of Rim to Rim Restoration.
Park officials plan to burn piles of dead vegetation in Salt Valley Wash at Arches National Park beginning Monday, Nov. 11. Burns might occur throughout November, December and January as conditions allow, according to park officials.
Moab City Police arrested a man last week after his wife reported that, during a date night, he punched her in the head multiple times, took her phone to prevent her from calling police and held her hair to prevent her from getting away.
A downed power line caused multiple fires near Zimmerman Lane in Spanish Valley Tuesday night, Oct. 29, according to Moab Valley Fire Chief TJ Brewer. Three vehicles were lost to the fire, but Brewer reported no injuries.
Police arrested a man after he attempted to run away from officers outside of a gas station on Oct. 24. Police allegedly found methamphetamine in the man’s jacket pocket, which he attempted to leave with a gas station employee.
Moab City Police cited a driver for driving under the influence of alcohol on Sunday, Oct. 27, after a breath test indicated his blood alcohol level was 0.112.