First responders removed on a stretcher the driver of a truck that went off the road near the intersection of Mill Creek Drive and Highway 191. Grand County EMS Outreach Coordinator McKay Vowles said the man was flown to St. Mary’s Hospital and is in “serious condition.”
An employee at a local hotel called police on Thursday, Aug. 22, after a man allegedly took a key card off of a maid’s cart and entered some of the rooms. Police later found the suspect at a local restaurant and arrested him after finding marijuana and paraphernalia in his bag.
Just before midnight on Monday evening, Aug. 19, Moab City Police found a man lying on the sidewalk on 100 West, “rolling from side to side as if he was attempting to get back on his feet.” Police asked the man if he had any place to stay, to which he said no, and he was booked into jail for intoxication.
On Wednesday, Aug. 14, police arrested Ryan Van Winkle for burglarizing a local restaurant, taking $130 of alcohol. According to police, Van Winkle’s brother had previously burglarized the same restaurant.
Local law enforcement agencies seek the public’s help. Sometime Monday an unknown person or persons threw multiple rocks through the glass backboard at the Rotary Park basketball court. The backboard is completely shattered, and there are shards of glass all over the court and in the area around the court.
Moab City Police arrested a woman at about 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4 after finding that she had an active arrest warrant out of Grand County Justice Court for allegedly failing to appear in court for a previous driving infraction.
Moab City Police arrested a man on the evening of Monday, July 29, after he reportedly exposed his genitals to people “behind the Main Street stores between Center and 100 North,” according to a police report.
Moab City Police cited a man for indecent exposure on the evening of Friday, Aug. 2, after an officer found the man sleeping nude in his car, which was parked at Lions Park.
The Utah Highway Patrol reported Saturday that three people died, and one person was critically injured, in a head-on collision on Highway 191 in San Juan County, roughly between Moab and Monticello. The accident occurred Saturday, Aug. 3.
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.
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.