In an incident that could have ended badly, a suspected impaired driver was arrested Friday on a felony charge of possession of a firearm by a restricted person, and several misdemeanor charges, including DUI and assault on a peace officer.
A car that remained in the passing lane moving at nearly 15 mph under the speed was enough to earn the attention of a Grand County Sheriff’s deputy Sunday. Before he was done, two men were in custody and about eight pounds of marijuana were confiscated.
Officers with the Grand County Sheriff’s Office recently reported finding 250 pounds of marijuana during a search of an SUV a deputy had initially pulled over for tinted windows and closely following vehicles ahead of it.
A woman on probation for prior convictions of distribution of controlled substances now faces five more felony charges for intent to distribute after parole officers allegedly found the woman with drugs, scales and “copious” amounts of paraphernalia during a compliance check.
A local man faces felony and misdemeanor charges after he allegedly fled from a traffic stop on his bike. A deputy with the Grand County Sheriff’s office stopped Karlis Joe Kamenske, 28, at about 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 22 after he reportedly saw Kamenske biking without front or rear lighting, which is a traffic infraction in Utah.
A Colorado parolee will begin 2020 in the Grand County Jail after he was arrested on drug charges Dec. 27. Keith Mooney was allegedly driving on a revoked Colorado driver’s license when he was pulled over just before 8:15 p.m. on Highway 191 at A1 Storage.
After an officer with Utah Highway Patrol pulled over a man for having his phone illegally mounted on his windshield, the officer’s questioning eventually led police to search the man and his car, leading them to 61 pounds of marijuana and various other narcotics.
After Montrose police shared a tip with Grand County Dispatch about a stolen car that was later abandoned on Interstate 70, an officer with Utah Highway Patrol arrested a suspect at the Thompson Springs rest area who he allegedly found with the stolen vehicle.
One man faces charges of aggravated assault, threat of violence and intoxication after police allegedly found him fighting with another at a house on Walnut Lane on Friday, Dec. 13.
Police charged a man with aggravated assault and multiple misdemeanors earlier this month after a victim, who police found with swelling on his head, told police that the man, who was intoxicated, according to reports, broke a glass bottle over his head, sending both men to the hospital.
A man recently involved in a traffic incident allegedly gave a highway patrolman a fake name, Jason Amos of Illinois, when asked to identify himself, then created a fake Facebook account under that name while highway patrol attempted to run his name through various systems to get official information about him.
Contrary to the opinions of some locals, Moab City Police do respond to animal calls. The agency reported a number of calls about loose dogs at the end of November, including one incident of loose canines possibly injuring an older dog.