Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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    Traffic stop yields 8 pounds of pot

    A car that remained in the passing lane moving at nearly 15 mph under the speed was enough to earn the attention...

    Grand County Deputy saves elderly man from fire

    According to the Grand County Sheriff's Office, local Deputy Jamison Wiggins saved an elderly man and his dog from a residential fire on Sunday, Jan. 26.

    County OKs new one-way travel, hours at Fins and Things

    The Grand County Council on Tuesday voted 5-0 to approve an ordinance that designates one-way travel on Fins and Things 4x4 Trail...

    Sheriff’s Department hosts food drive

    The food bank, pictured above at 56 North 200 East, will hand out food from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday,...

    Local felon arrested with pipe bomb, small machete

    Coworker arrested for obstruction of justice Nov. 30 Jeremy Cook The Grand County Sheriff’s Office...

    Man arrested after backing into, damaging wife’s car

    Michael Houstin Bastian A local man faces charges including two felonies after he allegedly stopped his car and...

    Driver arrested after deputies find car allegedly stolen

    Hitchhiker, pregnant woman also in car released Mickey Kody Threlkeld After deputies with the Grand...

    Officers seize 25 pounds of cocaine

    Deputies with the Grand County Sheriff’s Office seized 25 pounds of cocaine from two men during a traffic stop near Crescent Junction that started, according to police, on suspicion that the car had illegally tinted windows.

    Tuft earns Dispatcher of the Year award

    Grand County Sheriff’s Dispatch employee Jenny Tuft was named Dispatcher of the Year when the Utah Sheriff’s Association held its annual conference Tuesday, Sept. 17, in St. George.

    Grand County deputy seizes 23 pounds of meth

    One person is under arrest after the Grand County Sheriff’s Office seized approximately 23 pounds of methamphetamine from a driver who was initially pulled over for speeding.

    Driver fleeing officers crashes into tractor-trailer

    Emergency responders tend to a critically injured female who was involved in a collision between a tractor-trailer and the passenger vehicle she was driving Wednesday evening while reportedly fleeing from law enforcement. The driver of the passenger vehicle was critically injured.

    Gas prices creep up as holiday dawns

    The national average price of gasoline has risen 2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86 per gallon Monday.

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    Obituary: Michael Arehart, 1950-2020

    On Nov. 21, 1973, he married his wife of 47 years, Ann Sparks of Nephi, Utah, in the Manti Temple. To this union came four children, Teresa “Tee,” Mindee, Trevor and Monica.

    Obituary: Richard Fullam III, 1952-2020

    Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 24, 1952 to Richard J. Jr. and Dorothea A. Baetz Fullam.