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SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN WORK SESSION AGENDA

Posted On : 09/25/2020



FORMER CEDAR HILLS COUPLE ARRESTED AFTER BEING EVICTED FROM THEIR FORMER HOME

A man and woman from Cedar Hills were arrested after a months long dispute carried out in both Federal and Local courts. The couple had illegally re- entered the home and lived there for many months after it was sold by the Federal government because of unpaid federal taxes.

Posted On : 09/25/2020



SHERIFF SMITH EXPANDS ON POSITION RELATED TO POTENTIAL MASK MANDATE

Sheriff Smith responded to a question from a citizen regarding a mandate many believe will come ordering the wearing of masks in relation to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This is his reponse.

Posted On : 09/21/2020



SHERIFF SMITH EXPRESSES CONCERNS ABOUT ENFORCING MASK MANDATES

Should mask mandates be ordered, Sheriff Smith says he has concerns about enforcing such orders.

Posted On : 09/18/2020



PROP 9 - UTAH COUNTY OPTIONAL PLAN

Posted On : 09/09/2020



PUBLIC NOTICE OF LOGIC AND ACCURACY TEST

Posted On : 09/03/2020



UTAH SHERIFF'S ASSOCIATION REBUKES SL TRIBUNE'S PAT BAGLEY

The Utah Sheriff's Association has issued a rebuke of Salt Lake Tribune's editorial cartoonist, Pat Bagley after his "The Deep Hate", KKK cartoon aimed at Law Enforcement.

Posted On : 09/02/2020



"ROUTINE" WEEKEND SHOWS COVID IS NOT THE ONLY THING GOING ON

LONG video ahead! In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, all the other "routine" things that Deputies respond to and come across are still happening.

Posted On : 08/26/2020



NATIONAL WILDLAND FIRE RESOURCES STRETCHED THIN - EXTREME CAUTION IS URGED

Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest Officials want people to understand the critical need to exercise caution while recreating on local Forest Service lands. With resources stretched thin across the west, less will be available should critical needs arise locally.

Posted On : 08/24/2020



UINTA-WASATCH-CACHE NAT'L FOREST IMPLEMENTS FIRE RESTRICTIONS

Officials with the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest have implemented fire restrictions on lands under their jurisdiction.

Posted On : 08/19/2020



UTAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOUND/RECOVERED PROPERTY LIST

Posted On : 08/17/2020



TWELVE YEAR OLD GOSHEN GIRL KILLED IN ATV INCIDENT

A twelve year old girl from Goshen died several hours after she was injured when she fell from an ATV. She was flown by AirMed to Utah Valley Hospital and died several hours sater.

Posted On : 08/11/2020



PUBLIC NOTICE FOR SPECIAL LOCAL BALLOT PROPOSITION

Posted On : 08/03/2020



DEPUTIES SAVE LIFE OF WOMAN IN MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

Two UCSO Deputies saved the life of a West Jordan woman after she was involved in a motorcycle crash on State Road 68, south of Saratoga Springs.

Posted On : 07/30/2020



MINDFULNESS TRAINING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT TAUGHT BY UTAH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

At the Utah County Sheriff’s Office we believe “CALM” is a superpower!

Posted On : 07/29/2020



FOLLOWUP REGARDING DISTURBANCE ON PROVO PARKWAY TRAIL

Late Wednesday night an Orem woman was accosted by two men while she was walking on the Provo River Parkway Trail near Canyon Glen Park. The victim believed the men were going to take her belongings from her. Charges will be forwarded to the Utah County Attorney's Office.

Posted On : 07/24/2020



LEHI MAN FOUND DECEASED ON REMOTE ROAD IN FAIRFIELD

A 50 year old Lehi man was found deceased, lying in the middle of a remote road in Fairfield. His motorcycle was found about a half mile away. Exactly what happened is unknown. His body was taken to the Medical Examiner's Office to try to determine what happened.

Posted On : 07/19/2020



EAGLE MOUNTAIN MAN ARRESTED AFTER ASSAULTING HIS WIFE AND THREATENING A DEPUTY

An intoxicated Eagle Mountain man was arrested after assaulting his wife and threatening to assault a Deputy. His drinking was apparently spurred by a recent positive COVID-19 test. Four Deputies who were exposed to this man are in self-isolation.

Posted On : 07/17/2020



SHERIFF SMITH OUTLINES ACCEPTABLE AND UNACCEPTABLE ACTIVITIES DURING PROTESTS

After receiving numerous inquiries from citizens, Sheriff Mike Smith has issued a release outlining what kinds of activities are acceptable vs. unacceptable during protests.

Posted On : 07/13/2020



FOUR PEOPLE KILLED IN SMALL PLANE CRASH IN AMERICAN FORK CANYON

A small plane flying out of Airport #2 in Salt Lake County crashed near Box Elder Peak in American Fork Canyon. All for occupants of the plane died on impact.

Posted On : 07/03/2020



WILDFIRE DANGER PROMPTS TARGET SHOOTING RESTRICTIONS IN UTAH COUNTY

Because of recent target shooting related wildfires in Utah County, and worsening fire conditions, Sheriff Smith and State Fire Officials have ordered that some areas west and south of Utah Lake be closed to target shooting with certain types of ammunition and certain types of targets.

Posted On : 06/24/2020



TWO UTAH COUNTY JAIL EMPLOYEES HAD AN INTERESTING JOURNEY TO JAIL

José and Rosa Rodriguez had an interesting journey to the Utah County Jail. But it isn't what it sounds like.

Posted On : 06/08/2020



SHERIFF SMITH RESPONDS TO INQUIRIES AFTER DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD

Sheriff Mike Smith has written a letter to residents of Utah County to answer the most common questions he has received after the Death of George Floyd at the hands of Police in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25, 2020

Posted On : 06/04/2020



COVID-19 - SHERIFF SMITH OUTLINED WHAT PUBLIC CAN EXPECT FROM UCSO

In an internal email to Sheriff's Office employees, Sheriff Smith outlined what the public can expect from the Utah County Sheriff's Office during the COVID-19 pandemic and what he expects of employees.

Posted On : 04/29/2020



DEPUTIES WILL NOT ENFORCE GATHERING SIZE RESTRICTIONS AT THIS TIME

Sheriff Mike Smith says he will not be instructing Deputies to enforce gathering size restrictions by issuing citations at this time.

Posted On : 03/19/2020