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HELP US IDENTIFY THREE YOUNG MEN WHO CAUSED BOIL WATER ORDER

We need help identifying three young men who trespassed at the Woodland Hills culinary water tank. This act caused City officials to issue an order for residents to boil water until they verified the water was safe.

Posted On : 07/01/2020



72 YEAR OLD MAN DIED AFTER APPARENT MEDICAL EMERGENCY

A 72 year old Provo man has died after experiencing an apparent medical crisis while hiking the Timpanogos Cave trail with family.

Posted On : 06/30/2020



JULY 1, 2020 COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA

Posted On : 06/29/2020



JULY 2, 2020 BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING

Posted On : 06/29/2020



BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

Utah County Board of Adjustment - 5:15 pm - Thursday, 07/02/2020 @ 100 East Center St. suite 1400 Provo Utah

Posted On : 06/24/2020



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



DO YOU HAVE SECURITY VIDEO? MINI DOBERMAN SHOT AND KILLED IN EAGLE MOUNTAIN

Investigators in Eagle Mountain are looking for help after a dog was shot and killed behind a home on Eagle Top Court in the Kiowa Valley area. We are hoping someone has security/doorbell video of vehicles coming or going on Eagle Top Court.

Posted On : 06/15/2020



TWO UTAH COUNTY JAIL EMPLOYEES HAD AN INTERESTING JOURNEY TO JAIL

José and Rosa Rodriguez has in 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



UTAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOUND/RECOVERED PROPERTY

Posted On : 06/02/2020



SANDY MAN ARRESTED ON SEXUAL ASSAULT, KIDNAPPING, AND BURGLARY CHARGES

A Sandy man was arrested Sunday after he entered a home, sexually assaulted a woman, and held her against her will

Posted On : 06/01/2020



SEBASTIAN WEST ARRESTED ON WARRANT ISSUED IN PAYSON POLICE HATE CRIMES CASE

Members of the Utah County Sheriff’s Office Special Enforcement Team located and arrested Sebastian Francis West for a $25,000 warrant recently issued by a Fourth District Court Judge.

Posted On : 05/27/2020



PLEASANT GROVE MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING GARAGE DOORS - FLEES FROM DETECTIVE

A 35 year old man suspected of stealing garage doors was arrested after he fled from law enforcement during an investigation of those stolen doors. He was booked into the Utah County jail with related charges from several different agencies.

Posted On : 05/20/2020



UPDATE-NAME RELEASED AUTOMOBILE HOMICIDE ARREST AFTER EARLY MORNING CRASH

UPDATE Victim identified. A 21 year old Orem man is in jail after he crashed on Squaw Peak Road in Provo Canyon. His 21 year old passenger died in the crash. Charges include DUI and automobile homicide.

Posted On : 05/17/2020



BODIES OF GIRLS MISSING ON UTAH LAKE MORE THAN EIGHT DAYS RECOVERED

The bodies of two girls, believed to be Priscilla Bienkowski and Sophia Hernandez, have been recovered from Utah Lake. They were missing more than eight days.

Posted On : 05/15/2020



UPDATE-NAME RELEASED 6 ARRESTED IN VINEYARD HOME INVASION

UPDATE Name of man who died released. Following an attempted home invasion robbery and shooting in Vineyard one man is dead, 4 men are in jail, and 2 juvenile girls are in Slate Canyon Youth Center Detention Center

Posted On : 05/13/2020



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



NAME RELEASED 10 YEAR OLD BOY DIES IN DIRT BIKE CRASH IN EAGLE MOUNTAIN

A 10 year old Eagle Mountain boy has died after he lost control of the small off road motorcycle he was driving on Golden Eagle Road and crashed into a tree.

Posted On : 04/28/2020



RIVERTON MAN CITED FOR LEWDNESS INVOLVING A CHILD

A 64 year old Riverton man was cited for Lewdness Involving a Child after reports he was exposing himself to young people in a rather unique way.

Posted On : 05/26/2016