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Sheriff Smith Urges Caution While Engaging In Shooting Activities

Posted by : Sheriff

Utah County Sheriff Mike Smith supports keeping public lands open for use and encourages people to use safe shooting practices when engaging in shooting sports.

Posted On : 03/07/2019 07:09 PM


Three Teens Injured In Rollover Crash In Hobble Creek Canyon

Posted by : Sheriff

Three teens on a lunch break from Springville High School lost control and rolled their SUV in Hobble Creek Canyon. At least one ejected and has broken leg.

Posted On : 03/06/2019 07:41 PM


Additional Charges In Recent Human Trafficking Case

Posted by : Sheriff

*** UPDATE *** Detectives added 22 additional felony charges to Richard Michael Martin after they executed a search warrant on his cell phone. A Judge also added additional bail for those charges.

Posted On : 02/26/2019 07:43 AM


Arrests Outlined In Recent Human Trafficking Were Part Of Larger Operation

Posted by : Sheriff

Two arrests described in a release yesterday were part of a longer overall effort at finding victims of human trafficking. Numerous arrests have been made.

Posted On : 02/21/2019 02:09 PM


Arrests Made In Undercover Human Trafficking Investigation

Posted by : Sheriff

Detectives made two arrests during an undercover operation targeting human trafficking. A Riverton man and a Lehi man were arrested and booked into the Utah County Jail.

Posted On : 02/20/2019 07:53 AM


Jerika Binks - One Year Later - Still Missing

Posted by : Sheriff

One year ago today Jerika Binks went running. Other than some security video and trail-cam photos from that day, she has not been seen since. Leads, interviews, warrants - still unanswered questions

Posted On : 02/18/2019 10:45 AM


Dog Rescued After Fall Under Avalanche Ice At Stewart Falls

Posted by : Sheriff

A dog was rescued from underneath ice at Stewart Falls after it fell and was trapped 40 feet below the surface for more than 7 hours.

Posted On : 02/04/2019 03:55 PM


MISSING PERSON - *** UPDATE 3/6/18 *** 24 year old Jerika Binks

Posted by : Sheriff

*** UPDATE 3/6/18 *** On February 23, 2018 Utah County Sheriff's Office received a report that Jerika Ann Binks had been missing since Sunday, February 18, 2018.

Posted On : 02/23/2018 06:10 PM