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AUGUST 24, 2020 BOUNDARY COMMISSION MEETING

Posted by : Board of Utah County Commissioners

Posted On : 08/06/2020 10:46 AM


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - August 24, 2020

Posted by : Board of Utah County Commissioners

Posted On : 08/06/2020 10:43 AM


PUBLIC NOTICE FOR SPECIAL LOCAL BALLOT PROPOSITION

Posted by : Board of Utah County Commissioners

Posted On : 08/03/2020 10:44 AM


Deputies Save Life Of Woman In Motorcycle Accident

Posted by : Sheriff

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 03:25 PM


Mindfulness Training For Law Enforcement Taught By Utah County Sheriff’s Office

Posted by : Sheriff

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

Posted On : 07/29/2020 11:10 AM


Followup Regarding Disturbance On Provo Parkway Trail

Posted by : Sheriff

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 09:37 AM


Lehi Man Found Deceased On Remote Road In Fairfield

Posted by : Sheriff

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 12:45 PM


Eagle Mountain Man Arrested After Assaulting His Wife And Threatening A Deputy

Posted by : Sheriff

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 03:54 PM


Upcoming Truth-In-Taxation Meetings in Utah County

Posted by : Clerk/Auditor

Several cities in Utah County are holding public hearings to consider increases in their Property Tax Rates.

Posted On : 07/16/2020 04:38 PM


Sheriff Smith Outlines Acceptable And Unacceptable Activities During Protests

Posted by : Sheriff

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 11:19 AM


*** DO YOU KNOW THIS WOMAN? *** Porch Pirate Caught On Doorbell Video

Posted by : Sheriff

A woman was recorded on doorbell video stealing a package from the front porch of a home in Eagle Mountain on June 25. We need your help identifying her!

Posted On : 07/09/2020 02:11 PM


Four People Killed In Small Plane Crash In American Fork Canyon

Posted by : Sheriff

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 04:15 PM


**UPDATE 7/15/20** Suspects Who Caused Boil Order Turned Themselves In

Posted by : Sheriff

**UPDATE-Three teens who trespassed at the Woodland Hills water tank, which caused officials to issue a 48 hour boil order, have turned themselves in. Each of them will face charges in this incident.

Posted On : 07/01/2020 03:33 PM


72 Year Old Man Died After Apparent Medical Emergency

Posted by : Sheriff

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 07:38 PM


Wildfire Danger Prompts Target Shooting Restrictions In Utah County

Posted by : Sheriff

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 01:49 PM


Do You Have Security Video? Mini Doberman Shot And Killed In Eagle Mountain

Posted by : Sheriff

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 10:15 AM


Two Utah County Jail Employees Had An Interesting Journey To Jail

Posted by : Sheriff

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 02:27 PM


Sheriff Smith Responds To Inquiries After Death Of George Floyd

Posted by : Sheriff

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 06:07 AM


Sandy Man Arrested On Sexual Assault, Kidnapping, And Burglary Charges

Posted by : Sheriff

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 03:10 PM


Sebastian West Arrested On Warrant Issued In Payson Police Hate Crimes Case

Posted by : Sheriff

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 01:57 PM


UPDATE-Name Released Automobile Homicide Arrest After Early Morning Crash

Posted by : Sheriff

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 02:12 PM


Bodies Of Girls Missing On Utah Lake More Than Eight Days Recovered

Posted by : Sheriff

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 09:30 AM


UPDATE-Name Released 6 Arrested In Vineyard Home Invasion

Posted by : Sheriff

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 12:43 PM


Sheriff Smith Outlined What Public Can Expect From UCSO

Posted by : Sheriff

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 01:27 PM