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Sandy daycare shut down after police find meth

SANDY, Utah (ABC4) – An at-home daycare is shut down after police served a warrant on suspicion of child pornography. The Sandy Police Department told ABC4 when they searched the home, they found meth and contacted the health department. Police tell ABC4 the health department closed the house, which also operated as a daycare.  This […]
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Police searching for Bountiful car theft suspect

(Editors Note: Police initially provided a surveillance photo of a person that was not the suspect in this case. The photo was posted in error by the department and has now been removed.) ———————————————————————————————————————— BOUNTIFUL, Utah (ABC4) – Police may need your help. Bountiful City Police are searching for a person suspected of vehicle theft […]

Road rage call leads to DUI arrest, weapons discovery

A road rage call into the Salt Lake City Police Department led to a DUI arrest and the recovery of "multiple dangerous weapons." Officers were dispatched on a call early Monday regarding a possible road rage incident in the area of 1400 South and 300 West. Officers were eventually able to locate the vehicle and unsuccessfully attempted to stop the driver who refused to listen to police commands.

SLC Police discover bounty of illicit weapons during DUI arrest

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – A man has been arrested after a drunk driver was discovered with a hoard of dangerous weapons on Monday. Salt Lake City Police have identified the suspect as 26-year-old Onkar Singh. Police say the incident happened in the area of 1400 South 300 West when officers responded to reports of […]

West Valley woman identified in Thanksgiving murder-suicide

GOLETA, Calif. (ABC4) – A Utah woman has been identified as the victim of a Thanksgiving murder-suicide in California. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Coroner’s Bureau has identified the two involved as 36-year-old Mayra Uriarte from West Valley City and 37-year-old Hector Manuel Altamirano Martinez from Mexico. Officials say the shooting occurred at the […]

Sandy at-home daycare shut down in raid by police

SANDY, Utah (KUTV) — Around a dozen officers in unmarked cars have shut down a Salt Lake County at-home daycare as part of an investigation involving child pornography. They responded to daycare near 9200 South and 110 East in Sandy Monday morning. The business owner told 2News she did not...

Drugs found in Utah home daycare during child porn investigation

SANDY, Utah (KUTV) — Police serving a search warrant during an investigation involving child pornography at a Sandy, Utah in-home daycare said they discovered drugs inside. The discovery led to the Salt Lake County Health Department closing the home and business down Monday morning. Sandy police said the search warrant...

Child porn investigation leads to meth discovery, closure of Sandy daycare

SANDY, Utah — Police searching for evidence in a child pornography investigation Monday found something else at a Sandy home that houses a daycare: Meth. “While we were serving that warrant is when we discovered the drugs,” police said. KSL TV’s Ladd Egan reported on the developments Monday. Discovery of...
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Suspect wanted after report of attempted vehicle burglary in Bountiful

BOUNTIFUL, Utah, Dec. 6, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The Bountiful City Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect wanted after an attempted vehicle burglary on Saturday. “We took a report of suspicious circumstances and an attempted vehicle burglary last night,” says a police social media post...

Man charged with crashing into trooper, causing loss of vision

WEST VALLEY CITY — A man who was driving home from a party and allegedly slammed into the back of a Utah Highway Patrol vehicle has been criminally charged. The 21-year-old Herriman man was charged Tuesday in 3rd District Court with driving under the influence, a third-degree felony; two counts of DUI, a class A misdemeanor; and failing to stay in his travel lane, an infraction. Troopers say the man was found to have both alcohol and THC in his system, which accounted for the multiple DUI charges. According to charging documents, his blood-alcohol content was 0.05%.