With the latest snow fall, we’re bound to see an increase in traffic accidents. Although we live in Utah, we’re all used to driving in the snow and we all think we know HOW to drive in the snow, here are a few tips to help us minimize the risk of being involved in [...]
Officer Bertelsen and Firefighter Tandy recently returned from Haiti where they assisted the Utah Hospital Task Force and Healing Hands for Haiti in relief efforts.
Firefighter Tandy assisted with medical needs while Officer Bertelsen was used for security purposes. They spent 15 days in Haiti working all hours of the day and night. They took [...]
Yesterday an homeowner pulled up to her house to see someone under a car in her driveway. The person was sawing off the catalytic converter. She watched as the suspect took the converter and got into an older model white Ford Explorer (Like the one pictured above). She tried to follow the Explorer to get [...]
With the ever-growing problem of our youth joining Gangs, we wanted to educate parents on signs that your child has become involved in a gang. A good resource book was put together by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Take a look at their brochure at http://www.nationalgangcenter.gov/Content/Documents/Parents-Guide-to-Gangs.pdf
A silver 2007 Ford Escape was stolen this weekend. It looks like the car pictured with California plate, 5ZBT447.
Officer Vance responded to Walmart on a report of a female that appeared to intoxicated. He found, Amber Manhat in the parking lot. She was found to be impaired so she was arrested.
Officer Rochette responded to a report of a motorist that appeared to be impaired, at the Harmon’s gas station. He found the suspect vehicle leaving the area and stopped the car as it pulled behind a restaurant in North Orem. The driver, Michael Blackhurst was found to be impaired and was arrested.
We have been seeing a recent rise in the number of catalytic converter thefts in Orem. Thieves will cut the converter off with a power saw and then turn the converter’s in at recycling centers. We have been successful in catching some thieves when they try to recycle them at local recyclers but now it [...]
On the 17th, Orem Detectives were able to track down and arrest, Jason P. Christensen at a Motel in Provo. Jason was the suspect in a Rape case that occurred on the 12th. He was taken to the Utah County Jail and charged with, Rape and Distribution of Prescription Medication.
Just after midnight this morning, a citizen called about seeing a male dressed in dark clothing, removing items from a truck in Northwest Orem. When Officer Fenn arrived, the suspect saw him and took off running on foot. After a short foot pursuit, Officer Fenn was able to stop and arrest, Sean Hardisty (31). He [...]
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