Summit County Sheriff deputies made an arrest in Oakley Wednesday night of a suspects who was wanted by police in Grantsville, after he lead officers thee in a high-speed chase , and grabbed a taser away from a Grantsville policeman after a struggle. Rick Brough has more.
Summit County Sheriff's Capt. Justin Martinez will run for the Summit County Sheriff's office, and cites his experience and natural evolution into running for what he feels is an already highly effective department. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
After last week's arrests and the breakdown of a major Mexican drug cartel running meth, a rash of recent crimes, and three heroin overdoses in Summit County, law enforcement officials are ramping up their efforts to fight the war on drugs. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds is going to put on hold a proposed change in policy, where deputies would not respond to all security alarms. The sheriff said he will devote some further study to the policy. Rick Brough has more.
Although Summit County sheriff Dave Edmunds was one of three finalists for the State of Utah Department of Corrections director, Governor Gary Herbert has chosen someone else. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports.