Marijuana has been legalized for recreational use in nine states and thirty states have made medical marijuana legal. Utah will be voting this November on Proposition 2, which could legalize medical marijuana in Utah.
With marijuana being used more widely and "legally" the increase in marijuana DUI drivers has grown.
With Utah being sandwiched in between two states that have legalized [...]
A corrections officer for the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison was arrested last month after she swerved her truck into the path of a motorcyclist, killing him.
The motorcyclist was Tyrel Prior, a 26-year-old man from Salem, Utah.
The corrections officer Brittney J. Bryan was driving after having consumed 12 beers the night before. She also had an open beer, marijuana edibles, a[...]
As with every holiday week and especially holiday weekend, Utah Police and more specifically the Utah Highway Patrol will be ramping their DUI patrols through the end of the Labor Day Weekend.
As I mentioned last year, in the past three years there have been an average of 28 DUI related crashes in Utah during the Labor Day Weekend.
According to the UHP Website:
“Troopers will be working [...]
A man was arrested recently in Orem, Utah after signing for a package that contained $100,000 worth of drugs.
Last Friday, 29-year-old Manteo Soto of Price was arrested for suspicion of distributing, offering, or arranging the distribution of a controlled substance.
Recently Utah County Police received information from a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent that a package containing [...]
Hours after being released from jail a man from Payson, Utah crashed his own plane into his own home.
Duane Youd, 47 had been arrested for domestic violence against his wife Sunday night. He was released on bail early Monday morning and returned home to get some things.
An hour later he crashed his Cessna 525 Citation Jet into his home. His wife and son were in the home at the time.
A woman in South Carolina was pulled over early August, 9th for driving 64 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone.
When the officer pulled her over they could tell that she had been drinking and suspected her for DUI. The police officer conducted three sobriety tests. The woman, Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw blew a 0.18 BAC three times over the 0.08 legal limit in South Carolina.
The police [...]
Police in Utah County were out in full-force this morning patrolling for distracted drivers. Police were looking for anyone talking on their phones, texting and driving, and doing other things like eating breakfast and putting on make up.
Within a few hours Utah County Police had already pulled over around two dozen distracted drivers.
This isn't the first time Utah Police and the Utah[...]
As I had mentioned in a previous post earlier this month the Utah Highway Patrol conducted a DUI Blitz for the 4th July Holiday that resulted in 22 DUI arrests, 2025 drivers pulled over, 1313 speeding tickets, 296 seat-belt tickets, and 95 vehicle crashes.
With July 24th's Pioneer Day celebrations beginning last Friday, Utah Law Enforcement Agencies are again ramping up their efforts to catch [...]
As I have mentioned before Utah will be the first in the nation to enact a 0.05% BAC DUI law. This new law will be the toughest law in the nation.
The new Utah DUI 0.05% Law will go into effect on December 30th this year.
Utah Highway Patrol Capt. Steve Winward who spoke to a legislative panel at the state Capitol had this to say:
"Our biggest thing is that we really don't want to[...]
The results in last weeks extra DUI enforcement during the July 4th holiday were, 22 DUI arrests, 2025 drivers puled-over, 1313 speeding tickets, 296 seat-belt tickets, and 95 vehicle crashes.
In last weeks post I wrote about how Utah Police ramped up their search for drunk drivers with an increase of officers on patrols and DUI checkpoints.
The question is often asked, if a driver comes upon [...]
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