During the Utah Highway Patrol's DUI blitz that happened last weekend 88 people were arrest for DUI. With the majority of them coming on Saturday night, October 27th.
The UHP was not kidding about their Halloween DUI enforcement.
What is a little surprising is that a lot of these DUIs were not alcohol related. They were mostly related to pills and marijuana.
According to KUTV2:[...]
Halloween is coming up next week so this weekend is when all the celebrations and parties are going to happen. That means extra DUI patrols by the Utah Highway Patrol and Utah Police throughout the State.
You should never drink and drive, but you really don't want to drink and drive in Utah this weekend. Chances are you will get caught.
The Utah Highway Patrol is planning an extra 170 shifts [...]
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CDL holders know that the level of intoxication [...]
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[...]
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