UHP blitz results in large quantities of drugs and money
A three-day enforcement effort by the Utah Highway Patrol and the Department of Public Safety netted hundreds of pounds of marijuana and hundreds of thousands of dollars being seized along I-80 in Summit County. From Monday afternoon through Thursday morning, 15 troopers with the UHP Interdiction Team worked a special enforcement effort along I-80 looking for drug traffickers...
UHP to increase DUI enforcement Halloween weekend
This Halloween season, the Utah Highway Patrol is asking everyone to leave the dangerous driving for the witches on brooms and commit to sober driving Halloween night and every night. To help make sure everyone makes it home safely, law enforcement officers throughout the state will be working over 230 extra shifts to deter, detect and remove impaired drivers from Utah’s roads, according to UHP. U
Man arrested, 86 pounds of meth recovered on I-15 traffic stop
A Pennsylvania man is being held in the Iron County jail without bail after he was caught with a massive amount of meth. A Utah Highway Patrol trooper made the discovery this week during a traffic stop on Interstate 15. During a search of the man's car, the trooper found a hidden compartment behind the back seat that reportedly contained 47 packages of meth weighing nearly 86-pounds...
UPDATE: At least four people dead, multiple critical injuries in bus crash near Bryce Canyon
UPDATE: As of 11:30 a.m. Saturday there were still 13 people in the hospital. 11 of them are at Dixie Regional Hospital. Five of the patients are still critical, five are in serious condition and one has been discharged. Intermountain Utah Valley Hospital still has two patients, both in serious condition **********************************************************************************************
50 pounds of meth confiscated in 2 recent Southern Utah busts
Five people have been arrested in the past month after Utah Highway Patrol troopers seized 50 pounds of methamphetamine in two separate busts along I-15 near Cedar City in the past month. On Sunday, a UHP trooper pulled over a driver for a minor traffic violation after noticing the license plate light was not functioning and observed two open beer cans in the vehicle...

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