Press Release for
September 25, 2013
Chris Steffen, Chief of Police reports:
The following events were reported on September 24th, 2013:
Officers investigated a burglary at The Radio Station on Shoshone Avenue. Information led to the identification and arrest of the suspect, 59 year old Kerry Beck, is also a former employee of the Radio Station. Beck was transported to the detention center and will face the burglary charges in court.
Officers were notified of an injured deer on Astle Avenue. The deer appeared to have been hit by a vehicle; however there was not a vehicle in the area.
Animal Control Officers received a report of a wild horse in the parking lot of The Hampton Inn. The horse left the area into the nearby canyon area.
Officers investigated a minor two vehicle crash on Riverbend Drive. Only one of the vehicles sustained damage, and no citations were issued.
School Resource Officers responded to Washington Elementary School and Lincoln Middle School in reference to juvenile problems.
Officers responded to a residence on Uinta Drive to assist a citizen with questions regarding harassing telephone calls.
Officers responded to a residence on Reynolds Street in reference to property damage. The investigation into the cause of the damage is ongoing.
Officers responded to Adult Probation and Parole on Commerce Drive in reference to an arrest and hold order that had been placed on 21 year old Gage M. King, who was arrested and transported to the detention center.
Officers responded to a residence on Hitching Post Drive in reference to a larceny. A citizen reported her lawn mower had been stolen from her front yard.
Officers were dispatched to a residence on Jensen Street for a report of threatening calls and text messages. Trespass warnings were issued to two people involved.
Officers responded to a location on East 2nd South in reference to a drunk pedestrian who was nearly struck by a vehicle. Officers made contact with 26 year old Tosten C. Flaten, who was found to be intoxicated. Flaten was subsequently arrested for Public Intoxication and transported to the detention center where he will face the charges in court at a later date.
Officers provided a civil stand-by for property retrieval on Riverview Drive.
Officers responded to a business on Flaming Gorge Way for a report of a suspicious package. It was determined the package had been left accidently by maintenance workers.
Officers addressed parking issues on South 2nd Street and South Carolina Drive.
Officers assisted citizens with VIN inspections on Colorado Street, Schultz Street, Madison Avenue and Monroe Avenue.
Officers assisted ambulance personnel on North 1st West, North 5th West, Monroe Avenue, Iowa Avenue and Mansface Street.