TROOPERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TROOPERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Man suffers critical injuries in Utah County car wreck http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57847269-78/car-utah-troopers-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57847269-78/car-utah-troopers-county.html.csp">Man suffers critical injuries in Utah County car wreck</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T13:16:34.432-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 01:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man was critically injured in a car wreck Sunday evening on Redwood Road in Utah County. The man was the passenger in a Saturn passenger car that was traveling south about 5:30 p.m. on Redwood Road north of Elberta “at a very high rate of speed,” Utah Highway Patrol troopers wrote in a press statement. The driver lost control going around a curve, troopers said. The passenger, 22, was not using a safety belt and was thrown from the car. He was critically injured and flown to Utah Valley Regio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57847269@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:16:34 MDT Utah Highway Patrol troopers herd cows on I-15 in Iron County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57716550-78/cows-highway-truck-patrol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57716550-78/cows-highway-truck-patrol.html.csp">Utah Highway Patrol troopers herd cows on I-15 in Iron County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T20:06:44.082-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 08:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Who knew that a Utah Highway Patrol trooper’s duties includes herding cows? But that’s exactly what several officers found themselves doing Saturday at 10:55 a.m. on Interstate 15 near Cedar City. According to Sgt. Jacob Cox, of the Utah Highway Patrol, the gate of a truck transporting cows came loose and the animals began coming out onto the highway. “Most of the cows are ambulatory,” he said. “Troopers started herding them back into the truck.” Early reports were sketchy as troopers tried to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57716550@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 20:06:44 MDT Utah sees 15% DUI arrest reduction for St. Pat’s Day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57698853-78/dui-utah-arrest-troopers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57698853-78/dui-utah-arrest-troopers.html.csp">Utah sees 15% DUI arrest reduction for St. Pat’s Day</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T20:59:49.704-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 08:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Highway Patrol troopers used more than 100 overtime shifts to crack down on DUI and impaired drivers over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. UHP troopers arrested 63 drivers for DUI and wrote 43 citations for other alcohol violations, according to a UHP news release. Troopers also made a total of 3,662 traffic stops, 1,527 of which were for speeding. They investigated 135 crashes, including two fatalities. The enforcement was done statewide, along with partnership agencies that provided DUI ch...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57698853@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:59:49 MDT Washington County Sheriff’s Lt. resigns after DUI charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57673938-78/adams-alcohol-department-sheriff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57673938-78/adams-alcohol-department-sheriff.html.csp">Washington County Sheriff’s Lt. resigns after DUI charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T23:30:12.445-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The lieutenant over investigations for the Washington County Sheriff’s Department resigned this week following DUI charges. Jason Lynn Adams, 39, was driving with four children on Feb. 9 on State Road 17 near Toquerville when his Ford F-150 rolled off the road, troopers wrote in a probable cause statement filed last months. None of the children was injured in the crash. When troopers arrived, Adams said he had multiple guns in the truck because he was taking his children to a shooting range, t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57673938@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:30:12 MDT UHP: Medical issue may be at bottom of chase on I-15 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57665471-78/chase-medical-uhp-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57665471-78/chase-medical-uhp-car.html.csp">UHP: Medical issue may be at bottom of chase on I-15</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T14:32:53.48-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 02:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol suspects a medical problem contributed to a high-speed chase that only ended with a trooper forcing the driver off Interstate 15 near Payson. The Monday chase, with speeds reportedly reaching 80 mph, began when the 62-year-old man’s car sideswiped an SUV on southbound I-15 near Draper and then scraped another car near Lindon. When troopers spotted the vehicle in Orem and tried to stop it, the driver reportedly kept going. Eventually, troopers laid tire spikes in the man’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57665471@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:32:53 MDT