Police Beat: Feb. 10-Feb. 16

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Disorderly conduct

Feb. 11 — Officers responded to the area on a report of individuals having a verbal disagreement. When officers arrived one individual had left the area.

Theft

Feb. 11— An individual reported an unsecured bicycle taken from the bike racks.

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Shooting

Feb. 11 — Due to high-volume call data, the Provo Police Department conducted an operation dubbed “Knock and Talk” at three motels. The operation resulted in 38 contacts, six arrests and four probation violations. Arrests were for drug violations, parole violations, probation violations, warrants and child endangerment.

Feb. 11 — At  5:00 AM the residents living in a basement apartment near 1200 E. Birch Lane awoke to someone knocking on their door. The two suspects left, but as they were leaving, the male suspect fired multiple rounds from a handgun toward the home, striking a car in the driveway, a window of the home and the house itself. The alleged shooter ran from officers and was apprehended after a short foot chase, but the other two suspects were arrested without incident.

Domestic violence

Feb. 15 — Provo Police Dispatch received a chaotic call involving domestic violence. Officers responded to the area and eventually located the suspect inside his vehicle near Paul Reams Park. The suspect barricaded himself inside the vehicle and presented an AR-15 style weapon to officers. After a car chase that involved spike strips, the suspect pulled out the rifle and died at the scene. The rifle turned out to be a modified Airsoft rifle.
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