Police Beat: July 2 – July 9



Alcohol Offense

Two individuals were drinking in the Y Trailhead area. They were escorted from the area.


An officer responded to a report of fireworks in a no fireworks zone. The area and individuals were observed for a length of time, but no fireworks were used.


An officer responded to a report of fireworks being used near the MTC. The area and the crowd were observed for some time, but no fireworks were seen.


Fatal Traffic Accident

On July 3 at approximately 11:34 p.m., an 18-year-old male driving a vehicle collided with a 56-year-old male who was crossing the street. The 56-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are still investigating the case.

Domestic Disturbance

Provo police responded to a domestic disturbance around 8:30 a.m. on July 8. The situation escalated quickly, and one involved person barricaded himself with a weapon. After utilizing gas as well as an EOD robot, SWAT team operators entered the residence. The preliminary investigation shows that the 31-year-old male died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


Warrant Arrest

A woman was arrested after officers investigated a report of a possible domestic violence. Her information was run, and she was found to have a warrant. She was then arrested.

Traffic Infraction

Officers responded to the report of a vehicle with flashing lights trying to pull over another driver. The car was located, and the driver said he had a set of red and blue flashing lights inside his vehicle from a Fourth of July soiree the night before and forgot they were on. The suspect had already pulled up next to the car and said he was messing around. The driver was cited for impersonating a police officer.

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