Police Beat: July 23 — July 30



Criminal Mischief

An unknown individual spray painted images on the staircase wall at the Botany Pond.


An individual reported a missing or stolen license plate from a vehicle in lot 31. The license plate is listed on the theft national database.


An individual reported that tools were taken from the MSRB.


An individual reported a book taken from the Hinckley Center.


An individual reported a wallet taken from a backpack left in a locker room in the Smith Fieldhouse.


An individual reported a secured bicycle taken from the covered bike racks outside the Jesse Knight Building.


An individual reported unwanted continual contact with a former friend in the Jesse Knight Building.


An officer responded to a report of individuals using fireworks at the Y Trailhead.  The officer after speaking with individuals in the area determined that the persons using fireworks had left the area.


Fatal Traffic Accident

On July 16, officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of South State Street for a single-vehicle accident. The vehicle drove into oncoming traffic and struck a power pole. The driver was identified as 47-year-old Rachel Anderson. She was transported to the hospital, where she passed away.

Fatal Accident

On July 18, officers were dispatched to 750 S. Meadow Dr. for an accident involving a self-made go-kart. On arrival, officers and medical personnel gave aid to 46-year-old Chad Norton. He was transported to Utah Valley Hospital, where he was declared deceased. Through investigation and witness statements, Chad Norton was traveling south on 700 West when he went over a speed bump, lost control and was thrown from his go-kart.

Missing Person

An individual was located by Provo Police. He is safe and at home with his family. Original post: Provo Police asking for assistance in locating a missing adult male, Scott Clayson, W/M, 51 yrs. old, approx. 5’9″, thin build weighing approx. 150 lbs., blonde/grey hair. He was last seen in south Provo on July 24, 2018. His family is concerned for his welfare. He was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, blue shirt, and jeans. If you see Scott or know his current whereabouts please contact Provo Police at (801) 852-6210 and reference case number 18PR18857.


Warrant Arrest

A man called about a nearly $400 fraudulent transaction on his credit card. Orem Police is looking into the video surveillance.

Warrant Arrest

A man was arrested after he stole an iPhone.

Warrant Arrest

Three men went into Target and heisted $1,000 worth of DVDs. Two of the three men have been arrested and taken to jail and the third has now a warrant out for his arrest.

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