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Some 100 children shopped with cops

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CEDAR CITY – The sun hadn’t even come over the mountain Saturday when some 100 children, along with about the same number of police officers and public safety officials, began flocking to the Wal-Mart Garden Center.

It was not an emergency situation or some kind of police sting operation. The gathering carried with it the joys of this holiday season, its meaning, its importance, especially to the children.

Its name rings a bell of its own: Shop with a Cop.

Indeed the law ...

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ICSO and Enoch Police wrap up summer investigation

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Juv-ArrestCEDAR CITY – After spending the summer beating the pavement, the Iron County Sheriff’s Office and Enoch Police Department solved some serious alleged crimes that happened over the last three months in Cedar Valley, ending with the arrest of five juveniles, male and female, between the ages of 13 to 17 years old.

With charges ranging from criminal mischief to theft of a motor vehicle, Iron County Sheriff’s Det. Dave Mitchell said the ...

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Youth graduate Junior Deputy Academy

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ccstgjuniordeputy062705CEDAR CITY – After three weeks of being physically and academically pushed past their limits, nine teenagers have graduated from the Iron County Sheriff's Junior Deputy Academy.

The group started out with 11 teenagers from ages 13 to 18, but after the first day of running a mile and a half, two immediately dropped out, leaving the nine to finish up.

"That always happens. ...

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Tip sets off search for cabin burglar

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CEDAR CITY - A number of Southern Utah law enforcement agencies worked together Saturday after the Iron County Sheriff's Office received a call at approximately 11 a.m. reporting that burglary suspect Troy James Knapp may have been sighted in Cedar City.

Knapp is suspected of burglarizing dozens of cabins in Iron, Kane and Garfield counties.

"Someone in Cedar City saw ...

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Officers arrest burglary suspect

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ST. GEORGE - After investigating several reported burglaries of storage units in Beaver and Iron counties, Beaver County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested one suspect at his Cedar City residence Wednesday.

Shon Leavitt, 37, 923 S. 170 West, Cedar City, was charged with four counts of burglary/theft and 16 counts of criminal mischief, said Beaver County Sheriff Cameron Noel.

Noel said Leavitt is a suspect in five burglaries of storage units in Milford and at least three other burglaries of storage units in ...

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