MANTI — Notorious fugitive Troy James Knapp, known by many simply as "The Mountain Man," has been taken into custody.
Iron County sheriff's officials confirmed that the 45-year-old was arrested Tuesday morning. He was taken into custody about 10 a.m. near Ferron Reservoir in Sanpete County by officers from Emery, Sanpete and Sevier counties.
Knapp is a survivalist who is believed to have broken into dozens of cabins in southern and central Utah for at least ...Continue Reading →
Anyone having information that may help with this investigation, please call the Iron County Sheriff’s Office at 435-867-7500.Continue Reading →
Incident: Aggravated Robbery/Aggravated Assault/Sexual Assault/Kidnapping
Investigating Agency: Iron County Sheriff’s Office
Details: On 1/31/13 at about 1417 hours the Cedar City Public Safety Dispatch Center received a third party 911 call reporting that an adult female had been assaulted by an unknown male suspect.
This incident occurred in the Harmony Heights Subdivision, located northwest of Kanarraville in unincorporated Iron County. The female victim was showing a male subject a building lot in this subdivision ...
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Sheriffs' Association has written an open letter to President Barack Obama, respectfully outlining its opposition to executive orders announced this week altering gun laws.
Within four hours of being posted on the Cache County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, the letter had garnered more than 150 comments and 1,000 "likes."
The letter opens conveying the sheriffs' grief over the recent Connecticut school shooting, as well as Utah tragedies such ...Continue Reading →
The Iron County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of sprinkler pipe which has been stolen from local farms. Scrap metal thieves are working year round stealing all kinds of items. We are asking each person to check their pipe and mark it in a unique way so it can be easily identified if the thieves strike you.
If you have had your sprinkler pipe stolen, please contact ...Continue Reading →
2012 was a very busy year for the Iron County Sheriff’s Office VIPS. As you can see by the statistics for this year they were exceptionally busy. The VIPS program has blended with the Iron County Sheriff’s Office very well and we rely on VIPS to support our Patrol operations almost on a daily basis. All of our ...Continue Reading →
Iron County deputies took a theft report that occurred on the 3000 block West of 4000 N. The complainant had found a pile of metal objects he had on his property had been stolen. An investigation is currently underway surrounding this incident. The Iron County Sheriff's Office encourages any citizen who possesses metal, to make certain it is secure. All metals at this time have a premium price for the purpose of recycle. The Iron County Sheriff's Office has on ...Continue Reading →
Deputies received reports of unlicensed salesmen going door to door in
Midvalley estates. Deputies were unable to locate the suspects. Later similar
reports were received in Encoh. Enoch Officers located the suspects. It was
confirmed that they were the same salesmen that had been reported earlier. Four
suspects were located and cited for business license violations. Two were
arrested on warrants.
On 11/23/2012 at 2200 hours; Dispatched advised of Shots Fired at 7000 block West 200 North in Beryl. While in route the Cedar City Dispatch Center advised the shots were too close to dwellings. Dispatched advised the shots came from a pickup truck that had conical (cone shaped) lights on the cab. Dispatchers advised the truck was leaving and ...Continue Reading →