Man who stopped car demanding a ride facing kidnapping charges

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Justin Rodney Smith, 24, of Cedar City

CEDAR CITY — Police say a southern Utah woman was the victim of an attempted kidnapping Tuesday afternoon when a man forced his way into her car and demanded a ride.

Justin Rodney Smith, 24, of Cedar City, was booked into Iron County Jail for investigation of kidnapping, a second-degree felony.

Iron County sheriff's detective Jody Edwards said Smith jumped in front of the woman's car about 2:30 p.m. as ...

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Attempted Kidnapping

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On 10-09-2012 at approximately 1432 hours dispatch advised of a suspicious incident which was now at the Three Peaks Elementary. It was found a male subject had stopped a car on 2700 West in Midvalley Estates, and the suspect jumped into the car and demanded the female driver to take him to town. The driver refused but was forced by the suspect. The driver had fled into the Three Peak Elementary School where she locked herself in an office and ...

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Infamous mountain man burglar caught on video, still roams free

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Mountain Burg

SALT LAKE CITY — There has been yet another sighting of the infamousmountain man burglar Troy Knapp, this time with new video. Knapp is accused of breaking into cabins all around Utah and living off of what he finds there, and sometimes even leaving bullet holes or defacing religous icons.

Last month Knapp had apparently moved north to Fish Lake. Now, there video shows him in Sanpete County, closer to the Wasatch Front.

Knapp has ...

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Flag Display at Iron County Sheriff’s Office

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Flags on Lawn Deputy Ed Dare

(Cedar City, UT) - September 24 is the 10 year anniversary of Iron County Sheriff Deputy Edward "Ed" Dare who died in the line of duty. The flags you see are in the outline of Dare's badge number 1W16. Today we are not morning his passing but are remembering the ultimate sacrifice he made for the citizens of Iron County and the State of Utah.

Dare is the only ...

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Pinto Marijuana Grow – KSL update

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CEDAR CITY — Three people were arrested Monday following the discovery of a large marijuana garden outside of Cedar City.

Acting on a tip from a citizen, agents from the Iron County Sheriff's Office, Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Forest Service and the Iron/Garfield Narcotics Task Force started at 5 a.m. the take down of a pot field near Pinto, Utah, about 18 miles west of Cedar City. Up to 4,000 plants were seized, said Iron County Sheriff Mark Gower. ...

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Pinto Marijuana Grow Take Down

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PRESS RELEASE
July 30, 2012
Pinto Utah

Iron County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Grow Operation ”Take Down”

During the early morning hours of July 30, 2012, members of the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, along with the DEA, Forest Service and the Iron/Garfield Narcotics Task force, located and removed a number of marijuana plants located in a garden near Pinto, Utah.

The incident command location was set up just along the Pinto Road and it is estimated some 4000 plants will be removed by this ...

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