PRESS RELEASE: Rope Rescue of Hiker on SR14

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For Immediate Release:
Date: 06-11-16
RE: Hiker rescue - SR14. MP 1.5

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On 06-10-16 at approximately 2035 hours, Deputies from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a male who was stuck in a crevice on a mountain. It was reported friends had tried to get to him but was unsuccessful. The male, John Roberts 34 years of age who had just moved to the area from Florida was hiking in the area with another friend. ...

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Message from the Sheriff

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Sheriff-Mark-GowerOver the last few weeks I have found myself on the receiving end of several random acts of kindness by the good people of Iron County. While in uniform, I have had my breakfast, lunch and drinks purchased for me by citizens because they wanted to say thank you for our service to the community. People approach me on a regular basis ...

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PRESS RELEASE: Daniel Michael Brown

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On 05-22-16 at approximately 1800 hours, Deputies from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a dead body east of mile post 31 on SR130 (Minersville Highway). A ranch hand for local rancher was in the area and had located a body under a tree. The ranch hand then notified his employer who then notified Law Enforcement.

Deputies responded to the area and found a deceased male. Items found ...

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UPDATE: Search and Rescue – Kane Springs

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For Immediate Release:
Date: 03-30-16
RE: Search and Rescue - Kane Springs - Update

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On 03-29-16 at approximately 1020 hours, Deputies from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a family which was stuck near the Kane Springs area northwest of Parowan, Utah and southeast of Minersville, Utah. From the 911 cell phone call a GPS location was obtained. The female caller advised they had become stuck on the mountain road they were traveling on 03-28-16. ...

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PRESS RELEASE: Search and Rescue – Kane Springs

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UPDATE

Time & Date: 03/29/2016 @ 2114
The search has been scaled back due to weather conditions and for the safety of the searchers. The search tonight will end within the next few hours and then a full scale search will continue in the morning. An update will be provided when and if conditions improve or the things change with the search.
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PRESS RELEASE: House Bill 276 – Utah Public Lands Management Act

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Utah Sheriff's Association Press Release:

IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 16 2016

Some Sheriffs in the state are receiving emails from their constituents concerning House Bill 276 The Utah Public Lands Management Act. We have reviewed the bill with Representative Noel and provide the following information:

  1. The bill does not usurp the authority of the Sheriff as the chief law enforcement officer in the county. The law Sherill' Jerry R- Jorgensen Daggett County states that ...
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