St George Drug Task Force SWAT Arrest 6 in Drug Bust Raid

(ST. GEORGE NEWS) — The sight of men hanging off the side of a vehicle is unusual enough. When it’s an armored vehicle and it says “SWAT” on it, it’s even more unusual. The St. George Police Department in conjunction with the Washington County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant Tuesday afternoon at 374 Vermillion Avenue.

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Bag of meth on driver’s lap during traffic stop results in arrest of alleged drug dealer

WASHINGTON CITY — During a traffic stop in Washington City Saturday, police reportedly located methamphetamine on the lap of a driver, leading to the arrest of two Washington County men on a variety of drug-related charges including a first-degree felony for drug possession with the intent to distribute.

WASHINGTON CITY — During a traffic stop in Washington City Saturday, police reportedly located methamphetamine on the lap of a driver, leading to the arrest of two Washington County men on a variety of drug-related charges including a first-degree felony for drug possession with the intent to distribute.

Late Saturday night, officers located a vehicle near 100 S. Main Street that had been reported to police as having a possible drunk driver, according to a probable cause statement filed by the Washington City Police Department in support of the arrest.

The vehicle’s registration returned as being suspended so, officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle, the arresting officer wrote in a sworn statement.

When officers approached the driver, identified as 34-year-old Christopher Edward Bravot Jr., of St. George, they spotted a baggie in his lap containing a white crystalline substance that later tested positive for methamphetamine, according to the statement.

When officers asked Bravot to step out of the vehicle to detain him, they noticed he had poor balance, the report stated.

A passenger in the vehicle, identified as 27-year-old Jerame Scott Hafen, of Santa Clara, was also detained, according to the statement.

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Channel 2 news anchor arrested in DUI case

KUTV 2 News anchor Shauna Lake Marshall was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of DUI, having an open container in a vehicle on a highway, using plates registered to another car and failing to register or driving with an expired registration.

SALT LAKE CITY — A popular longtime TV news anchor was arrested Wednesday for investigation of drunken driving.

KUTV 2 News anchor Shauna Lake Marshall was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of DUI, having an open container in a vehicle on a highway, using plates registered to another car and failing to register or driving with an expired registration.

Lake was reached by phone Wednesday but did not comment about the arrest. No charges had been filed as of Wednesday evening.

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper noticed a white Land Rover was traveling under the speed limit on I-215 in the far left lane about 12:18 a.m. Wednesday, according to a Salt Lake County Jail report.

The vehicle was moving east near 1200 East and after making a traffic stop, the trooper could smell “the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle,” the report states. No passengers were inside.

2 Utah men arrested after police find $1.5M of heroin during traffic stop in Kentucky

The driver, Roberto Orozco, age 29, of West Valley, Utah and passenger, Alberto Leal-Martinez, age 50, of Magna, Utah were arrested and charged with aggravated trafficking in heroin and booked into the Caldwell County Jail.

LYON COUNTY, Ky. – Kentucky State Police troopers recovered 33 pounds of heroin in a tractor-trailer during a traffic stop on Interstate 24 Tuesday.

Roberto Orozco (Courtesy: Kentucky State Police)

Troopers stopped the vehicle for a commercial vehicle inspection on I-24 in Lyon County around 7:30 p.m.

Troopers first found a small amount of heroin one on occupant of the trailer before discovering the remainder inside the vehicle, according to a release.

The heroin has an estimated street value of $1.5 million.

The driver, Roberto Orozco, age 29, of West Valley, Utah and passenger, Alberto Leal-Martinez, age 50, of Magna, Utah were arrested and charged with aggravated trafficking in heroin and booked into the Caldwell County Jail.

Alberto Leal-Martinez (Courtesy: Kentucky State Police)