CRIME

Investigators Make Arrests After 19 Reported Vehicle Burglaries In Eagle Mountain

Mar 22, 2019, 10:00 PM | Updated: 10:00 pm
...

EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah – Deputies with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people suspected of burglarizing several vehicles over the last week. Now, investigators are trying to track down guns stolen from vehicles.

Sergeant Spencer Cannon said there were 19 reports of vehicle burglaries in the city center area of Eagle Mountain, as well as in neighborhoods near Pony Express Parkway.

“In terms of clusters, you don’t get many more than that,” Cannon said.

One homeowner captured video of a possible suspect vehicle. Late Thursday, Cannon said, saw a similar vehicle along Pony Express Parkway and pulled it over. Cannon said the deputy saw drugs in the vehicle and began to search it, finding three credit cards that had been reported stolen from vehicles.

“They initially made some attempt to deny any involvement in it, but once we confronted them with the credit cards that we found, they kind of knew that their game was up,” Cannon said.

Investigators arrested Cody Jolley and John Walker for investigation of burglary of a vehicle, among other things.

Cannon said credit cards and cash were stolen, along with a handgun, shotgun, and rifle. He said the men told investigators they sold two of the guns to someone in Salt Lake County.

“The thing that really worries us is that they’re sold from one criminal to another criminal, who’s probably going to sell them to another criminal. That’s never good,” Cannon said. “There’s really only one legitimate reason why a criminal wants a gun and that’s to do something with it.”

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Crime

Yvette Rodier, shooting survivor...
Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts

LETTER PODCAST: Victim says bullet wounds were easiest part of recovery

When Yvette Rodier woke up in a hospital, she knew, even before anyone told her, that her friend, Zachary Snarr, was dead.
4 months ago
The stranger holding a handgun in the driveway....
Shelby Lofton

‘He seemed prepared for battle:’ Neighbors terrified after encounter with armed stranger

Federal Heights residents are shaken up after a suspicious encounter with a stranger Friday afternoon.
4 months ago
surveillance image of possible shooter...
Associated Press

Police: 6 California killings may be work of serial killer

Ballistics tests have linked the fatal shootings of six men and the wounding of one woman in California— all potentially at the hands of a serial killer — in crimes going back more than a year.
4 months ago
Emergency lights...
Pat Reavy, KSL.com

Utah teen who stabbed sleeping couple woke up wanting to hurt someone, charges say

A 15-year-old boy accused of entering a Taylorsville home at random and stabbing a couple in their bed told police he woke up early that morning wanting to "hurt someone," according to court records.
4 months ago
Bags of heroin, some laced with fentanyl, are displayed before a press conference regarding a major...
Michael Houck

Utah man arrested at Salt Lake Airport with 4,100 fentanyl pills and 378 heroin doses

A man was arrested at the Salt Lake Airport with fentanyl pills planned to be distributed in Utah on Thursday.  
4 months ago
OREM, UT - FEBRUARY 21: A bump stock is installed on an AK-47 at Good Guys Gun and Range on Februar...
Associated Press

Supreme Court rejects bump stock ban cases, one from Utahn

The Supreme Court says it won't take up two cases that involved challenges to a ban enacted during the Trump administration on bump stocks. Those are the gun attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns.
4 months ago

Sponsored Articles

Hand turning a thermostat knob to increase savings by decreasing energy consumption. Composite imag...
Lighting Design

5 Lighting Tips to Save Energy and Money in Your Home

Advances in lighting technology make it easier to use smart features to cut costs. Read for tips to save energy by using different lighting strategies in your home.
Portrait of smiling practitioner with multi-ethnic senior people...
Summit Vista

How retirement communities help with healthy aging

There are many benefits that retirement communities contribute to healthy aging. Learn more about how it can enhance your life, or the life of your loved ones.
Happy diverse college or university students are having fun on their graduation day...
BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

How to choose what MBA program is right for you: Ask these questions before you apply!

Wondering what MBA program is right for you? Take this quiz before you apply to see if it will help you meet your goals.
Cloud storage technology with 3d rendering drawer with files in cloud...
PC Laptops

How backing up your computer can help you relieve stress

Don't wait for something bad to happen before backing up your computer. Learn how to protect your data before disaster strikes.
young woman with stickers on laptop computer...
Les Olson

7 ways print marketing materials can boost your business

Custom print marketing materials are a great way to leave an impression on clients or customers. Read for a few ideas to spread the word about your product or company.
young woman throwing clothes to organize a walk in closet...
Lighting Design

How to organize your walk-in closet | 7 easy tips to streamline your storage today

Read our tips to learn how to organize your walk-in closet for more storage space. These seven easy tips can help you get the most out of your space.
Investigators Make Arrests After 19 Reported Vehicle Burglaries In Eagle Mountain