Monday, 06 May 2013 10:29

            On May 3, 2013, shortly before noon, a deputy from the Millard County Sheriff's Office stopped a car on Center Street in Delta for a minor traffic violation. As the car came to a stop, a young man jumped from the car and fled on foot. Two other occupants of the car, Candon Young of Delta, and Travis Stott who lists his address as homeless, were detained. Sheriff's deputies as well as a trooper from the Utah Highway Patrol and a member of the Central Utah Narcotics Task Force responded to the area. After a short time, a resident of the neighborhood reported seeing the subject in his back yard. With a short search of the area, the third man, Kyle Howard Leatham of West Valley, Utah, was located, hiding in a root cellar in the back lot of a home.

            A search of the car, as well as a back pack that that Leatham hid during his flight, turned up drugs and drug paraphernalia.

            The three men were arrested and booked into the Millard County Jail. Candon Young booked for  Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Expired Registration.

            Travis Stott was booked for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

            Kyle Howard Leatham was booked for two counts of Possession Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Evidence Tampering, Avoiding Apprehension, as well as four arrest warrants from various jurisdictions in SaltLakeCounty.


Safe Tip

If you hear a noise that sounds like someone breaking in or moving around, quietly call 9-1-1 and wait calmly until the Sheriff's Deputies arrive. If you can leave safely, do so. Otherwise, lock yourself in the room you are in, and pretend to be asleep.

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