LA VERKIN – Thursday afternoon, La Verkin City Police aided Hurricane City Police in apprehending individuals involved in a car theft.
A spokesman for the La Verkin Police Department said two La Verkin males, a 21-year-old and 20-year-old, were pursued and arrested by La Verkin City and Hurricane City Police. While investigating the incident, police discovered a firearm, drugs, and paraphernalia in the presence of a minor.
The 21-year-old was arrested on counts of possession of a weapon while intoxicated, child endangerment, drug possession and possession of paraphernalia. The 20-year-old was also arrested on counts of child endangerment and drug and paraphernalia possession.
Note: Persons arrested are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law or as otherwise decided by a trier-of-fact.
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