A trailer being used as a mobile office at the construction site of the new Moab Regional Medical Center was vandalized Sept. 6, according to a report from the Moab City Police Department.
A worker at the 500 West site contacted police to report that the trailer’s tires had been slashed. Investigators found that all four tires were flattened, most likely with a knife, according to the report.
Stereos stolen from area vehicles
Moab City Police officers investigated two incidents of theft on Sept. 1 involving stereo systems stolen from vehicles parked at homes.
Both incidents occurred on Moab’s west side. In one case, a stereo was stolen from a home on Taylor Avenue. The owner of the vehicle reported that the system was taken sometime overnight while the car was parked at the home, according to a report from the Moab City Police Department. The stereo was valued at $200, and approximately $100 in damage was done to the vehicle when the stereo unit was removed from the dashboard, according to the report.
That same night, a resident on 500 West reported that a stereo was stolen from a vehicle parked at that home. The owner said the theft occurred sometime after 11 p.m. The stereo was valued at $140, according to the report.
Man arrested for trespassing
A Moab man was arrested Sept. 3 for trespassing and intoxication after he climbed the fence at an ex-girlfriend’s home, knocked repeatedly on the door and refused to leave the property, according to a report from the Moab City Police Department.
Man arrested for intoxication
A Florida man was arrested Sept. 3 after drivers along 400 North contacted police to report that a man was standing in the middle of the roadway yelling at passersby and making an obscene gesture, according to a report from the Moab City Police Department.
The man, 26, was belligerent with police who arrived at the scene, according to the report. He was taken into custody and booked into Grand County jail on charges of intoxication.