Third Burglary Suspect Arrested in Colorado

The third and final of three suspects in a Vernal burglary that took place on August 21st has been arrested. According to the Uintah County Sheriff’s Office, 21-year-old Joseph Moralez was arrested in Colorado on Friday. 28-year-old Ebony Nicole Salcido and 26-year-old Sean Ryan Garcia were brought into custody last month in Colorado after a high speed chase that ended in their car crashing and both being arrested. The Uintah County Sheriff’s Office posted pictures taken of the crooks robbing a Vernal home on August 21st on social media as well as a picture of the car the crooks had pulled up to the driveway of the home. The vehicle was spotted that night and a high speed chase ensued. Joseph Moralez remained at large and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Law enforcement finally caught up to him and less than three weeks after his face was caught on camera while robbing a Vernal home, Moralez is in custody and scheduled to be extradited back to Utah to face charges. 

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.