Uintah Basin Narcotic Strike Force Make Multiple Arrests

Six individuals were arrested on Tuesday following an investigation by the Uintah Basin Narcotic Strike Force. According to Sgt. Mike Gledhill of the Strike Force, the investigation into illegal narcotic activity taking place in motels in the Roosevelt area led to the arrests on December 20th. Numerous narcotics and drug paraphernalia were confiscated. Erasto Dominguez and Savannah Begay were arrested for Possession of Marijuana, among other charges. Siosiua Latu, Jocelyn Cesspooch, and Jeremiah Taveapont were all arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, among other charges. Siosiua Latu was also charged with Intent to Distribute. Sukakee Manyhides was arrested for providing false information to police, among other charges.


Kristin Baldwin

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.