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UV crime: Shooting in Eagle Mountain, snowball in Highland

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On Thursday, Feb. 26, this man — accompanied by two other men and a woman — reportedly broke  into vehicles at 551 N. 200 East in Provo. (Photo courtesy Provo police)

On Thursday, Feb. 26, this man — accompanied by two other men and a woman — reportedly broke into vehicles at 551 N. 200 East in Provo. (Photo courtesy Provo police)

Eagle Mountain shooting

A woman reportedly shot and killed her husband in Eagle Mountain on Feb. 27. Police say Tiana Hitesman, 31, told them she shot Elwin Dale Hitesman, 33, after a domestic violence incident. Their four children were asleep at the time.

Hitesman has not been arrested and no charges have been filed in court. Her husband was booked into jail on Jan. 31 on charges of domestic violence assault, unlawful detention and domestic violence — interruption of a communication device. His next court hearing in that case was scheduled for March 10.

Stabbing on I-15

A driver was reportedly stabbed while driving on Interstate 15 through Orem on Thursday. Police say the driver and passenger were fighting and the passenger cut the driver with a knife. The driver ended up on the side of the highway and walked to the IHOP on University Parkway for help.

Vehicle theft and Burglaries

Early in the morning on Feb. 26, three men and a woman reportedly broke into vehicles at 551 N. 200 East in Provo, then stole an Acura Integra (police have recovered that car).

The suspects were driving a four-door silver Mazda that had a colored logo on the side. If you have any information about the suspects, call Provo police at (385) 219-9863 or (801) 852-6328.

Phone scam

Spanish Fork police are warning residents about a new phone scam going around the city. People claiming to be detectives are calling residents, saying they need immediate payment or the person will be arrested on a warrant. The caller ID shows the Spanish Fork police phone number. Police ask residents not to give the callers any personal or financial information. If you have questions, call (801) 804-4700.

Snowball

With the snow this week came an unusual crime — for this winter — in Highland. A person called police on Tuesday to report being hit in the face with a snowball while driving. Police searched the area and no one was found.

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