Tony Jesse Gurule was arrested for (Photo courtesy Utah County Jail)
Tony Jesse Gurule was arrested for alledgedly recycling checks. (Photo courtesy Utah County Jail)

Gruesome discovery

A former Pleasant Grove woman admitted to killing six of her newborn babies and putting those and a seventh stillborn baby into separate containers in the garage where she lived between 1996 and 2006, police say.

The woman’s estranged husband found one body while cleaning out the garage on Saturday, then called police, who found the other six bodies. Megan Huntsman, 39, of West Valley was arrested on six counts of murder.

Teen to stand trial in cop killing

Meagan Grunwald, 17, will stand trial in the shooting death and shooting of two Utah County deputies in January. A judge made the ruling after hearing from witnesses and watching police dash cams during a preliminary hearing this week.

Grunwald was driving a truck during a police chase that stretched through Utah and Juab counties. Her passenger and boyfriend, 27-year-old Jose Angel Garcia-Jauregui, fired a gun out the truck window, killing Utah County Sheriff Cory Wride and injuring Deputy Greg Sherwood. They crashed and stopped in Juab County, where Garcia-Jauregui was shot by police. He later died at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.

Suspected groper arrested

Brigham Young University police believe they’ve identified and charged the man responsible for a series of sexual assaults on campus.

Nathan Eric Fletcher, 22, was issued a summons to appear in court on the charges. Police believe he is responsible for groping 16 women between January and mid-March. In some cases, he grabbed a woman’s breast as he walked or ran by; in other instances he reached out and grabbed women as they went by him.

Fletcher, a BYU student and former track team member, is banned from campus and all BYU properties.

Prison for deadly DUI

Bryan Long, 48, will spend up to five years in prison for killing a North Carolina man in a car accident. On Dec. 15, Long, who was under the influence of drugs, ran a red light on Main Street in Springville and hit a car driven by Worth R. Rummage.

Rummage, a North Carolina resident, was visiting family for Christmas.

Check recycling

Orem detectives have arrested a man who they believe was stealing checks, washing them, filling them out with new information and cashing them. They arrested Tony Jesse Gurule while he was waiting outside a bank as a friend attempted to cash one of those recycled checks.

Police believe Gurule may have more victims; if you think you are a victim of Gurule’s scheme, call Orem police at (801) 229-7070.

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