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Statement from Sheriff Rosie Rivera

Jon M. Huntsman Sr. was very dear to my heart as he was my biggest supporter and mentor. I am deeply saddened to hear of his passing. He was kind and devoted to helping others. He was a true example of integrity, honor and faith. I have cherished his advice and wisdom throughout the years. I feel blessed that he was able to attend my swearing in as Sheriff, it was apparent that he was not feeling well but he made it a priority to be there. I will always be grateful for his friendship and support. I am so blessed to have known him. My love and prayers go out to Karen, Markie and all the Huntsman family.

Sheriff Rosie Rivera

News Items

Sheriff's Office Is Hiring Sheriff Deputy I and II

Sheriff Holiday Message

I would like to wish all our residents a safe and happy holiday season. I want to thank our community for your support. Also, I want to thank our Deputies and Civilian staff for all the excellent work they do every day. Their professionalism and dedication does not go unnoticed. The Sheriff’s Office is proud of the relationship and partnership we have with our community. We understand that to be successful in public safety, we need your help through working together and partnerships. This past year, the Office of the Sheriff has had some challenges with the Rio Grande Operation, lack of jail space, and a shortage of applicants who want to work in the corrections field. We have been able to overcome the challenges through teamwork and dedication to the office. As your Sheriff, I have promoted two Chief Deputies: Chief Deputy Matt Dumont to oversee our Jail Operations and Chief Deputy Jason Mazuran in our Protective Services Bureau. I believe these two new appointments will help us move forward and accomplish remarkable things in 2018. I look forward to working in partnership with our counterparts in law enforcement and our communities in the new year!

Wanted for Magna Homicide

Magna, UT – On July 16, 2017, Unified Police Department (UPD) officers responded to 8360 West Mix Ave after receiving calls of a shooting that had just occurred. Officers found 25-year-old Paige Espinoza inside a southeast bedroom of the home, deceased from a gunshot wound.

Through the investigation, it was determined that the gunshots came from outside the home, directly targeting the southeast bedroom window. Espinoza did not live at the Mix Avenue residence; she was there visiting a resident of the home.

Investigators from the Unified Police Department and the United States Marshals Service are now actively looking for 46-year-old Gino James Cecala, who is wanted for the murder Paige Espinoza.

Investigators are asking the public for any information on the whereabouts of Cecala. Anyone with information may remain anonymous and is asked to call 385-468-9817.

Congratulations CIT Metro Academy #5 on graduating

Sheriff Rosie Rivera

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