Farmington, UT –After being completely COVID free for 9-months, the Davis County Jail has identified several cases of COVID among inmates in our care and custody. Davis County Jail personnel were notified of two individuals who were experiencing symptoms of the virus last night. It was determined through a rapid test that these individuals were positive […]

Farmington, UT – On September 2nd, 2021, a 27-year old male in our care and custody was found alone, in his cell, with a self-inflicted injury to his neck. Corrections and medical personnel were able to intervene, provide life-saving treatment to the individual, and arrange for immediate transportation to a nearby hospital. Emergency surgery was […]

Farmington, UT – Just before 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 15th, Davis County Dispatch received a call about a possible plane crash on Sessions Mountain in Davis County.  Deputies from the Davis County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Davis County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue were immediately dispatched to the area. The Utah Department of […]

Farmington, UT – A 57-year old male who was booked into our care and custody on August 5th, 2021 was found unresponsive just before midnight on August 8th, 2021. In accordance with policy, correctional deputies conducted hourly safety and security rounds to check on the male individual and others in our care and custody. It was […]

Farmington, UT – Davis County Sheriff’s Office detectives have made an arrest following an investigation into the rape of a child. On August 2nd, 2021, detectives arrested 40-year-old Phillip Brandon Stokes. Stokes has been booked into the Davis County Jail on rape of a child, three counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child, two […]

Farmington, UT – A 58-year old male who was booked into our care and custody on July 18, 2021, was found unresponsive and pronounced dead this morning, July 31st, 2021.  “Our hearts go out to the family and friends,” said Sheriff Kelly V. Sparks. “Medical staff in the jail work hard to provide the best […]

County to end its program in a move officials agree will tackle growth                When Davis County residents open their property tax notices at the end of July, they will see a schedule for public Truth in Taxation hearings set for August. Most of these hearings are driven by one encompassing issue — the elimination […]

Farmington, UT – Early this evening, a Corrections deputy interrupted a suicide pact attempt made by two individuals in our care and custody. Staff and external first responders immediately provided life-saving care and both individuals were transported to the hospital for a comprehensive medical exam and subsequent medical treatment.  “Our deputy’s ability to swiftly and […]

Farmington, UT – Davis County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with Davis County Commission and the Davis County Attorney’s Office, announced a Second Amendment policy effective today. The intent of the policy is to reiterate responsibilities as law enforcement officials and to address Second Amendment concerns and requests made by community members.  “As law enforcement officials, […]

Farmington, UT – In partnership with Davis County Health Department, and in accordance with the State of Utah’s vaccine distribution plan and phases, 209 individuals in the Davis County Correctional Facility have received the first of two COVID-19 vaccines.  Basic Details: Vaccinations are voluntary On 3/17, vaccinations were offered to those who met age and […]