Farmington, UT – Last night, an individual who has been in our care and custody for approximately four months intentionally ended his own life.  “We are distraught by this young man’s death and send our condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones,” said Sheriff Kelly V. Sparks. “A variety of protective factors and resources […]

Farmington, UT – Early this morning, a male individual in one of our pods presented with symptoms associated with COVID-19. A rapid test was performed with a positive result. Rapid tests were then conducted on all individuals in his housing unit, which is one of three housing units in the pod.  There are 375 individuals […]

Farmington, UT – This morning, a 29-year-old male in our care and custody was injured in an incident that appears to be an attempt at suicide. Staff and external first responders immediately provided life-saving care and he was transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.  “We are relieved the injuries sustained this morning […]

Farmington, UT – Beginning October 16, non-violent offenders in Davis County may have the option of participating in an ankle monitor program as an alternative to incarceration.  “The Davis County Sheriff’s Office is actively working on programs that will enhance public safety, lower the cost to taxpayers, and improve rehabilitation outcomes for inmates at the […]

Farmington, UT – An arrest has been made in relation to an ATV rollover, with a fatality, that occurred in Farmington Canyon on September 12, 2020.  First responders and Davis County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded to the initial call to provide medical care and recovery of two male individuals. Investigators have since determined alcohol […]

Farmington, UT – Today, during standard 30-minute rounds, Davis County Correctional Facility deputies interrupted a suicide attempt by a 33-year-old male in our care and custody. Immediate life-saving care was provided by staff and he was transported to the hospital. A compassionate release was requested and subsequently granted.  “We are deeply saddened by this incident […]

Farmington, UT – Thanks to the collaborative efforts of city, state, and county agencies, good progress has been made on cleanup efforts of last week’s hurricane-force winds in Davis County.  Cities throughout Davis County began cleanup efforts on September 8, with the support of Davis County agencies. On September 10, the Utah Department of Transportation […]

Farmington, UT – In recognition of Rony, a Davis County Sheriff’s Office K9, a Celebration of Life will be held on July 23. Photos, memorabilia, and memorial gifts will be on display.  DATE: Thursday, July 23TIME: 11 am–NoonPLACE: Davis County Sheriff’s Office Annex, 885 W Clark Lane, Farmington, UT 84025 Due to COVID-19, attendees must […]

Farmington, UT – A male individual, who was booked into our care and custody on July 12, 2020, passed away today, July 14.  Matthew David Lach, 36 years old, was apprehended and arrested for domestic violence, intoxication, and warrants. After being assessed and medically cleared by a local hospital, Lach entered the Davis County Correctional […]

Farmington, UT – Rony, a K-9 with Davis County Sheriff’s Office for five years, died this morning after months of health problems. Rony was a six-year-old German Shepherd who began his K9 career with our Office when he was 15 months old. He was handpicked by his handler, Deputy Brad Larsen, and since that time […]