Five Arrested In Fountain Green Drug Distribution, Firearms Case

FOUNTAIN GREEN, Utah, Jan. 4, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — Five people have been arrested in connection with a major drug distribution investigation in Fountain Green in Sanpete County.

The Sanpete Juab Major Crimes Task Force, Sanpete Sheriff’s Office and Utah County SWAT team, in cooperation with the Fountain Green Police Department, on Dec. 30 executed a search warrant at 450 S. 100 East, Fountain Green.

Occupants of the house, including Michael Hodges, Tara Hodges, Kirk Johnson, Edmond “Cass” Edmonds and Fredrick Carter, were arrested on various criminal charges. The bail for Michael Hodges was set at nearly $200,000.

Items found and seized by officers included a substantial quantity of drugs and a large number of firearms.

Sanpete County is immediately south of Utah County.


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