Utah Five-O

Outside magazine, July 1994


Utah Five-O

What Ranger Rick does between nature talks
By Debra Shore


From the Bullfrog subdistrict dispatch log, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Utah, May 28-30, 1993.

FRIDAY
9:16 A.M. Large group of underage youths drinking at boat rental.

5:17 P.M. Two jet skis sinking near channel marker 89A; no injuries.

8:15 P.M. Drunk-boating accident downlake in the area of Iceberg Canyon; head injuries and leg fracture.

9:15 P.M. Man with a shotgun driving under the influence.

11:02 P.M. Loud stereo and abusive behavior at the marina.

SATURDAY
12:10 A.M. Drunk minor being transported to Visitor Center.

9:03 A.M. Gentleman passed out in men's restroom near gas station.

11:50 A.M. Cliff-diving accident below restaurant at employee swimming cove.

1:05 P.M. Visitor reports individual threatening with a knife on Hobie Cat Beach.

1:16 P.M. Gangs from Salt Lake roaming the beach stealing T-shirts at gunpoint.

5:50 P.M. Hit-and-run jet ski at Bullfrog marina.

5:53 P.M. Call to Kane County Sheriff; suspected drug activity in A-loop of campground.

6: 53 P.M. Car stopped for suspected DUI; found pound of dope.

7:42 P.M. Two boat collisions; intoxicated drivers, no injuries.

10:59 P.M. Fight breaks out over firewood on beach; one visitor hit in face with two-by-four; several teeth missing.

SUNDAY
2:33 A.M. Man in pickup truck with pit bull arrested for DUI. Officers subduing pit bull with pepper spray in order to tow the truck.

7:05 A.M. Water and food to pit bull.

11:44 A.M. Reports of an intoxicated man at trailer-village store.

3:45 P.M. Fight ensues at Chevron station over girlfriend, soda pop.

5:21 P.M. Man with sidearm 100 yards east of lodge.

7:28 P.M. Pit bull released to owner.

8:04 P.M. Smoke report by boat storage area; standby for fire truck.

8:09 P.M. Barbecue is cause of smoke.

11:26 P.M. Parked ranger vehicle at restrooms near Hobie Cat Beach has National Park Service decal stolen by two men last seen heading west.

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