June 21, 2013
Information on the following cases was provided by Prosecuting Attorney Matthew Bates.
Brian Fredrick Harlig, 72, of Park City, was charged with exploiting prostitution and aiding prostitution. The charges arose after deputies with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to assist investigators from the Utah Department of Public Licensing (DOPL). The DOPL investigators had conducted a sting on an unlicensed massage operation in Summit County and had discovered in the course of their investigation that the masseuse had performed sex acts with clients in exchange for money. The masseuse reported that Harlig leased the premises, procured clients for the masseuse and kept 10 percent of the proceeds. The masseuse also reported that other people working for Harlig at that site were engaging in sex acts with clients for money.
Dale P. Mack, 68, of Park City, was charged with domestic violence aggravated assault and violation of a domestic violence protective order. The charges arose after Mack’s girlfriend alleged that he had strangled her.
David George Cloward, 52, of Salt Lake City, was charged with retail theft after he attempted to leave the Rite Aid in Park City without paying for the merchandise in his basket. The total value of the items taken was $614.47.
Justin Christopher Sloan, 27, of Park City, was charged with possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia after Park City Police executed a search warrant on his home and found what appeared to be marijuana, psilocybin mushrooms and three glass pipes.
Lehi Alexander Morantes, 18, of West Valley, was charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated assault after he brandished a knife at an employee while shoplifting merchandise from the Walmart at Kimball Junction. While attempting to detain Morantes and the other suspects with him, the employee was stabbed in the arm. According to Bates, Morantes has a juvenile history that includes adjudications for assault, fleeing, resisting arrest, vandalism and shoplifting.
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Miranda Elizabeth Van, 56, of Park City, was charged with drug possession and theft after allegedly stealing Oxycodone from a disabled woman she was caring for.
Shayla Hone, 30, of Heber, was charged with theft after allegedly stealing jewelry from a home that she was hired to clean. The total value of the jewelry she allegedly stole exceeded $5,000.
Tyler James Pim, 25, of Park City, was charged with aggravated assault and impersonating a police officer. During a road rage incident in Park City, Pim allegedly exited his car, pointed a gun at the other driver and said, "I’m a cop."
Antonio Contreras, 32, of Park City, was sentenced to 365 days in jail and 36 months probation for domestic violence. Contreras had previously pled guilty to chasing his live-in girlfriend around the house with a butcher knife in front of their two children.
James David Morris, 45, of Park City, pled guilty to burglarizing Park City High School and a home on Empire Avenue. A sentencing hearing will be held on August 5, at 11 a.m.
Jeremie F. Walsh, 35, of Heber, pled guilty to possession of methamphetamine. When found with methamphetamine, Walsh was on probation for theft and wrongful appropriation. The court revoked his probation and sentenced him to prison for up to five years.
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