Truck driver wanted on rape charges in Salt Lake County arrested at Utah-Arizona port of entry

ST. GEORGE, Utah — A man wanted on warrants stemming from rape allegations in Salt Lake County was arrested near the Utah-Arizona border Sunday during a routine inspection of the semi he was driving.

St. George News reports troopers arrested 54-year-old Thorpe Steele of Alvin, Texas on the northbound side of the port of entry inspection point around 2:20 p.m. Sunday.

Arizona authorities became aware of two outstanding warrants for Steele’s arrest during a routine inspection of the semi while checking his ID. They contacted Utah Highway Patrol, and troopers responded to make the arrest.

Authorities arrest 54-year-old Thorpe Steele, of Alvin, Texas, at the Utah-Arizona Interstate 15 port of entry, St. George, Utah, Feb. 11, 2018 | Photo by Joseph Witham, St. George News

According to a statement of probable cause filed in Salt Lake County in October of 2017, a woman told police that Steele raped her in the sleeping area of his truck while she was a trainee at CR England Trucking.

She said the incident happened in July of 2017 in

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Arizona woman arrested in deadly wreck had three-year-old daughter in car during crash

Lauren Tamburrelli was booked on suspicion of drunken driving and murder in the deaths of two during an auto crash.

 (Fox 10 Phoenix)

Authorities say a Chandler, Ariz., woman booked on suspicion of drunken driving and murder in the deaths of two people during an auto crash had her 3-year-old daughter in her car at the time of the collision.

Records released Monday say 26-year-old Lauren Tamburrelli’s daughter was in a car seat. The Arizona Department of Public Safety

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PGA Tour golfer Steven Bowditch arrested in Arizona, accused of extreme DUI

Steven Bowditch has two career PGA Tour victories, one each in 2014 and ’15.

PGA Tour pro Steven Bowditch was arrested early Friday morning and accused of extreme DUI in Arizona, where he is playing the Phoenix Open, according to Fox 10 Phoenix. An extreme DUI in Arizona means your blood alcohol content (BAC) is over .15.

Here are the details:

The incident, according to police, began to unfold at approximately 1:10 a.m.,

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Arizona Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd arrested for DUI in Scottsdale Monday morning

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd was arrested Monday morning in Scottsdale, according to the Scottsdale Police Department.

Police say Floyd was asleep at the wheel at the intersection of Camelback Road and Goldwater Boulevard with his vehicle running when he was located by police.

Police say Floyd was arrested for DUI and failure to obey a police officer.

Floyd was booked and released Monday morning. 

According to ESPN, Floyd was also arrested in 2011 while at Notre Dame for a DUI after running a stop sign at about 3 a.m. on campus.

He was also cited in 2010 for underage drinking in Minneapolis after police were called out to a fight.

During his weekly press conference Monday afternoon, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians addressed the Floyd situation before he was even asked about it.

“I’m gathering as much information as I can right now on what happened and what our options are going forward. I’ll probably have more information on that by Wednesday,” he said. “Right now it’s

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Arizona Cardinals WR Michael Floyd arrested for DUI in Scottsdal – 3TV | Phoenix Breaking News …


Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd is facing a DUI charge after allegedly falling asleep at the wheel early Monday morning.

Scottsdale police arrested Floyd shortly before 3 a.m. after he was found blacked out in the driver’s seat of his running car at the intersection of Camelback Road and Goldwater Boulevard, which is west of Scottsdale Road on the west side of Scottsdale Fashion Square.

According to the police report, an officer was on patrol when he noticed Floyd’s black Cadillac Escalade stopped in the left turn lane. He didn’t move when the light turned green, police said. The light went through its cycle and turned green to turn left and again Floyd didn’t move, according to the police report.

The officer got out of his car and saw Floyd asleep behind the wheel with his foot on the brake, police said. The officer knocked and said, “Scottsdale police” but Floyd apparently didn’t move.

The officer then knocked on the window with the flashlight and still no response from Floyd, police said. The officer then reportedly pounded on the window, and Floyd woke up.

According to

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