IVINS – The Santa Clara-Ivins Police Department arrested a man Saturday afternoon after the man abandoned his car in a ditch and was later found drunk near the Ivins Reservoir.
The Santa Clara-Ivins Police Department arrested a man when they found him near the Ivins reservoir. He wandered from his car that he crashed into a ditch when the tire popped.
Police received a call about 4 p.m. that a car had been spotted in a ditch with nobody inside it. When police found the car, there was some blood visible, so they set out on foot in search of the driver. Forty minutes later, they found Enos Jack Grayman drunk near the Ivins reservoir.
“He had a flat tire and ran into a ditch. The accident was called in by a citizen,” Santa Clara-Ivins Police Officer Chad Holt said.
Grayman was arrested without incident and charged with several offenses, including leaving the scene of an accident, driving under the influence and failure to report an accident. He is currently being held for 72 hours at the Washington Purgatory Correctional Facility.
This report is based on preliminary information provided by law enforcement or other emergency responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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