Welcome to the Utah County Attorney's Office
With thirty-two attorneys and five detectives, we are the largest law firm in Utah County and have one of the larger detective bureaus. Together with our support staff of more than thirty legal assistants, paralegals and law clerks, we prosecute thousands of adult and juvenile felonies and misdemeanors every year. We also provide legal advice and representation to Utah County Government and investigate a small number of complex crimes and homicides.
On February 26, 2016, an eight-person jury comprised of citizenry from Utah County, found Vernon 'Vinnie' Richard Biebinger guilty of five criminal charges: Possession of a Dangerous Weapon by a Restricted Person (2nd degree felony), Theft by Receiving Stolen Property (2nd degree felony), Failure to Respond to an Officer's Signal to Stop (3rd degree felony), Obstructing Justice (3rd degree felony), and Reckless Endangerment (Class A misdemeanor).
On Thursday, February 11, 2016, following a three day trial, an eight person jury from Utah County found Robert Alonzo Peraza, 29, guilty of four first degree felonies for Sodomy on a Child.
On October 9, 2015, Joshua Jay Harding pleaded no contest to Child Abuse, a 3rd Degree Felony, and Negligent Homicide, a Class A Misdemeanor.