A Utah federal grand jury handed up five unrelated indictments for crimes ranging from throwing rocks in a national park to mail theft, according to U.S. Attorney Brent Ward.
Carl Doerfler was charged with violating a safety regulation of the National Park Service and making a false statement to a park ranger in a two-count indictment that alleged he "did toss, throw and/or roll rocks down a hillside" at the Timpanogos Cave National Monument on Sept. 5. That count carries a maximum penalty of six months imprisonment and a $500 fine.Jason Wayne Iverson, 22, was charged with being a felon in possession of a weapon in a two-count indictment that contends he possessed a Ruger rifle on July 13, 1987, and a Winchester rifle on Oct. 23, 1987. Iverson was convicted of burglary and theft in St. George in 1986. Each count carries a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine.
A third indictment charged Jerry Robert Petty with escaping from federal custody on Oct. 11. No further information was available.
The fourth indictment charged Devin R. Farnsworth with three counts of stealing mail from mail boxes on 10th West between 1409 South and 1567 South on Oct. 12. Each count has a maximum sentence of five years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine.
The final indictment charges two people with possession and attempting to manufacture drugs.
Chloe Allen Keller and Clayton Charles Clarke, no addresses given, were charged with attempting to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of the same drug with intent to distribute. The indictments allege the acts occurred on or about Oct. 19.