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Utah County Sheriff’s Office look for missing 19-year-old

By Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted - Aug 13th, 2019 @ 6:38pm



STRAWBERRY RESERVOIR — Officials are asking for the public's help in locating an Eagle Mountain man reported missing.

Authorities are looking for 19-year-old Eli “Merlin” Dutson, who was last heard from Aug. 8 when he spoke to his mother via phone, a Tuesday statement from the Utah County Sheriff’s Office says.

Dutson drives a green 2010 Honda Accord with a Utah “In God We Trust” license plate and “Utah UTES” sticker on the rear window, according to the sheriff’s office.

Friends saw his car driving east on U.S. Highway 40 near Strawberry Reservoir on Friday, according to authorities. The license plate number is S076L, officials said.

Anyone with information on Dutson is asked to call the Utah County Sheriff’s Office Eagle Mountain Division through Central Utah dispatch at 801-794-3970.

Lauren Bennett

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