Troopers: Man asks UHP to shut down southbound I-15 ramps, claims he has bomb and body in car

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NEPHI (News4Utah)- A man is behind bars after troopers say he called the police and claimed he had a bomb and body in his car.

Lt. Todd Royce with Utah Highway Patrol said the man, identified as Andrew Adonai Sheridan of Washington State, was driving southbound on I-15 near Nephi when he made the call around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Around the same time in the same area, officials sad they received reports of a reckless driver. It was determined to be the same driver.

Lt. Royce said Sheridan demanded that highway patrol shut down the southbound ramps of I-15, but troopers did not react to his request.

Officials later found the vehicle Sheridan was driving in the parking lot at Central Valley Medical Center in Nephi.

Bomb crews were called to the scene but found no bomb or body, Lt. Royce said. Sheridan was found inside the hospital and taken into custody.

Sheridan was booked into Juab County jail for reckless driving.

Troopers are working with Lehi police on the possible involvement of the vehicle in this case in connection with an attempted arson at Entrata in Lehi.

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