County Sheriff’s Report
July 29, 2008
A 35-year-old North Summit man died Saturday when his vehicle rolled several times on a dirt road and went over an embankment near the Weber River in Henefer, the authorities said.
Shane Sexton might have been traveling 80 mph when the vehicle flipped, said Josh Wall, a spokesman for the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.
Sexton appears to have lost control of the vehicle at about 7:30 p.m. according to Wall.
The frontage road in North Summit parallels Interstate 84. The man was ejected from the vehicle and speed and alcohol were likely factors in the crash, Wall said.
Other calls recently received by Summit County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers include:
About six kids discharged fireworks in western Summit County near 2200 West July 20 at 9:45 p.m.
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Two kids were reportedly riding motorcycles recklessly and without headlights on Foothill Drive in Kamas July 20 at 9:39 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a crash that involved two cars in western Summit County July 20 at 6:10 p.m.
A man in a Geo reported a hit-and-run traffic crash to the Sheriff’s Office when his vehicle was allegedly struck at Tanger Outlet Center by somebody driving a gray Chevy Suburban July 20.
A man was allegedly harassing workers at a restaurant in Wanship July 20 at 4:26 p.m.
A woman said someone vandalized her Cadillac with a key while the car was parked at Redstone Towne Center July 20 at about 3 p.m.
A man on Weber Canyon Road east of Oakley said he argued with his neighbor about water rights July 20 at 12:55 p.m.
Somebody on Silver Spur Road said their house was vandalized July 20.
Batteries were allegedly stolen from a store at Redstone July 19.
Concession stands in North Summit were allegedly burglarized July 19 at 8:50 p.m.
A man on Highland Drive said somebody took his mailbox July 19.
A man on State Road 32 in Marion said a chainsaw was stolen July 19.
A Wyoming man allegedly lost a high-powered pistol near the Henrys Fork Trail July 19 at 1:56 p.m.
July 19, a man at Pine Meadow Ranch said his house was burglarized.
A case of child abuse that involved a 6-year-old was reported to the Sheriff’s Office from South Summit July 19 at 12:17 a.m.
No serious injuries were reported when a motorcyclist struck a dog in Summit County July 18 at 8:17 p.m.
Deputies are investigating a domestic dispute that occurred between a man and woman from Salt Lake County in the Uinta Mountains east of Kamas July 13 at 4:27 p.m.
"I don’t think the injuries were real serious," Wall said. "The worst part of this one was the woman got left up there by the man."
Two kids were injured when an all terrain vehicle they were riding tipped over July 12 on Chalk Creek Road east of Coalville.
"Don’t ride your ATV on the road," Wall said about the accident that occurred about 1 p.m.
The kids did not suffer injuries that were life threatening, Wall said.
July 5, two men who apparently fought over a woman were issued citations at Echo reservoir at about midnight.
One man said the other "was making a move on his brother’s wife," Wall said.
"Two drunk dudes were duking it out on the beach," Wall said. "Every weekend, two dudes get drunk and decide to butt head."
July 5, a woman climbed onto her roof and threatened to jump in the Snyderville Basin at about 11:50 p.m.
"They took her down for evaluation and committed her," Wall said.