November 20, 2013
Between Tuesday, Nov. 12, and Monday, Nov. 18, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls including the following:
Deputies assisted Utah Highway Patrol with a fatal semi accident on Interstate 84, investigating and transporting the body to the medical examiner’s office.
A vehicle collision occurred near Kimball Junction as one driver’s vision was obstructed by the sun. Minor injuries were sustained by a passenger who was treated and released on the scene.
A deputy stopped a vehicle on I-80 for a moving violation. A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed user amounts of marijuana, for which the driver was cited.
After stopping a driver for a moving violation on I-80, a deputy discovered 267 grams of raw marijuana in the trunk of the vehicle. Five marijuana joints, one gram of hash, 14 additional grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia was also found.
The driver of a truck stopped for expired registration was found to have been driving a stolen truck out of Salt Lake. A further search of the truck found additional stolen property. The driver admitted to possessing stolen property and being involved in residential burglaries in Salt Lake.
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During a traffic stop for a lane violation on a vehicle on I-80, a canine search yielded 30 pounds of marijuana in a probable cause search of the vehicle. The driver was arrested for possession with intent to distribute and other traffic charges.
During a traffic stop for a lane violation on I-80, a canine search yielded over 50 pounds of marijuana and other substances in the trunk of the vehicle. The suspect claimed he rented the vehicle in Sacramento and did not look in the trunk during his trip home to Wisconsin.
Deputies received a report of an adult female being harassed by a male at a Kimball Junction business. The female had left the area but had not reported the incident or provided a statement, as the report was made by a third party.
A nine-year-old boy was reported missing from a North Summit school, which said the boy did not get on the bus. The boy’s brother said he never came back home after school. Officers later discovered the boy rode a different bus to a friend’s house and verified that he was there.
A deputy stopped a vehicle on State Road 224 for failure to dim headlights. The four occupants of the vehicle, all minors, showed signs of alcohol consumption and tested positive on Breathalyzer tests. They were arrested and booked into jail.
Two females in the Kimball Junction area were arrested, one for public urination and another for unlawful consumption of alcohol and possession of a forged document.
An individual in South Summit called to report that his mailbox had been hit by a pumpkin during the night. He said the pumpkin did no damage but had been in an earlier incident.
A snowmobile was found abandoned on a road in South Summit for two days, blocking one lane of traffic. The snowmobile was impounded as it had no license or decal and no owner could be identified.
A victim in the Park City area provided a written statement to officers regarding a domestic violence incident that had occurred two months ago. The victim will be pursuing a protective order against the suspect.
A vehicle on S.R. 248 was found to have invalid registration. The driver was uninsured and had a suspended driver license, for which a citation was issued. The vehicle was impounded.
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