County Sheriff’s Report
Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies this week had not located a black 2000 Audi A4 allegedly stolen from the Tanger Outlet Center around 5 p.m. on June 14, authorities said.
"The keys were left in the car," Sheriff’s Office Capt. Sherm Farnsworth said, adding that the owner of the car left the doors unlocked.
The woman parked the car near the Nine West store and "came back about 10 or 15 minutes later and found that the car was no longer there," Farnsworth added.
Meanwhile, Farnsworth praised the restraint shown by his deputy who was involved in an alleged altercation with an intoxicated man June 10 on eastbound Interstate 80.
"[The deputy] had him out at gunpoint," Farnsworth said. "He could have shot him."
The suspect was located in Snyderville after he allegedly fled from officers in Salt Lake County, he said, adding that the man didn’t stop until another motorist slammed into him on I-80.
But the suspect drove toward the deputy after he was ordered to get out of the vehicle, Farnsworth said, adding that the officer forced the man to stop the vehicle by breaking through a window with a collapsible baton.
"He got him out of the car and got him taken into custody," Farnsworth said. "The deputy used great restraint."
The suspect was reportedly arrested for aggravated assault on a police officer, evading a police officer and driving under the influence of alcohol and with an open container in the vehicle.
In a separate case, nobody has reported a Warren Jeffs sighting in Summit County since the fugitive was allegedly spotted at a hotel in Coalville in May, Farnsworth said.
Jeffs, a leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, was recently added to the FBI’s Most Wanted List.
"The guest thought Warren Jeffs may have spent the night at the (Coalville) hotel (on May 1)," Farnsworth said, adding that the federal government hasn’t asked the Sheriff’s Office to follow any leads.
Other calls received recently by county dispatchers include:
A dispatcher received a complaint about motorists speeding on Cutter Lane in Ranch Place on June 10 at 10:40 a.m.
On June 10, someone on S.R. 32 complained about motorists speeding in South Summit at 3:02 p.m.
A Wasatch County man claimed his Honda CRX was stolen near S.R. 248 on June 10 at 4:31 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic accident that involved a car and pickup truck in a parking lot in Coalville on June 10 at 7:52 p.m.
Illegal fireworks were allegedly discharged in western Summit County on June 10 at 9:46 p.m.
On June 10, a Silver Springs woman claimed she ran over a piece of duct tape, with nails stuck to it. "She heard laughing and out of the corner of her eye [saw] a few males running," an incident report states.
A case of domestic violence was reported to the Sheriff’s Office from Coalville on June 10 at 11:51 p.m.
Three people were reportedly stuck on a chair lift at a ski resort in Summit County on June 11 at noon.
A man reportedly suffered arm and chest injuries when he was bucked off a horse near Woodland on June 11 at 12:55 p.m.
On June 11, a man reportedly suffered head injuries after crashing on an all-terrain vehicle in South Summit at 2:25 p.m.
A Bountiful man reported a case of identity fraud to the Sheriff’s Office after his wife’s credit card was allegedly used fraudulently at a grocery store in Snyderville.
Deputies were investigating a man for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol in western Summit County on June 12.
Four horses were reportedly loose on a road in western Summit County on June 12.
Luggage and two laptop computers were allegedly stolen when a Toyota Camry was burglarized in Snyderville on June 12.
On June 12, construction equipment was allegedly stolen from a condominium complex being built in western Summit County.
A Jeremy Ranch woman claimed her purse was stolen from her car on June 12 at 12:16 p.m.
A motorist reportedly struck three people as they crossed Landmark Drive near Wal-Mart at Kimball Junction on June 12 at 2:38 p.m.
On June 12, a Coalville woman told a dispatcher someone stole money from her checking account.
A roughly $5,000 ring was allegedly stolen from a hotel room at The Canyons on June 12.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash that involved two cars at Redstone Towne Center on June 13 at 11:59 a.m.
A North Summit man told a dispatcher his wife hit him on June 15 at 7:16 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic accident that involved a pickup truck and semi-truck near Oakley on June 16 at 12:04 p.m.
Two children were allegedly left inside a Suzuki Esteem in a parking lot on Landmark Drive on June 16 at 12:15 p.m.
A motorcyclist allegedly stole $12 worth of gasoline from a store in Snyderville on June 16 at 5:18 p.m.
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