County Sheriff’s Report
July 5, 2006
An 82-year-old man with a history of heart disease died June 22 in western Summit County after reportedly going for a walk, authorities say.
His relatives in Glenwild contacted the Sheriff’s Office to report the missing man around 10:30 p.m., Summit County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Sherm Farnsworth said.
"He was gone and it started to get dark," he said. "They canvassed the area and ended up finding the decedent in a grassy [area] below the house."
The death is not suspicious, Farnsworth said, adding, "his death might have been related to his health issues."
Meanwhile, deputies arrested an 18-year-old man last month in Coalville after allegedly catching him at his house in bed with a 15-year-old girl, Farnsworth said.
The couple was found at the home after the North Summit girl’s mother forcibly entered the man’s house at around 10 a.m. on May 19, he said.
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"They ended up arresting the adult male for unlawful sexual contact with a minor," Farnsworth said, adding that the man was booked into the Summit County Jail.
The Summit County Attorney’s Office reportedly investigated the girl’s mother for allegedly damaging a door while entering the man’s house,
In a separate case, a deliveryman allegedly assaulted a Glenwild woman recently in her home.
She claimed the Home Depot employee grabbed her waist and pulled her toward him, Farnsworth said,
"It frightened her that he would do this in her own home," he added.
The man was reportedly helping to deliver a washer and dryer to the house.
"There most likely was that un-welcomed contact," Farnsworth said. "She had locked herself in a room until we arrived."
The woman reportedly refused to file charges.
On June 17, an 88-year-old woman reportedly was missing about 30 minutes after wandering away from her home at an assisted-living facility in Oakley.
A staff member found the woman on S.R. 32 near Polar King around 10:30 p.m., Farnsworth said.
"There was kind of a disagreement between one of the staff members and the elderly woman," he said. "They returned her to The Wentworth."
A man threw a fit at Albertsons in Pinebrook after store managers had his motorcycle towed because it was parked improperly on their property, Farnsworth said.
"The owner of the motorcycle went into the store and started yelling and screaming at the employees," Farnsworth said, adding that the incident occurred June 18 at 7 p.m. "He’s no longer to return to the Albertsons."
A man driving a Lincoln allegedly drove through a field and damaged fences near Chalk Creek on June 18 at 1:01 p.m.
"He is a large man with tattoos all over," a Sheriff’s Office media report states.
According to Farnsworth, "[witnesses] said that he was lost."
"They just wanted to have the incident looked at," Farnsworth said, adding that deputies never located the man.
On June 20, a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was allegedly stolen from near Old Ranch Road in Snyderville.
In a similar case, a gold Chevrolet Tahoe was reportedly stolen from a convenience store in Silver Springs on June 24 at 10:26 a.m.
"A white, male subject was observed getting into the Tahoe," Farnsworth said.
When a woman tried to stop the man "he ignored her and drove off," he added.
The suspect, said to be in his 20s, was reportedly wearing a plaid jacket and baseball cap.
"Apparently, this individual had driven into the parking lot in another stolen vehicle," Farnsworth said, adding that doors on the Tahoe were unlocked and keys were in the ignition.
The parents of a 2-year-old in Snyderville who reportedly fell out of a two-story window June 20 won’t face criminal charges, Farnsworth said.
"It’s an accident and fortunately the child is going to be OK," he said.
The victim was transported via ambulance in "good condition" to a hospital in Salt Lake City, he added.
The girl’s mother and father were reportedly in the apartment on Kilby Road as the child played near an open window in the living room.
"[The mother] witnessed her daughter pushing on the window screen then her daughter fell through the window with the screen," Farnsworth said, adding that the child fell into loose gravel.
She was unconscious but breathing.
A 40-year-old man was reportedly airlifted to a Salt Lake hospital after falling roughly eight feet from a ladder on Woodenshoe Lane in Peoa.
The man’s injuries weren’t life threatening, Farnsworth said.