County Sheriff’s Report
Several explosive blasting caps found in Heber on Oct. 28 were turned over to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office for disposal, authorities say.
According to Sheriff’s Office Capt. Joe Offret, the man didn’t know where to contact Wasatch County so he placed the explosives in a bucket and transported them to the Summit County Justice Center.
"The caps were found to be intact and in good condition and were to be destroyed at a location in Salt Lake County," states Offret, adding that an explosives disposal team was called from the neighboring county.
Meanwhile, in an unrelated matter, a load of explosives was allegedly stolen from a quarry in Brown’s Canyon on Oct. 28 at 3:30 p.m. The case is under investigation.
On Nov. 4, a North Summit man was flown via helicopter to the University of Utah Health Sciences center after his neck and ribs were injured in an ATV crash. "An ATV struck a rock and rolled onto the driver," Offret states.
In a separate matter, two boys who ran away from The Oakley School Nov. 4 have made contact with their parents and are believed to be safe, authorities say. They reportedly escaped through a boarding school window. An ATV rider reportedly suffered minor injuries when the machine tipped over near Upper Loop Road in Marion on Nov. 6. South Summit paramedics helped treat the patient, authorities say. A storage shed in a Silver Creek business park was allegedly burglarized on Nov. 7 at 9:05 a.m.
A resident on Kilby Road contacted the Sheriff’s Office after someone left a threatening note on her door on Nov. 7. An Oakley man told a county dispatcher the prescription drug OxyContin was stolen out of his vehicle on Oct. 7 at 10:34 a.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash that involved Ford and Chevrolet pickups near a western Summit County roundabout on Nov. 7 at 11:58 a.m.
Two stop signs, reportedly taken from Lower River Road, were posted near 1000 East in Francis on Nov. 7 at 1:12 p.m.
A woman told a dispatcher her cabin in Weber Canyon was burglarized on Nov. 7 at 4:47 p.m.
A case of road rage was reported to the Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 7 after a motorist was reportedly almost run off the road by another driver in the Snyderville Basin.
A truck driver walked away from a crash after reportedly rolling his semi-truck near S.R. 35 in Woodland on Nov. 7.
On Nov. 7, deputies were looking for a runaway juvenile in Kamas and Park City.
On Nov. 8, a man told the Sheriff’s Office his cabin in Samak was vandalized.
A 5-year-old boy who became missing in the Ranch Place subdivision Nov. 8 around 5 p.m. was found that evening in the neighborhood, a Sheriff’s Office media report states.
Several items were allegedly stolen from an office at a school construction site in Coalville on Nov. 9 at 6:05 a.m.
Deputies were en route to a house after a Summit County woman reported her 2-year-old daughter missing Nov. 9 at 8:16 a.m. "While units were [en route] the child was found behind file cabinets," a Sheriff’s Office media report states.
A man on Bitner Road told a dispatcher two men were shooting at ducks on the Swaner Nature Preserve on Nov. 9 at 12:21 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a hit-and-run traffic crash that involved two vehicles at Kimball Junction on Nov. 9 at 1:10 p.m.
Most of the wooden 2x4s at a construction site in North Summit were allegedly stolen on Nov. 9 at 1:42 p.m.
When a Mapleton woman left her vehicle near River Bend Road on Nov. 9, prescription drugs and cassettes were allegedly stolen from the car.
A case of child abuse was reported to the Sheriff’s Office from Silver Creek on Nov. 9 at 2:14 p.m.
Items were allegedly stolen when a business in Oakley was burglarized Nov. 9.
Two men allegedly shoplifted roughly $500 worth of items from a store at Redstone Towne Center on Nov. 9 at 2:20 p.m.
About six cows were reportedly loose and damaging private property in Oakley on Nov. 9 at 3:22 p.m.
On Nov. 9, a Marion resident told the Sheriff’s Office a man stole his Dodge pickup.
No injuries were reported as a result of a hit-and-run accident reported to a county dispatcher from Deer Valley on Nov. 10.
A western Summit County resident claimed a man poached an elk by shooting the animal on her property on Nov. 10.
Deputies were investigating a woman for driving under the influence in Summit County on Nov. 11 at 12:53 a.m.
Cows were reportedly loose near Lower River and Spring Hollow roads in eastern Summit County on Nov. 11 at 6:53 a.m.
Several items were stolen when a vehicle was allegedly burglarized in Summit County on Nov. 11.
A man in a red pickup truck reportedly stole $68.13 worth of gasoline from a Coalville convenience store on Nov. 11 at 6:38 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a hit-and-run traffic crash involving a car and a truck in Summit Park on Nov. 11 at 6:39 p.m.
Tools were reportedly stolen out of a vehicle parked at Home Depot in the Snyderville Basin on Nov. 11.
A motorist was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence in Summit County on Nov. 11 at 11:41 p.m.
A furnace was reportedly stolen from a house under construction in the North Summit area on Nov. 12.
Someone allegedly stole a woman’s purse out of a shopping cart while she was at a business on Landmark Drive on Nov. 12.
Several items were stolen when a vehicle was reportedly burglarized in the parking lot of a West Side grocery store on Nov. 12 around 5:30 p.m. No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic accident involving a Chevrolet Suburban and Jeep at the Tanger Outlet Center on Nov. 12 at 6:23 p.m.
A Marion man claims someone ran over his mailbox on Nov. 13.
A Samak man claims his neighbor tried to run into him with a car on Nov. 13 at 12:07 p.m.
Deputies were searching for a burgundy Chevrolet Lumina Nov. 13 after the driver was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run traffic crash in the Snyderville Basin. No injuries were reported.
A woman reportedly struck a light post while driving in the Tanger Outlet Center parking lot on Nov. 13 at 8:56 p.m.
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