County Sheriff’s Report
A hunter likely poached a female moose found dead in the Uinta Mountains Sept. 27, investigators say.
"There is also a calf that is very agitated in the area," states a Summit County Sheriff’s Office incident report made at the time.
The dead moose was probably the victim of a "mistaken shot," said Steve Ryberg, district ranger for the Mountain View Ranger District in the Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
"Oftentimes, it is just a mistaken identity," Ryberg said. "Hunters, be aware of what you’re shooting at."
Other calls received last week by Summit County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers included:
A gate was allegedly vandalized in Jeremy Ranch on Sept. 24 at 10:04 a.m.
On Sept. 24, a woman told a dispatcher her purse was stolen while she was eating breakfast at a fast-food restaurant at Kimball Junction.
People were allegedly harassing horses near Quinn’s Junction from a hot-air balloon on Sept. 24 at 11:30 a.m.
An oven in a home in Park Ridge Estates began emitting sparks and smoke on Sept. 24 at 12:31 p.m.
A Salt Lake resident claimed items were allegedly stolen from a motorcycle parked at the Tanger Outlet Center on Sept. 24 at 3:49 p.m.
On Sept. 24, a domestic dispute was reported to the Sheriff’s Office when a 19-year-old began yelling and slamming doors in Snyderville at 4:39 p.m.
A resident of western Summit County claimed a bicycle, skis and tools were among items stolen from his home on Sept. 24 at 5:01 p.m.
Deputies were asked to respond to a case of domestic violence reported to the Sheriff’s Office from the West Side on Sept. 24 at 6:12 p.m.
A man was investigated for allegedly driving under the influence in the Snyderville Basin on Sept. 25 at 2:24 a.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a two-vehicle traffic crash a Kamas resident reported on Sept. 25 at 7:53 a.m.
Someone allegedly burglarized a maintenance shop at apartments at 2627 W. Kilby Road on Sept. 25.
Items were allegedly stolen from a house on Democrat Alley in South Summit on Sept. 25.
On Sept. 26, a low-flying airplane allegedly buzzed homes near Oakley around 10 a.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a hit-and-run traffic crash reported to the Sheriff’s Office Sept. 26 at 10:46 a.m.
Thefts were reported from a construction site in Pinebrook on Sept. 26 at 11:21 a.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash that involved a motorcycle and van in the Snyderville Basin on Sept. 27 at 11:24 a.m.
Several cows were reportedly loose near Spring Hollow Road on Sept. 27 at 11:30 a.m.
Items were allegedly stolen when a vehicle was burglarized near The Canyons resort on Sept. 27 at 8:05 p.m.
Deputies were asked to respond to a woman who allegedly threatened to kill herself in western Summit County on Sept. 28 at 4:54 a.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a hit-and-run traffic accident reported Sept. 28 at 2:18 p.m.
Someone allegedly broke the window on a Subaru while a woman shopped at a grocery store at Redstone Towne Center on Sept. 28 at 2:44 p.m.
A taxi driver reportedly struck and killed a deer near the Blue Roof Market in Snyderville on Sept. 29 at 3:44 a.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash in the Basin that involved two vehicles on Sept. 29 at 2:23 p.m.
A motorist allegedly stole $23.87 worth of fuel from a convenience store in Coalville on Sept. 30 at 2:45 p.m.
An alleged shoplifter was detained at a business in Snyderville on Sept. 30 at 6:23 p.m.
On Sept. 30, a Snyderville woman reportedly totaled a Nissan sport-utility vehicle when she struck a deer around 9 p.m.
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Buses, trains and gondolas doesn’t have quite the same ring to it, but they make up the transit alternatives for the mountain transportation system the Central Wasatch Commission is trying to create, mostly in the Cottonwood canyons.