County Sheriff’s Report
Man guilty of reduced charge
In an arrangement with prosecutors, a 21-year-old man pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of sexual battery after he had faced two second-degree felonies for allegedly assaulting two girls in the Snyderville Basin.
Prosecutors had claimed Christian Joseph Reed was guilty of two counts of forcible sexual abuse and intoxication after he sexually assaulted the girls, however, they reduced the charges and dismissed the alcohol offense when Reed pleaded guilty recently to sexual battery.
Reed was ordered to pay a fine and undergo a mental exam at Valley Mental Health.
Race promoter faces abuse charge
The promoter of The Endurance 100, a bicycle race series in Summit County, faces accusations of child abuse, domestic violence/assault and interfering with an arrest after he was arrested last month and booked into the Summit County Jail.
On Oct. 10, Snyderville Basin resident Boris Lyubner, 47, allegedly assaulted two of his daughters and his wife, documents filed by prosecutors in Third District Court state.
Lyubner’s wife was allegedly standing in the driveway crying when deputies arrived.
During a family dispute, Boris Lyubner assaulted the couple’s daughters who are 19 and 16 years old, state court papers, which add that one of the girls was hit with a closed fist.
Lyubner allegedly told officers he had confronted one of his daughter’s about smoking cigarettes before the alleged fight. A disposition hearing is scheduled for Lyubner in Third District Court Dec. 5.
Meth, stolen checks allegedly taken at traffic stop
A deputy allegedly confiscated methamphetamine from inside a pickup truck during a Nov. 4 traffic stop in western Summit County.
Rodney Perea Montes, who is 40 years old, now faces felony charges for receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle, receiving stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, forgery and unlawful possession of another’s identification.
Misdemeanor charges against Montes include possession of drug paraphernalia, theft, providing false identity to a police officer and driving on a suspended or revoked license.
Montes was stopped driving the stolen truck near Park City High School after allegedly stealing gasoline from a service station in Coalville, court papers state.
Documents say the vehicle Montes was driving was allegedly stolen that morning from Roy.
A glass pipe was found in the suspect’s underwear and methamphetamine and stolen checks were allegedly located in the truck, prosecutors claim.
"The defendant admitted the pipe was his and it was used for smoking methamphetamine," court papers state.
Man received stitches after alleged dispute
A 46-year-old man faces one felony count of aggravated assault, a class A misdemeanor for allegedly using a dangerous weapon in a fight and a felony for domestic violence in the presence of child after an alleged fight with his son in Snyderville Nov. 5.
Officers were told the suspect, Ezekial G. Bahena, struck his son with a baseball bat in front of a 4-month-old child.
The victim reportedly received 12 stitches in his head.
A roll call hearing for Bahena was scheduled Dec. 5 in Third District Court in the Snyderville Basin.
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