County Sheriff’s Report |

County Sheriff’s Report

Resort officials reportedly requested a deputy respond to a lift in western Summit County on Dec. 9 after people became stranded.

"& people got on the lift and started jumping up and down (which) took it off the rail, now people are stranded in the air until they fix the problem," states a Sheriff’s Office incident report taken at 1:32 p.m.

Resort officials later informed the Sheriff’s Office the situation was under control and assistance from deputies was not necessary.

Other calls received recently by Summit County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers included:

A Ford Taurus was abandoned in Silver Creek after the driver allegedly struck a tree near Westwood Road on Dec. 7.

On Dec. 8, a case of vandalism was reported from a laundry room and several cars were allegedly burglarized in ParkWest Village.

A toddler was reportedly left alone inside a green Chevrolet Suburban parked at Redstone Towne Center on Dec. 8 at 12:32 p.m.

A case of vandalism was reported to the Sheriff’s Office after someone coated a man’s deck in Silver Springs with syrup and sugar on Dec. 9.

On Dec. 9, several items were stolen when a Nissan Pathfinder was burglarized in western Summit County.

A counterfeit $100 bill was allegedly passed at a store on Landmark Drive on Dec. 9.

The vehicle was vandalized and several items were stolen when a Ford pickup truck was burglarized while parked at the Tanger Outlet Center on Dec. 9 at 3:40 p.m.

Two alleged shoplifters were detained at a store at the Kimball Junction outlet mall on Dec. 9 at 5:58 p.m.

A Ford sedan was allegedly stolen from a garage at a home on Lake Front Court on Dec. 9.

Two men allegedly stole cigarettes from a convenience store at Kimball Junction on Dec. 10.

A Jeremy Ranch man told a dispatcher his pickup truck was stolen after he left it running parked in front of Wal-Mart while he went inside the store on Dec. 10 at 2:01 p.m.

Deputies reportedly started investigating a 17-year-old boy in Henefer on Dec. 10 after the suspect allegedly forged more than $1,000 worth of checks.

Security guards at The Canyons detained a man on Dec. 10 who had allegedly attempted to steal someone’s snowboard.

A 1-year-old girl was locked inside a Dodge van in Summit County on Dec. 11 at 9:11 a.m.

On Dec. 11, deputies were investigating a case of domestic violence that occurred in western Summit County.

A 16-year-old girl in North Summit allegedly ingested too much pain and cold medication on Dec. 11 at 2 p.m.

A man on Mountain View Drive in western Summit County told a dispatcher somebody stole items from his home on Dec. 11.

On Dec. 11, a man told a dispatcher his ex-girlfriend bit him when he attempted to pick up his child at the woman’s South Summit home.

"[The man said] his ex is on crystal meth," a Summit County Sheriff’s Office incident report states.

Two separate construction sites in the Snyderville Basin were allegedly burglarized on Dec. 12 at 6 a.m.

On Dec. 12, a Jeremy Ranch woman told a dispatcher someone fraudulently charged roughly $3,000 on her credit card.

No injuries were reported as a result of a hit-and-run traffic crash reported from western Summit County on Dec. 12 at 6:16 p.m.

Two horses were loose near Interstate 80 in Wanship on Dec. 13 at 6:27 a.m.

Deputies were investigating an alleged hit-and-run traffic crash that involved a Chevrolet minivan and a moving van on Hidden Cove Road near Jeremy Ranch on Dec.13 at 8:29 a.m.

A case of domestic violence was reported to the Sheriff’s Office after a man allegedly threatened to kill a woman in the Snyderville Basin on Dec. 13 at 11:13 a.m.

Jewelry was among the items stolen when a house was burglarized in Pinebrook on Dec. 13.

"We’ve had a couple of burglaries in Pinebrook and Jeremy Ranch but we have not been able to link them together," said Summit County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Sherm Farnsworth, who added that nearly $4,000 worth of pearls, sapphires and watches were taken from the home.

Jewelry was also among items stolen when a house on Silver Spur Road in Jeremy Ranch was burglarized on Dec. 14.

"They’re not home invasions," Farnsworth said, adding that nobody was home when the crooks likely entered the homes through unlocked doors or windows.

Meanwhile, snowboarders were allegedly building terrain features at a Snyderville Basin construction site on Dec. 14 at 1:04 p.m.

A woman was investigated for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol after she drove the wrong direction on an Interstate 84 ramp on Dec. 14.

A man’s snowboard was stolen when he left it outside of a business on Landmark Drive on Dec. 14.

A house on Sun Peak Drive was allegedly vandalized with eggs on Dec. 15 at 11:11 p.m.

On Dec. 16, a woman claimed a camera and $400 in cash was taken from her purse while it was inside her home on Heather Lane.

Money was reportedly stolen from inside a condominium at Powderwood on Dec. 16.

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