County Sheriff’s Report
Snyderville Basin residents contacted the Summit County Sheriff’s Office Nov. 2 to report a suspicious man near the Quarry Mountain neighborhood. But they didn’t know the car he was driving was allegedly stolen.
According to Capt. Joe Offret, "a man was going door to door asking for tools to change a flat tire."
After a deputy realized the car was listed as stolen in St. George on Oct. 29, the suspect fled toward a hillside, Offret said.
"Considering the situation to be high risk, [the deputy] drew his weapon The defendant complied at the outset but then ran," court papers filed by prosecutors state.
Summit County deputy Merrick Pack failed to catch the man on foot, prosecutors state. Officers established a perimeter around the area. The suspect was later spotted at a convenience store in Park City "and taken into custody without resistance by a Summit County deputy," Offret added.
The Ford Contour was allegedly stolen from a mechanic’s shop in Southern Utah. Park City police officers and the Utah Highway Patrol assisted in the arrest of 30-year-old Dustin Senn, who is from the Ogden area.
Senn is facing a second-degree felony charge for receiving or transferring a stolen motor vehicle. The suspect is also charged with failure to stop at the command of a law enforcement officer, a class A misdemeanor.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Senn in Third District Court at Silver Summit Nov. 29.
Calls received last week by county dispatchers included:
A man allegedly stole beer from a grocery store at Kimball Junction on Nov. 14 at 12:49 a.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash involving two commercial trucks in Summit County on Nov. 14 at 1:14 p.m.
A traffic accident involving a Honda and Volkswagen was reported to the Sheriff’s Office from a parking lot in western Summit County on Nov. 14 at 4:42 p.m. Summit County’s crime victims advocate Jeannie Edens reportedly responded to a domestic dispute in the Snyderville Basin on Nov. 14 at 5:22 p.m.
On Nov. 14, a case of child abuse involving a 13-year-old South Summit girl was reported to a dispatcher at 9:58 p.m.
An automobile was reportedly burglarized while parked at South Summit High School on Nov. 14.
A horse was loose on a road near Gorgoza Park near Kimball Junction on Nov. 15 at 11:16 a.m.
A man allegedly shoplifted a $3 box of mints from a Kimball Junction business on Nov. 15 at 11:38 a.m.
On Nov. 15, a sheep was loose in a parking lot at Kimball Junction at 11:54 a.m.
A woman at Redstone Towne Center claimed her satellite television dish was vandalized on Nov. 15.
Sheep were reportedly loose near the Interstate 80 eastbound onramp near Kimball Junction on Nov. 16 at 8:19 a.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash involving two pickup trucks in Summit County on Nov. 16 at 1:15 p.m.
On Nov. 16, a woman on East Canyon Road near Henefer claimed a motorist caused more than $1,000 worth of damage to some gates on her land.
A Jeremy Ranch resident reported a case of identity theft to the Sheriff’s Office after money was withdrawn fraudulently from his bank account on Nov. 16.
A dispatcher received a complaint about several motorists allegedly speeding near the Trailside Elementary School on Nov. 18 at 1:01 p.m.
Railroad workers were grinding the tracks in Echo Canyon when hot pieces of metal ignited a brush fire near Castle Rock on Nov. 18, Summit County Fire Warden Bryce Boyer said.
"They grind them to take off the burrs," Boyer added. A nearby railroad car had about 60,000 gallons of water on board and the track crew was able to extinguish the blaze before firefighters arrived, he said. Meanwhile, a motorist allegedly stole $31.75 worth of gasoline from a Silver Creek convenience store on Nov. 18 at 2:28 p.m.
On Nov. 18, a Pinebrook man told dispatch he believes a case of vandalism at his condominium "was in retaliation for calling in a noise complaint."
A Hoytsville man claims someone attempted to burglarize his trailer in North Summit on Nov. 19 at 12:58 p.m.
Two separate domestic disputes were reported to the Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 19. One involved a woman arguing with her boyfriend in Summit Park at 2:17 a.m. The other case was reported at 2:19 a.m. when a man allegedly threatened his family members in South Summit.
No injuries were reported as a result of a hit-and-run traffic crash reported on Nov. 19 at 8:55 a.m. An employee at a business at Redstone Towne Center allegedly stole documents and merchandise from the company on Nov. 19. Tools were allegedly stolen from a shed on Canyon Drive in western Summit County on Nov. 19 On Oct. 4, a Nikon digital camera was allegedly stolen from a hotel room in Summit County. A woman reported the crime on Nov. 19.
Shoplifters reportedly stole shoes from a store at the Tanger Outlet Center at Kimball Junction on Nov. 19 at 5:36 p.m.
A Jeep reportedly caught on fire on Pine Mountain road near Oakley on Nov. 19 at 7:25 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash that involved a bus and a car at Tanger Outlet Center on Nov. 19.
A motorist wasn’t hurt when a car struck a fire hydrant near Francis on Nov. 20 at 1:04 a.m.
A case of vandalism was reported after a car window was broken in Highland Estates on Nov. 20.
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