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Sheriff’s Report

Las Vegas woman stranded by boyfriend at Kimball's Junction

Highlighted in this week’s report is a Las Vegas woman who was stranded last week in Kimball’s Junction on Tuesday night by a boyfriend who had allegedly flown her in. She had limited funds and did not know anyone in Utah. She was under the influence and was upset and uncooperative with deputies, refusing help.

In other news, on Sunday, Sept. 16, a man was issued a citation for not having a car registration after he was pulled over on S.R. 224. He was also discovered to have two active warrants and was arrested and transported to jail.

Deputies responded to a domestic verbal fight over a firearm Sunday night in the Basin, but were not able to establish a crime. According to the report, the family has a long history of domestic violence and other problems.

Deputies responded to a domestic violence call in East Summit County, after which the woman left with her children and mother for the night.

A driver was pulled over on Landmark Drive on Saturday, Sept. 15 for registration violation and was issued a citation. The passenger had two active warrants so she was arrested and transported to jail.

A deputy pulled over a driver on Landmark Drive for equipment violation and issued a citation. The passenger had an active warrant for her arrest and was arrested and transported to jail.

Deputies responded to a domestic violence call and the man fled the scene. He was found and discovered to be intoxicated. He had been convicted for four DUIs in the past, three of which were in the last 10 years. He was charged with DUI, assault, driving on an alcohol restricted license and no interlock device.

Deputies received a call that a Park City man was in possession of methamphetamines and was providing alcohol to minors. They received consent to search his apartment where they confirmed that he knowingly provided alcohol to two minors. The minors were also arrested for consuming alcohol. All three were booked into jail or juvenile detention.

A Park City store sounded the hold-up alarm. When deputies arrived, they determined the suspects had not actually entered the store but were outside the store with hoodies on in an allegedly suspicious manner. A short time later, the hold-up alarm sounded again. A deputy in the area arrived shortly after the alarm and found a man in a hoodie running from the front of the store. The deputy was unable to catch the male in a foot pursuit. But after talking to the clerk, the deputy discovered the males had not held up the store. The only crime was running away from the deputy.

A deputy received a call on Friday, Sept. 14 from someone reporting that unknown suspects had cut the lock from a cargo container parked in a storage area in Park City and took two portable generators, three cordless drills and other property since Thursday.

A Park City store manager requested deputies prevent a woman from entering the store. The woman has continued to come in, harass employees and cause a disturbance. Deputies contacted the woman and told her to stay away from the store or risk getting cited and/or arrested.

Deputies served two Park City men with a stalking injunction: one at his home and the other at a high school.

A homeless woman classified as mentally disturbed has been causing problems in East Summit County. She has been told by the business owners and officers to cease the behavior but she has continued. She was cited for disorderly conduct and was brought to the University of Utah Medical Center.

On Friday night, a driver was pulled over for speeding, at which point the deputy smelled alcohol coming from inside the car. All the passengers were under 21 and two were under the influence. The deputy arrested and booked the older passenger, and referred the younger to juvenile court and released him to his mother.

Deputies responded to a 911 call that a male was suicidal. When they responded, the male fled on foot and they sent the K9 to track him. The male left in a car to his parents’ house, where deputies made contact with him. The male admitted to trying to kill himself earlier. He was involuntarily committed to the University of Utah for a mental health evaluation.

Two juveniles in a Park City grocery store parking lot were found to be in possession of paraphernalia and tobacco on Thursday, Sept. 13. One of them was also listed as a runaway with an order to be picked up. The runaway was booked into detention for the pick-up order and referred to juvenile court for possession of tobacco. The other juvenile was cited for possession of tobacco.

Dispatch received a call on Thursday night from a woman who said she needed help but didn’t know where she was. The line then disconnected and she could not be reached again. The call was traced to the Pine Cliff area and deputies arrived on scene to find a crashed vehicle, but no one was in the area. After the car was towed, a woman called to say she had picked up the driver and they were both at a hotel in Roy. Deputies again tried to contact the driver, but were unable to.

A man was arrested in East Summit County for soliciting without a business license. He was then found to be in possession of marijuana. Deputies discovered another solicitor there had a warrant from Colorado and arrested him. Another two solicitors were not observed selling and were told to leave the county.

A possibly suicidal woman in the Basin was voluntarily transported to a hospital by ambulance for treatment.

A man was stopped on I-80 for equipment violations. After searching the vehicle, deputies found marijuana, drug paraphernalia and Tylenol with codeine inside one of the passenger’s bags, and a marijuana pipe and an open container of alcohol in the other passenger’s bag. Both men were arrested.

Twenty to 25 used batteries were taken in the last week from a store’s battery cage. The store contacted deputies about the theft on Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is reviewing security footage.

Deputies attempted to serve a protective order to a man in East Summit County, but he was not at the residence. These attempts have been on going for several months.

A convicted felon was found in Tollgate Canyon wearing camouflage and carrying elk calls and other hunting paraphernalia with no hunting license. He had no weapons but the deputy found his story implausible. A crossbow was later found in the area. The case is being investigated.

A Park City woman had a television and laptop stolen from her home. There is no evidence of forced entry but she said contractors and handymen had been coming and going in her house for the past few days.

A man with a $25,000 warrant out of Davis County for possession of a controlled substance had reportedly been texting a girl about buying narcotics.

A packhorse and dog were found near a High Uinta trailhead Wednesday night with no owner around. Deputies searched the area and contacted Uintah and Vernal to see if anyone was reported missing, but no one was.

Deputies stopped a man on I-80 eastbound on Tuesday, Sept. 11 for a vehicle safety violation and discovered he was driving on a suspended license and had several outstanding warrants. He was taken into custody and transported to jail where he was issued a citation for the license violation and booked for the warrants.

Another man was stopped in East Summit County for no insurance. The deputy then discovered the man was also driving on a suspended driver’s license and had an active warrant. He was arrested and transported to jail.

A deputy stopped a man for a lane travel violation to discover the driver did not have a valid Utah driver’s license and he had two active warrants for his arrest.

A Park City juvenile was taken into custody and booked into detention for residential burglary and theft.

Deputies stopped a man on I-80 eastbound who had an active warrant from the Salt Lake Justice Court for $165 for failing to register. He was arrested and booked into the Summit County jail.

When deputies attempted to stop a man in East Summit County on a bike to serve a warrant, he ditched his bike behind a store and fled on foot from the officers. A K9 tracked him for a couple blocks while officers contained the area. The man again fled at the sight of the officers, despite having been told to stop and being placed at gunpoint. He was finally apprehended and booked into jail for the warrant and fleeing.

Deputies stopped a man in East Summit County for no insurance and he was found to have an alcohol-related revoked driver’s license with an ignition interlock restriction, which he did not have. A K9 indicated on the vehicle and deputies found two marijuana pipes inside the car. Both the driver and passenger were arrested and booked into Summit County jail.

Two juveniles took three bikes from a home in the Willow Creek area on Monday, Sept. 10. One of the juveniles was referred to juvenile court and they are still trying to contact the second juvenile.

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