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Sheriff’s Report

Highlighted in last week’s Sheriff’s Report, a driver hit a flagger on Canyon Resort Drive on Friday, Sept. 21. The flagger was guiding cars through roadway construction when the driver approached the intersection. Another motorist waved the driver forward, who proceeded through the intersection and hit the flagger. The flagger sustained minor injuries and continued working, refusing to be transported to the hospital.

In other incidents reported by the Sheriff’s Department, a man dressed in black, including a black bandana with a white "DC" logo over his face, allegedly burglarized an East Summit County property on Sunday, Sept. 23. The suspect has not been located and the investigation is ongoing.

A Park City woman complained to deputies about receiving harassing text messages. The deputies located the owner of the phone from which the messages were sent. The owner denied being the one who sent them but wouldn’t say who did. He was told to not contact her anymore and to not allow the person who sent the messages to contact her either.

A car was stopped Sunday night in Park City for a registration violation. The driver was found to have $10,500 in active warrants, and a methamphetamine pipe was found under the passenger seat. The driver and passenger were both arrested.

A hiker went missing Saturday, Sept. 22 after camping with a friend at Black’s Fork. The friend decided to hike back to the car. He contacted a Forest Ranger and was driven back to the Bear River Trailhead, where his car was parked. When they were unable to locate the hiker, Search and Rescue was sent out to find him. He was located later that evening and was able to return home.

A residential burglary was reported in North Summit County. The majority of the items, worth over $20,000, were found in a Salt Lake pawnshop and a hold was placed on them. The deputies searched the trailer of the suspect and found two of the stolen items, which were returned to the owner, but the suspect was not present at the trailer at the time of the search. The suspect may have a semi-automatic weapon stolen from the residence.

A woman was allegedly threatened at a park in the Basin. She was at the park with her friend and her friend’s four-year old daughter, when a man approached them on a bike and asked to speak with her. The man started swearing at her. When the friend stepped in and said the behavior was inappropriate, he reportedly took a threatening step toward the friend, in front of her daughter. When she threatened to call police, the man left on his bike. The deputy was unable to locate the suspect and the case is under investigation.

A woman called from Park City concerning custody of her child. She said she has full legal custody but the judge has not yet signed it. She asked if she could take her child and was told she was not allowed to cause problems and that it was a civil issue that needed to be resolved in court.

On Saturday night, a man was arrested following a violent domestic dispute in Park City. The man’s bail is set a $25,000, cash only.

A car passenger was arrested following a traffic stop on I-80 for a registration violation after it was discovered the passenger had five active warrants. The driver was cited for the registration violation and other violations.

After failing to stop at a red light on S.R. 224, a car was pulled over and deputies discovered the driver had no valid driver license and no installed ignition interlock device. He was arrested and transported to jail for the red light violation, driving with a suspended license and failure to install an ignition interlock device. His car was impounded.

On Friday, Sept. 21, a deputy talked to a driver for a parking violation on Landmark Drive and smelled marijuana coming from the car. The deputy deployed the K9, who indicated on the car. A search revealed marijuana and drug paraphernalia, after which the driver was arrested for possession.

A woman was assaulted in a domestic violence case in East Summit County. The man drove away and he was unable to be located. According to the report, the Sheriff’s Office will follow up on the case.

A young girl from East Summit County allegedly received a threatening message from a teenager she did not know. Deputies were not able to get in touch with the boy but will be following up with him.

Two men were found on a private road in Park City and were consequently cited for trespassing.

A woman turned herself in to the Sheriff’s Office on a $25,000 warrant on Thursday, Sept. 20.

Two people were arrested following a traffic stop Thursday night for equipment violations. After the K9 indicated on the car, a vehicle search turned up Ecstasy, hash, prescription pills and drug paraphernalia.

A woman in the Kimball Junction area reported someone had tried to break into her garage before. And when the garage wouldn’t open on the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 19, she thought someone may have tried to get into the garage again.

On Wednesday night, deputies responded to a vehicle theft in Park City, but evidence suggested the vehicle may have been repossessed. The office, however, did not receive notification from the repo company that it had been repossessed. The incident was treated as a theft but the owner was told to follow up with his lien holder.

Deputies responded to a domestic violence call in Park City on Tuesday, Sept. 18, but the man had just left a short time before. Deputies were sent to locate him.

A Park City woman was arrested and booked into jail after deputies received two noise complaints for playing loud music at 8:30 p.m., and again past 10 p.m., after she had received a warning.

A man and a woman were arrested in East Summit County following a domestic violence dispute over text messaging. The man had a warrant.

Sometime between Friday evening, Sept. 14 and Monday morning, Sept. 17, someone cut almost 3,000 feet of copper wire off 12 snow-making machines in Park City. The estimated value of the stolen property is over $10,000. The complainant and business owner requested deputies patrol the area, especially at night. The case is under investigation.

A man was injured on Sept. 17 when his backhoe’s rear tire slid into a hole on the side of Echo Frontage Road, causing the backhoe to tip over on its side. The driver had minor face injuries and was cleared by EMS.

A woman was reportedly selling magazines without a license in Park City. When deputies contacted her, she admitted to conducting business without a license. She had no ID and no ties to the state. She was arrested as a flight risk.

After completing an illegal turn on S.R. 224, a man was pulled over and was found to have two active warrants for possession of a controlled substance and failure to appear in court. The deputy also discovered he was the driver for the woman arrested selling magazines.

Someone broke into a Park City storage container to steal two generators. The suspect had driven two four-wheelers out of the container, taken the generators out, then driven the four-wheelers back into the container and closed the doors. His tennis shoes left prints inside the container.

The evening of Sunday, Sept. 16, a motorcyclist left S.R. 35 in Woodland, went across a lawn and crashed into a large bush. Motorcycle pieces were left at the scene. The homeowner complained vehicles continuously speed past her home and requested traffic enforcement for the area.

An East Summit County woman reported her unlocked car was broken into and her purse was stolen. She canceled her credit cards and no charges were on her accounts.

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