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Sheriff’s Report

On Thursday, Nov. 29, a Kimball Junction fast food employee resisted arrest for two warrants. He assaulted a Summit County Sheriff’s deputy and fled on foot, then hid in the cabinet of a nearby hotel, where two maintenance workers found him and tried to detain him. According to the Sheriff’s Department, the suspect assaulted them as well, inflicting injuries to the tendons in one of the men’s hands, and fled again.

The suspect was found later in the day in West Valley City. He was taken into custody and booked into the Summit County Jail on several charges, including aggravated assault with serious bodily injury, assault of a peace officer, resisting arrest, failure to stop at command of law enforcement and giving false information to police.

In other news from Summit County Dispatch Reports, a deputy responded to a past theft of a saddle from a South Summit shed on Sunday, Dec. 2.

Deputies and the Park City Fire District responded to a Jeremy Ranch home on the report of an unresponsive male, after two young children were unable to wake him. When the Fire District arrived, they were able to rouse the man, who was in a "deep" sleep.

Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding on I-80, and smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search revealed personal amounts of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and an open container. Both driver and passenger were booked into the Summit County Jail.

On Saturday, Dec. 1, a Basin vehicle was broken into during the night and two portable DVD players were taken. The suspect broke a window to gain access to the vehicle.

Another Basin vehicle was broken into during the night, with a laptop bag and laptop stolen. Two windows were broken to gain access to the vehicle.

A victim reported his computer was stolen from his Basin residence while he was out of town between Nov. 21 and 24. He said his house was unsecured while he was gone and he had a houseguest.

On Friday, Nov. 30, someone from S.R. 32 called 911 to report a man not breathing and unconscious. CPR was begun prior to law enforcement’s arrival and was continued by EMS. Medical personnel pronounced the man deceased on scene.

Deputies responded to a domestic violence call in Kimball Junction. After speaking to both parties, deputies determined the female was the primary aggressor. She was arrested and booked into jail.

Two Basin trucks had the padlocks cut off the back and many items taken from inside the trucks. A similar incident was reported in October from the same business.

While Basin homeowners were out of town, they said their nanny threw a party. When the homeowners returned, they found items missing, including a $5,000 watch.

A Kimball Junction business sustained damage to their building overnight, possibly by a semi truck.

Deputies responded to a domestic violence call in a Basin neighborhood, where a man allegedly assaulted his spouse. He was arrested and charged with three third-degree felonies.

On Thursday, Nov. 29, a deputy stopped a vehicle in the Basin and found a small amount of marijuana and several drug paraphernalia items. The suspect was arrested and booked into jail.

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, a suspect stole a security camera from outside a South Summit store, but there was no security footage of the theft.

The Swaner Preserve Pump House was tagged sometime during the night.

According to the Sheriff’s Department, when deputies attempted to arrest a wanted suspect at a North Summit residence, a woman came to the door and began screaming obscenities. The deputies ordered the woman to stay inside the house, but she continued to try to open the door. After she attempted to exit the house again, she was taken into custody and booked for interfering.

Deputies responded to a Summit Park residence after a tip of possible marijuana use. The renter invited the deputies inside the residence. When questioned, one of the individuals admitted to marijuana use and possession, and turned over a personal amount of marijuana and several drug paraphernalia items. A residence search revealed additional drug paraphernalia items.

A Kimball Junction store reported a theft, with the suspect in custody. The suspect was cited for retail theft and was removed from the property.

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, a deputy responded to a report of a past burglary in the Basin. The complainant stated several items had been taken from his garage and residence over the past year.

A man reported his vehicle was sideswiped while he had dinner and attended a movie in Kimball Junction.

A North Summit store was tagged during the night. There was no video of the incident or the suspects, but the incident was documented in case of further problems with the taggers.

On Monday, Nov. 26, a citizen called to report seeing a man on a Basin trail who appeared to be Derek Brown, from the FBI’s Most Wanted list. After a deputy made contact with the potential suspect, it was determined that it was not the same person.

A man reported he suspects his former girlfriend entered his home in North Summit and took $20,000 worth of watches and $2,000 in cash. The burglary allegedly happened almost a month ago, but the man only lives in the home part-time. Fingerprints and information were gathered.

A Basin woman allegedly noticed her wedding ring, valued at $8,000, was missing from her jewelry box. The ring was last seen about two weeks earlier. No other items were noticed missing, and there was nothing to suggest a burglary.

A woman reported that during the night someone broke into her unlocked vehicle in the Basin and took items.

A man was found in his driveway with a compound bow and nocked arrow. Deputies were responding to a burglary claim but they reported that the man appeared to have hallucinated or lied about the burglary. A suspected controlled substance was located in the residence, and the man appeared to be under the influence of drugs. He was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and intoxication.

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