Summit County Sheriff deputies received a report on Monday, Dec. 3 that a man sexually abused two female juveniles from the Basin. The incident is under investigation.
In other news, two suspects reportedly damaged a security gate on the east side to enter a subdivision on Sunday, Dec. 9. They left tire tracks and footprints in the snow when they attempted to enter a home. After finding it locked, they went to another home and forced open a window. The homeowner was out of town, and it is unclear whether the home was entered. Nothing appeared to be stolen or disturbed.
Deputies responded to a domestic violence call in Kimball Junction, where they found evidence of marijuana in the sink and toilet. The male denied assaulting his girlfriend, but admitted to flushing marijuana.
A homeless woman was found sleeping in a South Summit garage. Law enforcement has received numerous complaints over the last several months about her roaming the area, according to the Sheriff’s Report. However, the responding deputy determined she was at the residence with permission.
On Saturday, Dec. 8, a vehicle rolled over in the Basin due to adverse weather conditions.
Another accident occurred on Canyons Resort Drive. There were no injuries, but deputies found the at-fault driver to be impaired and arrested him for DUI. He had a 0.17 blood alcohol level.
A vehicle was pulled over in Kimball Junction for an equipment violation and illegal lane travel. The deputy smelled alcohol and the passengers admitted to drinking. One of the passengers was arrested after testing positive for alcohol.
Deputies pulled a vehicle over on S.R. 224 due to a traffic violation. The driver had a revoked driver’s license and the passenger had two warrants. The passenger was booked into the Summit County Jail.
Deputies pulled a vehicle over on S.R. 248 following a traffic violation. The driver had two warrants and was arrested.
On Friday, Dec. 7, a female was allegedly seen placing items in her purse from a Kimball Junction store and leaving without paying.
A vehicle was stopped on I-80 for having no insurance. The department’s drug sniffing K-9 indicated the presence of drugs in the vehicle and a search revealed marijuana and ecstasy. According to the Sheriff’s Report, the driver appeared impaired and was given field sobriety tests, which he failed.
A driver was stopped on S.R. 224 for a warrant. Deputies noticed a beer in the cup holder, and performed an inventory of the vehicle. Three baggies of marijuana and a pipe were located in the center console.
Deputies pulled a vehicle over for speeding on S.R. 224 and gave the driver field sobriety tests, after which the driver was arrested for suspicion of DUI. During a vehicle inventory, the deputy found marijuana. The passenger admitted the marijuana was his and he was also arrested.
On Thursday, Dec. 6, deputies pulled a vehicle over on S.R. 224 and found the passenger was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The passenger was arrested and booked into jail.
Someone’s credit card was fraudulently used to purchase items online. Deputies contacted the online company and tracked the purchases to Riverdale, Utah. Summit County deputies and the complainant then contacted the Riverdale Police Department.
Deputies discovered a small amount of marijuana in a vehicle after it was pulled over in Silver Creek and given a K-9 sniff.
Deputies received an anonymous complaint about a white van selling food items in Kimball Junction. Deputies contacted the suspect, who claimed she had a business license. After consulting the clerk’s office, deputies discovered she did not have a business license and issued a citation to the woman for doing business without a license.
A woman reported her vehicle had been hit while parked in South Summit. There were no suspects as of Friday.
Deputies responded to a domestic violence incident in South Summit. A female was determined to be suicidal and was transported to the University of Utah hospital.
On Wednesday, Dec. 5, a vehicle was stopped for speeding on I-80. The driver admitted to having a "blunt," or cigar hollowed out and filled with marijuana, in his pocket. He was subsequently arrested. The passenger was later released with no charges.
A woman reported that her identity had been stolen. She said she might have given personal information to a person who called, claiming to represent a bank. Two bank accounts appear to have been opened in the woman’s name, according to reports.
On Tuesday, Dec. 4, a deputy pulled a vehicle over on I-80 for a window tint violation. The deputy then saw marijuana in plain view. The K-9 indicated on several pieces of luggage in the vehicle. The deputy found a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
A woman reported a vehicle theft that occurred over the last weekend in the Basin. She said her vehicle window had been broken and a laptop stolen.
A saw was allegedly stolen out of a truck bed while the victim was shopping at a Silver Summit store.
Two vehicles were illegally parked along a Summit Park roadway. Deputies made contact with the owners and gave them written warnings.
On Monday, Dec. 3, a man was driving too fast in a Kimball Junction parking lot when a vehicle backed into his work truck. The truck tore off the vehicle’s rear bumper and smashed the rear end. The truck driver fled the scene, but was later located in the area working on a construction site. He was cited for a hit and run, and was taken back to the accident site to exchange information with the other driver.
A deputy pulled a truck over for an equipment violation. He smelled marijuana coming from the truck. The K-9 alerted on the truck, and a search revealed eight ounces of marijuana inside the truck. The owner admitted to possession and purchase of the marijuana, and was subsequently arrested.
A Basin mother reported her two children missing when she returned home and did not find them. Deputies responded and located the children asleep in a bedroom, covered by a blanket.
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Beerman said he is aware of landlords offering relief of some sort, but he also acknowledged the landlords earn a living off the rents they collect.