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Sheriff’s Report

  • According to the Sheriff’s Report, a driver lost control of his vehicle on Wednesday, Dec. 26 when driving around a curve on Browns Canyon. The vehicle hit ice and rolled three times before coming to a stop right-side-up on the side of the road. The driver complained of head and back pain, and he had a small scrape on his left hand. He went to the hospital for his injuries and his vehicle was towed back to his home in Eastern Summit County.
  • In other news, an individual in a Tanger Outlet parking lot was found on Friday Dec. 28 to have two active warrants. A search revealed a marijuana pipe containing a small amount of marijuana. The suspect was booked into the Summit County Jail for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and for the two warrants.
  • A deputy pulled a vehicle over on S.R. 224 for a license plate offense. When the deputy approached the vehicle, he saw a six-pack of beer behind the passenger seat in plain view. All the bottles were sealed and unopened, and no other alcohol was seen in the vehicle. The driver did not appear to be intoxicated, but was underage for possessing alcohol, and was subsequently cited for possession of an alcoholic product by a minor.
  • The window of a cabin in North Summit cabin was reportedly broken into sometime between Thanksgiving and Dec. 28. Nothing was taken from the cabin, but it appeared someone had slept in the bed. The owner cleaned up the broken glass from the window before calling the Sheriff’s Office. There are no suspects and there was no evidence to be collected.
  • On Thursday, Dec. 27, a vehicle was pulled over on I-80 for an equipment violation. When the deputy approached the vehicle he could smell marijuana. He deployed a K-9 used to detect illegal drugs to do an exterior sniff of the vehicle. The K-9 indicated on the vehicle, and a probable cause search revealed a small amount of heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Two individuals were arrested on possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.
  • Deputies responded to a domestic violence report in the Basin between a father and son visiting from out of town.
  • On Wednesday, Dec. 26, a deputy pulled a vehicle over on suspicion of an active warrant. When the driver was told he was under arrest, he refused to exit the vehicle. He was then assisted out of the vehicle by the deputy and placed under arrest for the warrant and for driving with a suspended driver’s license.
  • A woman reported that her camera was stolen from the Utah Olympic Park after she had left it momentarily unattended on a bench. The area is open to the public and is generally used by employees and athletes. No suspect was seen.
  • Deputies responded to a report of an attended death in the Basin. The Park City Fire District was originally dispatched to assist an elderly male who was having difficulty breathing. He was visiting from out-of-state. Detectives were notified of his death and his body was turned over to the medical examiner.
  • On Tuesday, Dec. 25, a Basin man noticed the lights in the guest house he had rented out turn on when the renters were out of town. Deputies went to the guest house and discovered a female in bed. She claimed to be staying with the renters, which was confirmed.
  • On Monday, Dec. 24, deputies pulled a vehicle over on I-80 because of an equipment violation and to verify insurance. The driver had a denied license, was in violation of an ignition interlock restriction and possessed spice. The driver was arrested, transported and booked into the Summit County Jail. The driver faces charges of possession of a controlled substance, ignition interlock restriction violation and driving on a denied license.
  • A man reported having accidentally left his wallet and cell phone on the counter at a Basin gas station. Deputies reviewed surveillance video, which showed a female taking the items and leaving the gas station with two males. The suspects were unknown as of Monday but the case is being referred to investigations.
  • On Sunday, Dec. 23, a Summit Park business was reportedly burglarized. A safe containing $70 was stolen. Several fingerprints were lifted from the scene, but the complainant provided no suspect information. The suspect had evidently gained access to the business from the empty suite next door by climbing through a large hole in the drywall.
  • A Basin female has been subleasing a room to another female for the last four months without requiring a lease to be signed. The landlord claimed the tenant was stealing from her, and she changed the locks while the tenant was at work. A deputy advised the landlord on how to legally evict the tenant, and the tenant said she is not leaving until she is evicted. But according to the Sheriff’s Report, the landlord does not seem willing to wait for the eviction process, and asked if she could move the tenant’s property into storage.
  • A Basin woman reported to deputies that her friend had a medical condition. The woman had allegedly been assaulted but the deputies were unable to find evidence of assault at the time, and a language barrier was present. Deputies determined both females were intoxicated. The friend was transported to the hospital, but hospital staff was not immediately able to determine her medical condition.
  • On Saturday, Dec. 22, woman was pulled over on S.R. 224 for a revoked registration and no insurance. During the investigation, the passenger used a false identity. A warrant was also found for the driver. They were both arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.
  • Two individuals argued over a handicap parking violation at Kimball Junction. During the argument, the female accused the male of spitting in her face, and the male accused the female of keying his vehicle. A deputy took their statements and forwarded the case to the attorney’s office.
  • Deputies responded to a reported domestic dispute in South Summit. The male was determined to be the aggressor and was taken into custody and booked into the Summit County Jail.

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