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According to this week’s Sheriff’s Report, a vehicle slid off Echo Canyon Road in North Summit and became stuck on a railroad track on Thursday, Jan. 24. The driver heard an approaching train and was able to escape from the vehicle before it was struck. Union Pacific Trains were shut down for an hour while the vehicle was moved and the company conducted an investigation.

In other news, a vehicle attempting to pass a snowplow on I-80 crashed into the truck’s wing plow on Monday, Jan. 28. The two individuals in the passenger vehicle were transported to the University of Utah Medical Center with minor injuries.

A woman reported her vehicle stolen while she was shopping at Tanger Oulets. She was also missing her keys. When deputies responded, they located her vehicle in front of another store where she had forgotten she had parked. It was determined she may have lost her keys while shopping.

On Sunday, Jan. 27, a bike that was left chained overnight at the park-and-ride parking lot was stolen.

A vehicle was broken into in a Kimball Junction apartment complex parking lot. Even though the doors were left unlocked, a window was broken and items stolen, including a bowling ball.

On Saturday, Jan. 26, a man reported his wallet and iPhone were stolen from a Snyderville Basin Recreation Center locker. There are no suspects.

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Deputies responded to a 911 call in the Basin where a domestic dispute had taken place, and where there was a history of domestic violence. The couple agreed to stay on opposite sides of the residence.

On Friday, Jan. 25, a deputy stopped a teenager on S.R. 224, who was then found to be in possession of alcohol and Adderall, which was not prescribed. The teen was arrested and booked into jail for possession of a controlled substance, possession of alcohol by a minor and failure to signal.

A man was pulled over on S.R. 248 for speeding, and was discovered to be intoxicated. He was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail. His blood alcohol level was 0.132. The legal limit is 0.08.

On Thursday, Jan. 24, a man reported his keys were taken from a Canyons Resort Drive hotel, and his vehicle was stolen. Hotel security is reviewing surveillance video of a possible suspect.

Another car slid off a roadway on Chalk Creek Road in North Summit. It slid down a 25-foot embankment and landed on its side. The driver was uninjured.

When a deputy responded to a vehicle stuck in the snow in Pinebrook, he discovered the driver was intoxicated. The driver failed the field sobriety tests and was found to have a blood alcohol level of 0.194.

Deputies observed a driver traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes on I-80. The driver was found to have a mental condition, for which she was not taking her medication. She was cited for reckless driving and was committed to the University of Utah Medical Center.

On Wednesday, Jan. 23, a deputy pulled a vehicle over on S.R. 224 and discovered the driver had a warrant. The driver was arrested and booked into jail.

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, a driver was pulled over west of S.R. 224 for a registration expired since February last year, and was discovered to have a revoked driver’s license, a fraudulent registration and no ignition interlock device. The driver was arrested and booked into Summit County Jail.

A deputy responded to a report in North Summit about a past domestic assault and received conflicting statements about the incident. The case was referred to the county’s attorney’s office.

After a deputy pulled a woman over on S.R. 224 for a tail light violation, it was discovered she had a warrant for her arrest. She was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.

On Monday, Jan. 21, a man reported two packages delivered to his home east of U.S. 40 disappeared from his porch. The delivery was reportedly confirmed by FedEx, and included valuable items, including a laptop and clothing.

A driver was pulled over on S.R. 224 and was discovered to be under the influence of alcohol. The driver initially resisted arrest but was eventually arrested and transported to jail, where blood was drawn and booked into evidence.

Deputies responded to a call about a vehicle stopped in the middle lane on S.R. 224 near Kimball Junction, with the occupants apparently fighting. Deputies determined the male had assaulted the female while operating the vehicle. He was arrested and booked into jail.