County Sheriff’s Report
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office Special Emergency Response Team (SERT) purposely destroyed a house in Oakley Tuesday attempting to enter the residence.
Luckily, no one was home during the training exercise.
"They’re going to be tearing that house down," Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds said. "We can flash-bang it and use gas and then the house is bulldozed over."
SERT provides specially trained deputies to diffuse standoffs throughout Summit and Wasatch counties.
"It’s always nice whenever we can get a real residence. It’s real world," Edmunds said about this week’s training session. "Those are close quarters and there really is not better training than having the opportunity to train in a house, typically, that’s where [SERT] operations are conducted."
Meanwhile, calls received last week by county dispatchers included:
A motorist told a dispatcher roughly 10 "souped up" cars were speeding on Interstate 80 before exiting at Kimball Junction on March 5 at 12:36 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a hit-and-run traffic crash reported to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office on March 5 at 2:11 p.m.
On March 5, an approximately 3-year-old girl allegedly was left alone at a business on Landmark Drive in a Dodge Durango for more than an hour.
Deputies were reportedly investigating a man for suspicion of driving under the influence on March 5 at 7:25 p.m.
A semi-truck was reportedly stuck in a roundabout on Landmark Drive near Kimball Junction on March 5 at 8:44 p.m.
A hit-and-run traffic crash was reported to the Sheriff’s Office from western Summit County on March 6 at 8:07 a.m.
On March 6, an employee at business on Landmark Drive had allegedly bounced seven checks at the establishment totaling roughly $600.
Windows were broken and a stereo was allegedly stolen from a vehicle that was burglarized while parked at a repair shop in Summit County on March 6.
Three gunshots were allegedly heard in Coalville on March 6 at 9:09 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash that involved a van and a truck in Snyderville on March 7 at 9:58 a.m.
A Silver Springs man reported a hit-and-run traffic crash to the Sheriff’s Office on March 7 at 10 a.m.
A case of forgery was reported to the Sheriff’s Office from a pharmacy near Redstone Towne Center on March 7 at 8:42 p.m.
On March 7, documents were allegedly stolen during a burglary at a home in Pinebrook at 9:17 p.m.
A North Summit woman reported a domestic dispute to the Sheriff’s Office on March 7 after she allegedly had a verbal altercation with her husband.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash that was reported to the Sheriff’s Office from the South Summit area on March 8 at 6:51 a.m.
A 67-year-old man was reportedly injured in a traffic accident that involved a Chevrolet Avalanche in Weber Canyon near Oakley on March 8 at 3:25 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash reported from the West Side on March 8.
Several people were riding in a vehicle when it reportedly rolled in Summit County on March 9 at 11:52 a.m. No injuries were reported.
On March 9, a Marion resident claimed he lost more than $25,000 in an identity-theft scheme.
An Ohio man claimed he had checked out of a hotel in western Summit County before realizing someone had stolen about $250 worth of his DVD products on March 9.
No injuries were reported as a result of a hit-and-run traffic crash reported from near the intersection of New Lane and Border Station Road in Oakley on March 9.
No injuries were reported as a result of two separate traffic crashes that each involved two vehicles and were reported to the Sheriff’s Office from Coalville and Snyderville on March 10.
On March 10, a man who lives on Bitner Road claimed a motorist slammed into his garage and left the scene at 11:48 a.m.
A Snyderville woman claimed someone vandalized her house with paintballs on March 11.
Siding was allegedly damaged on a house in North Summit when it was allegedly vandalized with paintballs on March 11.
A woman in western Summit County told a dispatcher her vehicle was struck by a snowplow on March 11.
A Snyderville Basin woman told a dispatcher a license plate was stolen off her vehicle on March 11 at 1:15 p.m.
Two purses were allegedly stolen from a vehicle in western Summit County on March 12 at 12:59 a.m.
A 40-year-old woman in western Summit County reportedly survived an overdose of prescription medication on March 12 at 2:25 p.m.
On March 12, a man in western Summit County told a dispatcher his bicycle was stolen.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic accident that involved a Grand Cherokee and snowplow on Interstate 84 near Henefer on March 13 at 8:43 a.m.
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