County Sheriff’s Report
Park Meadows residents were surprised Tuesday night when the Summit County Sheriff’s Office tactical team deployed on Lucky John Drive.
It was only a drill, however, Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Dave Booth said, adding that the property owner was preparing to demolish the house and offered it to officers for the exercise.
Meanwhile, narcotics detectives arrested four people May 4 in Kamas on several drug-related charges, Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds said.
Two of the suspects are accused of distribution of methamphetamine and marijuana.
Detectives the same day arrested two men in western Summit County who are accused of selling methamphetamine and cocaine.
Edmunds encourages residents to leave anonymous tips about suspicious behavior at (800) 828-TIPP.
Other calls received recently by county dispatchers include:
A South Summit woman wasn’t injured when she struck a cow while driving on Lambert Lane in Kamas on April 20.
"I believe that the cow ended up having to be put down," Summit County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Sherm Farnsworth said, adding that the woman’s car was damaged in the crash.
Two girls were detained at a store at Tanger Outlet Center for allegedly shoplifting items on April 23 at 3:47 p.m.
On April 24, a Highland Estates man told a dispatcher his vehicle was vandalized with eggs while parked on Mountain View Drive.
A case of check fraud was reported to the Sheriff’s Office from a business at Redstone Towne Center on April 24 at 4:19 p.m.
A motorist reportedly crashed in the yard of a house on Old Stone Way in Blackhawk Station on April 25 at 1:19 a.m. The car reportedly came to rest on top of a pine tree.
On April 25, a fire reportedly started inside a microwave in a home on Elk Run in Pinebrook.
A case of domestic violence was reported to the Sheriff’s Office from a house in Snyderville on April 25 at 3:28 p.m.
Illegal fireworks were allegedly discharged in Henefer on April 25 at 9:01 p.m.
On April 27, store employees detained a girl at Tanger Outlet Center who allegedly shoplifted around 5:21 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash that involved two vehicles on April 28 at 4:53 p.m.
According to Farnsworth, the Office of the Utah Medical Examiner is investigating the death of 2-month-old girl who died April 30 at a home in South Summit.
Detectives found no sign of criminal activity at the scene, he said, adding that deputies were contacted when the baby started having trouble breathing at roughly 1 a.m.
A motorist reportedly struck a deer on Brown’s Canyon Road near Peoa on April 30 at 8:11 a.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a hit-and-run traffic crash reported to the Sheriff’s Office from the Tanger Outlet Center on April 30 at 3:04 p.m.
On May 1, a group of juveniles allegedly shot pellet guns at an employee at the Jeremy Ranch Country Club at 3:30 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash that reportedly involved two vehicles in a parking lot at Kimball Junction on May 1 at 6:06 p.m.
On May 2, a wildfire reportedly ignited in a ditch in Hoytsville at 2:40 p.m.
A man at Kimball Junction told a dispatcher his vehicle was burglarized in western Summit County on May 3.
No injuries were reported as a result of an accident that involved two vehicles at Tanger Outlet Center on May 3 at 1:14 p.m.
Two men were reportedly fighting near Main Street in Coalville on May 3 at 4:36 p.m.
Two boys allegedly vandalized a trailer in Wanship on May 4 at 4:57 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash that involved two vehicles at Kimball Junction on May 4 at 7:21 p.m.
No injuries were reported as a result of a hit-and-run traffic crash that reportedly occurred at the Tanger Outlet Center on May 6 at 11:28 p.m.
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