December 27, 2013
Between Sunday, Dec. 22, and Wednesday, Dec. 25, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls including the following:
An individual in the Snyderville Basin reported that someone had stolen numerous items from two locked closets in their town home. The individual said her family rents out the town home and, as there were no signs of forced entry, she said it was likely that the renters of the property had committed the theft.
A gate near Kimball Junction was discovered damaged, most likely by a large truck with a plow. Car parts at the scene were collected as evidence.
Two front wheels were found stolen from a vehicle parked at an apartment complex in the Basin. No evidence was located but the tires are Champion brand with gold rims.
Deputies responding to a report of a domestic violence incident in North Summit arrested an individual for driving under the influence of alcohol.
A woman in South Summit who was intoxicated reportedly began throwing items out of her home. She was arrested and booked into jail for criminal mischief and intoxication.
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A man reported that while he was inside a Silver Summit business, someone hit his truck. The suspect’s vehicle is a brown GMC or Chevy pickup truck with a shell and a rack on top. The suspect is a heavy-set white male in his 50s.
A deputy cleared up a reported domestic dispute between a husband and wife in the Basin by confirming it was a verbal argument only.
A mink rancher contacted dispatch wanting to forward an e-mail he received about mink being killed in Utah. The e-mails describe two individuals in a small pickup truck shooting and bludgeoning mink and stealing them. Extra patrols will be conducted near area mink farms.
A man was struck by a vehicle at low speed in the Basin after he got off of a bus and received minor injuries. The driver who struck him admitted to drowsy driving and was cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian.
Suspects wanted on suspicion of retail theft in Springville led deputies on a car chase through U.S. 40, Interstate 80 and the Hoytsville area before finally abandoning their vehicle and fleeing on foot near Hoytsville. Both suspects were taken into custody and their vehicle was taken as evidence.
During an altercation at a parking lot of a Kimball Junction business, an individual was pushed by a vehicle and then keyed the side of the vehicle. Neither individual decided to press charges.
An auto-pedestrian accident occurred near Canyons Resort. The driver admitted to driving too fast and the pedestrian sustained a potentially broken arm and a possible concussion. The driver was not injured.