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Sheriff’s Report


Between Thursday, Feb. 20, and Sunday, Feb. 23, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls including the following:

A man traveling too fast on his snowmobile in the Uinta Mountains flew off his snowmobile and into a stand of aspen trees. He was taken to a hospital via AirMed and sustained a broken tibula and fibula, several broken ribs and internal injuries.

An individual in South Summit reported the theft of at least three prescription medications from three different residents. The unknown suspect stole the medication from a locked box and swapped it with 325 mg tablets of Tylenol.

A woman in South Summit asked deputies to check on an individual at a cabin who had not been heard from in two weeks. Summit County Search and Rescue was dispatched and did not discover the individual at the cabin.

A woman in the Snyderville Basin noticed that her mailbox had been struck and damaged. Neighbors said they saw a mail truck hit the mailbox, although no note was left. The Park City Post Office stated they would take care of the incident.

A Basin man reported that when he returned home from being out of town he discovered several guns missing from his garage. He also said someone had gotten into his truck and stolen tools. The case was forwarded to investigations.

Employees at a Kimball Junction business reported an unwanted male in their store. The man had repeatedly come to the store to look for an 18-year-old female, but was unable to be located.

Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in North Summit, where a male and female were engaged in a loud verbal argument. Both individuals stated that nothing physical had occurred and it was determined that no crime was committed.

A deputy observed a man who was known to have a warrant for his arrest walking down a North Summit street. The man was stopped, the warrant confirmed and he was arrested.

A runaway juvenile male was reported late at night in the Basin. After speaking with the juvenile’s parents, efforts were made by deputies to find him. Several days later, he returned home on his own.

A deputy responded to a report of criminal mischief at a North Summit residence where several items totaling around $1,610 had been damaged. A woman stated she suspected a male individual who had called her and claimed responsibility for the damages. Deputies were not able to find the male at the time of the report.

A traffic stop was made on a male driver for improper lane travel. The smell of alcohol came from the vehicle and the deputy performed field sobriety tests on the man, who blew a .207 blood-alcohol content. The man had also given a false name to deputies and was booked into jail.

A male driver who fled a traffic stop led deputies on a chase down US 40 to State Road 248, eventually hitting deputies’ spikes, deflating all four of his tires. He was taken into custody without incident and blew a .253 blood-alcohol content, his seventh DUI. He was also arrested for felony fleeing, driving with alcohol restriction, an open container and the previous traffic offenses.

Deputies responded to a report of a domestic violence assault in the Basin. After speaking with one of two females involved, she stated she was assaulted by a male who had left prior to the deputies’ arrival. Both women had visible injuries.

A Kimball Junction business reported it had a male detained for attempting to shoplift $1,080 in merchandise. The man had two active warrants for his arrest and was booked into jail.

Deputies responded to a fight in progress in the Basin involving two males. One male had fled and the other was uncooperative and intoxicated. He refused to give any information about the fight and was arrested on several charges.

A man in the Basin was upset that his car was going to be towed and attempted to assault the tow truck driver. The man fled the area was talked into surrendering and given a citation for assault.

An unknown suspect damaged a South Summit house by egging it. Four vehicles in the driveway had also been keyed over the last two weeks.

Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance in progress in the Basin and found that a man was intoxicated and was yelling and disturbing others. The man had three warrants for his arrest and was booked into jail.