Between Saturday, March 1, and Tuesday, March 4, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls including the following:
A man reported that his credit card was being used in Armenia by unknown persons. He provided the Sheriff’s Office with all the information he had about the incident and was given resources on how to further protect himself against fraud.
Two more reports of credit card fraud were reported, one from a woman who said her debit card was used to a $1,078 through Western Union to an unknown person. That case is under investigation. The other case involved a man who said his credit card information was being used by an unknown person.
The Salt Lake City Police Department called to report that a vehicle stolen in the Snyderville Basin was recovered in Salt Lake. The vehicle was returned to its owner.
A woman reported that her wallet had been stolen from a Kimball Junction business. The business’ camera system was not functioning during the incident.
The driver of a vehicle stolen in the Basin was arrested by the Salt Lake City Police Department, first leading deputies on a foot pursuit. The passenger was released from the scene and the vehicle was recovered.
A man parked near Canyons Resort reported that when he returned from skiing his vehicle had been struck on the rear driver’s side. He said he would e-mail a statement and pictures of the damage, as he lived out of town.
A North Summit woman reported that she heard something break her window during the night. She saw a vehicle drive off and said the window was broken by a water balloon. There were no suspects at the time of the report.
A welfare check was conducted on a Basin woman who was thought to be residing with a male in violation of her protection order against him. Deputies responded to the residence and took the man into custody.
A report of a broken window and door handle at a cabin in the Basin came in, although deputies found the cabin secure upon arrival.
A suspicious male was reported in North Summit, and officers made contact with him. The man thought he was in Wyoming and said he had been with two individuals who he could not find. The individuals in question were later located and the man was given a ride back to Wyoming.
A deputy attempted to stop a vehicle in the Basin for speeding. The driver, a male, turned quickly into a business park and upon the deputy’s arrival was not inside the vehicle. The deputy located the man in his office at the business park, who stated he knew he was being stopped for speeding but was trying to hide in order to avoid getting a ticket and because his driver license was expired.
Theft was reported at a Kimball Junction business and upon deputies’ arrival, the store manager stated he had attempted to follow the suspect, a male, who had taken several items out of the store and fled on foot. He was not located but a vehicle was found abandoned near the business, having been there for two hours. The vehicle, which supposedly belonged to the suspect, was impounded and several items believed to be stolen were recovered and returned to the business. It is being held until its owner is identified.
A deputy responded to a report of a family fight at a Basin residence. Upon arrival, it was found that two females had been engaged in a mostly verbal conflict over a cell phone. No major physical aggression occurred and no individual was cited.
A traffic stop was conducted on a man on Interstate 80 who was found to have four active warrants for his arrest. He was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.
A former Summit County victim advocate who was facing a felony count of misusing public money pleaded guilty Tuesday to a lesser charge in a deal with prosecutors.