Between Thursday, March 6, and Monday, March 10, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls including the following:
A deputy responded to a report of a burglary in South Summit and observed that glass of the front door had been shattered. Cupboards and drawers were open with their contents scattered about. In five different bedrooms, locked closets had also been pried open and scoured by an unknown suspect. At the time of the report, the deputy was still waiting to hear from the owners of the stolen items. The case is under investigation.
A traffic stop was made on a female drive on State Road 224 for a headlight violation and the deputy smelled the odor of marijuana. A search of the vehicle yielded marijuana and drug paraphernalia and the woman was arrested.
A report was sent in of an unknown person having filed a tax return with an individual’s Social Security number. There were also two separate payday loans over $1,000 made in the victim’s name.
An individual at a Kimball Junction business suspected a male and a female of having stolen two items from a nearby business. The individual said he spoke with a security officer, who confirmed the two had come out of that business.
Mailbox damage was reported at three separate residences in South Summit. At the time of the report, a deputy had made contact with one of the three victims.
A woman reported that a man had thrown a hammer through the back door of her residence. The man was arrested for domestic violence criminal mischief.
Following a traffic stop on Interstate 80, a man was found to have an active warrant for his arrest, a suspended driver license and had failed to install an ignition interlock system. The vehicle was also uninsured and a vehicle inventory yielded drug paraphernalia. The man was arrested and booked into jail.
A man in the Snyderville Basin was found to be impaired by alcohol during a traffic stop and failed field sobriety tests. He was arrested and booked into jail.
A man caused an injury by rear-ending another vehicle on I-80. When a deputy stopped him, alcohol could be smelled from his breath and he failed field sobriety tests and was arrested and booked into jail.
A deputy was dispatched to a hospital in reference to a report of rape on a juvenile female. The case was active and under investigation at the time of the report.
Deputies responded to a Basin residence on a report of a runaway juvenile female who left after an argument. Prior to deputies’ arrival, the juvenile’s mother called to report that she had returned. Upon their arrival, the mother was found intoxicated and was yelling at the daughter. No crimes were determined to have occurred.
Two employees at a business reported that an office trailer had been burglarized. Deputies found that the phone line had been cut, an electrical panel was turned off, the front door was pried open and an alarm pad was dismantled. A laptop and computer monitor had also been stolen and a deputy booked several items for fingerprint analysis.
A U.S. Postal Service employee reported that an undetermined amount of first-class mail was removed from 22 residential mailboxes in North Summit. Some of the mail was found abandoned near a separate set of mailboxes.
A deputy stopped to check on a vehicle parked on the side of S.R. 248. The driver, a male, was found asleep and after speaking with him the deputy noticed he was impaired by alcohol. The man failed field sobriety tests and was booked for driving under the influence and having expired registration.
Two separate vehicles were stopped on I-80 for moving violations and K-9 dogs alerted to the presence of drugs in both vehicles. One vehicle yielded 19 pounds of marijuana while the other yielded 60 pounds of marijuana.
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