On Thursday, Oct. 30, Summit County Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a 57-year-old male in a white, Cadillac Escalade traveling eastbound on Interstate 80, who was punching his female passenger.
Additional calls to dispatch reported the couple outside of the vehicle, while the male continued to punch and kick the 21-year-old female.
When deputies arrived, witnesses had separated the pair.
The male was arrested for aggravated assault and the female was transported to Park City Medical Center, with numerous injuries, including abrasions on her face and possible broken bones. Both were from the Salt Lake Valley.
Deputies also responded to a call on Wednesday, Oct. 29 about reports of a suspicious man in an Oakley neighborhood.
A woman called dispatch to report a white male in his 60s, who had approached her daughter in attempt to engage her in conversation.
Earlier in the week, the woman told deputies the same man tried to give her daughter a toy and walk her home. She described the man as wearing a gray shirt, camouflage shorts and orange shoes.
Deputies received numerous other calls between Tuesday, Oct. 28, and Monday, Nov. 3, including the following:
Tuesday, Oct. 28
Deputies responded to reports of a vehicle traveling west on Interstate 80, displaying driving patterns consistent with that of a drunk driver. The car was stopped and the driver arrested for DUI and an open container. The passenger was also arrested for an open container and intoxication.
Wednesday, Oct. 29
Deputies stopped a vehicle traveling westbound on Interstate 80 at 156 miles per hour. The driver admitted to not having a driver’s license and deputies discovered the man was wanted on a $2,500 warrant in West Valley City. During a search of his vehicle, a glass marijuana pipe was located in the trunk. The driver was arrested and taken to the Summit County Jail.
Friday, Oct. 31
A deputy stopped a vehicle near Olympic Parkway because the driver had active warrants and was driving with a suspended license. The driver was arrested for the warrants and the traffic offense. A man in the Kimball Junction area received a phone call from someone claiming to be a Deputy with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. He said the deputy told him that he needed to wire $4,500 to the Sheriff’s Office because he had a warrant out for his arrest. The man went to his bank, where he withdrew the money and wired it to a Pay Pal account.
A man called to report that a woman came to his house in the South Snyderville Basin and left with a young child, even though it was not her visitation period. An active protection order exists between the pair, but the children are not listed on the order as protected persons. The case was referred to the County Attorney’s Office for further investigation.
Deputies stopped a vehicle along State Road 224 and discovered the driver had two active warrants. The woman admitted to hiding marijuana in her bra and an open container was found in her car. She was arrested on several charges.
Saturday, Nov. 1
A teen left his home in the Basin area and did not return. His mother reported him missing and it was discovered he didn’t go to school on Friday, Oct. 31. On Saturday, Nov. 1, the mother reported that her son had returned home. When deputies questioned him, he refused to say what he was doing or who he was with.
A man called dispatch to report he had received calls from his wife at a Kimball Junction hotel and he said she sounded intoxicated and possibly suicidal. When deputies arrived at the hotel, the woman said she just had too much to drink and signed a release.
Deputies received reports that an unknown suspect had damaged a mailbox in Kamas. There was a smashed pumpkin in the road nearby. Sometime during the night, an unknown suspect stole several tools from a construction site in Kamas. Among the items taken were several concrete tools and Dewalt cordless tools.
Deputies responded to reports that during the night an unknown suspect stole a mailbox in Kamas.
During a traffic stop on State Road 224 and Ute Blvd, deputies discovered two passengers had open containers, marijuana and paraphernalia. Both were arrested after they each denied ownership.
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S.R. 224 will fail in five years if no improvements are made, even if there is no more growth at the base area, according to an engineer.