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Sheriff’s Report

A traffic stop on Friday by the Summit County Sheriff’s Department led to the arrest of a West Jordan man wanted on outstanding warrants totaling $50,000, according to the Summit County Sheriff’s Department’s daily report.

Eduardo Valadez, 34, was arrested for active warrants involving assault on a police officer, a DUI offense, no insurance, disorderly conduct, giving false personal information, and failure to stay in one lane.

Deputies stopped Valadez’s vehicle while traveling eastbound on U.S. 40 and discovered he had multiple warrants out for his arrest, the report stated. Deputies also located multiple warrants his passenger, Alexandra Ruiz, 32, totaling $1,000. Both Valadez and Ruiz were arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.

Deputies responded to numerous other calls between Sunday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 14, including the following:

Sunday, Dec. 7 A vehicle heading eastbound on Interstate 80 was stopped for speeding and improper lane travel. After deputies detected the odor of marijuana, a search revealed marijuana and a pipe from the passenger’s belongings. He was arrested and booked on drug charges.

Deputies responded to a home in North Summit after receiving reports of domestic violence between a mother and her adult daughter. The mother was cited for domestic violence assault.

A man reported that while he was browsing the Internet on his cellphone, a pop-up message appeared advising him he had been caught visiting child pornography sites and that he needed to post a $300 fine. He was advised of the fraudulent nature of the incident and referred to his service provider to clear the phone.

Deputies were dispatched to a home in Kamas after receiving reports of a burglary. The complainant was on vacation and upon returning, found several items were missing, including a tablet.

Monday, Dec. 8

An unknown suspect left a retail store in Kimball Junction without paying for an item. Photos of the suspect and his vehicle are under review.

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Deputies were dispatched to a non-injury accident near Kimball Junction. After smelling alcohol, the driver was given a field sobriety test and subsequently arrested for a DUI.

Thursday, Dec. 11

Deputies were dispatched to a Kamas area residence after receiving reports of an unresponsive woman. When medical personnel arrived, they determined the woman was deceased. The woman had been undergoing care for a serious ailment.

Friday, Dec. 12

Dispatch received reports of a vehicle burglary in Jeremy Ranch. A backpack containing clothes and tools were listed among the items stolen.

Deputies responded to reports of a burglary at the car wash in Coalville. Approximately $1,200 was missing from the car wash office.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the Snyderville Basin in response to a family fight. Upon arrival, deputies determined an assault had taken place and a male suspect was arrested for charges related to simple assault and three active warrants.

Saturday, Dec. 13

A man near Kimball Junction called to report that he was being harassed by his girlfriend’s husband. All parties were notified of the report and agreed to no longer contact each other.

A retail worker near Kimball Junction reported her cell phone as stolen. She reported two teenage males near the area where she had left her phone before noticing it was missing.

Deputies responded to reports of a man who allegedly overdosed on Vodka at a residence in Summit Park, after his roommates found him unconscious. When medical personnel arrived, the male became combative and was eventually transported to Park City Medical Center. He was issued a citation for intoxication and unlawful consumption.

Sunday, Dec. 14

Deputies were dispatched to Kimball Junction after receiving reports of a suspicious male claiming his vehicle had been stolen. It was determined the male had an active felony warrant and was arrested.

During an investigation into a parking problem, deputies made contact with a man, who had an active felony warrant, at this Snyderville Basin residenceHe was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.

Deputies stopped a vehicle on State Road 224 for revoked registration and no insurance. The driver had four active warrants and was arrested for the warrants and on several traffic violation charges.

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