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Sheriff’s Report

According to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to several calls between Sunday, May 7 and Sunday, May 14, 2017, including several thefts.

Saturday, May 13

Deputies responded to a report of domestic violence in Snyderville Basin. Statements and evidence observed on scene suggested that a husband pushed his wife to the ground twice. Large contusions were observed on the wife’s arms. The husband was taken into custody without incident.

Deputies were dispatched to an assault that occurred at a Snyderville Basin area hotel. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with an intoxicated man who appeared to have a broken arm, and claimed to have been assaulted by a male in another room. Upon contact, the accused man and his wife stated that an intoxicated male had attempted to gain access to their children’s room. The man further stated he confronted the intoxicated male, and a physical altercation ensued. The first male admitted that he was intoxicated at the time of the incident, and that his actions were the cause of the altercation. He was cited for intoxication and disorderly conduct.

Friday, May 12
A white male, wearing a beanie, shorts, and t-shirt, was reported walking out of a Kimball Junction business carrying a 2-camera indoor/outdoor security system without paying for the item. The store provided surveillance footage of the suspect leaving the establishment carrying the package, getting into a silver sedan, and leaving the area. There are identifiable suspects in this case.

A woman reported money and a personal item stolen after hiring a person to perform yard work and minor home repairs in and around her residence. She confronted the man about the missing money and he denied taking it.

A deputy was dispatched to a report of an auto/pedestrian crash in Coalville. Upon arrival, multiple witnesses stated that a man was slowly backing out of a driveway, when a 9-year-old boy was riding his bike along the sidewalk. The driver saw the boy and stopped as he hit the boy’s bike, knocking him over. The boy was checked by medical and released to his grandmother who arrived on scene.

Thursday, May 11

At approximately 5 a.m. deputies responded to a structure fire at a home in Kamas. The fire department was able to put the fire out. No injuries were reported, however the house was burned to the point that it was condemned.

Wednesday, May 10

Officers responded to a report of multiple people fighting in the front yard of a home in Kamas. Two women had begun to argue which escalated to one woman biting the other’s finger. Neither party wished to pursue charges.

Tuesday, May 9
A man went to his family’s old timber mill and became aggressive and confrontational with the new owners. The man made multiple threats to harm the new owner, and was aggressive and confrontational with deputies upon their arrival. He was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Monday, May 8

A woman contacted dispatch to report her vehicle had been broken into while shopping. She said she was in the store for 15-20 minutes, and when she returned to her vehicle, the front driver side window was broken. She reported her purse missing. Video showed a newer model Jeep SUV parking next to her vehicle, and a figure is seen moving between the vehicles then driving away.

At approximately 12:32 p.m., a female shopper was approached by a woman while a second woman stole the wallet out of her purse. Multiple fraudulent charges were charged to the victim’s credit cards This case will be forwarded to investigation for possible follow-up.

A man at the Powderwood Apartments reported his cell phone and laptop missing from his vehicle. He stated he left the items on the front passenger seat of his vehicle with the vehicle closed, but unlocked. He said he was away from his vehicle less than five minutes and is confident the items were stolen from someone who had been watching him load the items into the vehicle.

Sunday, May 7

A man reported his on-and-off girlfriend had used his credit card without authorization. She charged for bills, flights and personal accounts.

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