Sheriff’s report: $220,000 fraudulently withdrawn |

Sheriff’s report: $220,000 fraudulently withdrawn

According to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement responded to several calls between Monday, March 18, and Sunday, March 24, including a report that $220,000 was fraudulently withdrawn from a home equity line of credit.

Sunday, March 24
Dispatch received a report of yelling coming from an apartment in Kimball Junction. Deputies arrested a man at the apartment for violating a protective order.

Employees at a business in the Tanger Outlets contacted dispatch after catching someone stealing items from the store. The suspect admitted to the theft. He was given a juvenile referral and was released to a parent.

Saturday, March 23
Dispatch received a report from a woman requesting help because someone was on top of her. When deputies responded to the home in the Snyderville Basin, they discovered the woman and a man had gotten into an argument and he restrained the woman when she attempted to leave. The pair were separated and the case will be sent to the county attorney’s office to be screened for potential charges.

Two bicycles, golf clubs and tools were taken from a home in Kimball Junction after the garage was left open.

Friday, March 22
Deputies stopped a vehicle on a road in the Basin for driving without its head lights on. The driver was arrested under suspicion of DUI.

The owner of a business in Kimball Junction contacted dispatch after video surveillance showed a man going through the cash register. Deputies noticed the door to a nearby business was also damaged and open. Money was missing from both businesses, along with two deposit envelopes. An investigation was underway.

Deputies responded to a potential domestic violence situation between a man and a woman at a home in the Basin. The woman told deputies she was checking on her son at his father’s house after she suspected the 15-year-old of consuming alcohol. The man told her to leave the house several times before he threw her phone in the snow. The case will be sent to the county attorney’s office to screen for charges.

Someone contacted a Basin woman and told her if she didn’t pay money to them she would be arrested for a warrant. The woman ended up sending $4,000 worth of gift cards to the caller before becoming suspicious. An investigation was underway.

A Rolex watch was stolen from a home in the Basin after the homeowner left the garage open. An investigation was underway.

Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding on a Basin road and arrested the driver for outstanding warrants, as well as under suspicion of speeding, driving on a suspended license and being an ignition interlock driver. She contacted a friend to come pick up her vehicle and he was also arrested for outstanding warrants.

Thursday, March 21
Someone made several unsuccessful attempts to charge credit cards in a Basin resident’s name. However, a fraudulent withdrawal of $220,000 from a home equity line of credit was successful. An investigation was underway.

Wednesday, March 20
Several tools were reported missing from job sites around Promontory. Some of the tools were located at pawn shops in the Salt Lake area and a man who worked for the complainant admitted to taking the tools. He was arrested under suspicion of theft.

Tuesday, March 19
Deputies performed nine traffic stops and responded to two wildlife problems. No other significant incidents were reported.

Monday, March 18
Two trailers containing tools and construction equipment were stolen from a site in the Snyderville Basin. An investigation was underway.

Two Santa Cruz bicycles, as well as a bag containing a driver’s license and credit card, were taken from a home in the Basin. An investigation was underway.

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