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Sheriff’s report

Call volume at county dispatch shows summer uptick

According to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the following incidents last week.

A case of criminal mischief related to a domestic violence case was reported Thursday, June 6, in the Snyderville basin. The incident involved a man and his father arguing about the use of a car. The son was arrested for a domestic violence violation.

A person in Silver Creek reported his Subaru had been stolen. It was later determined the car had been illegally sold to an auto broker in Salt Lake City. The person who took the car was booked into jail. A hotel in the Kimball Junction area reported a person who was intoxicated did not know where he was or where he had been staying. Police were called and determined the individual was unable to take care of himself so he was arrested. On Wednesday, June 5, Summit County’s search and rescue personnel were dispatched to in the China Meadows area of the Uinta Mountains where an individual had reportedly failed to return the day before. The man’s horses were running loose near the trailhead. Rescuers discovered the man had been injured when he was thrown from a horse. LifeFlight was called to transport the victim to a hospital.

On Tuesday, June 4, officers arrested a person on State Road 224 for an outstanding warrant out of Salt Lake City.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of shoplifting and trespassing at the Kimball Junction Wal-Mart. The man fled the store but was apprehended by officers who arrested him and booked him into jail.

A red 1988 Nissan Pathfinder was abandoned on Rob Young Lane and impounded. The vehicle, missing license plates, was blocking traffic on the road. The VIN showed the car expired on 9/2011. TR’s towing took possession of the vehicle.

On Sunday, June 2, a reckless driver was located and stopped for a lane travel violation. A field sobriety test was administered on the driver, who was arrested for a DUI. Inside the vehicle was an open container and prescription drugs.

A runaway juvenile from the Oakley School did not return home from a family visit to Massachusetts. It was revealed the juvenile bought a plane ticket to New York, at which point Salt Lake Airport Police was contacted. The police intercepted the juvenile on the aircraft. Oakley School will pick up and take custody of the juvenile, returning him to school.

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