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Boy Scout injured in Uintas

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

Emergency crews responded to a Boy Scout camp in the Uinta Mountains on Thursday, June 13, when a call was received that a 14-year-old boy was injured by a falling tree while hiking in the Uintas. Life Flight was used to transport the boy, who was transported to Primary Children’s Hospital. A separate incident involving an injured Boy Scout also occurred in the same camp at the Hinckley Scout Ranch. One of the Scouts broke his wrist after falling from a climbing wall.

A vehicle burglary occurred at Crestview Condos on Thursday, June 13. The complainant reported the faceplate from her CD player in her vehicle was missing. She had left her car parked under the Crestview Condos East garage since June 11 and did not drive it for two days when she discovered the piece was missing.

A stolen VR Plumbing van was found abandoned on Cottonwood Trail Rd. There was no evidence that anything was missing from the vehicle, and the detective present was unable to collect any evidence. The van was given back to the owner.

A green Subaru wagon was reported to have been burglarized on Friday, June 14, at Ecker Hill Middle School. Allegedly stolen was a women’s purse with credit cards inside. The credit card was used outside of the county. According to the report, deputies will follow up to see if the school’s security cameras captured the suspect.

Authorities were dispatched to a home in Trailside on Friday, June 14, in reference to someone ringing a doorbell. An individual who was outside cleaning up toilet paper was instructed to return home, and three homes had toilet paper in the trees and on cars. There was no damage to any property.

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A non-injury accident occurred at the construction gate on N. Glenwild Dr. in Park City on Saturday, June 15. An individual reportedly drove through the entrance gate at around 40 miles per hour and was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and booked into the Summit County Jail. The vehicle was impounded.

A deputy was dispatched to a report of a past vehicle burglary in Coalville on Saturday, June 15. The complainant reported that items were taken from his vehicle without permission while it was at the impound yard. The individual believes the items were taken and sold by a friend.

An individual in the Snyderville Basin reported that he thought his grandson was staying at his house, even though no one should have been there because he was out of town. Deputies arrived at the house and found three individuals inside. They stated that they had permission to be there, but after calling the grandfather they were advised to leave the residence.

Deputies responded to a suicide attempt in the Basin on Sunday, June 16. After further investigation, officers discovered evidence of domestic abuse.

A non-injury traffic accident occurred on Sunday, June 16, as a mother was teaching her unlicensed 14-year-old daughter to drive. The daughter missed a turn and hit several utility boxes and shrubbery. The mother, who was found to have a warrant for her arrest and was transported and booked into jail.