Sheriff’s Report |

Sheriff’s Report


The Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between Monday, July 15, and Thursday, July 18.

Pierre Pond, 51, of Palmer Lake, Colorado, was reported missing on Thursday, July 18, while hiking near Kings Peak by the Henry’s Fork Trailhead after becoming separated from his brother. Summit County Search and Rescue was dispatched and Pond was found later that night in good condition near Kings Peak.

An individual in Summit Park reported on Monday, July 15, that her bicycle was stolen from her garage by an unknown suspect at some point during the last two weeks. There was no sign of forced entry and no other property was disturbed.

A man reported several sleeping bags and other camping equipment was stolen from the cab of his pickup truck on July 15 while it was parked in a trailhead parking lot in the Uintas. The vehicle was locked before the apparent burglary, but was later found to be unlocked with no sign of forced entry.

A man in Coalville was found to be not breathing by one of his family members at his home in Coalville on July 15. Emergency medical crews were on hand but life-saving efforts were unsuccessful.

A woman reported on July 15 that her vehicle had been broken into while she was attending a funeral in the Snyderville Basin. She claims that her purse was stolen, and later investigation found that two of her credit cards had been used at local businesses. Deputies were unable to identify the suspects through video surveillance at the two businesses.

A man was stopped for driving on a suspended license in Kimball Junction on July 15. It was also found that he had two active warrants for his arrest. The man was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.

A complainant in White Pine Canyon reported on Tuesday, July 16, that a subcontractor had taken various tools from his house after not getting paid for an uncompleted job. Only the man’s first name was known and the case is under investigation.

A man in a pickup truck was pulled over by deputies in the Snyderville Basin for making an improper U-turn after leaving a business. It was discovered the man had a warrant out for his arrest and a search of the car yielded a user amount of marijuana. The man was booked into the Summit County Jail without incident.

A vehicle was stopped on Interstate 80 on Wednesday, July 17, for a year overdue license registration. During a search of the vehicle, it was found the two occupants had warrants for their arrest. Drugs and related paraphernalia were also found in the vehicle.

Deputies responded to a case of threatening and harassing phone messages from one individual to another in Summit Park. A deputy listened to the harassing voicemails and looked at the text messages. After contact was made with the individual sending them, that individual was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail for electronic communication harassment.

A juvenile female was stopped by deputies for no insurance on July 17 near Summit Park and was found to have a strong odor of alcohol coming from her breath. After performing poorly on field sobriety tests, she was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.

A concerned citizen in Jeremy Ranch reported on July 17 a suspicious incident of three individuals squatting on a vacant residence that is currently for sale. Deputies made contact with the individuals and marijuana and other drug paraphernalia was seized. The suspects were cited and then released after the homeowner was contacted said they had been given permission to be in the home.

An individual in the Snyderville Basin reported Thursday, July 18, that $1,000 of miscellaneous biking gear was taken from the cab of his truck late at night. He said there was a motor running late at night and road crews were nearby painting lines on the roadway. There are neither suspects nor leads.

A traffic stop was made on a driver on Interstate 80 on July 18. After a records check, the driver was informed that a canine sniff was to be performed, before which the driver admitted to having marijuana and a pipe. The driver was released with a citation.

A woman in North Summit reported that a man had assaulted her. After deputies arrived, they found no evidence of assault and others on scene reported nothing other than yelling and arguing. The man was arrested for disruption and intoxication.

A civil problem was reported in the North Snyderville Basin on July 18 as a complainant stated she was afraid to go home as she had been threatened by a man. Contact was attempted with the suspect, but he was unable to be located.

Deputies responded to a report of an intoxicated woman in South Summit on July 18 who had previously been in a physical altercation with her husband. The woman was later arrested for domestic assault and intoxication.

A man working construction in White Pine Canyon on July 18 suffered a medical problem, possibly a seizure, causing him to lose control of his vehicle and crash into another construction vehicle. The man was transported to Park City Medical Center with minor injuries.

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