Sheriff’s Report |

Sheriff’s Report


Deputies from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls from Friday, July 19, to Monday, July 22.

On Friday, July 19, a 30-year-old man became unresponsive after becoming exhausted doing a ropes course in Olympic Park. After an hour and a half of lifesaving efforts, a heart rate was obtained and the man was transported to the University of Utah Hospital via helicopter. According to Sandy Chio, Spokesperson for the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation, the man passed away at the hospital by late afternoon Friday.

A construction worker who parked his vehicle in Summit Park reported that on Thursday, July 18, it was hit while on the side of the road. There are no suspects at this time.

A manager of an apartment complex in the North Snyderville Basin asked that a man be cited for trespassing at a building after he had returned to collect some of his belongings. The manager reported the man had previously been on the property illegally.

An individual called the Summit County Sheriff’s Office after another individual had left their residence in the North Snyderville Basin on July 20. There had been a verbal argument the night before. The person who fled was listed as a missing endangered person.

The manager of a Kimball Junction business reported on July 20 that two males had attempted to take some items from the store by putting them into a bag. When confronted, they gave the manager the bag and left the store. The two males got into a white 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse and left. The vehicle and suspects had not been found as of Tuesday.

An individual in Jeremy Ranch reported on July 20 that a male was seen taping a camera on a gate and writing down license plates. The man was contacted and said he was in school and making a movie. He said he had talked with numerous residents in the area who knew what he was doing.

Deputies responded to a child custody dispute in North Summit between a husband and wife on July 20. The children were given to the husband until a certain period as per his visitation rights.

A man was stopped by deputies for speeding in North Summit on July 20 and after he stated he did not have a driver’s license he was found to have two active warrants for his arrest. The man was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail and his vehicle was released to a passenger.

Deputies responded to a report of domestic violence assault at a campsite on July 20. The man involved in the altercation was arrested.

A case of criminal mischief occurred at a Park City hotel on July 20 when a hotel guest discovered graffiti written on an elevator door with permanent marker. Similar graffiti was found on an exit door and after staff cleaned it up the case was referred for further investigation.

Summit County Dispatch was informed of a possible intoxicated driver near Canyons resort on July 20. A deputy pulled the man over as a strong odor of alcohol was coming from his vehicle. The man performed poorly on field sobriety tests and two open containers of wine were found in his vehicle.

A report of individuals shooting firearms and setting off fireworks in the Uintas was reported to deputies on Sunday, July 21. Contact was made with the individuals, who stated they did not recall what they had done the night before as they were intoxicated. They claimed they did not discharge fireworks in Utah, only in Wyoming. There were numerous firearms at the camp but no evidence of fireworks was found.

Deputies responded to a call of a female being held against her will in South Summit on July 21. The male in question was later stopped and further investigation found there was no evidence to support the female’s claim and that she was intoxicated. Marijuana and open containers of alcohol were found in the male’s vehicle, for which he was cited.

A man was pulled over on Interstate 80 on July 21 for improper lane travel and after pulling into a Kimball Junction business was arrested on warrants. His vehicle was locked up and left at the business.

A deputy responded to a report of a brush fire in North Summit caused by an individual shooting an explosive target on July 21. The individual was cited and released.

Deputies responded to a case of two runaway juveniles in South Summit. Both boys left their homes without permission and are now listed on the National Crime Information Center system as runaways.

A juvenile in North Summit with a learner’s permit driver’s license hit a building on Monday, July 22, with her vehicle while she was attempting to back out of a parking lot. The hit caused significant damage to the front of the building.

A man rolled his truck and travel trailer in North Summit on July 22. Several hours had passed before he was able to get assistance, but the vehicle was moved off of the road.

A woman was pulled over on Interstate 80 for a traffic stop, at which point it was found there were active warrants for her arrest. Unlawfully transported alcohol was also found in the vehicle and she was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.

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