Sheriff’s Report: deputies break car window and take suspects into custody
Feb. 15-17, 2017
A man and woman refused to get out of their car which was blocking traffic near a gas station in the Snyderville Basin last week, causing law enforcement officials to break one of the windows and take the couple into custody.
At around 7 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, Summit County’s dispatch center received a report about a vehicle parked on a Basin road, according to a report. Deputies and troopers with the Utah Highway Patrol responded.
When law enforcement officials arrived, the suspects reportedly refused to exit the vehicle, which was determined to be stolen. Kacey Bates, a detective with the Sheriff’s Office, said a small hammer was used to break the window.
The man, 49, of Utah County, and the woman, who is 35, were arrested and preliminarily charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, obstructing justice, possession of methamphetamine and open container.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to numerous calls between Monday, Feb. 6, and Sunday, Feb. 12, including a
Saturday, Feb. 11
A woman contacted dispatch after finding her sister unresponsive inside a home in the Basin. The woman was transported to Park City Medical and then taken via medical helicopter to a hospital in Salt Lake City.
A man requested deputies perform a welfare check on his son, who was staying at a home in South Summit. Summit County Search and Rescue located the man and he was voluntarily transported to a hospital in Ogden.
A woman reportedly lost her Go Pro HERO5 at a resort restaurant in the Basin.
Friday, Feb. 10
A dog sled, spare tire and other items were stolen from the back of a man’s truck while he was at a restaurant in the Kimball Junction area.
Deputies arrested a man for two outstanding warrants in the Basin while investigating a call about someone acting suspiciously.
Thursday, Feb. 9
Dispatch received a report that several individuals were acting suspiciously while sitting in a parked vehicle in the Kimball Junction area. The owner of the vehicle was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana and the vehicle was impounded.
While deputies were assisting the Utah Highway Patrol with an accident on State Road 224 and arrested one of the involved passengers for an outstanding warrant.
A woman’s laptop was stolen from a hotel in the Basin when she reportedly left her luggage and computer unattended in the hallway for several minutes.
Wednesday, Feb. 8
A woman who lives in an apartment complex in the Kimball Junction area contacted dispatch after the windows to her neighbor’s vehicle were reportedly broken. Deputies were unable to contact the vehicle’
An employee at a business in the Kimball Junction area contacted dispatch after completing a transaction with what she thought was stolen credit card. The card owner later contacted the store about the fraudulent charges. An investigation is ongoing.
Deputies stopped a vehicle on State Road 224 for expired registration and impounded the vehicle. The driver was released.
A woman claimed her purse and approximately $583 were stolen from a location in the Kimball Junction area.
A woman, who claimed her garbage cans were hit while in front of her Basin home nearly two earlier, contacted dispatch after discovering a license plate belonging to a rental car in the snow. Deputies were unable to contact a representative of the company.
Deputies stopped a vehicle on State Road 224 for expired registration. The driver was issued a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia and expired registration.
Deputies stopped a vehicle on Interstate 80 for following too closely to another vehicle. The driver was arrested and preliminarily charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Tuesday, Feb. 7
Deputies responded to a report of a family argument in North Summit, but determined no crime had occurred. The parties agreed to separate for the night.
A man reportedly stole several items from a business in the Kimball Junction area. An investigation is ongoing.
Deputies responded to a business in the Kimball Junction area after a woman who lived in a nearby apartment complex was accused of stealing several items from the store. The woman was located at her home and issued a citation for retail theft. She was asked to never to return to the store.
Monday, Feb. 6
Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding on State Road 32 and cited a passenger for possession of marijuana. He was released.
A man reported an enclosed black Interstate trailer missing from a North Summit construction site. An investigation is ongoing.
Employees at a restaurant in the Kimball Junction area contacted dispatch when an unruly customer refused to leave. Deputies arrested the man in the parking lot on preliminary charges of unlawful consumption and intoxication.
A business owner in the Kimball Junction area contacted dispatch after the business’s software system was accessed to obtain credit card information from 80 customers. An investigation is ongoing.
Someone reportedly stole a cell phone, wallet and clothing from a woman’s vehicle while it was parked near a trailhead at Quinn’s Junction.
Deputies noticed a vehicle had slid off of a Basin road and arrested the driver on preliminary charges of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and other traffic violations.
A woman contacted dispatch after returning to her home in the Basin and discovering more than $2,100 missing.