Sheriff’s Report, Feb.11-13, 2015
Five people were arrested on charges of drunken driving last week, including one after a non-injury accident, according to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office logs.
During a traffic stop in North Summit on Saturday, deputies detected the smell of alcohol coming from the driver and found her to be impaired, according to the logs. After the woman submitted to field sobriety tests, she was arrested on drunken driving charges booked into the Summit County Jail.
On Friday, two drivers were arrested on drunken driving charges in the Snyderville Basin.
During a traffic stop for expired registration near the Tanger Outlets, deputies found open containers of alcohol and a marijuana pipe inside the vehicle. The man was arrested on drug and alcohol charges.
Deputies also stopped a vehicle later that same night in the Kimball Junction area for equipment violations. Deputies detected alcohol coming from the driver and the man was arrested on drunken driving charges.
Last week, deputies stopped a vehicle heading eastbound on Interstate 80 for a license plate lamp violation and improper lane travel. According to the logs, when deputies approached the vehicle they smelled marijuana and alcohol coming from the driver and the passenger.
After conducting field sobriety tests, deputies determined the driver was impaired. A vehicle search revealed a substance suspected to be methamphetamine, open containers of alochol, and drug paraphernalia. Once the driver was arrested, she attempted to hide marijuana inside one of the deputy’s vehicles. The passenger was cited for the open containers and was released.
Dispatch received a report about a possible hit-and-run accident on Monday, Feb. 2 near Kimball Junction. Deputies responded to the area and made contact with the suspected driver, who was exiting a drive thru area. Deputies detected alcohol coming from the driver and he was arrested on drunken driving charges.
Summit County Sheriff’s deputies responded to numerous other calls between Monday, Feb. 2, and Saturday, Feb. 7, including the following:
A wedding ring and bracelet were reported missing from a home in South Summit after the locks had been changed.
A woman reported that a man verbally threatened her and her fiancé.
Deputies were dispatched to a new home construction site in South Summit on reports of several tools missing, totaling approximately $500.
A retail store in the South Snyderville Basin reported an employee theft. Deputies retrieved the stolen items from a man’s home in South Summit and issued him a citation.
A vehicle was stolen from the driveway of a home in the South Snyderville Basin. A debit card that was left in the vehicle and belonged to the victim was used at a store in the Salt Lake area.
Deputies located a stolen vehicle in the South Snyderville Basin.
A woman reported that her neighbor had been harassing her and her family. After speaking with other individuals in the neighborhood, deputies determined the suspect had been causing disturbances in the neighborhood.
A traffic stop was made on a vehicle traveling eastbound on I-80. When contact was made with the driver, she did not have any form of identification. A search of the vehicle revealed a syringe loaded with a substance suspected to be methamphetamine and a pipe with marijuana. The woman was arrested on drug-related charges.
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