Sheriff’s Report, Feb. 24-26, 2016
According to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to numerous other calls between Feb. 15 and Feb. 21, including two burglaries:
A Coalville man called the Sheriff’s Office to report someone had obtained his debit card number and made several purchases online and at Sports Authority. He estimated the purchases totaled between $600 and $700. There are no suspects at this time.
Deputies pulled over a vehicle at an I-80 on-ramp in Kimball Junction for expired registration. The suspect granted consent to search him and his vehicle and deputies discovered marijuana, paraphernalia, and an open container in the vehicle. At the jail, a hydrocodone pill was found in the suspect’s front left pocket. The suspect was booked on several charges as well as an outstanding warrant.
Deputies responded to a call about a family fight in the Basin. A woman at the home said she got into a verbal argument with her husband. Both parties stated nothing physical occurred, and one party agreed to take their children and stay in a hotel for the night.
A South Summit resident called to report a verbal altercation with her husband. Deputies determined the argument was only verbal and did not escalate to the level of domestic violence.
Deputies were dispatched to assist a citizen who wanted to check to see if a stolen trailer was located at a residence in Marion. Deputies located the trailer and advised the complainant of its location. He was also advised to contact the Salt Lake City Police Department to have the trailer removed. The trailer was successfully removed from the property.
Tuesday, Feb. 16
The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a complainant in the Promontory neighborhood reporting the theft of approximately 300 square feet of hardwood flooring. He said the material was delivered on Jan. 15 and he noticed the discrepancy Feb. 8 when he was unable to finish the flooring installation. He said the house is a jobsite and the doors are not always locked. Dispatch reports there were no initial suspects.
A deputy made contact with a resident in the Basin who wished to report various forms of harassment at her home. She said her family was planning to leave the home this past weekend.
Wednesday, Feb. 17
Deputies were dispatched to a home in the Basin on a psychiatric call. The caller stated that her friend called and said she was going to kill herself. Deputies made contact with the woman, who was "very intoxicated" and agreed to go to the hospital voluntarily. She was transported by ambulance to Park City Medical Center.
Deputies responded to a home in Kimball Junction after reports of a woman "yelling and making threats" to several contractors from her top patio. Deputies arrived and made contact with the woman, who they described as "extremely emotional" and very angry about several things she felt were wrong with her house. Deputies told the woman she needs to leave it to her attorney to resolve the issue and that if she continues to yell and make threats she will be arrested.
Thursday, Feb. 18
Deputies responded to the Tanger Outlet Center for a report of a vehicular burglary. The complainant told deputies she witnessed her purse being taken from her vehicle. She said the suspect left the scene in a green, older-model SUV. Deputies searched the area but did not locate the vehicle. No other witnesses or video evidence was identified. There is no suspect information at this time.
Deputies responded to Summit Self Storage after a report of theft. The complainant told deputies his storage unit was broken into and that items from his display cabinet were taken. He told deputies that most of the items taken were from foreign countries he visited during his career as a Marine. He said he was unsure of the dollar value of the items. No fingerprints were found on the cabinet. The lock on the garage door appeared to have been cut. The complainant said he believed the cabinet was the only thing ransacked. The incident has been forwarded to Investigations for follow-up on video surveillance, if any is available.
Friday, Feb. 19
Deputies responded to a home on Weber Canyon Road after a resident reported his neighbors trespassed on his property and that their dog was harassing his animals. He said he secured the neighbors’ dog and secured it in his outdoor kennel, and provided video of the neighbors climbing into the kennel and lifting the dog over the fence. The complainant said he told the neighbors they were trespassing and also called Summit County Animal Control, who said they would issue a citation to the neighbors. The responding deputy said the neighbors were gone upon arrival but messages were left instructing them to contact the Sheriff’s Office and provide a voluntary statement. The case is being sent to the County Attorney for screening.
Sunday, Feb. 21
A complainant called to report a vehicle theft in progress in Coalville. Deputies spotted the vehicle and attempted to stop it, but the suspect fled at a high rate of speed and veered into oncoming traffic. Due to the circumstances, a pursuit was not initiated and information was given to surrounding counties. Salt Lake authorities found the vehicle abandoned at a business in Parley’s Canyon. The suspect was found walking down I-80 and was arrested.
A complainant called to report three males inside his vehicle, which was parked in the driveway of his home in the Basin. He told deputies the males exited the vehicle and left the area on foot. Deputies were on the scene within a few minutes but the suspects were not located. The complainant told deputies it did not appear as though anything was taken. Salt Lake City Police later reported they had three males in their custody who admitted to stealing items from several vehicles in the Park City area. The suspects are in custody in Salt Lake.
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