Sheriff’s report: Homeless man trespassed at Kimball Junction business
According to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement responded to several calls between Tuesday, Feb. 19, and Sunday, Feb. 24, including a case involving a homeless man sleeping in a store in Kimball Junction.
Sunday, Feb. 24
Dispatch received a report that someone was painting on a tunnel under Interstate 80 near Echo. When deputies responded, they found the suspect and he admitted to the vandalism. He was cited for criminal mischief and released.
Saturday, Feb. 23
Deputies performed 11 traffic stops, responded to one hit-and-run accident and two disturbing the peace reports. No other significant incidents were reported.
Friday, Feb. 22
A vehicle listed as stolen was recovered in the Salt Lake area. The vehicle’s owner had filed a report last month after he let his friend borrow it, but it was never returned.
Thursday, Feb. 21
Deputies responded to a report of a domestic violence incident between a man and a woman in Marion that had occurred 22 days prior. The woman said her ex-boyfriend pointed a gun at her during a dispute and detained her for two hours to prevent her from calling police. The man denied the incident occurred. The case will be sent to the county attorney’s office to screen for charges.
Wednesday, Feb. 20
The manager of a store in Kimball Junction filed a report about a homeless man that had been sleeping in the store, disturbing employees. The manager told deputies the man made female employees uncomfortable. He was found sitting in the lobby and was told not to return to the store.
Tuesday, Feb. 19
Deputies responded to an apartment in Kimball Junction on a report of a domestic violence incident that occurred in 2017. The woman told deputies her ex-husband threw a laptop at her head, causing a cut that needed stitches. An investigation was underway and the case was sent to the county attorney’s office to screen for charges.
Deputies performed four traffic stops and responded to three traffic accidents and two parking problems.
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