Sheriff’s report: Intoxicated minor enters vehicle that isn’t his
According to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement responded to several calls between Monday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 25, including a case of an intoxicated minor entering a vehicle that did not belong to him and refusing to exit.
Sunday, Nov. 25
A vehicle was stopped in South Summit for a traffic violation and deputies found marijuana. The driver was cited for possession of marijuana and released.
A $500 bike was taken from a garage in Oakley. An investigation was underway.
Saturday, Nov. 24
A shopping bag was left at a store in the Tanger Outlets. When the owner returned to get the bag, it was missing. An investigation was underway.
Friday, Nov. 23
When deputies stopped a vehicle in Kimball Junction for a traffic violation, they detected the smell of marijuana. The passenger admitted he had a bag in his coat containing marijuana. The passenger was cited for possession of marijuana and released.
Deputies performed nearly 40 traffic stops.
Thursday, Nov. 22
Deputies performed nearly 20 traffic stops and responded to one report of a vehicle leaving the road.
Wednesday, Nov. 21
A man who left a party in the Basin after allegedly smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol walked to a nearby gas station and climbed into a vehicle that wasn’t his. He refused to exit and was arrested under suspicion of disorderly conduct, intoxication, possession of marijuana, possession of tobacco by a minor and minor in consumption.
Deputies responded to two non-injury accidents and conducted 10 traffic stops during the morning.
Tuesday, Nov. 20
Deputies responded to a citizen assist at a home in the Kimball Junction area and discovered a woman involved in the dispute had an outstanding warrant. The woman was taken into custody and deputies found a drug suspected to be heroin in her possession. She was arrested under suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of someone else’s identification.
Deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident on a road in the Basin. The driver lost control of the vehicle and rolled it several times, sustaining some injuries. The driver was transported to a hospital in the Salt Lake City area.
Monday, Nov. 19
The manager of a business in Kimball Junction contacted dispatch to file a report about an employee who had stolen cash and grocery items from the store. The suspect, who was being detained, admitted stealing the money and about $400 worth of groceries over the last two months. The person was fired, banned from the property and issued a citation for theft.
Meredith Reed was elected to a two-year term as chair of the Summit County Democratic Party and said she sees an opportunity to ride the so-called blue wave that saw a Democratic surge nationally and within the state.