Sheriff’s Report, Jan. 14-16, 2015 |

Sheriff’s Report, Jan. 14-16, 2015

Summit County Sheriff’s Deputies quickly located an 8-year-old girl who was reported missing when she failed to return home from an after-school program Wednesday.

According to sheriff’s logs, her mother reported her as missing after the bus to drop her off never arrived. Several officers from multiple agencies assisted in searching for the girl, the report stated.

However, the youngster was spotted in a different area by an alert citizen.

A woman noticed the girl wandering around Liberty Peak and drove the girl to Park City Fire Station 33. She was later reunited with her mother.

Sergeant Ron Bridge said a miscommunication and a language barrier led to the girl being dropped off at the wrong location. The girl speaks predominantly Spanish.

Bridge said the total time from when she was reported missing to when she was reunited with her mother was less than 30 minutes.

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Deputies responded to numerous other calls between Monday, Jan. 5 and Saturday, Jan. 10, including the following

Saturday, Jan. 10

Following a traffic stop for speeding in South Summit, deputies detected an odor of alcohol coming from the driver. The driver admitted to drinking and was subsequently arrested for DUI.

While on foot patrol in the Kimball Junction area, a deputy recognized a man with an active warrant. The man was arrested for the $435 warrant and taken to the Summit County Jail.

Friday, Jan. 9

Deputies assisted the Park City Police Department in responding to a large house party. PCPD officers made several arrests of intoxicated and uncooperative attendees. Deputies assisted with processing and released one juvenile to her guardian.

A woman reported that her car had been broken into near Kimball Junction. The passenger side window had been broken. The woman listed her purse among the items missing, with more than $3,200 in it.

Following a traffic stop on a vehicle driving westbound on Interstate 80, deputies discovered warrants for both the driver and passenger. Both were arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.

Thursday, Jan. 8

Deputies responded to a residence in the Snyderville Basin after receiving reports of squatters. Drugs, paraphernalia and a generator were recovered, along with ammunition rounds for a handgun. One of the suspected squatters has a $25,000 warrant out of Summit County’s Third District Court.

A suspect stole a laser level out of the back of a pickup in the parking lot of retail store near Silver Summit.

Wednesday, Jan. 7

A North Summit woman reported she received notification of a pending check from a check cashing facility that she didn’t write. Deputies are gathering bank statements and cashed checks.

Tuesday, Jan. 6

Deputies initially responded to a 911 call from a residence near the Canyons of someone reporting an intoxicated male causing a disturbance. The suspect was cited and transported from the scene.

Upon responding to the report of someone inside a North Summit building with a flashlight, deputies saw a man fleeing the area on foot. After a short foot chase, the suspect was taken into custody. Cash and other small items were recovered from the suspect.

Monday, Jan. 5

Deputies were dispatched on reports of a past occurred theft from a construction site, where a saw, a compressor, and a generator were among the items missing. Deputies were dispatched to the Kimball Junction area to conduct a follow-up on a stolen vehicle from the previous night. The complainant called dispatch and advised he found his vehicle in a different parking garage than he normally uses and forgot it was there.