Sheriff’s report: Lost hiker quickly found in eastern Summit County |

Sheriff’s report: Lost hiker quickly found in eastern Summit County

A South Jordan man who became lost last while hunting in eastern Summit County was quickly found, according to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.

The man, 56, was hunting on Oct. 31 in the Christensen Ranch/Hayne’s Ranch area of Upper Chalk Creek, a Sheriff’s report states. A Department of Public Safety Star 9 helicopter responded to the area and quickly located the missing hunter.

The report states he did not require or want medical attention. He was transported back to his hunting camp.

According to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement responded to several calls between Monday, Oct. 29, and Sunday, Nov. 4, including a driverless vehicle that crashed into the deck of a home in Summit Park.

Sunday, Nov. 4
A woman who signed up for a secret shopper position online contacted dispatch when she lost around $4,100 through purchasing eBay gift cards for the company. The names the woman had appeared to be fabricated and the phone numbers weren’t traceable.

Saturday, Nov. 3
Dispatch received reports from guests at a hotel in the Snyderville Basin about a potential domestic violence incident between a man and a woman. Hotel security escorted the suspect off the property before deputies arrived. The woman claimed the man repeatedly punched her in the face so she hit him with a phone. The case will be forwarded to the Summit County Attorney’s Office to be screened for charges.

A woman contacted dispatch after a man allegedly broke into her apartment in Coalville and assaulted her. The man was arrested under suspicion of burglary, kidnapping and aggravated assault.

Friday, Nov. 2
A deputy responded to a welfare check at a hotel in Kimball Junction after a male could be heard yelling. The deputy located the man in the lobby, and he was taken into custody for trespassing at the hotel after he was told not to return to the property in May. He was arrested for violating trespassing charge and under suspicion of possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and trespassing.

Thursday, Nov. 1
No significant incidents were reported.

Wednesday, Oct. 31
No significant incidents were reported.

Tuesday, Oct. 30
A blue Tacoma was found crashed into the back deck of a home in Summit Park. Deputies discovered the owner of the vehicle had put it in park and that it had rolled out of his garage into his neighbor’s deck, causing significant damage.

A man contacted dispatch after finding a tire on his vehicle had been cut while it was parked in front of his home in Pinebrook.

Monday, Oct. 29
Deputies responded to a domestic violence incident between a man and a woman at a South Summit home. The woman’s tires were slashed and deputies later found a man nearby with a large hunting knife. He was arrested under suspicion of intoxication and criminal mischief.

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