Sheriff’s Report: May 24-26, 2017
Deputies respond to two cases of domestic violence
A 45-year-old North Summit woman died on Saturday of an apparent drug overdose, according to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.
A report states dispatch received a call about an overdose and when medical personnel responded, they found the victim already deceased.
The case is currently under investigation.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to several calls between Monday, May 22, and Sunday, May 28, including two cases of domestic violence.
Sunday, May 28
Deputies responded to a domestic violence incident between a man and a woman involving a knife at a South Summit home. The woman was arrested and preliminarily charged with aggravated assault and intoxication. The man refused medical treatment at the scene.
Deputies performed a welfare check on a woman at a home in the Basin after a man claimed she was potentially suicidal. Medical personnel responded and the woman was released. She was cited for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.
Saturday, May 27
A business in the Basin contacted dispatch after a man failed to pay for repairs on his vehicle and took his truck using a spare key.
Friday, May 26
A black Nike backpack was found at a Basin park. An investigation is ongoing.
Thursday, May 25
Someone stole a Ruger LCR Handgun from a Jeep while it was parked in South Summit.
Dispatch received a report about a domestic violence incident between a man and a woman near a school in the Basin. Deputies were unable to locate the woman, but determined no crime had occurred. An investigation is ongoing.
A 30-caliber suppressor was reportedly taken from a North Summit property sometime over the last four months.
Dispatch received a report about a woman who is staying in her vehicle in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest exposing herself. Deputies located the woman, however, she wasn’t cited.
Deputies were approached by a passing motorist about a driver traveling on the wrong side of a road in a Basin neighborhood. Deputies stopped the vehicle and the driver was arrested on preliminary charges of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
A man attempted to use a counterfeit $100 bill at a business in the Kimball Junction area, but deputies were unable to locate a suspect.
A Basin man contacted dispatch after someone claiming to be with the Sandy Police told him he was facing charges as a sex offender unless he wired $4,200 through Walmart. The caller identified himself as Detective Barksdale and used several phone numbers. The case is considered closed.
Wednesday, May 24
No significant incidents were reported.
Tuesday, May 23
Deputies responded to the report of an intoxicated male in the parking lot of a business in the Basin. He was arrested on preliminary charges of intoxication and transported to the Summit County Jail where deputies discovered he had an injury. He was transported in an ambulance to Park City Hospital and later released with a citation.
A man drove his pickup truck through the main gate of an East Side neighborhood, causing damage to both the gate and the vehicle. The driver was preliminarily charged with obstruction of justice, criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and leaving the scene of an accident.
Monday, May 22
Deputies stopped a vehicle on State Road 224 after discovering the driver had a suspended license for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. He was arrested and preliminarily charged with driving on a suspended license.
Employees at a business in the Kimball Junction are contacted dispatch about a man who was allegedly causing a disturbance while trying to return items. He was told not to return to the business.
A man’s vehicle was hit by another vehicle while it was parked at a business in the Basin. An investigation is ongoing.
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