Sheriff’s Report: Park City man crashes motorcycle after evading law enforcement
May 24-26, 2017
A 40-year-old Park City man who nearly led Summit County deputies and Park City Police officers on a high-speed pursuit sustained a broken leg in the Three Kings area of Park City after crashing his motorcycle, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
On Sunday, May 21, a report states a sergeant with the Sheriff’s Office observed two black motorcycles racing on State Road 224. He reportedly attempted to perform a traffic stop on one of the suspects while Park City Police officers attempted to pull over the other bike, with no success.
According to the report, the suspect briefly pulled over to the side of the road before accelerating back towards S.R. 224. It says a pursuit was not initiated because of heavy traffic.
An injury accident was later reported in Park City and officers found the suspect with multiple injuries, including a broken leg. He was transported by ambulance to Park City Hospital. The Summit County Attorney’s Office will screen the case for charges.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to several calls between Sunday, May 14, and Sunday, May 21, including two cases of suspect fraudulent activity.
Saturday, May 20
Dispatch received a report about an intoxicated and potentially suicidal man at an apartment complex in the Kimball Junction area. He was transported to Park City Hospital for a voluntary evaluation after he requested to talk to a psychologist.
Deputies observed a man take a purse from a woman near a business in the Basin. The man was arrested for violating a protective order and was transported to the Summit County Jail. The woman, who was reportedly intoxicated, was transported to Park City Hospital.
Friday, May 19
A man and woman were arrested for outstanding warrants and preliminarily charged with theft and possession of paraphernalia after employees at a business in the Kimball Junction area caught them attempting to take items without paying for them. Deputies located the suspects and additionally charged the man with a theft that occurred last week at the same business.
Deputies performed a registration check on a vehicle in the Kimball Junction area and discovered the vehicle did not have current registration or insurance, and the registered owner had an outstanding warrant. The driver was arrested and preliminarily charged with possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Thursday, May 18
A Basin man reported $6,500 was electronically transferred from his checking account to a computer repair company in South Carolina without his permission. The company also filed a fraud report with local law enforcement officials and the money will reportedly be returned within a few days.
Two leaf blowers, a trimmer and lawn mower were stolen out of a truck while it was parked near a business in the Kimball Junction area. An investigation is ongoing.
A Basin man claimed he loaned his gun to a friend and it was stolen while in his possession. An investigation is ongoing.
Wednesday, May 17
Dispatch received a report about an intoxicated man at a restaurant in the Kimball Junction area. Deputies found the suspect in the lobby of a nearby hotel, but he was unable to book a room. He insisted on providing a breath sample and he was arrested on preliminary charges of intoxication.
A man contacted dispatch after he received a phone call from someone claiming he had a virus on his computer and needed to purchase three gift cards from Walmart to remove the virus. The man did not purchase the cards. An investigation is ongoing.
Tuesday, May 16
Sometime between May 11 and May 15, a North Summit camp was broken into. The lock to the main gate was taken and several other locks were broken. A four-wheeler belonging to the camp had been moved and was possibly used to damage several picnic tables.
Monday, May 15
A request for a protective order and two civil stalking injunctions were served at the Sheriff’s Office and on Main Street in Park City.
A man contacted dispatch after his employee’s trailer had been broken into while it was parked on a Basin road. Two painting tools, valued at approximately $4,700, were taken. A receipt was located on scene that could possibly belong to a suspect. An investigation is ongoing.
Someone accessed a storage compartment on a South Summit man’s truck and stole two fishing rods. An investigation is ongoing.
A South Summit man contacted dispatch twice over the course of a three days to request deputies be present while he went on to his neighbor’s property to open his irrigation gates. He was allowed on the property, but deputies reported it may be an ongoing issue.
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