Sheriff’s Report, Sept. 14-16, 2016
A South Summit man allegedly threatened to shoot an employee at a local movie theater over the price of popcorn, according to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.
The man allegedly threatened to get a gun and shoot the employee if he was charged the full price for a bucket of popcorn, a report states. However, the employee admitted he did not feel threatened and felt it was just “idle talk.”
Deputies spoke with the man at his South Summit home and he denied making the comments, though, he admitted he was frustrated over the snack prices. The man was asked not to return to the movie theater. No charges were filed on behalf of the employee.
According to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to numerous other calls between Tuesday, Sept. 6, and Sunday, Sept. 11, including three cases involving potentially suicidal people.
Sunday, Sept. 11
No significant incidents were reported.
Saturday, Sept. 10
Deputies responded to a South Summit home after receiving a report of a potentially suicidal man. Deputies negotiated with the man for more than two hours before convincing him to exit his home. He was transported to Park City Hospital and involuntarily committed.
A woman claimed a man she knew assaulted her in the Kimball Junction area. An investigation is ongoing.
Deputies responded to a hotel in the Kimball Junction area after dispatch received a report of a man acting suspiciously. The man, who had been involved in a fight with another man, was arrested on preliminary charges of assault.
Friday, Sept. 9
Dispatch received a report that several items were taken from a woman’s car in the parking lot of a Kimball Junction-area business, including three German passports.
A Trek mountain bike worth approximately $3,000 was reported stolen a Basin home.
A Lehi woman contacted dispatch after noticing several items were missing from her vehicle and assumed the items were taken while she was parked in the parking lot of a Kimball Junction-area business.
A woman contacted dispatch claiming that a man has been threatening her boyfriend and offering rewards on social media for information about him.
Deputies responded to a North Summit home on a report of a potentially suicidal woman. She was transported to Park City Hospital and involuntarily committed.
Deputies responded to a potential domestic violence situation at a North Summit home, however, they found no evidence of a crime. The parties agreed to separate for the night.
Dispatch received a report that three buildings in a Basin neighborhood had been spray-painted. An investigation is ongoing.
Thursday, Sept. 8
Deputies observed a large fire at a South Summit construction site. The property owner was cited for reckless burning and burning without a permit.
Deputies responded to a South Summit home and arrested a man for an outstanding warrant after dispatch received an anonymous tip.
A man contacted dispatch claiming someone used his credit card at stores in the Kimball Junction area. An investigation is ongoing.
Deputies stopped a vehicle traveling the wrong way on Interstate 80 and arrested the driver on preliminary charges of possession with intent to sell and possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. A passenger was also preliminarily charged with of possession with intent to sell and possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.
Wednesday, Sept. 7
Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding on Interstate 80 and arrested the driver for an outstanding warrant. He was also preliminarily charged with possession of a drug presumed to be methamphetamine and several traffic offenses.
Deputies stopped a vehicle in the Kimball Junction area for no proof of insurance and found paraphernalia, tobacco and a drug presumed to be marijuana. The driver was given a juvenile referral for driving without a driver’s license and possession of paraphernalia and marijuana. The passenger was given a referral for possession of paraphernalia and tobacco. They were both released to their parents.
Residents of a South Summit apartment complex contacted dispatch after noticing a man acting suspiciously. Deputies were unable to locate the man.
Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding on a Basin road and arrested the driver for an outstanding warrant. The driver was arrested on preliminary charges of driving on a suspended license and failure to install an interlock ignition device.
Employees at a business in the Kimball Junction area contacted dispatch about a homeless man who was sleeping on the stairwell and scaring people.
A South Summit man was found deceased at his home. His death is not considered suspicious.
Someone stole several items from a vehicle while it was parked on a Basin road.
A Basin woman contacted dispatch claiming someone put sugar in the gas tank of her car.
Tuesday, Sept. 6
A Toyota 4Runner ran into the back of a Porsche Boxster on State Road 224, allegedly causing more than $1,500 in damages.
Deputies responded to a report of a potentially suicidal woman at a South Summit residence. She was transported to Park City Hospital and involuntarily committed.
A man turned himself into the Summit County Jail for an outstanding warrant.
Deputies responded to a South Summit business after dispatch received a report of a man acting suspiciously. He was arrested for an outstanding warrant and on preliminary charges of possession of a controlled substance.
Dispatch received a report that a white GT Avalanche Mountain Bike with red lettering and a Silver Star Sports sticker was stolen.
A damaged Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge phone was found on a road in a Basin neighborhood. An investigation is ongoing.
A woman claims a vehicle almost struck her while she was riding her bike with her infant son and husband on a Basin road. The woman did not want to press charges and the driver was not issued a citation.
A woman’s claims her credit card was fraudulently used at a business in the Kimball Junction area. An investigation is ongoing.
Deputies responded to a property line dispute between two Basin homeowners after one man claimed his neighbor removed the back wall of his patio. The case will be forwarded to the county attorney’s office.
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