Sheriff’s Report, Sept. 28-30, 2016
September 27, 2016
A Summit County man was arrested on Sunday after he allegedly left his 3-year-old son alone in his apartment while he drank at a nearby bar, according to the Summit County Sheriff's Office.
The man was arrested on preliminary charges of child abuse, criminal mischief, criminal trespass, domestic violence in the presence of a child and intoxication. Child abuse and criminal mischief, the most serious charges, are third-degree felonies.
According to the Sheriff's Office, dispatch received a call on Sunday about a man climbing a balcony to access a second-floor apartment. The apartment reportedly belonged to the boy's mother, who had picked up the toddler after learning he was left alone.
Witnesses claimed the man shattered the sliding glass door before several "loud crashes" were heard coming from inside the home, a report stated. He allegedly caused approximately $5,000 worth of damages.
After the man left, deputies found him hiding behind a dumpster. He was quickly taken into custody and transported to the Summit County Jail.
According to the Summit County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to numerous other calls between Monday, Sept. 19, and Sunday, Sept. 25, including two cases involving people who were potentially suicidal.
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Sunday, Sept. 25
Deputies are investigating an alleged sexual assault.
Deputies stopped a vehicle traveling on a Basin road because the driver was not wearing a seatbelt. He was arrested for an outstanding warrant and driving without a valid license.
Saturday, Sept. 24
Deputies responded to a hotel near Kimball Junction after dispatch received a report from the Salt Lake City Police Department about a potentially suicidal man. After he refused to exit the room, deputies entered and found the man unconscious. An empty bottle of vodka and prescription pills were found in the room. He was transported to Park City Hospital.
Employees at a business in the Kimball Junction area claimed a man and a woman left with several items, including a pair of wireless headphones and a Bluetooth speaker, without paying. An investigation is ongoing.
A cell phone and wallet were reportedly stolen from a vehicle while it was parked near Kimball Junction. The cell phone was later found near a playground in the area, but the wallet, several credit cards and personal items remain missing.
Employees at a hotel in the Basin contacted dispatch after noticing $300 and numerous keys missing from one of the offices. An investigation is ongoing.
A South Summit woman contacted dispatch claiming her neighbor had cut down trees on her property. No citations were issued because a deputy was present when the branches were removed by the neighbor after they had fallen in the road.
A man claimed someone damaged his customized golf cart while it was in a parking lot near Kimball Junction. An investigation is ongoing.
Friday, Sept. 23
Deputies responded to a domestic violence incident between a man and a woman at Basin hotel. The woman was arrested for an outstanding warrant and on preliminary charges of domestic violence.
Someone damaged a gate leading to a North Summit road.
Someone stole two water totes and an animal trap from a South Summit home. The items are reportedly worth approximately $280.
A woman contacted dispatch after finding two fraudulent charges on her account. An investigation is ongoing.
Dispatch received a report that someone was peering into vehicles and homes in a Basin neighborhood. No citations were issued.
Thursday, Sept. 22
Deputies arrested a man for an outstanding warrant and on preliminary charges of disorderly conduct after he entered a business in the Kimball Junction area wearing only a bathrobe.
Three men allegedly left a restaurant in the Kimball Junction area without paying. They had previously provided the server with their driver's licenses and an investigation is ongoing.
Someone hit a sign and an unoccupied vehicle in the Kimball Junction area. Deputies later located the driver in Wasatch County. An investigation is ongoing.
Deputies arrested a man for two outstanding warrants near a South Summit apartment complex. He was also preliminarily charged with criminal trespass.
Employees at a business in the Basin found a lock to the one of the gates leading to the pools broken. An investigation is ongoing.
Wednesday, Sept. 21
When deputies stopped a vehicle traveling westbound on Interstate 80, the driver gave deputies a driver's license that belonged to someone else. The driver was arrested on preliminary charges of unlawful possession of another's identification documents, providing false information to a police officer, failure to install an interlock ignition device and driving on a suspended license.
A woman contacted dispatch claiming she transferred approximately $1,400 to the company she had been working for to receive her payroll checks. She believes the company is fake. An investigation is ongoing.
Dispatch received a report that someone had broken the window on a vehicle while it was parked near a Basin trailhead. A dog leash remote was the only item reported missing. Another vehicle was later burglarized at a different trailhead, however, deputies believe the two incidents are connected. Witnesses described a white truck near both vehicles. An investigation is ongoing.
Tuesday, Sept. 20
Deputies responded to an alarm at a vacant building in the Basin.
A woman contacted dispatch complaining that someone at her South Summit apartment complex was using drugs. However, deputies were unable to locate any suspects and no citations were issued.
An employee at a business in the Kimball Junction area was arrested on preliminary charges of theft, for stealing an iPad Pro and approximately $164.
Someone put glue in the key hole and along the driver side door of a Basin woman's vehicle.
Deputies responded to a Basin home after dispatch received a report of a potentially suicidal juvenile. Deputies found the juvenile outside of his home. He was transported to Park City Hospital and involuntarily committed.
Monday, Sept. 19
Someone in Ohio allegedly opened a credit card under a Basin man's name. An investigation is ongoing.
Dispatch received a report from a South Summit man who claimed someone stole two mountain bikes from the roof of his van while it was parked in front of his home. An investigation is ongoing.
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