Sheriff’s Report: three separate deaths
Aug. 16-18, 2017
According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to several calls between Monday, Aug. 14, and Sunday, Aug. 20, including three separate deaths.
Sunday, Aug. 20
Dispatch received a report about an injured moose calf on a Basin road. Deputies decided to leave the moose cow and calf in the area after speaking with state wildlife officials. The cow has reportedly been aggressive to residents and they were instructed to stay away from it.
A Basin man contacted dispatch after he received a notice that a bank account under his name had been closed. A $5,000 loan was taken from an online lender in his name and deposited into an account. An investigation is ongoing.
A Basin man was arrested for violating a protective order. He was also preliminarily charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and a drug presumed to be methamphetamine, and possession of a firearm by a restricted person. He was transported to the Summit County Jail.
Saturday, Aug. 19
A woman was detained on suspicious of taking items from a Kimball Junction-area business. She was cited for shoplifting and trespassing and was released.
Friday, Aug. 18
A man was arrested at a South Summit business on preliminary charges of intoxication.
Thursday, Aug. 17
No significant incidents were reported.
Wednesday, Aug. 16
A suspicious vehicle was stopped near a South Summit park and deputies issued a citation for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.
Employees at Summit County’s Three Mile Landfill contacted dispatch after finding a man stuck inside the landfill. He reportedly admitted to employees that he had been scavenging the dump for several nights. He left on foot before deputies arrived and they were unable to locate him. But, they found an abandoned vehicle believed to be the suspect’s nearby in a ditch. An investigation is ongoing.
A man contacted dispatch after a property he owns in the Basin was fraudulently sold with a forged signature. An investigation is ongoing.
Tuesday, Aug. 15
A 28-year-old man from Morgan County was found deceased at a hotel in the Basin. An initial investigation revealed nothing suspicious about the death. An investigation is ongoing.
Deputies stopped a vehicle in the Kimball Junction area and arrested two men with outstanding warrants and on preliminary charges of possession of drug paraphernalia.
A laptop and three pairs of shoes were reported stolen from a home in the Basin.
Monday, Aug. 14
While performing a welfare check near a business in the Kimball Junction area, deputies found an unconscious woman. She was given two doses of Narcan, which is used for emergency treatment of suspected opioid overdoses, and transported to an area hospital. A man who was with the woman was arrested and preliminarily charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia, and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.
Dispatch received a report that a 67-year-old Ogden man fell at a campground in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and was unconscious. When medical personnel arrived, life-saving measures were performed. However, he was pronounced deceased.
A 42-year-old Park City woman was found deceased in an apartment in the Kimball Junction area. An initial investigation found nothing suspicious, but a follow-up is being conducted.
Two people took approximately $75 worth of merchandise from a business in the Kimball Junction without paying. The suspects were seen on camera removing items from boxes and putting them in their pockets. An investigation is ongoing.
A former Summit County victim advocate who was facing a felony count of misusing public money pleaded guilty Tuesday to a lesser charge in a deal with prosecutors.