Sheriff’s Report: vehicles burglarized near Basin trailheads |

Sheriff’s Report: vehicles burglarized near Basin trailheads

June 7-9, 2017

Three vehicles were burglarized over the weekend while parked near trailheads in the Snyderville Basin, according to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.

Friday, a man contacted dispatch after returning from a hike and noticing the front, driver side window of his van had been smashed while it was parked near a trailhead in the Basin, the report states. A duffle bag with a T-shirt and pair of glasses were reported stolen.

Earlier in the day, another victim contacted dispatch from Salt Lake City to report his vehicle was burglarized and his rear window shattered while it was parked near a trailhead in the Jeremy Ranch neighborhood, located on Jeremy Road and Daybreaker Drive, a report states. The only items he reported missing were dirty bike clothes and his house key. At around the same time, a passerby contacted dispatch to report a suspicious vehicle.

A woman later reported a similar experience while parked at the railhead in Jeremy Ranch. At around 1:25 p.m., she returned to find the rear window of her vehicle had been shattered, a report states. A potted pepper plant and two empty retail bags were listed among the items stolen. An investigation is ongoing, the report states.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to several calls between Monday, May 29, and Saturday, June 4, including three separate deaths.

Saturday, June 3

Deputies responded to a potential domestic violence incident between a man and a woman at an apartment complex in the Kimball Junction area, but later determined no crime had occurred.

Friday, June 2

Deputies responded to a report of a potential domestic violence incident between a man and a woman at a North Summit home, but later determined no crime had occurred.

Employees at a business in the Kimball Junction area contacted deputies after receiving a counterfeit $20 bill from a woman. Deputies located the woman at her home and she claimed to have received it from her employer as a form of payment. The bill was booked into the Sheriff’s Office as evidence.

The U.S. Forest Service contacted dispatch about an abandoned vehicle that was wedged between some trees near a road in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. The car was impounded for no insurance.

Thursday, June 1

Deputies responded to a business in the Basin after dispatch received a report of a stolen U-Haul box van. An investigation is ongoing.

Wednesday, May 31

Dispatch received a report about an argument between a man and his adult son at a North Summit campground, but determined no crime had occurred. One of them men was taken to the Kimball Junction Transit Center to arrange a ride to Salt Lake City.

Deputies and medical personnel responded to a North Summit home after dispatch received a report that an 88-year-old woman had fallen. Medical personnel attempted life-saving measures, but the woman died at the scene.

Deputies delivered a temporary protective order to a South Summit man.

Deputies stopped a vehicle on Interstate 80 near mile marker 141 for a traffic violation and discovered a passenger in the vehicle had several outstanding warrants. He was arrested and also preliminarily charged with possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and paraphernalia.

A Basin woman contacted dispatch after she noticed the contents from her center console located on the front passenger seat. The woman obtained video surveillance and found footage of a man reportedly attempting to start the vehicle using the push-button start system.

A man who left his wallet at a business in the Basin contacted dispatch after two of his credit cards were used to rent a movie. He canceled the credit cards and the case is considered closed.

Dispatch received a report about a deceased 61-year-old North Summit woman.

Tuesday, May 30

A man contacted dispatch to report that his vehicle had been burglarized several days earlier while he was in the Kimball Junction area. An iPad was among the items stolen. The case is considered closed.

Monday, May 29

When deputies attempted a welfare check on a 70-year-old North Summit woman, she was found deceased in her home. Her death was not considered suspicious.

Dispatch received a report from a private towing company that a stolen vehicle was located in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the Kimball Junction area. The registered owner retrieved the vehicle.

A Basin man contacted dispatch after he received a letter from U.S. Bank indicating someone had fraudulently opened two accounts using his information. He was later contacted by his bank about a transfer that was attempted from his account, but did not go through. The case is considered closed because there is no suspect.

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