Impaired drivers, impaired drivers, and more impaired drivers highlight the calls for service made to the Park City Police Department (PCPD) and the Summit County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD) for the week of May 24 to May 31.
- Criminal mischief was reported to the SCSD at the Elk Meadows Apartments on Kilby Rd. Three of the four tires of a car parked there overnight were punctured with a sharp object.
- A call came into the PCPD accusing road construction crew members working on the Snow Creek pipeline of rudeness.
- A car was pulled over by the SCSD off of SR 224 after SCSD deputies observed a moving violation. There was an odor of marijuana. During a probable cause search of the vehicle, deputies located a glass pipe and a user amount of what appeared to be marijuana. The driver was ticketed for misdemeanor possession.
- Witness reported that a man was driving on the wrong side of the street in Trailside. The car was swerving and almost hit several other cars before parking at Trailside Park. Deputies found the man there inside his car and attempted to administer a field sobriety test. He participated in some parts before refusing to complete the test and was arrested for suspicion of DUI.
- The SCSD was notified of a possible intoxicated driver that had just picked her children up from school. The car was located and pulled over. SCSD made contact with the driver, and signs of impairment were observed. There was also an odor of alcohol coming from the driver’s mouth. The driver participated in field sobriety tests on which she performed poorly. She was subsequently taken into custody for suspicion of DUI and transported to the Summit County Jail without incident. The involved vehicle and children were released to the father.
- SCSD deputies conducted a traffic stop for a taillight violation on SR 32, which circumnavigates the Jourdanelle Reservoir. Deputies observed signs of impairment for which the driver admitted to drinking earlier in the day. A field sobriety test was given and performed poorly on. The driver was arrested, the vehicle was impounded.
- A call was made to the SCSD regarding an alleged assault in Jeremy Ranch. A Salt Lake City woman in her forties had met a Park City man in his forties on the dating app Tinder. She went to his home in Jeremy Ranch. She said he pushed her into a wall, and he said she was the one who assaulted him. Two other witnesses were also interviewed and gave differing accounts. The case will be sent to the County Attorney’s office for further review.