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Police Log: Vehicle search leads to discovery of numerous drugs, passenger overdoses during search

Drug Related

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah —  Summit County Sheriff Deputies pulled over a suspicious vehicle while conducting a patrol on March 29, near the Castle Rock Exit on I-80. Deputies found a raw odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and a glass pipe with burn marks in plain view. The driver and passenger of the vehicle were detained. During the process, the passenger ingested fentanyl and overdosed. Deputies then performed life-saving measures multiple times, and the passenger was transported to Evanston for additional treatment. During a vehicle search, a half pound of fentanyl powder, 5.5 pounds of marijuana, many pills, and numerous large shards of meth were located. The driver was arrested and transported to Summit County Jail. The suspect is facing multiple charges.

Vehicle Burglary

Deputies were dispatched to a home on North Yorkton Lane on March 28 for a reported vehicle burglary. Two vehicles had items stolen. One vehicle had a smashed window that the suspect or suspects used to gain entry, and the second vehicle was left unlocked. Among the items stolen was a wallet containing credit cards. The stolen cards were used in Salt Lake City multiple times at several different stores. All transactions were declined due to possible fraud. Investigations are now looking at the case.

Deputies spoke with a victim of a vehicle burglary on March 27. The victim was at a party at the time of the burglary and had parked their vehicle in the garage. The victim stated that his registration papers, Prada glasses, and two colognes were stolen from the inside of the vehicle.

Theft

On March 25, an unidentified suspect entered the Sundial Lodge and stole a backpack and roller suitcase from the guest bag storage area. Among the many items stolen included a laptop, iPad, credit cards, and Bluetooth headphones. The credit cards were used in an attempt to make purchases at AC Marriott and Whole Foods by the suspect. All transactions were unsuccessful. Security footage from Whole Foods was collected and sent to investigations.

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