Police & Fire

Police Log: Hit and run havoc hits home in Park City

Monday, August 28

Hit and run

Deputies received a complaint that someone drove into her parked vehicle on Main Street in Kamas. A witness claimed to have seen a gray truck leave the area. A few hours later, the owner of the suspected car in Heber, Utah, was contacted. The driver denied being the one behind the wheel while visibly inebriated. The suspect claimed a friend of a friend was operating the truck when it struck the parked car, but the suspect was unable to identify the supposed operator.

Tuesday, August 29

When the victim returned from her shopping trip at TJ Maxx, she discovered that her vehicle, which was sitting unoccupied in the parking lot, had been damaged and the front bumper had fallen off. A witness who had spoken with the victim claimed to have seen a large black truck back into her vehicle and drove off. Despite searching the area for operational cameras, deputies were unable to locate any. Due to a lack of leads or supporting documentation, this case will be assumed to be closed.

Wednesday, August 30

Possession of drug paraphernalia

At the Chevron gas station at Kimball’s Junction, a vehicle was pulled over for a number of equipment infractions. The driver, who was the only occupant of the car, was discovered to have both an active traffic warrant and a suspended driver’s license. The motorist agreed to have his car searched during the traffic check, and the search turned up drug paraphernalia. After receiving a citation, the driver was released.

Warrant for arrest

A man was discovered to be sleeping inside of the Kimball Junction Transit Center. The male was identified and it was discovered that he had several active warrants for his arrest. The suspect was taken into custody for the warrants, and he was transported to the Summit County Jail without incident.

Thursday, August 31


A nearby resident reported seeing a suspicious homeless man driving a black Escalade near Fox Point Circle. The man was described as a white man with tattoos and a French bulldog. Officers discovered that the man’s automobile was being used as a residence, but he was nowhere to be found. The license plate belonged to a previous owner who had sold it to an unidentified person a week earlier. It also had stickers on it that were stolen decals. After shift change, the male was nowhere to be located.

Saturday, September 2

Warrant for arrest

Deputies were sent to Old Ranch Road to conduct a welfare check. According to the allegation, a male resident who lives with him had been intoxicated recently. The man was contacted by deputies and seemed to be in good health. A search of the records revealed a warrant for the person. Without incident, the individual was apprehended and sent to the Summit County jail.

Retail theft

While conducting a covert operation at Walmart, a suspect was contacted for retail theft. Per Walmart’s request, he was arrested for retail theft and trespassed from all Walmarts.


The complainant claimed he spent about 30 minutes inside while he was selling ice cream in the Smith’s parking lot. The complainant discovered his generator had been taken when he went back outside. Although Smith’s was investigated for video evidence, the owner of the cameras won’t be there until the following week. In NCIC, the Firman 3200 generator was reported stolen. Investigations were notified of this situation for further review.

Sunday, September 3


Deputies were sent to a call about an unidentified medical issue on Cottonwood Drive. The arrestee was discovered unconscious by deputies in the front seat of a Chevrolet pickup truck that was parked in front of the complainant’s house. The person who was arrested couldn’t speak and posed a risk to both himself and others. The incident was not severe enough to constitute drunk driving. The suspect was taken into custody and the vehicle was towed by Moore’s.

Monday, September 4 


Deputies responded to an assault report on Ute Boulevard. The victim said that a friend had hit him in the face. Due to his bruises, the sufferer was taken to the hospital. Prior to the arrival of law authorities, the second participant engaged fled the area. This case is still open.

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