Police & Fire

Police Log: string of DUIs, aggravated assault at Park City Tow Yard

Friday, Jan. 19


On Jan. 1 and 16, the complainant reported engaging in two disputes with her roommates. She was contacted through Language Line and disclosed an ongoing rent-related disagreement with two tenants. The complainant inquired about the possibility of evicting the tenants and received information on Utah eviction laws. Additionally, she detailed prior incidents in which her roommates had kicked her in the leg and thrown a spoon at her.

The complainant was at work during the contact, and the reporting Deputy will conduct follow-up investigations regarding the past incidents.


Deputies received a report of theft from a skier from the top of Cabriolet lift at Canyons Resort. The complainant reported a pair of skis and poles were stolen from a ski rack between 3:20 and 3:40 p.m. Details for the skis, bindings, and poles were gathered, but no serial number was given. The incident was also reported to Canyons Resort Guest Services.

Friday, Jan. 26

Aggravated Assault

Sheriff’s deputies were called to Park City Tow Yard to address an ongoing car theft incident. Upon investigation, it was discovered that a patron tried to exit the premises without settling dues and inadvertently hit an employee with her vehicle in the process. Consequently, she was apprehended and charged with aggravated assault and theft of services.


A broadcast was made to find a potentially intoxicated driver in the Coalville area. The vehicle in question was located, and a traffic stop was conducted due to an equipment violation. Upon approaching the driver, a noticeable smell of alcohol emanated from the vehicle and signs of impairment were evident. The female driver consented to standardized field sobriety tests, which she performed poorly on.

Consequently, the female driver was arrested for a DUI, and her vehicle was impounded by Moore’s Towing under state tax regulations.

Possession of Fentanyl and Marijuana

Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for several traffic violations traveling westbound on highway I-80. Upon contact with the driver, deputies detected a strong scent of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. The driver told Deputies that he had a user amount of marijuana in the vehicle, a vehicle search revealed marijuana, paraphernalia, and an M30 fentanyl pill. The driver was arrested and booked into Summit County Jail without incident.

Saturday, Jan. 27

Possession of Marijuana

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 224 and Silver Springs Drive and the odor of marijuana was detected from the interior of the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted, and drugs and drug paraphernalia were located. The driver was cited for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and no proof of insurance.

Sunday, Jan. 28


Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling on Highway 224 and Bear Cub Drive for several traffic violations. The driver exhibited clear signs of inebriation and performed poorly on field sobriety tests administered by the deputies. He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and booked into the Summit County Jail. The vehicle was state tax impounded by Park City Towing.

Possession of Marijuana

After conducting a traffic stop on Old Ranch Road, deputies deployed a K-9 which subsequently indicated to the presence of the odor of narcotics in the vehicle. A probable cause search was conducted and yielded user amounts of marijuana. A passenger in the vehicle was found to have an active no bail warrant and was taken into custody.


While conducting a routine patrol in Oakley, deputies observed a vehicle traveling 15 mph in a 50 mph zone with its hazard lights on. Upon contact with the driver of the vehicle, deputies observed obvious signs of impairment. The driver was unable to complete standardized field sobriety tests and they were taken into custody for DUI.  Due to the driver’s level of intoxication, they were transported to Park City Medical Center where they were issued a citation for DUI and released.  The involved vehicle was state tax impounded by TR’S Towing.

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