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Police Log: slew of DUI charges in the month of May

Saturday, May 4

Intoxication

Deputies responded to a disturbance at the Canyon Creek Apartments. Due to the high level of intoxication among all the individuals involved, deputies could not fully comprehend the situation. One person, who had nowhere to go and insufficient clothing for the rainy weather, was arrested and taken to the Summit County Jail.

DUI

A vehicle was pulled over on Rasmussen Road for a traffic violation. Following an investigation, it was found that the driver was under the influence of alcohol. The driver was subsequently arrested and taken to the SCSO Jail.

Tuesday, May 7

Pursuit, Retail Theft

At around 23:20, deputies responded to a report of retail theft in the Kimball Junction area. En route to the call, they spotted the suspect vehicle on Ute Blvd. The vehicle turned south on Route 224, and after a brief pursuit, it stopped on Bear Hollow. The driver, who was the sole occupant, was apprehended and booked on multiple charges, including retail theft, possession of a controlled substance, and evading a police officer.

Possession of Methamphetamine

Deputies were dispatched to the Bell Sinclair in Silver Creek after a clerk recognized a vehicle involved in a previous counterfeit currency case. The pickup truck, which was connected to a fifth wheel, was parked in the trucker lot. Officers ordered the occupants to exit the camper, and a woman complied but refused to say if anyone else was inside. Eventually, four individuals were taken into custody for possession of methamphetamine and other charges. Detectives towed the camper and pickup to the SCSO. The investigation was ongoing at the end of the shift.

Wednesday, May 8

DUI

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling on SR-224 after noticing a traffic violation and erratic lane movement. Following an investigation, the driver was arrested and booked on suspicion of DUI.

Thursday, May 9

Possession of Marijuana

Sheriff’s deputies initiated a traffic stop upon discovering an active arrest warrant for the driver during a registration check on highway SR-224. While conducting the stop, a narcotics detection canine indicated the presence of narcotics, leading to a search of the vehicle which uncovered small quantities of THC products. Subsequently, the driver was arrested for the outstanding warrants and for possession of a controlled substance.

Saturday, May 11

DUI

Deputies responded to a vehicle the stopped on the side of SR 224.  Following an investigation the driver and sole occupant was arrested for a DUI along with additional drug charges.

Sunday, May 12

DUI

Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing a traffic infraction. After an investigation, the driver was arrested and booked on suspicion of DUI, possession of an open container, and driving without a valid driver’s license.

Tuesday, May 14

Possession of Marijuana

A motorist was pulled over on SR-224 for excessively speeding. Upon interacting with the driver, law enforcement detected a potent smell of marijuana emanating from the vehicle interior. The driver confessed to lacking a medical marijuana card and admitted to being uninsured. Upon searching the vehicle, authorities discovered around 60 grams of unprocessed marijuana and related paraphernalia. Consequently, the driver was apprehended, and the vehicle was towed by Park City Towing.

Wednesday, May 15

Possession of Methamphetamine

A vehicle was pulled over on highway SR-224 due to a taillight violation. Upon checking the driver, who was the only person in the vehicle, it was found that they had an active warrant. Subsequently, the driver was apprehended for the outstanding warrants. During a search of the vehicle, quantities of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were discovered. The driver was then taken into custody and booked into the SCSO jail, facing multiple charges.

Saturday, May 18

DUI

Officers were sent to investigate a report of a vehicle exhibiting erratic driving behavior around Redstone and Newpark. Upon arrival at the Jeremy Ranch Store, both the driver and the vehicle were found. The driver consented to undergo standardized field sobriety tests. Following the tests, the driver was arrested for a DUI, and the vehicle was impounded by Park City Towing for state tax reasons.

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