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Among the recent incidents reported by the Summit County Sheriff’s Office—a dispute between neighbors over their dogs led to a resident making charges of racism and police discrimination.

In another case, deputies tracked down a toddler who decided to leave her home for an adventure in the middle of the night.  

Sheriff’s Lt. Andrew Wright said deputies got a report of a dispute between neighbors in the Blackhawk Station area off Bitner Road, which began several weeks back.

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The Summit County Sheriff’s Office has reported a few interesting recent cases where juvenile misbehavior kept them busy.


Deputies got a call on Aug. 21 from a teen wilderness therapy program being held at Rockport State Park. They reported that two juveniles ran away from the program the previous night. It was suspected that they had stolen a marked vehicle from the state Division of Natural Resources parked at the marina.


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Summit County Sheriff deputies and fire personnel responded Saturday night to a brush fire in North Summit that was started by a target shooter.


Shortly after 7 p.m. on Aug. 29, deputies got the call about the fire in the Echo Ranches area.


Sheriff’s Lt. Andrew Wright said North Summit fire personnel also responded and contained the fire, which burned about six acres.


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Summit County Sheriff deputies responded to an accident in Oakley where a driver stopped to avoid hitting a child on a bike—but then struck another youngster.


The incident report said the accident occurred Wednesday night, July 15, on Rodeo Circle in Oakley.


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A Salt Lake Valley resident has died as the result of a rafting accident on the Weber River near Henefer.     The Summit County Sheriff’s Office noted that it’s still runoff season in the area.  

Sheriff’s Lt. Andrew Wright said the fatality was identified as 69-year-old Steven Devroom of Sandy.

He said the call about the accident came on Thursday the 28th, just after 1 p.m.    

The mishap involved two rafts with four people, including Devroom, his 22-year-old son, and two grandchildren, one of them a 12-year-old girl, according to available information.

A Coalville man who engaged in a brief standoff with police in January has been sentenced in Third District Court to three years of supervised probation.

The sentence was given on April 13th to 39-year-old Nicholas Allen Bosworth.

The Sheriff’s Department reported that on the morning of January 16th,, they responded to the Coalville residence of Bosworth’s girlfriend, who said that he had pointed a shotgun at her several times when they were arguing and threw a plastic box that lacerated her face.

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Among recent incidents reported by the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to two separate incidents where a gang of juveniles took an early-morning joy ride, consumed marijuana and beer---and forgot about social distancing.  

An incident report said that deputies responded to an address in Bear Hollow Village just before 3 in the morning on Tuesday, the 7th.

A resident complained about the noise from 8 juveniles running in and out of a car.  Deputies found the vehicle with a user amount of marijuana and several open beers can inside.

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The workday for the Summit County Sheriff’s Department has changed a little because of the COVID-19 shutdown.    But there is still a need for the deputies to be on patrol.

Sheriff’s Lieutenant Andrew Wright said their incident activity is down a bit, since residents have been instructed to self-isolate.    He said they are probably seeing fewer traffic accidents.

He said the focus for their officers is to patrol and be seen in areas that are still attracting residents, like grocery stores.

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A 14-year-old Salt Lake City boy was struck by a vehicle last weekend on a crosswalk at the Bitner Frontage Road.   

Deputies were dispatched at about 8:45 on Friday night, March 6th, to the intersection of Bitner Road and Glenwild Drive.  A witness reported seeing two people trying to cross Bitner, and added they were hard to see in the dark.

A vehicle apparently didn’t slow down and struck the boy in the crosswalk.   The youngster was taken to Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake and was found to have a severe concussion and other minor injuries.

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Recent incidents reported by the Summit County Sheriff’s Office  included a scuffle between customers at a local grocery, sparked by some racial insults.    But there were some unexpected twists in the story.

Sheriff’s Lt. Andrew Wright said that on Feb. 25th, deputies responded to a reported fight at the Pinebrook Fresh Market shortly after 8 a.m.

A man was talking to his daughter and when a women customer walked between them, he became angered.    The situation escalated when the man called her the “N” word and other racial slurs.

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Calls for the Summit County Sheriff’s Office didn’t slow down on Valentine’s Day.

Among the incidents, officers reported an arson fire at a house in Woodland; and they responded to a late-night noise complaint on the Woodward sports facility.  

On the morning of Friday, the 14th, at about 7:45, a deputy was the first on  scene at a residential structure fire in Woodland.   

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Among their recent incident reports, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office noted a couple of squabbles between residents; and continued problems with phone scammers.   

Sheriff's Lt. Andrew Wright  reported a dispute occurred Jan. 29th over snow removal in the Ranch Place neighborhood.    A contracted plow driver said he was pushing snow for a property and an adult male neighbor came out of his house, yelling profanities about where the snow was being pushed.

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A traffic stop by a Summit County Sheriff’s Detective on Sunday has resulted in the seizure of 26 pounds of methamphetamine and the arrest of a motorist.  

A press release issued Monday from the Sheriff’s Office said that the detective, who was assigned to the Homeland Security Investigation  Interdiction Taskforce, made a traffic stop of a 2009 Chevrolet Impala on eastbound Interstate 80 near Wanship.

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Park City Municipal Transportation Director Alfred Knotts was formally charged with three Class B Misdemeanors Monday morning, after a recent altercation at his home. 

Alfred Knotts was charged with assault and two counts of commission of domestic violence in the presence of a child, after being arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail just after midnight on Wednesday, Feb. 5. 

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Summit County deputies report that a brief stand-off last week with an armed suspect in Coalville led to a momentary lockdown of the schools in town.

The incident is among some of the recent calls to the Sheriff’s Office, including  assaults, rescues for citizens and a phone scam. 

Deputies reported that they arrested Nicholas Allen Bosworth, whose 39th birthday occurred on the day of the incident, January 16th.