Summit County Sheriff Department

Summit County Sheriff's Office

  On July 3, 2017 at approximately 4:20 A.M. Summit County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a kidnapping. The victim, a 45 year old female, escaped from a Summit County residence and telephoned 911. The victim stated she had been tied up, duct taped, and assaulted for three days. Deputies made contact with the victim and immediately transported her to the hospital for medical assessment. The suspect, identified as 47 year old Jason Stone, was located by deputies and arrested without incident.

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A fugitive from Texas was apprehended Sunday morning after a foot pursuit through the Newpark shopping center at Kimball Junction. The suspect, Zacharey Starkey, was detained through efforts by Summit County and Park City officers, with a state helicopter helping to pin him down. Rick Brough has more.

The former police chief of Kamas has filed suit in the Third District Court against Summit County, former County Sheriff David Edmunds, and the city of Kamas. Adam Jones says he lost his job as chief because of a malicious prosecution against him -- which was ultimately dropped by the county -- which alleged he mishandled a domestic violence complaint against his brother and tried to cover it up. Rick Brough reports.

Wallet Stolen While Customer Shops For Groceries

May 26, 2017

A Park City resident shopping at the Kimball Junction Smith's Grocery Store, had her wallet stolen from her purse while she shopped for produce.  It happened on May 8th about 12:30 pm.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

Summit County Sheriff’s deputies were involved in a high speed chase early Thursday morning after attempting a traffic stop at the intersection of State Route 44 and Ute Boulevard. Carolyn Murray has more:

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The Summit County Sheriff’s Department is investigating two separate episodes involving an adult man approaching children who were walking home from their bus stop.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

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The Summit County Sheriff says he will keep a cease-and-desist order he put in place Friday afternoon for helicopters at the Sundance Film Festival, despite a judge's ruling that allows the choppers to keep landing through the weekend. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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A man is in custody after leading police on a high speed chase. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Following a two-month investigation, a Snyderville Basin resident was arrested in Kamas and charged as a sexual predator.  The suspect attempted to entice what he thought was a 13-year-old girl over the internet.  Rick Brough has more.

A vacationing British motorcyclist died Wednesday when he crashed headone into a pickup while traveling on the wrong side of the Wolf Creek Pass highway. Rick Brough has more on that and other incidents from Summit County's police report.

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