Summit County Sheriff Department

Summit County sheriff deputies have been investigating a rash of auto thefts and burglaries.  Working with officers from the Salt Lake Valley, they may have a couple of suspects responsible for the crimes.  Rick Brough has more.

Summit County sheriff officer's searched the Kamas area this Tuesday morning and advised local residents to keep their doors locked, that after burglary suspects in a high-speed chase with Park City police fled to South Summit. Rick Brough has more.

Highway Mishaps

Jan 28, 2014

Summit County sheriff deputies have been busy the past week with a variety of incidents and mishaps on the local roadways. Those include a chase from Wasatch County, and the crash of a cattle-hauling vehicle that resulted in the death of several animals. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County Jail

A high-speed chase on Christmas Eve day started in Utah County and finished in Hoytsville, and involved officers from the State Highway Patrol, Summit County deputies and Park City Police. Rick Brough has more.

At least two parents are unhappy with how the Summit County sheriff's office treated their kids after they were arrested for underage drinking at a Winter School graduation party. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Some 35 teenagers were arrested or cited early Sunday morning for drug and alcohol violations after police obtained a search warrant to enter a Trailside area home. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Summit County Sheriff deputies made an arrest in Oakley Wednesday night of a suspects who was wanted by police in Grantsville, after he lead officers thee in a high-speed chase , and grabbed a taser away from a Grantsville policeman after a struggle. Rick Brough has more. 

Summit County Sheriff's Capt. Justin Martinez will run for the Summit County Sheriff's office, and cites his experience and natural evolution into running for what he feels is an already highly effective department. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

After last week's arrests and the breakdown of a major Mexican drug cartel running meth, a rash of recent crimes, and three heroin overdoses in Summit County, law enforcement officials are ramping up their efforts to fight the war on drugs. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Summit County Sheriff Dave Edmunds was named as Sheriff of the Year at the annual Utah Sheriff's Association conference last week. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.