Summit County Sheriff Department

Summit County Sheriff
11:44 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Jeffs In Trouble For Refusal Of Cooperation

A police call about a parking problem recently led to a suspect being booked in the County Jail, after he wouldn't give his name to an officer, refused to cooperate, and even had to be held in position for his booking photo.
After a week in the county lock-up, the suspect, identified as Rulon P. Jeffs, was released last Wednesday by Summit County's Justice Court. Rick Brough has more.

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Second Suicide
4:16 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Another Death Marks Weber Canyon

Summit County Sheriff deputies responded to the report of an Oakley resident who shot himself late Thursday afternoon. Rick Brough has more.

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Death Investigation
11:57 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Woman Identified In Suicide Shooting

The Summit County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman who was found dead Friday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at a cabin in Weber Canyon. Rick Brough has more.

A press statement identified the victim as 43-year-old Jane S. Persinger of Salt Lake City. She was found by officers shortly after 5 PM Friday on the front porch of a cabin with a gunshot wound to the chest.

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Death Investigation
1:38 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Weekend Death Looks To Be Suicide

Summit County Sheriff's officers are investigating the shooting death of a woman which took place Friday night in a cabin neighborhood up Weber Canyon. The investigation is still preliminary, but indications are that the case is a suicide. Rick Brough has more.

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Inter-agency Cooperation
2:58 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Summit And SLC Sheriffs Partner To Solve Local Crimes

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.

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Local News
4:20 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Burglary Suspects Flee To Kamas

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.

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Local News
4:49 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Highway Mishaps

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.

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Car Chase
2:52 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Multi-county Car Chase Ends In Arrests

Christian Burk Hughes and Mikele Lister
Credit 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.

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Underaged Drinking Arrests
4:18 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Parents Unhappy About How Summit County Sheriff's Office Treated Kids After Arrest

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.

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Legal
9:26 am
Mon November 25, 2013

35 Youths Arrested At Party In Trailside

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.

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