Summit County police blotter
June 3, 2013
Editor’s note: The police blotter is written from incident reports provided by local police departments and the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. All individuals named are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Silverthorne Police Department
Two men were arrested and charged with first-degree assault in Silverthorne May 3, after they allegedly jumped and beat up a teenager on his way home from a party.
The 17-year-old was bleeding from numerous cuts and abrasions on his face when authorities contacted him on Fourth Street at approximately 11 p.m. He said he had been at a house party nearby when three men attacked him, according to a report from the Silverthorne Police Department.
Officers followed up at the residence where the party was taking place. The host said there had been a “squabble” and claimed she’d thrown everyone out before the issue escalated, but wasn’t forthcoming when asked about the suspects in the assault, the report states. From her vague description of where the individuals lived, officers were able to track down two of the suspects.
They both admitted to being at the party but said they hadn’t been in any kind of physical altercation, according to the report.
They were taken into custody and transported to the jail. The report states the case is still active and additional arrests are expected.
The alleged victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance, according to the report. His current condition is unknown.
DUI with kids in tow
A man was arrested for child abuse in Silverthorne May 6, after he was stopped on suspicion of drunk driving with two children in the backseat of the vehicle.
Officers pulled the vehicle over at approximately 8:30 p.m. after noticing its taillights were malfunctioning. The driver, who was accompanied by a woman in the front seat and two kids in the back, appeared to be intoxicated and was drooling and chewing gum, a Silverthorne police report states.
The man claimed to have a driver’s license that was not on his person, but admitted to not having car insurance, according to the report.
The driver allegedly agreed to and failed a series of roadside sobriety tests. The report states he became belligerent when officers handcuffed him and began screaming obscenities.
He was booked at the Summit County Jail on charges of DUI, no proof of insurance and two counts of child abuse, according to the report.
— Daily News staff reports