Bingham County Sheriff’s Log: Dec. 30 – Jan. 6

This log is only a partial report of all incidences reported to the Bingham County Sheriff’s Office. It contains only those incidences that occur in northern Bingham County. In this area, the Sheriff’s Department handles dozens of emergency calls each week, deploying police, fire, and medical services. Names and specific addresses have been omitted. These statements below materially represent the information in each report with only grammatical changes for flow and clarity. The following is a list of most of the incidents reported and responded to by Bingham County Deputies between Dec. 30 through Jan. 6.

Dec. 30

6:35 a.m.         A caller reported a cooler was in the middle of the northbound lane of I-15 near Exit 98. 

6:40 a.m.         Accident – A deputy responded to a vehicle accident on northbound I-15 near Exit 98, where a 2014 Ford Focus had hit something in the middle of the freeway.  They exited the interstate at Exit 98 and were waiting for the officer. 

7:41 a.m.         Accident – A deputy responded to a 2-vehicle accident west of the Goshen Townsite.  The deputy reported no injuries. 

11:55 a.m.       Abandoned Vehicle – A deputy responded to an abandoned vehicle near 1200 N. US Highway 91, south of Shelley.

1:23 p.m.         Animal Complaint – A deputy was dispatched to 900 E. 1100 N.to remove a dead dog from the roadway.

Dec. 31

1:11 a.m.         A deputy found an open door at Firth High School. 

8:55 a.m.         Animal Complaint – A caller southwest of the city of Firth reported missing a red and black, curly-hair male Airdale, which went missing.  It is not neutered or chipped.  It also has no collar.

11:29 a.m.       Animal Complaint – A person on E. River Road reported as he was walking along the river this morning when he came upon a man with two unleashed dogs.  The two dogs tried to bite him.  He has had a similar run in before with this man and his dogs. He does not know the man’s name or where he lives.  But, he drives a gray truck.   The individual wanted to talk with a deputy.     

2:43 p.m.         An individual living in Jameston Estate’s northeast of Shelley reported missing mail from his mailbox.  The Shelley Post Office reportedly told him there had been mail thefts in the area.  Dispatch did not find any past reports of mail theft in the area.  However, Bonneville County dispatched has handled reports of mail theft on their side of 1500 North.   Mail belonging to Bingham County residences were located in a field and sent to the Shelley Post Office.   However, none of it belongs to the caller. 

4:13 p.m.         A deputy responded to a wreck on northbound I-15 near Exit 108.  A truck had hit a car, which went off the freeway into a field.  No other information was given.

7:24 p.m.         Motorist Assist – A caller near the intersection of 1100 E. 1200 N. reported finding a female lying on the ground next to a stopped vehicle with its hazard lights on.  She was conscious and breathing.  No further details were given.  

 Dec. 31

10:55 p.m.       Fireworks Complaint – An individual living south of Shelley reported someone in the area of Baseline Road was shooting off illegal fireworks. 

Jan. 1

8:27 a.m.         Civil Standby – A caller west of Shelley asked for a deputy to be present when her ex-husband picks up their children at 9 a.m.

12:05 p.m.       Animal Complaint – Lost – An individual northeast of Basalt reported missing two black Austrian Shepards, male and female, wearing leather collars. 

12:20 p.m.       A deputy was dispatched to a residential home east of Shelley after an individual called 911 on a landline saying, “I will never accept Mullock.” He then claimed there was no emergency.  Dispatch advised him he had called 911, and they planned to dispatch an officer to the home.     

4:32 p.m.         Accidental Shooting – A man in the Firth area was accidentally shot in the hand by a shotgun. 

Jan. 2

8:02 a.m.         Motorist Assist – A caller east of Shelley reported that she ran off the road and is stuck on her way to work. 

3:32 p.m.         An individual southeast of Shelley reported her son had just received a Snapchat video from someone he doesn’t know.  The person on the video was holding a gun and saying, “Where are you at?” The caller said they found fresh shoe prints in the snow around their house and that “someone came up to the front door and ran away.” They also found fresh tire tracks in the snow but did not see the vehicle. 

11:50 p.m.       Suspicious Activity – A person near Shelley reported numerous puppies in a shop not being cared for properly.  They suspect it is a puppy mill.

Jan. 3

                        No reports

Jan. 4

3:42 p.m.         Request Assistance – A person east of Shelley called to report her husband physically took her phone away so she could not call the police.  They are going through a divorce.  She would like to speak with a deputy about her options, as he has been physically violent with her.  She is no longer at the residence.

6:53 p.m.         Search & Rescue – A caller reported her friends went up Wolverine Road and then turned onto Taylor Creek Road in a tan GMC Truck.  They are now stuck and have run out of fuel.  One of the occupants is female.   She is cold and unable to get warm. 

Jan. 5

7:09 a.m.         Accident – A deputy was dispatched to a 2-vehicle accident on northbound I-15 near mile marker 106.   One vehicle was in the median, and the other was on the side of the road.  No further details were provided about this accident. 

7:31 a.m.         Slide Off – A deputy was called to a slide off on northbound I-15 near mile marker 106.  They requested Eaton’s towing. 

7:57 a.m.         Harassment – A caller northwest of Shelley reported receiving threats via text messages. 

11:48 a.m.       Accident – A caller reported a tan SUV had run off the New Sweden Highway near County Line Road and had flipped over in the field.   Two vehicles had stopped to help.  No other details were provided about the accident. 

Jan. 6

6:32 a.m.         Animal Complaint – A caller on US Highway 91 south of Firth reported a deer has been hit and is still alive in the lane of travel. 

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