A man reported he paid a company $52,000 to remodel his home, but the company never began the work, according to a report from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.

The Pinebrook resident said he paid the company to start the work and then found out the company had gone out of business, according to the report.

Deputies indicated the Utah Attorney General’s Office and Bureau of Consumer Protection were contacted and that deputies determined the company had committed communication fraud.



Deputies indicated the case would be forwarded to the Investigations Division to follow up.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement responded to several other calls between Monday, Oct. 4, and Sunday, Oct. 10, including multiple catalytic converter thefts and a person using a stolen credit card while wearing the uniform of the business where they worked.



Sunday, Oct. 10

Deputies arrested a 36-year-old Henefer man on suspicion of domestic violence after receiving a report he was in an altercation with his family. Deputies indicated he admitted hitting his wife and child.

Deputies cited a 31-year-old Park City man for driving without insurance and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after pulling over the vehicle he was driving on S.R. 224 for not having insurance. They searched the car after smelling burnt marijuana. Deputies released the man after he purchased insurance.

Deputies indicated a fight between two friends traveling…

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