Park City police blotter
May 3, 2016
Snowmobiles seen on resort terrain
The Park City Police Department last week received a report of a rare sighting of unwanted snowmobiles on terrain inside one of the mountain resorts.
The report was logged on Saturday, April 30 at 10:08 a.m. The snowmobiles were seen at a high-elevation location, the police were told.
The snowmobiles were spotted in a bowl, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as suspected trespassing.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, May 1 at 9:02 p.m., a phone was reported stolen somewhere along Little Kate Road. Public police logs did not provide details.
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The police at 12:27 p.m. received a complaint that a boy’s bicycle, purple in color, was left on a front lawn on the 1200 block of Little Kate Road the night before.
People on scooters were reported to be in the skate park at City Park at 11:37 a.m. Scooters are prohibited in the skate park.
A violation of Park City’s prohibition of idling vehicles was logged on Main Street at 1:58 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
The Police Department reported two suspected intoxication cases on Main Street, one at 1:40 a.m. and one at 12:13 a.m. The 12:13 a.m. case was reported on the 700 block of Main Street. Public police logs did not provide details about either of the cases.
On Saturday, April 30 at 11:26 p.m., someone reported losing what was described as an expensive camera lens. It was left on a bench on Main Street, the police were told.
A case classified as suspected disorderly conduct was reported on Royal Street at 11:14 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
A dog was reported to be left locked in a car on the 40 block of Swede Alley at 10:24 p.m. The police were told the animal was inside the vehicle for six hours.
At 1:14 p.m., the police received a complaint that a rock wall on Sampson Avenue had been damaged the day before, apparently when a vehicle hit the wall.
On Friday, April 29 at 5:58 p.m., the police were told someone ordered an item from an online auction site but never received the package. The account had been charged for the item. The auction site requested the person file a police report.
At 4:04 p.m., the police received a complaint that a license plate had been stolen on Swede Alley. The license plate disappeared approximately 10 days prior to the report to the police.
A man wearing a yellow jacket was reportedly seen sleeping on the Rail Trail close to Bonanza Drive at 4:01 p.m. The Police Department planned to check on the person’s welfare, but public police logs did not provide details.
The owner of a business, apparently located on Main Street, contacted the police at 1:20 p.m. indicating there could be a problem with checks. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected fraud.
The police at 11:39 a.m. received a complaint that speakers and a tablet-style device were taken from a location along Bonanza Drive. The door was not locked when someone arrived in the morning, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected theft.
A window on a front door on the 1100 block of Empire Avenue appeared to be broken, the police were told at 10:59 a.m. The police indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
Graffiti and beer bottles were found somewhere along Main Street at 9:09 a.m. The police classified the case as criminal mischief.
On Thursday, April 28 at 10:50 p.m., someone on Round Valley Drive contacted the police reporting they heard noises that sounded like gunshots in Round Valley. The person told the police he is a hunter and is familiar with the sound of a gunshot, according to police logs.
A man was reported to be seen sleeping in a bathroom on Swede Alley at 10:56 a.m.
A window was broken on Morning Star Court, reportedly by a "wild golf ball," according to police logs. The police received the complaint at 9:47 a.m., but the damage occurred the day before. The person filing the complaint said an insurance company wanted a police report, according to department logs.
On Wednesday, April 27 at 9:02 p.m., someone on Ontario Avenue reported hearing noise from a construction crew. The police classified the case as disturbing the peace.
The owner of a residential unit on Prospector Avenue filed a report at 11:24 a.m. indicating someone threw a party inside. Public police logs did not provide details. The police classified the case as suspected trespassing.
On Tuesday, April 26 at 4:36 p.m., the Police Department was approached regarding vehicle idling in the neighborhood along Saddle View Way. The situation was apparently civil rather than criminal in nature.
Someone found keys on Swede Alley and contacted the police at 9:12 a.m.
On Monday, April 25, the Police Department received two complaints about solicitors in Old Town in the afternoon. The first case was reported at 2:46 p.m. somewhere on Woodside Avenue and involved two men selling cleaning supplies door to door. The other case was logged at 4:47 p.m. on King Road, where two solicitors were reportedly seen. The Police Department indicated the cases involved City Hall code issues.
At 1:03 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Park Avenue. The damage occurred within 15 minutes of the report to the police.