Park City police blotter
May 24, 2016
Vehicle break-ins reported in city
The Park City Police Department last week received at least two reports of suspected vehicle burglaries, including one that may have involved the loss of electronics.
On Saturday, May 21 at 7:40 a.m., the police were told that a vehicle had been broken into during the overnight hours on Lower Iron Horse Loop Road. Unspecified car parts were taken, according to department logs.
On Thursday, May 19 at 5:17 p.m., meanwhile, two tablets were reported to have been taken from a vehicle on the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard. The police were told the driver’s side rear door was found open, but no damage was found.
People with information about the cases may contact the Police Department at 615-5500.
Other cases reported to the Police Department last week included:
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On Sunday, May 22 at 12:49 a.m., someone reported seeing three cars pull into the Park City Cemetery on Kearns Boulevard. Public police logs did not provide details, but the Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
On Saturday, May 21 at 11:59 p.m., a fight was reported somewhere along Prospector Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
A woman at 11:28 p.m. reported a vehicle had been lost somewhere along Swede Alley. The police assisted her.
The Police Department was summoned to a location along Lowell Avenue at 7:44 p.m., when three or four people who were at a party the night before reportedly attempted to get back into the house to retrieve unspecified items. The police indicated officers would watch the property.
The brakes on a flatbed trailer reportedly emitted smoke as the vehicle was on a section of Park Avenue close to Homestake Road at 4:52 p.m.
A vehicle was seen with windshield wipers upright in the air at 4:18 p.m. in a parking lot somewhere along Royal Street. The person who contacted the Police Department said it appeared out of place. The police said the circumstances were suspicious.
A campsite was reportedly found near the Rail Trail in the vicinity of Gold Dust Lane. The Police Department indicated the situation was for City Hall’s code enforcers.
A police officer at 2:30 a.m. saw a man hiding behind a fencepost somewhere along Lucky John Drive as the officer drove past. The man told the officer another man might have been following him and he was hiding, according to police logs.
The Police Department reported three parking issues between 3:44 a.m. and 6:35 a.m. Two of the cases were logged on Lowell Avenue while the other was on Woodside Avenue.
A person was suspected to be intoxicated on Main Street at 1:41 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Friday, May 20, two young moose were spotted off S.R. 224, apparently between the McPolin Farm and Park Meadows, at 5:46 p.m.
A person at 9:37 a.m. wanted to speak to a police officer about off-leash dogs at City Park. Public police logs did not provide details about what prompted the person to inquire about the topic.
On Thursday, May 19 at 7:07 p.m. a traffic accident was reported on Main Street. Nobody was injured, the police said.
A violation of Park City’s law against vehicle idling was logged on the 400 block of Main Street at 2:16 p.m.
The Police Department at 7:19 a.m. received a complaint that a man made verbal threats toward a bus driver on Swede Alley. The Police Department classified the case as suspected disorderly conduct.
On Wednesday, May 18 at 3:38 p.m. someone found keys on Main Street and contacted the Police Department.
At 3:12 p.m., the police received a report about a man eating a meal on Main Street and leaving without paying. The same man reportedly left without paying for a meal within the past two months as well, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected theft.
A violation of Park City’s rule against vehicle idling was reported on Main Street at 2:35 p.m.
On Tuesday, May 17 at 10:06 p.m., someone on Prospector Drive reported hearing noises sounding like fireworks or gun shots.
At 4:31 p.m., a woman found a tablet-style computer somewhere along Three Kings Drive and turned it in to the Police Department.
A deer was seen in the middle of the road somewhere along Marsac Avenue at 8 a.m. It was not clear from public police logs whether the animal was alive or whether the report involved a carcass. The Police Department indicated the animal presented a traffic hazard.
On Monday, May 16 at 4:26 p.m., the police received a complaint about traffic cones at or close to the intersection of S.R. 248 and Round Valley Drive. Someone told the police the cones diverted drivers into oncoming traffic.
At 2:16 p.m., the police fielded a complaint that someone paid for unspecified items sold online with a fraudulent check. Public police logs did not provide details about the items or where the case occurred. It was reported at the Park Avenue police station. In an unrelated case, reported at 1:23 p.m., someone told the police a summer rental advertised online might involve some sort of scam. The case was logged on Park Avenue.