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Park City police blotter

Henry Smith, pictured second from the left in the top row, in front of the New Park Hotel, around 1918.

The Park City Police Department last week received a series of complaints about parties and other shenanigans in the city during a busy stretch for officers as Halloween approached.

The cases were generally classified as disturbing the peace, and public police logs did not provide details about the incidents.

On Sunday, Oct. 30, a hot-tub party was reported on Ridge Avenue at 2:47 a.m.

On Saturday, Oct. 29 at 10:52 p.m., a large party was reported on Main Street. The police classified the case as disturbing the peace. At 10:22 p.m. on Saturday a large party was reported on Crestline Drive. There were between 30 and 40 people at the scene, the police were told. The person who contacted the police said they heard bottles thrown into the street, according to department logs.

At 5:08 p.m. on Saturday, meanwhile, an assault was reported on Main Street. Public police logs did not provide details.

On Friday, Oct. 28 at 11:17 a.m., a disturbing the peace case was reported on Park Avenue.

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Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, Oct. 30 at 4:46 p.m., the police were called to a location on Gold Dust Lane, where a person reported finding "what appears to be a grenade" in a locker room, according to Police Department logs. The police found it to be a water grenade that was deemed harmless.

Someone found a wallet and contacted the police at 2:33 p.m. The wallet was found somewhere along S.R. 248.

A man was reportedly seen in front of a hotel on Empire Avenue at 6:50 a.m. He was hiding behind a wall and looking into a residence, the police were told. The Police Department said the circumstances were suspicious.

On Saturday, Oct. 29, the police received a complaint from someone on Belle Starr Court about an open front door of a residence and dogs in the street. The person was not sure if the open door was a mistake or whether there was a problem at the location. The police said the circumstances were suspicious.

The police at 11:34 a.m. received a complaint about a van outside a Main Street shop with the engine idling. It had been there for more than an hour, the police were told. The police said the case was a violation of Park City's rules against idling vehicles.

The police received a complaint at 9:33 a.m. about people dumping items like tree branches and yard debris on a property along Aspen Springs Drive. The person noticed the issue the day before, the police said.

A car reportedly blocked access to a construction site on Ridge Avenue at 8:34 a.m.

On Friday, Oct. 28 at 7:23 p.m., the police received a complaint that two vehicles were seen in front of a house on Mountain Ridge Court where the owners were out of town. There were also people with flashlights, the police were told. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.

Graffiti was discovered on Prospector Avenue at 2:35 p.m. The police classified the case as criminal mischief. Public police logs did not provide details about the graffiti itself.

On Thursday, Oct. 27 at 1 a.m., two men were reportedly seen sleeping in vehicles somewhere along Deer Valley Drive. They were on private property, the police said. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.

On Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 4:39 p.m., the police received a complaint about two women and one man selling electronics out of a vehicle on Sidewinder Drive. They were also attempting to receive change from $100 bills that might have been counterfeit, the police were told. The Police Department said the circumstances were suspicious.

At 4:03 p.m., someone on Park Avenue reported electronics missing from a residence. The person had been away for a month, the police said. There were no signs of a break-in, the police said. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected burglary.

The police at 10:27 a.m. received a report from a site on Red Cloud Trail, where a vehicle was parked on the road for 12 hours across from a construction site. The police were told two men got out of the vehicle the day before and walked into the woods without outdoors gear. The police said the circumstances were suspicious.

On Tuesday, Oct. 25, a suspected burglary of a residence was reported on Doc Holliday Drive at 11:46 a.m. Unspecified items were missing, the police said. The police were told a back door was unlocked and a dog was gone from the residence.

Damage was found on a green at the Park City Golf Club at 10:18 a.m. The police were told someone's name was marked in sand.

A delivery truck was reported to be idling on Main Street at 10:04 a.m.

On Monday, Oct. 24 at 11:10 a.m., beer cans and trash were found toward the southern end of Daly Avenue.

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