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Ex-restaurant worker found in kitchen

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The Park City Police Department was called to Main Street on Monday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m., several days after a former employee, apparently at a restaurant, was at the place having a drink. The person was then found in the kitchen cooking food for himself.

The Police Department classified the case as suspected trespassing.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, Nov. 27 at 6:12 p.m., a suspected case of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs was reported on or close to Deer Valley Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.

Smoke was seen coming from a utility box on the 500 block of Main Street at 4:40 p.m. The Park City Fire District was called.

A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Dunlop Court at 10:13 a.m. The damage occurred in the overnight hours and no note was left, the police were told.

The Police Department logged five parking problems in a little more than an hour starting at 4:37 a.m., including some on Prospector Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details, but it is common for officers to respond to parking issues as City Hall snowplows clear the roads.

At 1:53 a.m., the police received a complaint of loud people in front of a nightclub on the 600 block of Main Street. The police classified the case as disturbing the peace.

On Saturday, Nov. 26 at 10:24 p.m., loud music was reported on Kearns Boulevard. The case was logged as disturbing the peace.

A traffic accident, apparently involving a deer, was reported at 7:25 p.m. at or close to the intersection of S.R. 224 and Holiday Ranch Loop Road. The driver went home and it was not immediately clear whether the deer was still at the scene of the accident, the police said.

Someone found a purse on the 500 block of Main Street and contacted the police at 7:15 p.m. The owner was then contacted.

On Friday, Nov. 25 at 10:52 p.m., a car was found in a parking lot close to a ballfield on Gillmor Way. A parking warning was put on the vehicle, the police said.

The Police Department at 4:44 p.m. received a report about possible hunters in the mountains south of Old Town. The police were told someone saw a pickup truck with four people inside on Marsac Avenue approximately two miles south of the Old Town roundabout. The people got out of the truck with bows and began hiking toward four young deer just off the road. Public police logs did not provide details.

The police at 1:13 p.m. received a complaint about a stoplight at the intersection of S.R. 224 and Meadows Drive not changing for drivers turning left from Meadows Drive. The person who contacted the police indicated they waited six minutes for the light to change, according to department logs.

Someone on Meadows Drive contacted the police at 10:23 a.m. indicating they were gone for a month and did not have water service when they returned. The police said it was a utility issue and City Hall’s water division would be contacted.

At 9:29 a.m., a vehicle was reported to be double parked on Daystar Circle. The vehicle also was parked in a location where it blocked a driveway, the police were told.

The police at 5:05 a.m. received a complaint about a vehicle performing so-called donuts somewhere in the vicinity of Meadows Drive and a field close to the road. The vehicle was gone by the time the police arrived.

On Thursday, Nov. 24 at 5:58 p.m., the police received a complaint of a woman, appearing to be homeless, behind a store on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. She looked like she was cold, the police were told.

A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at 10:45 a.m. on Paddington Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.

On Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 6:26 p.m., a person was seen “sheltering from the storm” somewhere along Park Avenue. They were on a sidewalk, the police said. The Police Department indicated it would check to make sure the person was OK.

On Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 9:42 p.m., a man was reportedly seen sleeping in a vehicle parked along the S.R. 224 entryway. The vehicle was in a parking lot across the state highway from the McPolin Farm, the police said.

The police at 11:18 a.m. received a report about a driver hitting a mailbox somewhere along Kearns Boulevard. The Police Department logged the case as a hit-and-run accident.

On Monday, Nov. 21 at 5:19 p.m., the police received a report a taxi was operating on Main Street illegally. Public police logs did not provide details, but the department sometimes receives complaints about taxis without the proper City Hall permits. The police said the case was for City Hall’s code enforcers.

Someone lost a wallet at 12:43 p.m. on Deer Valley Drive.

Graffiti was found on a back fence and a shed somewhere along Kearns Boulevard at 10:03 a.m.

The police at 8:34 a.m. and 8:37 a.m. reported violations of City Hall’s rule against vehicle idling on the 300 block of Swede Alley.