November 3, 2009
Students skipping classes at PCHS, other campuses
The Park City Police Department last week received a series of calls from school officials about students missing classes.
The students were reported to be truant from four campuses.
On Thursday, Oct. 29, the police received a report from Treasure Mountain International School about a truant student at 8:28 a.m.
On Tuesday, Oct. 27 Treasure Mountain International School reported a truant student at 8:19 a.m.
On Monday, Oct. 26, four truancy cases were reported to the police, starting at 9:03 a.m. and ending at 1:52 p.m.
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The last one was reported at Park City High School. The earlier ones were reported at either the Treasure Mountain International School or the Park City Learning Center.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Nov. 1 at 5:12 p.m., a police officer wrote a speeding ticket to a driver on the 2100 block of Park Avenue. Public police logs do not indicate how fast the person was driving. The officer warned the driver for not having proof of insurance.
The police fielded a complaint at 4:03 p.m. at the Little Kate Road-Evening Star Drive intersection about a storm drain that was not covered. The person who contacted the police was worried a child or a dog could fall in.
Someone saw dogs left inside a sport utility vehicle parked on the 700 block of Main Street at 1:37 p.m. The dogs were barking and were "getting agitated" as people walked by, the police were told.
The Police Department received a report of "lots of smashed pumpkins" in Old Town at 7:46 a.m., the morning after Halloween.
A suspected drunken-driving case was reported at 1:30 a.m. on the 1500 block of Park Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Saturday, Oct. 31 at 9:45 p.m., someone on Prospector Avenue complained that fireworks were set off. Earlier that night, at 9:11 p.m., a large party was reported on Monarch Drive. People at the party were setting off fireworks as well, the police were told.
A fight involving 15 teenagers was reported on the 2200 block of Monitor Drive at 8:55 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 2:53 a.m., the police were called to intervene in a dispute between a taxi driver and a customer on Round Valley Way. The dispute was about the fare, the police said.
On Friday, Oct. 30 at 10:47 p.m., a loud party was reported on Thaynes Canyon Drive. The person who called the police said it was a teen party and the people were acting in a "violent" manner.
On Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7:14 p.m., a purse was reported to be missing from the Marsac Building. The woman put the purse down and it disappeared, the police were told.
At 4:23 p.m., a semi-trailer truck was reported to be parked on Marsac Avenue. It was blocking the southbound lane, the police said.
On Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 10:02 a.m., fireworks were reportedly being ignited on the 1500 block of Park Avenue.
Someone on Norfolk Avenue reported a mountain bike had been stolen sometime between Sept. 7 and Sept. 14. The police received the complaint at 2:39 a.m. The person told the police the bicycle was locked and chained to a fence.
At 7:21 a.m., a mule was reportedly seen loose on Moray Court.
On Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 8:15 p.m., someone said they saw a horse or a donkey loose on the 2300 block of Monitor Drive.
A vehicle slid into a gas line on King Road at 10:12 a.m., the police were told. Gas could be heard escaping from the line afterward, according to the police.
On Monday, Oct. 26 at 5:24 p.m., a dog bit a woman on Sunnyside Drive. Public police logs did not provide details, including where the bite was on the woman’s body.
A snowblower was reportedly stolen from someone on Moray Court sometime before 4:23 p.m.