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Even before Independence Day, fireworks busy the Police Department

The Park City Police Department expectedly received a series of reports of people using fireworks in the city in the week before Independence Day.

Some of the calls included:

On Sunday, July 2 at 10:39 p.m., some kids were seen with fireworks on Cooke Drive. When officers arrived, however, they were gone, the police said.

On Saturday, July 1 at 9:25 p.m., the police warned someone about fireworks on the 2200 block of Doc Holliday.

Kids were seen with fireworks at 4:28 p.m. on the 1600 block of Snow Creek Drive.

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On Tuesday, June 27 at 12:10 p.m., someone reportedly was lighting fireworks on the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, July 2 at 12:47 p.m., the police received a complaint that items were stolen from a house on Daly Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details about what was reportedly taken.

At 8:42 p.m., the police were told about men at City Park who were reportedly drinking alcohol and cursing at others. The police asked the men to tone down their language.

The police at 7:12 p.m. asked people to turn down the music at a gazebo in City Park. Someone had earlier complained about the music.

The police and a medical crew were summoned to the 2000 block of Park Avenue, where a person fell ill with altitude sickness at about 1:39 p.m.

The police received a complaint at 2:41 p.m. that a beaver had felled a tree on the 1500 block of Iron Horse Drive. The tree hit a couple vehicles when it fell, according to the police.

A police officer found a lost cell phone on the 2000 block of Gold Dust Lane at 1:36 p.m. The officer left the phone with a business that kept it in a lost-and-found area.

The police were called to the 2300 block of Meadows Drive at 8:24 a.m., where two hot-air balloons were seen taking off. The person told the police that the area may be a restricted area. An officer spoke to the pilot and the person who reported the balloon. The officer also discovered a sign prohibiting taking off and landing in a balloon, according to the police. The officer planned to provide information to the Park City attorney.

Officers were called to a lobby on the 1800 block of Park Avenue where two men were reportedly drunk. An officer warned one of the men and the other fled, according to the police. The person was reportedly seen running behind a nearby grocery store. The police were unable to locate the person, though.

At 3:15 a.m., the police investigated a report that seven or eight drunken people stole a golf cart nearby Park Avenue and 14th Street. An officer found the cart and returned it.

On Saturday, July 1 at 10: 13 a.m., the police received a complaint that a large black dog was loose on the baseball field at City Park.

An officer warned someone for having a dog off a leash on the Rail Trail at 10:22 a.m.

A person reported to the police that a loud party was underway in a hot tub on the 1500 block of Empire Avenue at 2:13 a.m. The police said that between 15 and 20 people were there. They were warned and went back to their rooms, the police said.

On Friday, June 30 at 10:05 p.m., the police arrested a person on a charge of aggravated assault. The police said the man was threatening someone with a knife on the 1600 block of Iron Horse Loop.

A person reported that a vehicle was broken into on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. The report was at 3:53 p.m. and the police say more than $200 in damage was reported.

At 12:16 p.m., the police acknowledged that officers were investigating a case of sex abuse involving a child.

On Thursday, June 29 at 10:53 p.m., the Police Department’s bicycle patrol reported assisting two lost bicyclists to the proper trail in Deer Valley. The police also reported seeing two wild turkeys.

At 12:40 p.m., the police received a complaint that a purse was stolen on the 1200 block of Empire Avenue. The police said the purse and its contents are valued at more than $200.

A fight was reported on the 700 block of Main Street at 12:26 a.m. The police said that one man was bleeding from his head. The suspect fled, according to the police, and authorities did not immediately find the person. The victim was taken from the scene in an ambulance, according to the police.

On Wednesday, June 28 at 11:44 a.m., the police issued two tickets to vehicles reportedly parked in handicapped spots. One was on the 1500 block of Snow Creek Drive and the other on the 1800 block of Kearns Boulevard.

On Tuesday, June 27 at 9:08 p.m., the police received a complaint that an 11-year-old boy jumped off an 11-foot roof on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. He suffered pain in his feet, the police, said and an ambulance took him to a Salt Lake hospital.

At 9:10 p.m., two bicycles were reportedly stolen from a residence on the 2200 block of Sidewinder Drive. The bikes were valued at between $50 and $200, the police said.

The police arrested a man wanted on an arrest warrant at the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Prospector Avenue at 2:50 p.m. The police said he also faces charges of failing to yield to a pedestrian and having an expired vehicle registration.

On Monday, June 26, an identity theft case was reported on the 1100 block of Snow Creek Drive.

At 2:18 p.m., a person told the police that their vehicle was hit with a water balloon on S.R. 224.

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