Ski and snowboard thefts continue

The Park City Police Department last week received at least three reports of thefts involving skis or snowboards, continuing a string of the complaints in recent weeks.]

On Saturday, Jan. 5, skis and poles were taken from a ski rack on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue at 11:12 a.m., the police were told. On Monday, Dec. 31, a snowboard was reportedly stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue at 12:17 p.m.

In another case, an unusual one, the police received a complaint that skis had been stolen after being delivered to an address on Centennial Circle. The case was reported on Friday, Jan. 4 at 7:13 p.m. The police were told the delivery had been confirmed, but they were not there when someone went to get them. The police classified the case as a theft.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, Jan. 6 at 10:54 a.m., graffiti was found at a lodge on Main Street.

At 8:47 a.m., a disabled vehicle was reported in the center lane at the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Park Avenue. The driver of the sport utility vehicle got out and attempted to direct traffic, the police were told.

A 2-year-old boy reportedly became locked in a bathroom at 8:34 a.m. on the 1000 block of Lowell Avenue. The police were told a key was not available.

At 5:21 a.m., the police received a complaint from someone along Royal Street saying a trail of grease was spotted, apparently starting in Silver Lake. The grease trail extended down the Mine Road nearly to Main Street, the police were told.

Someone set off a smoke bomb in a garage along Woodside Avenue at a little before 3 a.m. Public police logs did not provide a block number. The police said the Park City Fire District was also notified.

An intoxication case was reported at 12:53 a.m. on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details. Just earlier, at 12:05 a.m., an intoxication case was reported on Main Street.

On Saturday, Jan. 5 at 8:26 p.m., a traffic accident was reported at the intersection of Heber Avenue and Swede Alley. Nobody was injured. One of the vehicles involved might have been part of the transit fleet.

Spray paint was found on a door on the 1900 block of Homestake Road. The police classified the case as criminal mischief.

At 2:55 p.m., a vehicle was found parked on a sidewalk on the 1200 block of Park Avenue.

Graffiti was found on the upper level of a building on Monitor Drive at 8:49 a.m.

On Friday, Jan. 4, someone lost a mobile phone on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue and then tracked the device. The police were told at 5:46 p.m. the phone was being used around Park City. In what appeared to be a separate case, someone at 2:20 p.m. reported a smart phone had been tracked to a locked vehicle in a parking lot on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue.

A three-car accident was reported on the 2000 block of Park Avenue at 4:06 p.m.

A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 2200 block of Sidewinder Drive. A 2006 Subaru Outback was apparently one of the vehicles involved, likely the one that was hit.

The Police Department received several reports shortly before 10 a.m. about a hot air balloon landing on or close to the 1000 block of Lucky John Drive. Earlier in the morning, at 8:35 a.m., someone reported a hot air balloon landed on golf course ground just off Meadows Drive.

A taxi driver contacted the police at 12:40 a.m. reporting that a passenger on the 300 block of Main Street had no money. The passenger might have been intoxicated, the police were told.

On Thursday, Jan. 3 at 10:53 p.m., the police received a report that two men were harassing people as they were walking down Main Street along the upper stretch of the street. One had blond hair and wore a black jacket. The other had brown hair and was wearing a black jacket. The police classified the case as disorderly conduct.

Several taxis reportedly were parked in a no-parking zone at or close to the intersection of Heber Avenue and Swede Alley. They were parked in the middle of the road, the police were told.

At 1:40 p.m., the police were called to the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue after receiving a report that a person needed to be ticketed on a charge of skiing out of bounds.

A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 2200 block of Deer Valley Drive at 11:24 a.m.

On Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 4:08 p.m., the police received a report of four beanie-style hats and T-shirts being stolen from a store on Heber Avenue. The theft occurred a few hours earlier, the police were told.

At 2:39 p.m., the police received a report from a taxi company that a passenger vomited in a vehicle a few days before. The taxi company indicated it wanted to report the damage to the police and said the person might have been drinking underage, according to the police. The police said the matter was civil in nature rather than criminal.

On Tuesday, Jan. 1 at 11:51 a.m., Christmas trees were found left in the street on the 2200 block of Monitor Drive. The Public Works Department was to be notified.

At 3:48 a.m., a man wearing a red coat was seen standing in the middle of Deer Valley Drive blocking traffic. The policed classified the case as intoxication.

On Monday, Dec. 31 at 9:44 p.m., kids were reportedly seen throwing snowballs at cars and people along Royal Street.