Moose kicks dog in Park City

The Park City Police Department last week responded to at least three cases involving wildlife, including one report that a moose kicked a dog.

On Friday, April 11 at 9:32 p.m., an elk herd was seen on the side of the road along northbound S.R. 224. The person who contacted the police was worried the animals would move onto the road.

Earlier that night, a moose was seen along Park Avenue close to the Heber Avenue intersection at 8:03 p.m. The animal ambled west. People were getting "pretty close" to take pictures, the police were told.

On Wednesday, April 9, meanwhile, a cow moose and a calf were seen in the street along the 2600 block of Creek Drive at 1:33 p.m. One of the animals kicked a dog that was off a leash, the police were told.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, April 13 at 11:41 p.m., the police received a report that a man, described as suspicious, was in a store on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.

Police officers Sunday evening and night conducted traffic patrols on streets like S.R. 224, Kearns Boulevard and Sidewinder Drive. The officers pulled over at least 12 drivers over a period of just more than two hours starting at 8:28 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details about the offenses and they did not indicate whether the drivers were warned or ticketed.

The police were called to the 2000 block of Park Avenue at 7:30 p.m., when two women were reported to be acting suspiciously in a lobby.


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They were "dodging police," dispatchers were told. The women appeared to be intoxicated and left, the police said.

A dog reportedly bit a woman somewhere along Main Street at 7:21 p.m. The dog owner appeared to be leaving the scene, the police were told. The owner, though, was putting the animal in a car and returning to talk to the woman, the police said.

A window was found broken somewhere along Woodside Avenue at 6:06 p.m. It appeared a rock might have been thrown through the window, the police were told. Public police logs did not provide details about the window, such as whether it was on a building or a vehicle. The Police Department classified the case as suspected criminal mischief.

People were reportedly throwing snowballs on the 700 block of Main Street at 4:27 p.m.

Smoke was seen coming from a power line at 3:41 p.m. on the 1100 block of Lowell Avenue. The Park City Fire District was summoned.

A phone was reportedly stolen, perhaps at a nightclub on the 400 block of Main Street. The police received the report at approximately noon, but it was not clear when the phone was taken.

On Saturday, April 12 at 11:31 p.m., a person suspected to be intoxicated was seen on the 400 block of Main Street.

Two dogs were seen off leashes at City Park at 6:28 p.m.

The police received a report from a construction site somewhere along Little Kate Road at 3:43 p.m. involving missing tools. The police were told a worker quit via a text message beforehand. Some tools might have been stolen, the police were told.

At 11:53 a.m., a dog was seen on the Rail Trail without tags. The dog was close to the Bonanza Drive intersection.

A person suspected of drunken driving was reported at 10:55 a.m. at the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Cooke Drive.

Four or five men were reportedly seen fighting in the street along the 500 block of Main Street at 12:30 a.m.

On Friday, April 11, a loud party was reported somewhere along Park Avenue at 2:11 a.m.

On Thursday, April 10 at 12:39 a.m., the police were called to the 600 block of Main Street to intervene in a confrontation between a bouncer and a man. The police said the bouncer had the man on the ground after what was reported to be a threat the man had a gun. The man, though, did not "brandish a weapon," the police said.

On Wednesday, April 9 at 7:27 p.m., a fire caused by grease was reported in a restaurant on the 7500 block of Royal Street. The Park City Fire District responded.

Someone contacted the police at 7:25 p.m. reporting that three cabs were parked at the Main Street post office. They were in a no-parking area, the police were told.

At 1:36 p.m., the police received a report that sharp tools were seen in the road at the intersection of Park Avenue and Kearns Boulevard. They might have fallen off a vehicle, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as a traffic hazard.

On Tuesday, April 8 at 11:02 p.m., a man was seen passed out and possibly intoxicated on the Main Street trolley. The trolley was apparently at the Old Town transit center at the time.

At 12:53 p.m., the police received a complaint that a makeshift auto repair shop was operating on Keystone Court. The Police Department indicated the case would be forwarded to City Hall's code enforcers.

On Monday, April 7 at 3:21 p.m., a dog reported to be aggressive was seen somewhere along Doc Holliday Drive.

At 11:30 a.m., a person reported that he had been hit the day before while skiing. The other skier involved gave the person a phone number but was not answering, the police were told. The man said he was injured worse than believed at first, according to the Police Department. A police sergeant said the man suffered a hand injury. The investigation is continuing, the sergeant said.

At 9:41 a.m., the police received a report that a baby was locked in a car on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. An officer unlocked the vehicle without causing damage.