Panhandlers reported in city

The Park City Police Department on Saturday, Aug. 2 received two reports about people suspected to be panhandling within approximately two hours of each other.

At 5:57 p.m., a panhandler somewhere along Deer Valley Drive appeared "to be getting aggressive" with a driver, the police were told. The panhandler might have been holding a cheeseburger sign, according to public police logs.

Earlier, at 3:52 p.m., a woman was reportedly panhandling at the Old Town roundabout.

Panhandling reports are rare in Park City.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:

On Sunday, Aug. 3 at 7:41 p.m., a man appearing to be in his late teens was reportedly seen hitchhiking on the 500 block of Marsac Avenue, close to the Old Town roundabout. The police indicated the man posed a hazard for drivers.

A 10-year-old girl was reported to be missing on the 500 block of Main Street at 5:22 p.m. She was found, apparently shortly after the police were called. Earlier in the day, at 1:39 p.m., a 5-year-old boy was found on Main Street. The boy's grandmother was located.

A motorcyclist was reportedly driving aggressively on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. The motorcyclist weaved in and out of traffic and confronted another driver, the police were told. The case was logged at 1:05 p.m.

Bicyclists were seen in the skate park at City Park at 11:12 a.m. Bicycles are prohibited in the skate park.

A loud party was reported somewhere along Sidewinder Drive at 3:37 a.m.


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A suspected intoxication case was logged on the 500 block of Main Street at 12:19 a.m.

On Saturday, Aug. 2 at 11:26 p.m., the police were called to the 1800 block of Park Avenue, where an unruly guest was reported. The call was apparently logged at a lodging property, and a security guard was with the person. The Police Department classified the case as disorderly conduct.

At 11:01 p.m., the police were called to a location along Lowell Avenue, where barricades were found in a parking lot. Someone needed to park in the lot, the police were told.

The police at 8:20 p.m. received a report of a fight in the vicinity of Main Street or Park Avenue. Three people might have been involved, the police were told. The police indicated nobody was fighting and logged the case as disorderly conduct.

At 11:26 a.m., a bicycle was reported to have been stolen on the 1100 block of Woodside Avenue. The bicycle was apparently taken from a carport.

The Police Department handled two people suspected to be intoxicated within approximately an hour of each other in Old Town. At 1:49 a.m., a case was logged on Woodside Avenue. The person was escorted back to their residence. The other case was logged at 12:47 a.m. on the 300 block of Main Street.

On Friday, Aug. 1 at 11:07 p.m., the police received a report about someone on Main Street attempting to use identification that might have been false.

At 11 p.m., two people with flashlights were reportedly seen on the Masonic water tank off Mellow Mountain Road. A police officer apparently found three people at the site.

A suspected drunken driving case was logged at or close to the Kearns Boulevard-Buffalo Bill Drive intersection at 1:34 a.m.

A driver reportedly hit a deer on Deer Valley Drive as the state highway passes close to City Park at 12:05 a.m.

On Thursday, July 31 at 10:35 a.m., 10 bicyclists reportedly were seen taking up the whole road while riding on the section of Marsac Avenue known as the Mine Road. They were not riding single file and were a traffic hazard, the police were told.

An injured deer needed to be put down somewhere along S.R. 224 at 1:19 a.m. It was seen in a median.

On Wednesday, July 30 at 10 p.m., someone reported a party along Woodside Avenue. It had been going on for two days, the police were told. The police issued a warning.

At 11:05 a.m., the police received a report of a truck causing unspecified damage to a property while it was making a turn. The property is on the 2800 block of Gallivan Loop.

At 6:40 a.m., someone contacted the police with a complaint about a construction crew on the 300 block of Main Street starting work so early.

On Tuesday, July 29 at 3:38 p.m., a purse was reported missing somewhere along Park Avenue.

At 5:01 a.m., two women were reported to be in the road along Main Street screaming. They might have been intoxicated, the police were told. The police classified the case as disturbing the peace.

A cow was reported to be loose in the vicinity of Richardson Flats at 4:24 a.m.

On Monday, July 28 at 3:15 p.m., someone reported that wind had blown a sign from a construction site along S.R. 248. The sign hit a truck, the police were told.

At 2:06 p.m., a vehicle was reported to have been vandalized somewhere along Sidewinder Drive. The vehicle was scratched with a key on both sides, at least one tire was slashed and the vehicle had been written on with marker, the police were told.

At 4:02 a.m., an injured young owl was seen in Park Meadows, close to the intersection of Meadows Drive and Normans Way. The owl flew away, the police said.