Park City police blotter
December 7, 2017
The Park City Police Department last week continued to conduct traffic patrols, including at least two stretches of concentrated enforcement.
On Wednesday, Nov. 29, police officers between 7:59 a.m. and 11:33 a.m. stopped 18 drivers on a variety of suspected offenses, including left-turn violations. The stops resulted in warnings, and it was unclear whether any of the drivers received a citation.
Some of the stops were made in the vicinity of the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Wyatt Earp Way while at least one was made on S.R. 224.
On Tuesday, Nov. 28, meanwhile, officers pulled over at least 23 drivers between 7:19 a.m. and 9:31 a.m., including for suspected left-turn violations on Wyatt Earp Way.
The Police Department regularly conducts traffic patrols, and there have been several concentrated stretches of enforcement recently.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
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On Sunday, Dec. 3 at 6:39 p.m., a traffic accident was reported at or close to the intersection of Park Avenue and Empire Avenue. Nobody was injured, the Police Department said, but department logs did not provide details.
A vehicle hit a curb after sliding in the vicinity of the intersection of Prospector Avenue and Gold Dust Lane at 5:46 p.m. A wheel locked, but public police logs did not specify whether it was the steering wheel or a tire.
A deer was reported to be close to a home on American Saddler Drive at 4:38 p.m.
A suspected disorderly conduct case was reported on Main Street at 3:42 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
Someone found a purse on White Pine Canyon Road and contacted the Police Department at 6:50 a.m.
A suspected intoxication case was logged on Main Street at 12:04 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10:41 p.m., an officer stopped a driver after reportedly watching the vehicle fail to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. The pedestrian was crossing the intersection of Main Street and Heber Avenue while the driver was stopped at the nearby intersection of Heber Avenue and Swede Alley.
The Police Department at 10:07 p.m. received a complaint that cars were double parked "all up and down" Main Street.
People at the field outside the Park City Library reportedly were setting off fireworks at 8:58 p.m.
The Police Department at 4:24 p.m. received a complaint from someone on Daly Avenue about a neighbor reportedly filling a hot tub that overflowed 90 minutes before the police were contacted. The person knocked on the neighbor's door, but nobody answered, the police were told.
Someone found a wallet at the Park City Library and turned it in at 2:47 p.m.
The Police Department received a complaint about a bus parked with the engine idling on Main Street at 11:34 a.m. It had been there for longer than 30 minutes, the police were told. The police classified the case as a suspected violation of City Hall's ban on idling.
A deer was seen behind a home on Ashley Court at 10:03 a.m. It might have been stuck in some fashion, the police were told.
On Friday, Dec. 1 at 10:54 a.m., a delivery truck was reported to be parked in allocation where it blocked the intersection at the Park Avenue and Iron Horse Drive. It was moved.
On Thursday, Nov. 30 at 3:16 p.m., the police received a complaint that two packages were stolen off a porch on Sun Ridge Court, a small street off Solamere Drive. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected theft. Public police logs did not provide details about the contents of the packages.
On Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 3:58 p.m., the police received a complaint that a vehicle without license plates had been parked in front of a house on Ina Avenue for 12 weeks. The vehicle causes issues on days when trash is picked up, the police were told.
A deer was seen in a backyard on American Saddler Drive at 1:42 p.m. It was badly injured, the police were told. Public police logs did not provide details about the injuries.
On Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 9:16 p.m., a vehicle was reported to be parked in the middle of the street at or close to the intersection of Hillside Avenue and Prospect Avenue.
At 6:28 a.m., a suspected violation of Park City's law against idling vehicles was reported on Main Street.
A woman was reportedly seen sleeping in a vehicle on Snow Creek Drive at 3:22 a.m.
On Monday, Nov. 27 at 5:51 p.m., a truck was reported to be idling the engine for a few hours on Daly Avenue.
At 11:39 a.m., a man was reportedly seen walking on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue with a bow. The person did not have arrows, though, the police were told. The Police Department said the circumstances were suspicious.