Park City police blotter
On Sunday, Dec. 10 at 6:57 p.m., the police received a complaint from someone who parked a vehicle on Main Street but was unable to operate a mobile app designed to allow someone to pay to park. The person was on upper Main Street and planned to have dinner, the police were told. The person contacted the police to ensure a parking ticket would not be issued. A vehicle was reported to be stalled at or close to the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Deer Valley Drive at 5:58 p.m. The vehicle was pushed out of traffic, the police said.
Someone on Three Kings Drive at 9:10 a.m. reported vehicles were speeding. Public police logs did not provide details. It was not clear from the logs whether the suspected speeding occurred at the time of the report or whether it is an ongoing issue.
Police officers over the course of more than four hours ending at 2:33 a.m. stopped at least 17 drivers on streets like S.R. 224, Park Avenue and Swede Alley. The police said the stops involved drivers seen not stopping at stop signs and driving vehicles without the headlights illuminated. Public police logs did not provide details about whether the drivers were warned or whether they were cited.
On Saturday, Dec. 9 at 7:24 p.m., three kids were reportedly seen throwing snowballs at cars at or close to the intersection of Sidewinder Drive and Comstock Drive.
The Police Department in the overnight hours, between 12:14 a.m. and 6:23 a.m., stopped at least 12 drivers on streets like Park Avenue in Old Town. Public police logs did not provide details about the suspected offenses.
On Friday, Dec. 8 at 1:54 p.m., someone reported finding a wallet on Iron Horse Drive and then contacted the police.
The Police Department at 11:39 a.m. was called to the 1200 block of Park Avenue, where someone was reported to be stuck in an elevator. The Park City Fire District also typically responds to cases like the one at 11:39 a.m.
The police at 4:45 a.m. were called to the 600 block of Main Street, where a truck with the engine apparently running was reported to be making a delivery. The Police Department indicated the case was one for City Hall’s code enforcers. Public police logs did not provide details. It was not clear from the logs whether the case involved a suspected violation of City Hall’s rules against engine idling.
On Thursday, Dec. 7, somebody contacted the Police Department at 4:08 p.m. after finding a purse with credits cards and a driver license inside. The purse was found on the 800 block of Main Street.
An officer pulled over a driver on S.R. 224 at 5:27 a.m., warning the person against speeding and for using the high beams.
On Wednesday, Dec. 6, a deer needed to be put down at 4:48 p.m. just off S.R. 224 between Meadows Drive and the McPolin Farm. The animal was approximately 30 feet off the road, the police said. Public police logs did not provide details about the deer’s condition or whether a vehicle hit the animal.
On Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 12:39 p.m., the police received a report of a driver hitting a pole in a parking lot on Lowell Avenue. The pole then hit a parked car, the police were told.
A two-car accident was reported at 10:51 a.m. at or close to the intersection of Park Avenue and Snow Creek Drive. Nobody was injured. The damaged vehicles blocked the road, though, and at least one tow truck was needed, the police said.
A fire hydrant was seen leaking water at 7:19 a.m. on Woodland View Drive. The Police Department blamed the water on a utility issue.
On Monday, Dec. 4 at 7:04 p.m., a driver hit a stop sign at the intersection of Park Avenue and 9th Street. The impact turned the sign sideways, the police were told. The Police Department said the sideways sign presented a traffic hazard.
At 11:20 a.m., the police were told a stoplight was not working at S.R. 248 and Round Valley Drive The Police Department, though, said the stoplight was functioning, but the lenses were covered with snow.
The Park City Police Department continues to investigate a series of vehicle burglaries in the overnight hours between Monday and Tuesday, indicating most of the cases were on the same street in Old Town.