Park City police blotter: calls involving lodging properties logged
The Park City Police Department last week responded to several calls regarding issues at lodging properties, logging reports at a time when the industry typically enters a lull between the end of the summer and the start of the ski season.
The cases did not appear to be serious but drew the Police Department nonetheless.
Sunday, Nov. 4
At 12:26 a.m., the police received a call from someone on Prospector Avenue, where two people indicated they were locked out of a room at a lodging property. The police were told the property does not have 24-hour service and the people did not have a phone number to contact the management.
The police at 12:10 a.m. received a report from a night auditor at a lodging property on Empire Avenue reporting people were playing loud music and yelling. The Police Department logged the case as suspected disturbing the peace.
Saturday, Nov. 3
At 10:23 p.m., the police received a call from a lodging property along Main Street. The police were told guests complained about loud music across the street. The Police Department categorized the report as suspected disturbing the peace.
At 9:16 p.m., a vehicle reportedly drove across the middle of the Old Town roundabout.
A police officer pulled over a driver at 6:33 p.m. after, according to the department, watching the person drive the wrong way on a one-way section of 5th Street.
The police at 2:44 p.m. received a complaint about loud music on Main Street. The Police Department logged the case as suspected disturbing the peace.
Friday, Nov. 2
At 9:39 p.m., the police were told two road-closed signs at the intersection of Heber Avenue and Swede Alley were “getting blown all over the road.” The signs impeded traffic, the police were told. The Police Department indicated the signs presented a traffic hazard.
Debris, apparently a large piece of a tree, was seen in the road on the upper reaches of Marsac Avenue. The Police Department said the debris presented a traffic hazard. Branches were later moved, the police said.
A bicycle rack was seen in an outbound lane of S.R. 224, in the vicinity of the 1600 block of Park Avenue at 3:45 p.m. The rack created a traffic hazard, the police said.
The Police Department received several complaints about construction crews parking at or close to the intersection of Main Street and Swede Alley at 1:36 p.m.
A moose was seen attempting to cross S.R. 224 just north of the McPolin Farm at 12:58 p.m.
The Police Department at 12:07 p.m. received a report about a parked car blocking half of a driveway somewhere along Park Avenue.
A driver reportedly hit a cement pillar on Empire Club Drive at 10:16 a.m. The Police Department said nobody was injured.
Thursday, Nov. 1
At 10:23 p.m., the police received a report of someone seeing a mountain lion run across the road somewhere along Lucky John Drive. The animal was seen approximately two hours prior to the Police Department receiving the report.
Someone reported hearing noises that sounded like gunshots on Snow Creek Lane at 5:21 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
A ladder was seen across two eastbound lanes of traffic on U.S. 40 at 12:08 p.m. The Police Department said the ladder presented a traffic hazard.
The Police Department at 7:57 a.m. received a complaint about one driver cutting off another and then applying the brakes on the S.R. 248 entryway.
The police in the morning of Nov. 1 received a report of a truck and a boat trailer parked in a location where they blocked mailboxes and a driveway on Comstock Drive.
The police at 12:49 a.m. were told customers were ordered out of a Main Street business and then attempted to attack security guards. The Police Department logged the case as suspected disorderly conduct.
Wednesday, Oct. 31
At 8:08 p.m., people were reported to be smashing pumpkins in the vicinity of Lucky John Drive and Holiday Ranch Loop Road. The Police Department logged the case as suspected criminal mischief.
A small fire involving a truck with ties to the U.S. Postal Service was reported at or close to the intersection of Park Avenue and Kearns Boulevard at 4:11 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 30
At 4:13 p.m., a driver was reported to be “reckless” and “aggressive” at or close to the intersection of Park Avenue and Snow Creek Drive.
Monday, Oct. 29
At 11:28 a.m., the police received a report of a vehicle burglary that occurred several days before the complaint. A purse was stolen while the vehicle was on Monitor Drive, the police were told.
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