Park City police blotter: Construction, ‘loud,’ reportedly starts in 5 a.m. hour


The Park City Police Department on Friday, Sept. 8, received a complaint about construction commencing somewhere along Three Kings Drive early in the morning.

The person who contacted the agency, at 5:39 a.m., indicated the work was “loud” and there was a continuing issue regarding work at the location starting earlier than 7 a.m. The police logged the case as suspected disturbing the peace.

The day before, on Thursday, Sept. 7, the police received a similar complaint from the same street at 5:50 a.m. The police were told of construction and “there is either machinery going or a semi running,” according to department logs.

The department occasionally receives reports involving concerns about construction, often from people in the individual neighborhoods, including cases centered on crews working early in the morning or late into the evening.

City Hall regulates construction hours and building officials typically eventually have role in investigating complaints.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department recently include:

On Sunday, Sept. 10, at 2:03 p.m., the police were called to lower Swede Alley, where a vehicle was identified for impoundment. Public police logs did not provide details about the reason the vehicle was to be removed.

On Saturday, Sept. 9, at 11:06 a.m., the police indicated the stoplights were not working at the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Bonanza Drive. The department said there was a traffic hazard at the location as a result of the stoplights not working. The police indicated a technician was to be sent to the scene.

On Friday, Sept. 8, at 5:54 p.m., the police received a report of someone hitting a car with a golf ball. The police were told nobody was injured by the impact of the golf ball left a dent. The case was logged on Park Avenue in the area of the Park City Golf Club.

On Thursday, Sept. 7, at 4:39 p.m., a suspected violation of Park City’s rules against vehicle idling was reported on Little Kate Road. Public police logs did not provide details about the vehicle. 

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, at 1:18 p.m., the police received a complaint about cones on Main Street “impeding traffic into one lane.” The police were told the cones were outside the post office. The agency categorized the case as a traffic hazard.

Graffiti was seen on a trail along McLeod Creek, between the Park Avenue police station and the Snow Creek commercial area, at 11:44 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details about the content of the graffiti.

An elevator rescue was reported at the Park City Library at 10:10 a.m.

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 11:14 a.m., someone reported they lost a wallet the day before at the Miners Day parade. The wallet disappeared along the Main Street section of the parade route, the police were told.

On Monday, Sept. 4, at 3:21 p.m., a police officer stopped a pedestrian on Park Avenue after, according to the police, the person was seen crossing the street outside a crosswalk. Public police logs did not provide details about whether the person was cited or warned, but officers generally issue warnings in similar instances.

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