Park City police blotter: eggs thrown at a taxi
The Park City Police Department last week received two reports involving issues related to a taxi or a rideshare service.
On Thursday, March 21 at 10:53 p.m., a driver for a rideshare service “just kicked someone out” on Kearns Boulevard, the police were told. Public police logs indicated two people were suspected to be intoxicated.
The Police Department at 6:04 p.m. that day, meanwhile, received a complaint from a cab driver on Lowell Avenue that another driver of a cab may have thrown eggs at the caller’s vehicle.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
Sunday, March 24
At 9:39 a.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported somewhere along Park Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
The Police Department and the Park City Fire District were summoned to a location along Royal Street at 8:05 a.m., when a problem with a natural gas utility was reported. The police said the gas meter might have been covered with snow, causing the issue.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported in the Old Town roundabout at 2:05 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
A police officer at 1:46 a.m. stopped a driver at or close to the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Munchkin Road, indicating the driver committed a crosswalk-related offense and made an improper turn.
The Police Department responded to two cases logged as suspected disorderly conduct in quick succession in the Main Street area. The first case was reported at 12:49 a.m. at the intersection of Main Street and Heber Avenue while the second one was reported somewhere along Main Street itself. Public police logs did not provide details.
Saturday, March 23
At 1:26 p.m., a bank card was reported stolen on Snow Creek Drive. The Police Department logged the case as a suspected fraud.
A cleaning crew at the Old Town transit center reported a man was asleep and suspected to be homeless. The police received the report at 6:52 a.m.
The police at 2:38 a.m. received a complaint of people attempting to jump a fence to reach a pool on Sidewinder Drive. The Police Department classified the case as suspected trespassing.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported on Deer Valley Drive at 2:07 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
Friday, March 22
At 5:20 p.m., the police received a complaint about a bus that reportedly did not yield at the Old Town roundabout. The bus and the other vehicle may have collided, according to police logs. It was not clear from the logs whether the bus was a City Hall vehicle or one operated by a private sector firm.
The police at 10:31 a.m. received a complaint of vehicles parked in an alleyway along McHenry Avenue. A garbage truck could not drive through the alleyway, the police were told. The person who contacted the Police Department wanted the vehicles ticketed.
Thursday, March 21
A truck was reported to be parked close to a driveway on Woodside Avenue at 12:22 p.m.
The police at 4:35 a.m. received a complaint that a vehicle was unoccupied but the engine was running for longer than an hour somewhere along Park Avenue. The Police Department said the case may involve a violation of City Hall’s rules against vehicle idling.
Wednesday, March 20
At 7:47 a.m., a flat tire was reported on a vehicle somewhere along Woodside Avenue. The Police Department classified the case as suspected criminal mischief.
The police at 6:23 p.m. received a complaint about a person, suspected to be homeless, preparing to go to sleep somewhere along Sidewinder Drive.
Tuesday, March 19
At 1:30 a.m., someone reported a loud neighbor on Homestake Road. The Police Department logged the case as suspected disturbing the peace.
Monday, March 18
At 12:24 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Comstock Drive. The victim’s vehicle is a Jeep Grand Cherokee, but public police logs did not provide further details.
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