Park City police blotter: loud parties logged on Deer Valley Drive
The Park City Police Department last week responded to a series of complaints about parties in a variety of neighborhoods, a common sort of report during the ski season.
The Police Department typically classifies the cases as suspected disturbing the peace. Officers usually tell the revelers to quiet down when they respond. Some of the cases included:
• on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 10:57 p.m., a loud party was reported on Deer Valley Drive. People were seen leaving or arriving, and the police were told music and cheering was heard.
• on Friday, Feb. 8 at 12:55 a.m., a loud party was logged on Deer Valley Drive.
• on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 10:37 p.m., a loud party was reported on Prospector Avenue.
• on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 9:57 p.m., a loud party was reported on Deer Valley Drive.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
Sunday, Feb. 10
At 10:06 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported somewhere along Lowell Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
The police at 8:41 a.m. received a complaint that trash had not been picked up in at least five days somewhere along Bonanza Drive. The police were told the trash is usually picked up at the location three times per week.
A police officer at 1:13 a.m. stopped and warned a driver for traveling the wrong direction at the intersection of Swede Alley and 5th Street.
The Police Department at 12:19 a.m. received a complaint about a stoplight cycling through the signals too quickly at the intersection of Deer Valley Drive.
Saturday, Feb. 9
At 12:48 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported in a parking lot on Lowell Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
A purse was reportedly stolen at 10:29 a.m. somewhere along Deer Valley Drive. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected theft.
The police at 10:08 a.m. received a complaint that a vehicle was blocked into a driveway after snowplows cleared the street on Ina Avenue.
Friday, Feb. 8
At 6:48 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported in a parking lot on Deer Valley Drive.
A moose, described as angry, was spotted on Snows Lane at 2:23 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details about what may have agitated the animal.
Thursday, Feb. 7
At 7:02 a.m., a duck was seen on the side of the road along Prospector Avenue. The bird was alive, but the police were told it might be injured.
Wednesday, Feb. 6
At 2:34 p.m., the police were told a snowmobile fell off a driveway on Deer Valley Drive. The machine blocked a driveway, the police were told.
A snowplow reportedly hit a brick wall on Sampson Avenue at 2:24 p.m. It was not clear from public police logs whether the plow is part of the municipal fleet or owned by the private sector.
The Police Department at 7:31 a.m. received a complaint that a vehicle had been parked in front of a home on Sunrise Circle for a month. The person who contacted the police was not sure who owns the vehicle.
Tuesday, Feb. 5
At 8:55 p.m., a suspected drunken driving case was reported on Deer Valley Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.
The Police Department at 7:39 p.m. received a complaint about someone cutting a lock and using a hot tub on Woodside Avenue. The incident occurred approximately an hour before the report to the police.
Elk were seen attempting to cross S.R. 224 close to the McPolin Farm at 6:16 p.m.
Deer Valley Resort hired Jamo O’Reilly as the director of lodging operations to oversee its more than 450 residences.