Park City police blotter: ‘Obnoxiously loud music’ reported
On Sunday, Dec. 13 at 8:39 p.m., the police received a complaint that someone left a wallet and cellphone on top of a vehicle on Main Street, forgot they were there and drove away. The property was lost, the police said.
The police at 2:10 p.m. were told there were cars left at the post office on Park Avenue but nobody was inside.
A carbon monoxide detector sounded in a property somewhere along Woodside Avenue at 8:31 a.m. A little bit earlier, at 7:47 a.m., a detector was triggered on Monitor Drive. Two people were apparently waiting outside for the Park City Fire District.
On Saturday, Dec. 12 at 4:55 p.m., a construction crew reportedly hit a natural-gas line on Thistle Street. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Friday, Dec. 11 at 11:28 p.m., the police received a report of a bonfire on Swede Alley. There was music that could be heard on Main Street, the police were told. The Police Department logged the case as suspected disturbing the peace.
Loud people were reported to be in a hot tub on Park Avenue at 12:10 a.m. The police logged the case as suspected disturbing the peace.
On Thursday, Dec. 10 at 10:30 p.m., a police officer stopped a driver on S.R. 224 after observing the vehicle driving without the headlights illuminated. The police described the situation as an “honest mistake” and the driver was warned. Earlier that night, at 8:03 p.m., the police made an unrelated traffic stop at or close to the intersection of Swede Alley and Heber Avenue when an officer saw there was not a license plate on the vehicle. The driver was warned.
A delivery truck was reported to have been left on Main Street, in a location where it obstructed traffic, at 5:17 p.m. The driver was told of the issue.
Someone found a purse and gave it to a police officer on Main Street at 5:34 p.m. Public police logs described the person as a “good citizen.”
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at 11:25 a.m. on Empire Avenue. The police said there was a car that was in the road that was involved, but public department logs did not provide details.
The Police Department at 10:46 a.m. removed a truck from service for what was described as a “securement violation.” The case was logged in the vicinity of Marsac Avenue and Ontario Avenue, but it was not clear from public police logs which road the truck was on at the time. The police said the driver was also ticketed on a count of speeding.
A car was reportedly left in at the middle of the road on Monitor Drive at 9:49 a.m. The location caused problems, the police said.
On Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 10:58 p.m., the police were told of “obnoxiously loud music” on Park Avenue. The owner of the place where the music was playing agreed to lower the volume, the police said. The case was logged as suspected disturbing the peace.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported on S.R. 224 at 10:44 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 6:07 p.m., a vehicle was left on Main Street in a restricted zone. It was also left in the opposite direction of traffic. An officer spoke to the driver and “suggested he try something different next time,” according to police logs.
Someone on Park Avenue contacted the police at 7:34 a.m., indicating they were locked out of a vehicle with the engine running and a 2-year-old inside.
On Monday, Dec. 7 at 3:24 p.m., a deer, described as dying, was seen in Park City at 3:24 p.m. The animal was apparently spotted in the southern reaches of Old Town just off a road. Public police logs did not provide details about the condition of the deer or any visible injuries.
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