Park City police blotter: Pothole reported in Old Town
The Park City Police Department last week received several complaints about potholes.
The Police Department at 2:48 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, received a report of a pothole, described as giant, on Swede Alley. The police were told of the pothole three consecutive days, according to department logs.
Earlier, on Thursday, Feb. 28, a pothole was reported on Deer Valley Drive. It had previously been filled, the police said.
The Police Department indicated the potholes were traffic hazards.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
Sunday, March 3
At 11:32 p.m., a driver reportedly ran a red light and was seen traveling at 80 mph on Kearns Boulevard.
Someone on Park Avenue at 5:43 p.m. reported a vehicle was parked in a location where it blocked a Park Avenue driveway. The vehicle had been there all day, the police were told.
Two cars were parked in a place where parking is prohibited on Iron Canyon Court at 1 p.m.
Two vehicles were reported to be parked in a location along S.R. 224 where they blocked snowplows. The vehicles blocked the “entire road,” the police were told. S.R. 224 stretches from the entryway to upper Deer Valley, where it is a two-lane road.
The police at 9:54 a.m. were told of a vehicle that was swerving and not allowing other drivers to pass on S.R. 224. The inbound vehicle was seen in the vicinity of the intersection of S.R. 224 and Snow Creek Drive.
A backpack that contained a passport and a debit card was reportedly stolen the day before the police were contacted. The police received the report at 9:38 a.m. from someone on Deer Valley Drive. The Police Department logged the case as a suspected theft.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported in the vicinity of the intersection of Park Avenue and Snow Creek Drive at 8:17 a.m. The accident occurred 45 minutes before the Police Department was notified. Public police logs did not provide details.
A hot tub party, described as “massive,” was reported somewhere along Empire Avenue at 3:23 a.m. The person who contacted the police indicated they could not sleep, according to department logs. The Police Department classified the case as suspected disturbing the peace. An hour before, at 2:23 a.m., the police received a report from the same street involving a suspected disturbing the peace case. The police were told people were “super loud,” according to department logs.
Saturday, March 2
At 11:57 p.m., four people in a car were reportedly seen throwing snowballs and “being rude” on Main Street.
A carbon monoxide detector sounded in a Main Street building at 9:17 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
Skis and ski poles were reportedly taken from a rack on Main Street at 8:43 p.m. The Police Department logged the case as a suspected theft.
The Main Street trolley and a shuttle were involved in an accident on Main Street at 6:29 p.m. Nobody was injured.
Friday, March 1
At 9:49 p.m., two people called the police after hearing sounds that resembled fireworks in Park Meadows. The sounds were reported in the vicinity of Meadows Drive and Gallivan Loop. Earlier, at 5:24 p.m., someone on American Saddler Drive reported hearing sounds, described as “blasts,” that resembled gunshots.
Thursday, February 28
At 9:09 a.m., someone reportedly dumped snow on another property on Ontario Avenue, breaking an air-conditioning unit. The Police Department indicated the case was civil rather than criminal in nature.
Wednesday, Feb. 27
At 1:28 a.m., men walking on Heber Avenue reportedly threw a bottle at a vehicle. The Police Department logged the case as suspected disorderly conduct.
Tuesday, Feb. 26
At 1:43 p.m., the police received a complaint about construction vehicles parked on the street in the vicinity of the intersection of American Saddler Drive and Crestline Drive. Some of the vehicles were double parked, the police were told.
Men with power tools were reported to be attempting to enter a residential unit on Deer Valley Drive at 1:14 a.m. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
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