Park City police blotter
The Park City Police Department on Saturday, July 2 received unusual complaints involving a person who was reported to be driving in reverse on a street.
A man was reported to be driving a car at a high rate of speed both forward and in reverse somewhere on Woodside Avenue at 5:05 p.m. The man was driving the entire length of the street, the police were told.
Earlier that day, at 11:15 a.m., two men were reportedly seen in a vehicle driving in reverse on Three Kings Drive at a high rate of speed. A police officer did not find the vehicle.
It was not clear from public police logs whether both cases are suspected to involve the same vehicle.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, July 3 at 5:37 p.m., the police responded to a report of an apparent burglary somewhere along Kearns Boulevard. The home appeared to have been broken into, but nothing was missing, the police said. According to Police Department logs, a screen was not properly attached and a plant was knocked over, however.
At 12:16 p.m., a shuttle bus and another vehicle reportedly collided at the intersection of Park Avenue and 7th Street. Nobody was apparently injured, the police said.
A man with a Mohawk-style haircut was seen in front of a nightclub on Main Street at 1:15 a.m. It was not clear from public department logs what sort of report the person who contacted the police wanted to file. The police indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
On Saturday, July 2 at 11:16 p.m., a police officer stopped a vehicle after observing the person driving on a sidewalk on the 1600 block of Bonanza Drive.
A loud party was reported on Sunrise Circle at 10:38 p.m. The police were told there were lots of people there and they were setting off fireworks. The revelers were celebrating a birthday and Independence Day, the police said.
A broken water pipe was reported on Saddle View Way at 10:15 p.m. Water was flowing down the street, the police were told.
The police were called to somewhere along Meadows Drive at 8:26 p.m., when a man suspected to be intoxicated reportedly attempted to punch someone.
Someone found a wallet while riding a bicycle sometime before 8:01 p.m. along Kearns Boulevard and contacted the Police Department.
A man was suspected to be intoxicated on Main Street at 2:42 p.m.
A police officer warned a driver against idling the vehicle’s engine at 12:52 a.m. on the 600 block of Main Street.
On Friday, July 1 at 11:56 p.m., someone reported a vehicle had been vandalized with eggs somewhere along Thaynes Canyon Drive.
Youngsters were reportedly seen throwing fireworks that landed on vehicles on Lower Iron Horse Loop Road at 10:34 p.m. The Police Department classified the case as disturbing the peace.
A load of trees reportedly fell off a landscaping truck on S.R. 224 at 3:55 p.m. The Police Department said the trees presented a traffic hazard.
The police at 6:06 a.m. received a complaint that a concrete truck had been operating since 5:30 a.m. somewhere on Hidden Splendor Court. The Police Department classified the case as disturbing the peace.
The rear window of a vehicle was found cracked on Lucky John Drive either the night before or the morning of the police report, which was filed at 10:11 a.m. There was no other damage to the vehicle, the police were told.
A watch with an estimated value of $4,000 was reportedly stolen on Holiday Ranch Loop Road.
On Thursday, June 30, a man was reportedly seen with his shoes off and sleeping on a bench at the Old Town transit center at 7:30 a.m. The man had unspecified personal belongings with him, the police were told.
On Wednesday, June 29 at 11:35 a.m., graffiti was found on the back of a building on Prospector Avenue. The police received two other graffiti reports earlier that morning. At 10:10 a.m., graffiti in red was seen on a side of a Sidewinder Drive building. At 9:41 a.m., meanwhile, red graffiti was seen on a wall along a walkway on Sidewinder Drive. The 9:41 a.m. report involved unspecified words and symbols, according to police logs.
Firewood was reported to have been stolen on Broken Spoke Way at 10:10 a.m.
On Tuesday, June 28 at 5:13 p.m., a puddle was found in the front yard of a residence on Comstock Drive. The police said the puddle was a result of a utility issue.
On Monday, June 27 at 11:04 p.m., a man was seen sleeping in a hammock on Sullivan Road.
The police at 6:34 p.m. received a complaint that a man pushing a grocery cart around a store on Snow Creek Drive appeared to be intoxicated.
At 5:57 p.m., the police received a complaint that a man was seen throwing a knife with a six-inch blade into a tree on Sullivan Road. The person who contacted the police was concerned for the safety of bystanders. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
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