Park City police blotter
The Park City Police Department last week logged at least two cases involving vehicles with engines idling.
On Friday, July 8, a bus shuttling tourists was reportedly seen idling the engine on Marsac Avenue at 4:47 p.m.
The day before, meanwhile, on Thursday, July 7, the police at noon received a report that trucks involved in a street-paving operation were seen idling engines outside a home. They had been idling “all day,” the police were told.
Idling is prohibited in Park City under most circumstances. Park City passed a law against idling as part of City Hall’s broad environmental program.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, July 10 at 9:11 p.m., three people were reportedly seen target shooting off Richardson Flat Road.
The police at 8:13 p.m. received a report of a youngster dropping a bag of fireworks in a garden on Morning Sky Court the night before. The person who contacted the police wanted an officer to dispose of the fireworks.
Someone was rescued from an elevator on the 1800 block of Three Kings Drive at 2:52 p.m. The Park City Fire District was summoned to assist.
A mountain bike was reportedly stolen from a garage somewhere along Doc Holliday Drive at 2:40 p.m.
The police at 4:23 a.m. indicated a youngster with a backpack apparently attempted to hide from an officer in the vicinity of the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Park Avenue. The police said the circumstances were suspicious.
At 12:59 a.m., the police received a complaint that an underage person attempted to sneak into a Main Street business, apparently a nightclub. A security guard was holding the person outside, the police were told.
On Saturday, July 9 at 9:51 p.m., a man was reported to be yelling at people along Main Street. The man, appearing to be 50 years old, sported a cowboy look, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as suspected intoxication.
A drone was reportedly spotted flying above homes on or close to Silver Cloud Court at 8:45 p.m. The police were told the drone caused some to be concerned about privacy. The Police Department indicated the case was for City Hall’s code enforcers.
The police at 5:05 p.m. received a report that a bench outside a Main Street store was stolen. The police were told surveillance footage showed four young men taking the bench. It was not clear from public police logs when the bench disappeared.
The police at 2:12 p.m. received a complaint that a flatbed trailer close to a construction site on King Road was left overnight. The police were told emergency vehicles would not be able to pass the trailer.
An assault was reported in Prospector at 1:55 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details about the confrontation.
The Police Department responded to two suspected intoxication cases in the 1 a.m. hour, the first at 1:15 a.m. on Main Street and the other one at 1:51 a.m. on Bonanza Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 12:43 a.m., a fight was reported on Main Street.
On Friday, July 8 between 7:10 p.m. and 7:34 p.m., the police reported eight parking problems in the vicinity of Deer Valley Drive and Royal Street.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Kearns Boulevard at 6:02 p.m. An unspecified part of one of the vehicles was apparently broken off in the accident.
A large deer was spotted in the vicinity of Lucky John Drive and Little Kate Road at 4:44 p.m. It was running in and out of the road, the police were told. The Police Department said the animal was a traffic hazard.
At 3:11 p.m., paint was spilled on the road somewhere along Kearns Boulevard and a vehicle drove through. The police were told the driver needed a police report for insurance purposes.
Graffiti was found in a parking garage on Woodside Avenue at 2:34 p.m.
A dog was seen in a vehicle on Park Avenue at 2:04 p.m. The person who contacted the police was concerned for the welfare of the dog.
On Thursday, July 7 at 2:42 p.m., a vehicle burglary was reported on Queen Esther Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 9:39 a.m., the police received a report of several vehicle burglaries the night before on Stonebridge Circle.
On Wednesday, July 6 at 9:24 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported somewhere along Royal Street. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Tuesday, July 5 at 1:12 p.m., the police received a report that drills and other tools had been stolen from a location along Park Avenue.
A man was seen sleeping in a parking garage along Main Street at 4:45 a.m. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected intoxication. Earlier that day, at 12:45 a.m., in an apparently unrelated case, a man indicated he was homeless and planned to sleep in City Park.
On Monday, July 4, the Police Department received a series of complaints about fireworks as people celebrated Independence Day. Some of the cases were logged on streets like Kearns Boulevard, Cooke Drive, Park Avenue, Lowell Avenue and Empire Avenue. The police also responded to other cases typical for a busy holiday, including suspected intoxication.
At 5:33 p.m., two dogs were seen in a truck on the 2200 block of Comstock Drive. The person who filed the report was concerned about the safety of the dogs.
A vehicle burglary was reported on Empire Avenue at 2:22 p.m.
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