Park City police blotter
The Park City Police Department last week received at least three reports involving dogs, including an incident in the off-leash area in Round Valley.
On Tuesday, July 19, the police at 10:20 a.m. received a complaint about two confrontations in the off-leash area in Round Valley involving the same people. The police were told a hiker and a dog encountered the same man twice in a week. He was riding a bicycle and yelled at the hiker about the dog, the police were told. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Saturday, July 23 at 7:52 p.m., meanwhile, the police were told a dog was seen in the middle of the road somewhere along Meadows Drive. It would not “let anyone near it,” the police were told. The Police Department indicated the dog presented a traffic hazard.
On Tuesday, July 19, a dog was reported to have been left in a vehicle on Iron Horse Drive at 1:43 p.m.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, July 24 at 8:27 p.m., the police received a report that a moose was seen in traffic at or close to the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Kearns Boulevard.
Someone at 4:58 p.m. told the police a bicycle was found close to a parking lot somewhere along Meadows Drive. It is manufactured by Specialized, the police were told.
A suspected assault was reported on Main Street at 4:05 p.m.
A dispute centered on a parking spot at or close to the intersection of Heber Avenue and Swede Alley was reported at 3:01 p.n. The Police Department classified the case as disorderly conduct, but public police logs did not provide details.
A vehicle at 12:24 p.m. was reported to be parked in a location where it took up more than one paring spot somewhere along Norfolk Avenue. It did not have a parking permit, the police were told.
The Police Department at 11:30 a.m. was called to Main Street by someone saying they had paid City Hall to put up barricades to set aside parking for a tour bus. Someone moved the barricades and vehicles were parked in the spaces that were secured by payment, the police were told. The police indicated the situation was a civil matter rather than a criminal one.
A man reportedly was in a lobby on Royal Street threatening staffers at a front desk at 2:55 a.m. The Police Department classified the case as disorderly conduct.
The Police Department was told of a suspected assault on Main Street at 2:39 a.m.
The police were called to a location along Deer Valley Drive at 12:27 a.m., when a man was reported to be “making a scene” in a lobby. He was yelling at guests and employees, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as disorderly conduct.
On Saturday, July 23, five or six people were reportedly seen drinking alcohol on a bicycle path in the vicinity of the Iron Horse district at 6:21 p.m. The Police Department classified the case as suspicious.
Water was seen surfacing through the asphalt along Stonebridge Circle at 1:09 p.m. The Police Department said there was a utility issue at the site.
A house on Holiday Ranch Loop Road was reportedly vandalized with eggs. The police received the report at 12:13 p.m., but the incident occurred between 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. the night before, the police were told.
A rock was reportedly thrown at a vehicle window somewhere along Kearns Boulevard at 8:16 a.m.
On Friday, July 22 at 2:39 a.m., four men were seen in the Iron Horse area dressed in black clothes and shining flashlights into vehicles. The Police Department indicated the case may involve a suspected vehicle burglary, but public police logs did not provide details.
On Thursday, July 21 at 11:11 a.m., graffiti was found on an outdoor walkway along Sidewinder Drive.
Someone found a wallet on Lowell Avenue and contacted the police at 10:03 a.m.
On Wednesday, July 20 at 11:36 p.m., the police received a complaint of two people atop a waterworks facility off Mellow Mountain Road.
Fireworks were reported on Hillside Avenue at 11:25 p.m.
On Tuesday, July 19 at 10:47 p.m., the police received a report that a man riding a bicycle crashed somewhere along Park Avenue. He stood up as people gathered around him, the police were told.
Three people were seen atop a waterworks facility off Mellow Mountain Road at 8:43 p.m.
Someone at 9:47 a.m. filed a report with the police about a tent that had been set up for several days at a park in Prospector. The police classified the case as suspected vagrancy.
On Monday, July 18 at 10:27 p.m., water was seen leaking out from under a road and into a creek off Aspen Drive. The police indicated there was a utility issue.
Graffiti was found on a wall off Sidewinder Drive at 2:06 p.m.
At 11:48 a.m., someone along Park Avenue contacted the police unhappy that people were chaining bicycles to trees that are apparently on his property. The police were told the practice damaged the trees and the person posted signs.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported along Park Avenue at 1:06 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
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Arlene Loble served as the Park City manager in the 1980s, a pivotal period that prepared the community for the boom years that would follow in the 1990s. Loble, who recently died, is credited with introducing a level of professionalism to the municipal government that was needed amid the growth challenges.