Park City Police Blotter
Slide-offs, Sundance crowds keep police busy
On Sunday, Jan. 31 at 11:15 p.m., someone reported hearing loud music coming from a residential unit on the 1100 block of Empire Avenue. The police classified the case as disturbing the peace.
A slide-off accident was reported on the upper reaches of Marsac Avenue at 9:39 p.m. The police said nobody was injured.
Someone on the 300 block of Woodside Avenue at 7:04 p.m. reported that a vehicle without an Old Town parking permit was parked in front of a house. The person had nowhere to park, the police were told.
A slide-off accident was reported on Guardsman Connection at 6:36 p.m.
Skis were reported stolen somewhere along Lowell Avenue at 4:52 p.m.
At 1:49 p.m., the police received a complaint that a vehicle was seen idling for more than an hour along Kearns Boulevard. Nobody was inside and the doors were locked, the police said.
A vehicle was reported at 11:23 a.m. to be parked in a driveway leaking oil somewhere along Empire Avenue. The vehicle was apparently not known to the person who contacted the police.
A woman was seen with two dogs off leashes along Kearns Boulevard at 8:47 a.m.
A police officer pulled over a taxi driver at the intersection of Main Street and Heber Avenue at 1:06 a.m. after, according to police logs, watching the driver pick up passengers in the middle of the intersection.
On Saturday, Jan. 30 at 10:32 p.m., a dog was seen locked in a truck at or close to the intersection of Woodside Avenue and 13th Street. The truck was covered with snow, the police were told.
A slide-off accident was logged on the 400 block of Marsac Avenue at 7:57 p.m.
A person was seen on a waterworks facility off Mellow Mountain Road at 5:47 p.m. The Police Department classified the case as suspected trespassing.
The police at 3:35 p.m. received a complaint that a sidewalk was blocked in an unspecified manner on the 500 block of Main Street, forcing people to walk close to moving vehicles. A person was seen falling in the road and was almost hit by a vehicle, the police were told.
The Police Department at 11:32 a.m. were told a rental car tires had no traction. The person who contacted the police wanted an officer to test drive the car to illustrate safety issues in an effort to obtain a refund from the rental firm, according to police logs. The Police Department indicated the situation was a civil issue rather than a criminal one.
A truck was reportedly seen parked close to a fire hydrant along Crescent Road at 11:03 a.m. The vehicle was impounded, the police said.
A slide-off accident was reported on Iron Canyon Drive at 10:49 a.m.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 600 block of Park Avenue at 10:46 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 2:12 a.m., a police officer found a vehicle with its engine running and lights on somewhere along Park Avenue. The driver was asleep, the police said. The driver woke up and did not display signs of intoxication, according to the Police Department. The officer advised the driver against idling vehicles.
A person suspected to be intoxicated reportedly kicked over a barricade sign on Swede Alley at 12:23 a.m. The person fixed the sign and went home with a sober driver, the police said.
On Friday, Jan. 29 at 7:14 p.m., a dog was reported to be loose along Little Kate Road. On other occasions, the owner picked the dog up, but no one was answering the door, the police were told.
On Thursday, Jan. 28 at 11:16 p.m., the police received a complaint that a person, described as a customer, attempted to steal a bottle from a bar on Main Street. The person yelled at staffers, the police were told.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported at the intersection of S.R. 224 and Meadows Drive at 8:37 p.m.
A person was reported to be scaring others at the Park City Library at 9:19 a.m. The person wore a black mask and ski goggles, the police were told. The Police Department described the circumstances as suspicious.
A bicycle was reported stolen on Prospector Avenue at 12:26 a.m.
On Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 11:50 a.m., a cement truck was reported to be pouring cement into a gutter somewhere along Kearns Boulevard.
On Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 6:26 p.m., the police received a complaint about parking somewhere along Norfolk Avenue.
At 4:52 p.m., the police reported traffic problems at the intersection of Deer valley Drive and Bonanza Drive. The police said vehicles were stopped in the intersection when the stoplight changed.
A moose, reported to be injured, was seen on a hillside close to Solamere Drive at 1:35 p.m.
A suspected assault was reported somewhere along Main Street at 10:20 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
A car was reported to be idling for longer than an hour at 6 p.m. on Main Street.
On Monday, Jan. 25 at 10:39 a.m., a motor home was reported to have been parked on Daly Avenue for a week.
Two people indicated in interviews they are considering mounting campaigns for the Park City Council, a signal the City Hall election could attract an intriguing slate of candidates in a year when the majority of the five seats are on the ballot.