Park City police blotter
Someone called the Park City Police Department at 5:23 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 18 saying they saw a flare launched from a mountainside in the vicinity of Richardson Flat. The person said the flare was approximately one mile off a road. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Dec. 18 at 6:24 p.m., cars were reported to be parked in a restricted zone at or close to the intersection of Park Avenue and Heber Avenue. The police were told buses had difficulty driving around the parked cars.
At 2:18 p.m., the police were told someone driving a vehicle with Nevada license plates almost hit a pedestrian on the 200 block of Swede Alley.
The Police Department and the Park City Fire District at 10:57 a.m. responded to the 2000 block of Park Avenue, where burnt food in a kitchen was reported.
Snow was found around a vehicle at 1:08 a.m. on Thaynes Canyon Drive. The vehicle obstructed snowplows, the police were told. The Police Department indicated the vehicle was abandoned.
On Saturday, Dec. 17 at 11:32 p.m., loud music was reported somewhere along Kearns Boulevard. The police classified the case as disturbing the peace. The music was turned down and the police were told it would be ending within approximately 15 minutes.
The Police Department and the Fire District were called to the 1900 block of Prospector Avenue at 2:48 p.m. after someone became stuck in an elevator.
At 1:40 a.m., several pedestrians were seen walking in the road at or close to the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Deer Valley Drive. An officer told them a trail is located nearby.
A suspected drunken driver was stopped at or close to the intersection of Park Avenue and Iron Horse Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.
The police at 1:09 a.m. received a complaint that a speaker was turned up to a loud volume somewhere along Main Street. The police indicated it was an issue for City Hall’s code enforcers.
On Friday, Dec. 16 at 6:46 p.m., the police received a complaint that a vehicle was towing kids on a sled on Claim Jumper Court.
Someone told the police at 6:36 p.m., a fraudulent loan was taken out in their name. The loan was taken out in Minnesota, the police were told. Public police logs did not provide details.
The police at 6:23 p.m. received a report that a vehicle cut off a truck on Round Valley Drive. The truck ran into a boulder as a result of the other vehicle, the police were told.
At 4:26 p.m., a vehicle was reported to have been sideswiped by a dark blue minivan in the vicinity of the intersection of S.R. 224 and Holiday Ranch Loop Road. The police classified the case as a hit-and-run accident.
A school bus reportedly hit a vehicle in the Park City High School parking lot at 3:19 p.m.
On Thursday, Dec. 15 at 7:43 p.m., a man was reported to be loud and using profanities in a Main Street restaurant. The person was asked to leave, the police said.
A purse and other belongings were reportedly taken from a locker room on Lowell Avenue at 4:40 p.m.
At 7:17 a.m., the police received a report that an unknown vehicle was parked in a driveway on Meadows Drive.
A man refused to leave the vicinity of a Main Street business, apparently a nightclub, at 12:37 a.m. The person, reported to be underage, was outside attempting to enter, the police said. The Police Department logged the case as disorderly conduct.
On Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 7:46 p.m., a tour bus was reported to be parked in a 15-minute zone outside the Main Street post office.
A vehicle burglary was reported at 4:10 p.m. somewhere along Lowell Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
A man was seen walking down Deer Valley Drive in the vicinity of the Aerie Drive intersection at 12:41 a.m. He was suspected to be intoxicated, the police said.
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Tourism revenue increased month over month this summer, the Park City Chamber/Bureau reported, but lodging numbers are still off 22% for December. Officials reported a recent uptick in bookings, though, pointing to a modicum of certainty after ski resorts announced their COVID-related opening policies.