Park City police blotter
Vehicles broken into in city
The Park City Police Department last week received at least three reports of vehicle burglaries.
On Sunday, Feb. 7 at 9:31 a.m., a vehicle burglary was reported somewhere along Park Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Thursday, Feb. 4, a vehicle burglary was reported at 11:08 a.m. on the 400 block of Swede Alley. Unspecified items were taken, the police said.
On Wednesday, Feb. 3, meanwhile, a vehicle burglary was reported on the 400 block of Swede Alley at 1:08 a.m. A window was smashed, the police said, but public police logs did not provide further details.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
A snowboard was reported stolen on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue at 9:21 a.m. The snowboard disappeared the day before, the police were told.
A vehicle was apparently struck in a parking lot somewhere along Daly Avenue at 2:13 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
A suspected drunken driving case was logged at 1:34 a.m. somewhere along S.R. 224. Public police logs did not provide details.
A case reported as disorderly conduct was reported on Main Street at 1:33 a.m. In an apparently unrelated case, reported at 1:21 a.m., a person was suspected to be intoxicated on Swede Alley. Earlier, at 12:41 a.m., in another case apparently unrelated to the other two, staffers at a Main Street nightclub asked two men to leave. They were angry with the staffers but left after a police officer told them to, according to police logs.
On Saturday, Feb. 6 at 9:10 p.m., the police received a complaint that vehicles without handicapped permits were parked in handicapped stalls in the China Bridge garage.
A traffic accident was reported on the 400 block of Main Street, in front of the post office, at 8:44 p.m. Nobody was injured, the police said.
A suspected drunken driving case was logged at 7:16 p.m. somewhere along Holiday Ranch Loop Road. The person left the scene, the police indicated.
The police responded to a report at 3:53 p.m. that a child was locked in a car and had the keys. The child did not appear to be in distress, the police said. Officers remained at the scene as an automobile service was summoned to unlock the vehicle.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported at the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Deer Valley Drive at 1:46 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Friday, Feb. 5 at 11:33 p.m., someone along Woodside Avenue reported hearing loud music. The Police Department classified the case as disturbing the peace.
A person described as a transient was reported to be sleeping somewhere along Prospector Avenue at 9:57 p.m. The person was also reported to be stumbling around. The Police Department logged the case as suspected trespassing.
Youngsters were reported to be throwing snowballs at school buses at the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Comstock Drive at 2:43 p.m. They boarded a City Hall bus and were gone when officers arrived, according to Police Department logs.
A snowmobiler was reported to be on a trail in the vicinity of Round Valley Drive headed toward Park City. The person was gone by the time officers arrived.
A suitcase was found in the Old Town transit center at 3:35 a.m.
At 12:20 a.m., the police stopped a driver after the vehicle was seen using what were described as "high intensity bulbs." The headlights were "blinding even on low setting," the police were told.
A suspected drunken driving case was logged on S.R. 224 at 12:08 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Thursday, Feb. 4 at 4:46 p.m., the police received a complaint that a man threatened to throw a brick through a window on Main Street. The person was upset a business did not validate for parking, according to police logs.
The Police Department at 2:36 a.m. received a report of a sound described as a "loud boom" within 20 minutes of the call. The case was logged somewhere along Holiday Ranch Loop Road. An officer who responded did not hear a similar noise or other problems. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
On Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 10:23 p.m., a loud party was reported on Sidewinder Drive. The police classified the case as disturbing the peace.
A driver reportedly hit a deer at or close to the intersection of Deer Valley Drive and Aerie Drive at 10:19 p.m. The deer survived and was in a lane of travel, the police were told.
At 1:51 p.m., four televisions were reported to be missing on Royal Court. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected burglary.
A large herd of elk was seen off S.R. 224 close to the McPolin Farm at 1:25 a.m. The animals were apparently preparing to cross the state highway, the police said, indicating the elk created a traffic hazard.
On Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 5:52 p.m., a passport was found on Gold Dust Lane and brought to the Park Avenue police station.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at 4:27 p.m. on Round Valley Drive. The police said the accident occurred in a parking lot the day before the police report was filed.
On Monday, Feb. 1 at 10:15 p.m., the police received a report that signs and barricades were put in the road along Main Street. Four men put the signs and barricades out, the police said. The Police Department classified the case as criminal mischief.
At 1:37 p.m., the police were told a driver was pulling a child on a snowboard behind a vehicle in the vicinity of Silver Cloud Drive and Morning Sky Court. The police indicated the situation created a traffic hazard.
Skis were reported stolen at 12:29 a.m. The case was logged at the Park Avenue police station, but public police logs did not indicate where the skis were taken.
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