Park City police blotter
Rental vehicle hit in city
February 21, 2017
The Park City Police Department last week received at least two reports of hit-and-run traffic accidents, including one that was might have been witnessed by someone with a camera or a smartphone.
On Friday, Feb. 17 at 6:07 p.m., the police were told a rental vehicle was hit while it was parked on Snow Creek Drive. The damage, to the rear bumper, occurred 30 minutes prior to the police being contacted. The police were told a witness apparently took a photo of the suspect vehicle.
On Wednesday, Feb. 15, meanwhile, a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Park Avenue at 10:52 a.m. A mirror was smashed, the police were told. The damage occurred the night before.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Feb. 19 at 4:46 p.m., the police received a report that a woman was seen falling down and hitting her head on Park Avenue. An officer planned to check on her welfare, the Police Department said.
The police at 4:19 p.m. were called to a location on Park Avenue when a tow truck was removing a car. The police were told the person whose car was being towed had a hang tag and, apparently, was a property owner. The Police Department indicated the case was civil in nature rather than criminal.
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A snowboard was reportedly stolen from a rental vehicle somewhere along Park Avenue at 3:55 p.m.
A moose was seen in the parking lot of the Park Avenue police station at 12:06 p.m.
A man, reported to be homeless, reportedly "wandered" into an office on Deer Valley Drive. The police were summoned to check on the man's welfare.
The Police Department responded to Daly Avenue twice over the course of a little more than an hour starting at 3:49 a.m. after receiving reports of disturbing the peace. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Saturday, Feb. 18 at 9:54 p.m., a man was reported to be harassing people on Swede Alley. He told someone he had a knife, according to police logs. The Police Department classified the circumstances as suspicious.
On Friday, Feb. 17 at 11:59 p.m., the police received a call from the 6600 block of Lookout Drive after someone arrived at a rental unit. Another family was there and refused to leave, the police were told. The Police Department described the case as a citizen dispute.
At 11:09 p.m., a vehicle was seen parked across a crosswalk on Main Street.
A man was reported to be fighting with a bouncer on Main Street at 10:37 p.m.
The police at 7:35 p.m. received a complaint that a truck pulling a trailer with a forklift was stuck on the road at or close to the intersection of King Road and Ridge Avenue. It was there two hours, the police were told. The Police Department described the case as an accident. Nobody was injured, the police said.
On Thursday, Feb. 16 at 9:17 p.m., a suspected assault was reported on Main Street. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 8:04 p.m., the police received a report that a boulder fell out of a stone wall somewhere along Norfolk Avenue. The Police Department said the boulder presented a traffic hazard.
A campsite was reportedly seen off Prospector Avenue at 8:52 a.m. It was reported to be located between a trail and condominiums.
The police at 7:18 a.m. received a report that $250 was taken from a business on Lowell Avenue. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected theft.
At 6:59 a.m., the police were told someone was moving snow in the vicinity of Lowell Avenue and Empire Avenue and huge pieces were left in a travel lane. It was not clear from public police logs whether the snow as left on Lowell Avenue or Empire Avenue.
On Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 11:38 p.m., the police received a complaint that someone was intentionally checking whether vehicles doors were unlocked on Swede Alley. The Police Department said the circumstances were suspicious.
On Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 10:13 p.m., a moose was seen crossing the road on Park Avenue.
Someone in Park City at 8:40 p.m. told the police they closed and locked all doors in a residence and then ordered a pizza delivery. The person later found the delivery driver in the kitchen, the police were told. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
On Monday, Feb. 13 at 6:14 p.m., a snowboard was reported stolen from a parking lot on Lowell Avenue.
Someone found a wallet and turned it in at a front desk on Main Street. The police were then contacted at3:41 p.m.
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