Park City police blotter
Vehicles burglarized in city
The Park City Police Department last week received at least three reports of vehicle burglaries, including one that occurred while the driver was briefly away from the vehicle.
The cases included:
Public police logs did not provide details about the cases on March 2 and March 3.
Anyone with information may contact the Police Department at 615-5500.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, March 5 at 2:07 p.m., a suspected assault was reported somewhere along Park Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Saturday, March 4, two cases logged as disturbing the peace, apparently unrelated, were reported at almost the same time on different streets. The first one was reported at 11:29 p.m. on Bonanza Drive while the other one was reported two minutes later on Park Avenue.
At 11:23 p.m., the police received a report that parking barricades were knocked over or run over at or close to the 1400 block of Kearns Boulevard.
Someone in Old Town contacted the police at 11:03 p.m. reporting there was a person in their house. Noise was heard upstairs, the police were told. Public police logs did not provide details. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
A tree was found in the street on Marsac Avenue at 8:15 p.m. The tree was reported to be in the northbound lane between one and two miles south of the Old Town roundabout. It was close to a bus stop, the police were told. The Police Department said the tree created a traffic hazard.
A dispute about a parking spot was reported somewhere along Park Avenue at 6:14 p.m. The person who reported the case told the police he planned to park in a space. Another man, though, had his children “stand in the space to reserve it,” according to police logs. The other driver refused to move the vehicle, the police were told.
At 5:54 p.m., someone on Park Avenue reported a man accused him of hitting his car while driving. The two did not know each other, the police said. It was not clear from public police logs whether the accident occurred on Park Avenue or whether the caller was on the street at the time the police were contacted. The Police Department classified the case as threatening.
A deer was reportedly seen on S.R. 248 moving toward Prospector at 11:45 a.m.
People in a hot tub somewhere along Empire Avenue were reported to be playing loud music at 2:10 a.m. The police classified the case as disturbing the peace.
A man was seen sleeping at the Old Town transit center at 12:42 a.m. he had been there a few hours, the police said.
On Friday, March 3 at 5:40 p.m., four elk were seen in the vicinity of S.R. 248 and Round Valley Drive. They were “dangerously” close to the state highway, the police were told. The person who contacted the Police Department was worried a driver would hit the animals.
A manhole cover was reported to be “askew” in an eastbound lane at or close to the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Wyatt Earp Way. The Police Department said the manhole presented a traffic hazard.
A truck and an attached trailer were seen parked halfway on private property and halfway on the street along Swede Alley at 4:28 p.m.
Graffiti was found near an ice rink and restrooms on Lowell Avenue at 12:49 p.m. The police classified the case as criminal mischief.
Someone on Oak Wood Drive at 7:45 a.m. reported a house was seen advertised for rent when it should not have been listed as a rental.
On Thursday, March 2, a wallet was reported to have been stolen somewhere along Park Avenue at 5:25 p.m. In an apparently unrelated case, a camera was reported as stolen on Thaynes Canyon in a suspected theft.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported somewhere along Norfolk Avenue at 10:57 a.m.
On Wednesday, March 1 at 11:02 p.m., someone reported seeing water bubbling out of a manhole at or close to the intersection of Payday Drive and Nail Drive Court. The Police Department said the case was a utility issue.
On Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6:58 p.m., an officer helped a driver whose vehicle was out of gas to a gas station and then back to the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Wyatt Earp Way.
On Monday, Feb. 27 at 10 39 a.m., a moose was reported to be “trapped” in a backyard along Venus Court. The animal was scared of a municipal snowplow, the police were told.
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The Park City Police Department said there have been seven arrests or arrest warrants issued for people suspected to have been involved at some point with a smash-and-grab burglary of a Main Street jewelry store in the spring.