Park City police blotter
Moose seen in driveway
The Park City Police Department last week received more reports of wildlife sightings, including moose.
The reports continue a string of sightings that has stretched through much of the winter. The animals moved to lower elevations as heavy snow struck the region early in the season.
On Tuesday, March 14 at 9:07 p.m., a moose was seen in a driveway on Sampson Avenue. A young moose was also seen that day close to the road somewhere along Empire Avenue at 1:14 p.m. People were taking photos, the police were told.
There were a series of other reports last week involving unspecified wildlife. Some of those cases involved moose as well.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, March 19 at 8:25 a.m., the police received a report that an alarm was triggered on the door to an electrical room in a building on Sidewinder Drive the night before. Power was then lost to the building, the police were told. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
On Saturday, March 18, the police logged to unrelated cases of suspected intoxication at 3:02 a.m. and 5:56 a.m. The earlier case was reported on Sidewinder Drive while the other one was reported on Woodside Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Friday, March 17 at 6:51 p.m., a case reported to involve disorderly conduct was logged at 6:51 p.m. on the 500 block of Main Street.
A vehicle was found abandoned on Little Kate Road at 9:38 a.m.
On Thursday, March 16 at 10:47 p.m., someone reported finding gravel in a grassy area in the vicinity of Park Avenue and Snow Creek Drive. The person walked across the gravel and felt a sensation like an electrical shock or movement underfoot, the police were told. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
Someone reported a missing dog on Sidewinder Drive at 10:32 p.m. The police were told the person was walking the dog when the pet ran off and did not come back. The person who contacted the police said a man may have taken the dog.
Two underage boys reportedly attempted to get into a Main Street nightclub at 9:46 p.m. They ran when they were confronted, the police were told.
A lost wallet was reported somewhere along Park Avenue at 7:50 p.m.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Park Avenue at 5:32 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 3:54 p.m., a vehicle burglary was reported on Round Valley Drive. The police were told a window was broken and a purse with a wallet inside was taken.
Someone contacted the police at 3:40 p.m. reporting a suspected fraudulent rental on Empire Avenue. The person told the police they booked a rental and later was told the company that rented the place did not have the authority to do so.
A vehicle burglary was reported on Annie Oakley Drive at 12:22 p.m.
Someone contacted the police at 11:47 a.m. saying they found a backpack and other unspecified items on High Street. The person told the police the goods could have been stolen in a vehicle break-in.
A person was found passed out in a vehicle on Park Avenue at 2:36 a.m.
On Wednesday, March 15 at 4:28 p.m., a wallet was found somewhere along Park Avenue and the police were contacted.
A vehicle was reportedly vandalized while it was in a parking garage on Deer Valley Drive. The police received the report at 3:43 p.m.
On Tuesday, March 14, someone on Aerie Drive at 8:34 p.m. reported there was a “strange car” parked in a driveway. The person who called the police was worried the owner of the car may be inside the residence, according to department logs. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
The police were contacted at 4:28 p.m. after a passport was found on Park Avenue.
On Monday, March 13 at 3:32 p.m., skis were reported stolen on Deer Valley Drive.
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