Park City police blotter
Excavator stolen, returned
June 27, 2017
A small excavator was reported to have been stolen from a construction company working on Telemark Drive last week and then returned.
The piece of machinery was apparently taken two days before the 10:25 a.m. police report on Monday, June 19.
It was returned damaged, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as suspected criminal mischief.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Friday, June 23 at 5:16 p.m., the police received a complaint that a truck, apparently carrying tires, was blocking a lane of traffic somewhere along S.R. 224. The police said the truck created a traffic hazard.
Someone on the 2200 block of Ina Avenue contacted the Police Department at 2:12 p.m. indicating a truck had been parked there for a month. The department said it considered the truck an abandoned vehicle.
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The police at 2:06 p.m. received a report that a passport was lost on King Road. It disappeared two weeks before the report to the police. The Police Department said the passport may have been lost at a residence. In an unrelated case, at 11:01 a.m., the police were told someone lost a purse on Marsac Avenue the day before the report.
The Police Department at 10:01 a.m. received a complaint that someone stole unspecified items from a garage. The suspect worked for the victim, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected burglary.
Someone at 2:36 a.m. contacted the police about a party somewhere along Holiday Ranch Loop Road. The party was several addresses away from the person who called the police. The Police Department classified the case as suspected disturbing the peace.
On Thursday, June 22 at 7:58 p.m., a vehicle was reported to have been vandalized on Daly Avenue. The carmaker's emblem was removed and the vandals tampered with the license plate, the police were told. The Police Department logged the case as suspected criminal mischief.
The Police Department responded to two cases along Main Street in quick succession. The first case was logged at 1:18 a.m. and involved a report of suspected disorderly conduct while the other occurred a minute later with a claim of intoxication. It was not clear from public police logs whether the cases were related.
On Wednesday, June 21 at 10:02 p.m., the police received a report that someone shined a laser in a woman's eye through a kitchen window on Homestake Road. It happened twice, according to department logs. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
On Tuesday, June 20 at 8:18 p.m., the police received a complaint that a moose was seen approaching the road in the vicinity of S.R. 224 and Meadows Drive.
The Police Department was summoned to Sullivan Road close to the skate park at 7:41 p.m., when a man was seen wearing plaid shorts and a flannel shirt and carrying a green backpack. The man was "obviously smoking some sort of drug," the police were told, according to department logs. The Police Department classified the case as suspicious.
The police received two reports of suspected vehicle burglaries within a short span in different parts of Park City. The first was logged at 6:38 p.m. somewhere along S.R. 224. The victim's vehicle was a Jeep Grand Cherokee, the police were told. The other case was reported at 7:06 p.m. on Sullivan Road. Public police logs did not provide details about the second vehicle or the losses in the two cases.
A recreational vehicle was reported to be idling its engine in a parking lot on Little Kate Road at 5:28 p.m.
The Police Department at 5:19 p.m. received a complaint from someone on S.R. 224 involving a test drive of a vehicle. The police were told the person let a man take the vehicle for a test drive and the man did not return after an hour.
The rear license plate of a vehicle was reported stolen on the 900 block of Lowell Avenue. The license plate disappeared within the past few months, the police were told.
On Monday, June 19 at 5:55 p.m., someone on Euston Drive reported a transient camp. It was not clear from public police logs where the camp was found. Euston Drive is close to the Rail Trail, where other camps have been found.