Park City police blotter
On Sunday, Aug. 20 at 7:44 p.m., a person was reported to be getting in and out of a car at a soccer field on Kearns Boulevard. The Police Department said the circumstances were suspicious.
A purse reportedly fell off a car in the vicinity of the intersection of Park Avenue and Snow Creek Drive at 10:23 a.m. Items were strewn about the road, the police were told.
The Police Department was summoned to intervene when someone reportedly declined to pay a taxi fare. The police received the complaint at 1:34 a.m. somewhere along Lowell Avenue.
Loud music was reported on Main Street at 12:22 a.m. The police classified the case as disturbing the peace.
On Saturday, Aug. 19 at 11:57 p.m., two men were reported to be harassing security guards at a business on Main Street. The police classified the case as disorderly conduct. In unrelated reports, the police received a complaint about loud music with lots of bass tones somewhere along Kearns Boulevard and a report of loud noise was logged on Kearns Boulevard at 10:44 p.m.
Two pickup trucks were reported to be racing on Lucky John Drive at 9:47 p.m.
Someone reported hearing noises that sounded like fireworks or gunshots on Fenchurch Drive at 8:16 p.m.
The police were called to a location along Lowell Avenue at 12:16 p.m., when a construction crew reportedly hit a natural-gas line.
A white van was reported to be stuck in the runaway-truck lane on Marsac Avenue at 8:03 a.m.
On Friday, Aug. 18 at 10:17 p.m., a bus was reported to be idling the engine for an extended period. The police said the case involved a suspected violation of Park City’s rule against idling.
A Park City bus driver at 10:17 p.m. indicated there were “many drunks” on a bus on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. The report was filed with transit dispatchers, who forwarded the information to the police. The driver apparently needed help with the people suspected to be intoxicated.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Gold Dust Lane at 12:43 p.m. One of the vehicles involved was a black station wagon, the police were told.
A vehicle was reportedly seen with the engine running for more than 90 minutes somewhere along Bonanza Drive. The police were told a dog might have been inside. The Police Department said the case involved a suspected violation of the idling rule.
On Thursday, Aug. 17 at 9:53 p.m., someone reported smelling a marijuana scent through a window along Kearns Boulevard. The Police Department said the circumstances were suspicious.
A bus, apparently part of a private transportation fleet, was reportedly double parked and idling the engine for 30 minutes on the 500 block of Main Street.
On Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 10:55 p.m., three horses were seen loose from a pasture on Aspen Springs Drive. They were on the road, the police were told.
The Police Department was summoned to the 900 block of Main Street at 9:23 p.m., when a truck exiting an underground garage struck an overhead sprinkler. There was “water spraying everywhere,” the police were told.
A vehicle was reported to be idling on the 600 block of Main Street for three hours. It was parked in front of a store, the police were told. The Police Department indicated the case involved a violation of City Hall’s idling rule.
On Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 5:59 p.m., the police received a complaint of water overflowing toward a bicycle path off Sidewinder Drive. A water line might have broken, the police said.
On Monday, Aug. 14 at 10:23 p.m., the police received a complaint about someone using saws and other equipment in a garage on Samuel Colt Court. The Police Department classified the case as disturbing the peace.
A large cat, possibly a bobcat, was reportedly seen on or close to Larkspur Drive at 5:32 p.m. The animal as seen headed toward a hillside, the police said.
Flames were reportedly seen emanating from a car on S.R. 224 at 2:05 p.m. The person inside the car got out, the police said.
A wallet was reportedly lost on Pinnacle Drive at 10:42 p.m.
Two people indicated in interviews they are considering mounting campaigns for the Park City Council, a signal the City Hall election could attract an intriguing slate of candidates in a year when the majority of the five seats are on the ballot.