Park City police blotter
On Sunday, Aug. 27 at 5:38 p.m., a semitrailer driver was reported to be idling the engine in a parking lot somewhere along Deer Valley Drive. The vehicle had been there for three hours, the police were told.
The Police Department stopped two drivers in quick succession at the intersection of Heber Avenue and Swede Alley. At 10:44 a.m., a driver was pulled over on a count of failing to yield at a crosswalk. A little later, at 11:07 p.m., a driver was stopped, apparently on a count of not following a traffic sign.
A loud party with music was reported somewhere along Sidewinder Drive at 12:51 a.m. The noise emanated from the backyard, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as suspected disturbing the peace.
On Saturday, Aug. 26 at 11:22 p.m., a sports car was reportedly seen driving at a high rate of speed inbound on S.R. 248. The vehicle lost control, veered off the road and then turned back onto the state highway, the police were told.
A vehicle blocked another vehicle in a parking lot along Main Street at 6:17 p.m. Earlier that day, at 3:17 p.m., the police received a complaint about vehicles blocking the entrance to the Old Town transit center on Swede Alley. Buses needed to move into an oncoming lane to drive around the vehicles, according to the police.
The Police Department at 2:57 p.m. received a complaint about a driver, described as reckless, nearly running a bicyclist off the road along Monitor Drive. The vehicle was a light-colored sedan with two men inside, the police were told.
Vehicles were reportedly parked along Guardsman Pass in a manner that narrowed the road to one lane at 2:34 p.m. The vehicles were close to the top of the road.
A hit-and-run accident was reported outside the Park City Ice Arena. The police received the report at 1:33 p.m., but the damage occurred the day before.
The police at 9:57 a.m. received a complaint that vehicles were parked on Royal Street in a manner that blocked one lane of traffic. There were at least seven vehicles, the police were told.
A suspected intoxication case was reported on S.R. 224 at 12:49 a.m. A man was seen in the road, the police said.
On Friday, Aug. 25 at 11:40 p.m., a loud party was reported somewhere along Woodside Avenue. The police classified the case as suspected disturbing the peace.
The police at 10:33 p.m. received a complaint that the arm of a parking gate at a garage on Main Street was stuck in the down position. A line of vehicles was forming by the time the police were called, according to department logs.
A motorhome was reported to be parked on Euston Drive at 12:56 p.m. It had been there a couple days, the police were told.
The Police Department was contacted after a credit card was found in the street on Main Street at 9:07 a.m.
On Thursday, Aug. 24 at 12:19 p.m., cars were reported to be parked “all over” in the vicinity of the intersection of Thaynes Canyon Drive and Webster Drive. The parked cars created two blind corners for drivers, the police were told. The parked vehicles overflowed from the nearby Park City Golf Club, according to the police.
An 18-wheeler truck reportedly stalled in the uphill lane somewhere along Marsac Avenue at 10:40 a.m. Traffic by that time had not become seriously backed up, the police were told. The Police Department said the truck created a traffic hazard.
A person who was possibly homeless was seen sleeping in a park in Prospector at 7:41 a.m. The Police Department classified the case as suspected vagrancy.
On Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 8:27 p.m., a driver reportedly hit a deer on S.R. 224.
At 8:56 a.m., vehicles were reported to be blocking driveways and parked on grass along Geronimo Court. There were “too many cars parked there for the area,” the police were told.
On Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 12:06 p.m., a vehicle was reported to be leaking gasoline in a Bonanza Drive parking lot. The gasoline “puddle” was starting to run, the police were told.
On Monday, Aug. 21 at 6:06 p.m., a driver hit a dog on Main Street and left the scene.
A trailer was broken into on Solamere Drive sometime before the 10:43 a.m. report to police. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected vehicle burglary.
A critic of a Park City workforce or otherwise affordable housing project in Old Town said he is considering an appeal of the Park City Planning Commission’s approval of the development.