Park City police blotter: Christmas trees seen in road
Officers also field report of a ‘weird truck’ in Old Town
On Sunday, Jan. 24 at 10:45 a.m., the Park City Police Department received a complaint about dogs that were “all over when people let them out of their” vehicles on Round Valley Drive. The person who contacted the police indicated they were operating a plow and nearly hit three of the pets, according to the police. The person wanted an officer to “remind” people leashes must be used in that location.
The police received a complaint at 9:25 a.m. about Christmas lights falling off a Main Street business. The person was concerned about exposed wires.
A police officer pulled over a driver in the area of Marsac Avenue and Ontario Avenue at 7:30 a.m. after watching the vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign on nearby Hillside Avenue. The police logs indicated the driver acknowledged seeing the sign “but was in a hurry to get home.”
On Saturday, Jan. 23 at 9:15 p.m., the police were told of three youngsters urinating on a Park Avenue property. The person who contacted the police indicated they yelled at the youngsters and the three then “huffed back.” The person was concerned the three would return, the police said.
The Police Department at 5:46 p.m. received a complaint of what was described as a “weird truck” left in front of a house on Norfolk Avenue. It had been at the location for three days, blocking a driveway and a parking spot, the police were told.
Three people were reportedly seen atop a waterworks building in the vicinity of Euston Drive at 5:23 p.m. The police logged the case as suspected criminal mischief.
Someone at 1:37 p.m. complained to the police about skiers leaving vehicles in a lot on Lowell Avenue, saying the location is set aside for hikers.
An officer pulled over an outbound driver on S.R. 224 at 1 p.m., indicating the vehicle was traveling at 60 mph in a location where the posted speed limit is 45 mph. The police said the driver “admitted to not knowing the speed limit,” according to department logs.
A sign was reportedly “shattered” outside a Main Street building sometime before the 10:11 a.m. report to the police. The department logged the case as suspected criminal mischief.
On Friday, Jan. 22 at 9:04 p.m., a suspected drunken driver was reported on Kearns Boulevard. Public police logs did not provide details.
Ski boots were reportedly stolen from an area that was described as a “communal ski locker” in a building lobby on Royal Street. The police received the report at 7:17 p.m.
The police at 5:50 p.m. were told of 60 people drinking — apparently alcoholic beverages — in the field outside the Park City Library at 5:50 p.m.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Lowell Avenue at 4:13 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Thursday, Jan. 21 at 8:35 a.m., someone locked the keys in a car on Munchkin Road.
On Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 7:49 p.m., the police received a complaint of people lighting fireworks on a ski run off Norfolk Avenue.
On Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 1:33 p.m., a Christmas tree was reported in the road at or close to the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Park Avenue. The police were unable to locate a tree. Earlier, at 12:35 p.m., a Christmas tree and wreaths were reported in the road at or in the vicinity of the intersection of S.R. 224 and Meadows Drive.
On Monday, Jan. 18 at 2:18 a.m., noise was reported on Empire Avenue that was “loud enough that it’s vibrating the walls.”
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