Park City police blotter: dogs left in city prompt worries
The Park City Police Department last week received at least two reports from people worried about dogs being left by their owners.
On Tuesday, May 9, a dog was reportedly seen stuck under a gazebo off Kearns Boulevard at 6:27 p.m. The animal was not in danger, the police said. The Police Department indicated the dog’s leash became caught, leading to the situation under the gazebo.
On Wednesday, May 10, meanwhile, a dog was reported to have been left locked in a vehicle on Gold Dust Lane at 1:08 p.m. The vehicle, reported to be BMW, was in a parking lot, the police said. Public police logs did not provide details.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, May 14 at 1:59 a.m., the police encountered a person suspected to be intoxicated on Swede Alley. The person was “trying to sleep it off” in a car, the department said. The car’s engine was not running. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
A suspected intoxication case was reported on S.R. 224 at 1:13 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Saturday, May 13, police officers pulled over at least nine drivers between 6:08 p.m. and 9:12 p.m. on roads like S.R. 224, Park Avenue and Snow Creek Drive. Public police logs did not provide details about the suspected violations that prompted the traffic stops.
A traffic accident was reported somewhere along Sidewinder Drive at 3:45 p.m. Nobody was injured, the police said.
On Friday, May 12 at 11:39 p.m., the police were called to Ashley Court, where someone reported seeing large trucks and people with flashlights walking around. The Police Department said the circumstances were suspicious.
A police officer stopped to assist a driver who was pulled to the side of the road in Park City at 10:05 p.m. The police, though, said the driver pulled over to make a phone call.
A Dumpster was reported to be on fire on Short Line Road at 2:13 p.m.
On Thursday, May 11 at 7:35 p.m., the police were called to Homestake Road, where a man not wearing a shirt was reported to be loitering for up to an hour. The man also left a bicycle in a parking lot, the police were told. The Police Department said the circumstances were suspicious.
A suspected trespassing case was logged somewhere along Prospector Avenue at 3:18 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
The Police Department at 2:03 p.m. received a complaint that a person in California sought a $6,000 student loan in a case that involves suspected fraud. The case was reported on Estates Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.
The police were called to a building on Main Street at 11:46 a.m., when water was seen “pouring out” of a ceiling into an electrical box. The Police Department said there was a problem with a utility.
On Wednesday, May 10 at 11:04 p.m., a suspected intoxication case was reported on Main Street. Public police logs did not provide details.
The police at 11:18 a.m. reported a wrecker was needed to remove a vehicle from somewhere along S.R. 224. The vehicle apparently was a flatbed 26 feet in length and weighing 9,700 pounds, according to public police logs. The logs did not provide details about the issues that led to the need for a wrecker.
On Tuesday, May 9 at 10:31 p.m., the police were called to a location along Prospector Avenue, where three men wearing masks and bandanas were reportedly seen in a parking lot. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
The Police Department at 3:33 p.m. received a complaint from someone worried a man had been following him for some time. The report was logged somewhere along Park Avenue. The police were told. The worries started about a year ago and intensified in recent months, the police were told. The Police Department said the circumstances were suspicious.
At 11:52 a.m., a police officer helped a family of ducks cross Park Avenue. The Police Department indicated the ducks presented a traffic hazard.
On Monday, May 8 at 9:29 a.m., the police received a complaint that dump trucks were driving on King Road without the loads covered.