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A Park City School District bus was involved in an accident Monday morning but investigators said there were no students on board.

Utah Highway Patrol trooper Ashton Jeffery said a man in his 20s was driving southbound on Park Avenue at about 35 mph when he fell asleep nearby the road’s intersection with Deer Valley Drive at about 7:45 a.m.

The school bus and a compact car were stopped at a red light in a left-turn lane on Park Avenue waiting to turn onto Deer Valley Drive. The man struck the car stopped in front of him, which then hit the school bus, the trooper said.

A passenger in the vehicle that caused the crash suffered minor injuries, Jeffery said.

The driver was cited for following too closely, he said.

Other incidents reported to the Police Department included:

On Sunday, April 23 at 8:29 p.m., the police responded to a report that people were playing loud music in their cars at the skateboard park at City Park. An officer found that someone was having a birthday party. They turned the music down.

The police received a complaint at 12:47 a.m. that kids threw a rock at a front-end loader’s windshield on the 2100 block of Park Avenue. The police were unable to locate a suspect.

The police were called to the 700 block of Main Street at 11:07 a.m. after a worker at a hotel smelled marijuana coming from a room. Hotel personnel escorted the guests out, the police said.

On Saturday, April 22 at 5:47 p.m., police and fire crews responded after someone became stuck in an elevator on the 200 block of Main Street.

The police responded to the 3000 block of Sunny Slopes Drive at 8:09 p.m., where someone reported an overflowing hot tub. Officers found that the person who owned the hot tub was out of town for a week. An officer turned off the hot tub.

The police received a complaint that a vehicle was broken into at the China Bridge parking structure at 5:36 p.m. The police said damage is estimated at more than $200.

A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 500 block of Main Street at 5:13 p.m.

The police said one person suffered a broken wrist in a traffic accident at 4:50 p.m. The accident involved two vehicles and occurred at the intersection of S.R. 224 and Thaynes Canyon Drive.

The police arrested a motorist on a drunken-driving charge on S.R. 248.

On Friday, April 21 at 10:19 p.m., two people were reportedly injured in a sledding accident in Empire Pass.

At 1:26 p.m., the police cited and released a person on a count of shoplifting on the 1500 block of Snow Creek Drive. The police said the case involved less than $50.

The police said a gun was reportedly found in a garbage can at 9:21 a.m. on the 2000 block of Prospector Avenue. The police said it turned out to be a toy.

On Thursday, April 20, the police received a complaint that someone stole items from a gym bag on the 1200 block of Little Kate Road. The police classified the case as a felony but public police logs listed little additional information.

On Wednesday, April 19 at 7:54 p.m., an officer issued a person a ticket for reportedly having a dog off a leash on the 1200 block of Little Kate Road.

On Tuesday, April 18 at 9:06 p.m., a moose was spotted nearby Deer Valley Drive. The animal was gone when officers arrived.

A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 1900 block of Sidewinder Drive at 4:53 p.m.

At 5:34 p.m., a police officer spoke to a dog owner about leash laws on the 700 block of Woodside Avenue.

On Monday, April 17, a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 1800 block of Park Avenue at 2:34 p.m.

A purse was reportedly stolen from a sport-utility vehicle on the 1400 block of Woodside Avenue at 2:40 p.m.

Someone broke a vehicle’s window with a hammer on the 1200 block of Kearns Boulevard at 12:40 p.m.

The police at 9:58 a.m. received a complaint that three flat-screen televisions were stolen from a business on the 7800 block of Royal Street.

A house was reportedly broken into on the 1700 block of Park Avenue. The police received the report at 7:48 a.m. Money was taken from inside, the police were told.


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