Officers stop drivers along S.R. 224 entryway, elsewhere
The Park City Police Department on Sunday conducted a heavy round of traffic enforcement, stopping drivers every few minutes at some points, the department’s logs indicated.
Traffic stops were reported on high-traffic locations like the intersection of S.R. 224 and Meadows Drive as well as lesser-traveled places such as the intersection of Prospector Drive and Double Jack Court.
Police officers regularly conduct traffic patrols on high-traffic streets and on neighborhood roads. The Sunday enforcement appeared to be similar to other times the Police Department heavily focused on certain places.
Police logs showed officer stopped at least 19 drivers between 12:04 a.m. and 9:10 p.m. Some of the cases included a traffic stop at 9:10 p.m. at the intersection of S.R. 224 and Meadows Drive and one at 8:27 p.m. in the same vicinity. The police patrolled that spot in the evening hours, the logs show. Other drivers were pulled over on the 3300 block of Meadows Drive.
In the overnight hours on Sunday, drivers were stopped in locations that included the intersection of Iron Horse Drive and Bonanza Drive as well as the Iron Horse Drive-Park Avenue intersection.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Nov. 3, the police were called to the 1700 block of Park Avenue at 1:25 p.m. after three people were reportedly acting rudely. There was apparently a dispute about movie show times, police logs said.
At 9:01 a.m., the police received a report that a cell phone had been stolen on Main Street. The person who contacted the police said a locator service showed the phone was in the Kimball Junction area.
A case classified as disorderly conduct was reported on the 600 block of Main Street at 1:27 a.m. The case occurred inside or just outside a nightclub, police logs indicated. The logs did not provide details. Less than an hour earlier, at 12:31 a.m., a disorderly conduct case was reported on the same block of Main Street.
On Saturday, Nov. 2 at 6:39 p.m., a woman called the police reporting she had become lost while riding a bicycle, apparently in the vicinity of Solamere Drive and Fox Tail Trail. Her vehicle was parked at City Park and she wanted an officer’s assistance.
The police at 12:49 p.m. received a report that a vehicle suffered a flat tire along the S.R. 248 entryway, at Round Valley Drive. No one inside the vehicle knew how to change a tire, the police were told. An officer assisted them.
At 11:28 a.m., youngsters were seen riding scooters in the skate park at City Park. They were told to leave. Scooters are prohibited in the skate park.
Graffiti was found on a waterworks facility off Mellow Mountain Road at 8:14 a.m. The police classified the case as criminal mischief.
The police at 7:54 a.m. received a report that 50 elk were crossing S.R. 224 toward Iron Canyon. They animals were seen between the S.R. 224 intersections with Meadows Drive and Holiday Ranch Loop Road.
At 1:03 a.m., a disorderly conduct case was reported on the 600 block of Main Street. The person was escorted out of a nightclub, the police said.
On Friday, Nov. 1 at 11:09 p.m., the police received a complaint that the lights outside a nightclub were "blinding people" along the 800 block of Main Street. The police indicated City Hall’s code enforcement officers rather than police officers would handle the situation.
A cow moose and a calf were seen in the vicinity of the Kearns Boulevard-Park Avenue intersection at 7:49 p.m. The animals were spotted close to the Olympic Welcome Plaza. The person who contacted the police said they were worried the moose would head into the street.
The police at 11:20 a.m. received a complaint about loud parties the night before on the 2100 block of Comstock Drive. The police were told a mailbox was run over as well.
At 8:13 a.m., someone along Sidewinder Drive reported that car windows had been broken. The person was not immediately sure if anything was taken. The police classified the case as criminal mischief.
A hit-and-run traffic accident, involving a vehicle and a restaurant drive thru window, was reported on the 1700 block of Park Avenue at 7:28 a.m.
Blood was reportedly seen on elevator buttons and a lobby in a building somewhere along Prospector Avenue at 5:11 a.m. The police were told a man with bloodied hands had been seen the previous night. The police called the circumstances suspicious.
On Thursday, Oct. 31, Halloween, smashed pumpkins were found in three locations along Meadows Drive at 10 p.m. The pumpkins were discovered in the road. Earlier, at 9:10 p.m., youngsters were reportedly seen smashing pumpkins on the 2600 block of Sidewinder Drive.
At 5:20 p.m., a 4-year-old boy, dressed in a Batman costume, was reported missing. He was found shortly after the report, the police said.
On Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 11:20 p.m., the police received a report that a man on scaffolding was throwing snowballs on passersby along the 700 block of Main Street.
On Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 12:51 p.m., the police received a report that three televisions were taken from a residence on Stonebridge Circle. The front door was open, the police were told. The case was classified as a burglary.
On Monday, Oct.; 28 at 6:53 p.m., the police received a report that a taxi passenger refused to pay the fare. The taxi was somewhere along Park Avenue. The police classified the case as disorderly conduct.
An aggressive pit bull dog was seen along Marsac Avenue at 4:56 p.m.
Someone found a wallet on Silver Oak Court at 11:46 a.m. and turned it over to the police.
Graffiti was found at the City Park skate park and nearby bathrooms at 10:06 a.m.
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