April 30, 2014
The Park City Police Department last weekend responded to several reports spurred by the heavy precipitation, including people who said they encountered rocks that were apparently carried onto the road.
Police officers also monitored streams to make sure they did not jump their banks.
On Sunday, April 27 Rocks reported to be the size of a fist were seen on a switchback along Aerie Drive at 10:25 a.m. The police indicated the rocks presented a traffic hazard. Public police logs did not indicate the precipitation caused the problem, but it is common for heavy rains to bring rocks onto Park City roads.
On Saturday, April 26 at 2:16 p.m., water was seen across three-quarters of the road along the 1900 block of Three Kings Drive. The police indicated that the road needed to be monitored.
At 2:04 p.m. on April 26, officers checked Poison Creek as it passes the intersection of Iron Horse Drive and Bonanza Drive. The water remained in the banks.
On Friday, April 25 at 10:44 p.m., 12 rocks were seen in the road along Royal Street. The police indicated they were a traffic hazard. The Streets Department was contacted.
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Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, April 27 at 2:38 p.m., a suspected drunken driving case was reported on Snow Creek Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.
The police at 2:32 p.m. received a report that a black Range Rover was "all over the road" on S.R. 224. The vehicle almost hit the person who contacted the police. It was not clear from public police logs whether the caller was driving, riding a bicycle or walking.
Bicyclists were seen in the City Park skate park at 11:38 a.m. Bicyclists are prohibited from using the skate park.
On Saturday, April 26 at 11:50 p.m., a man suspected to be intoxicated reportedly refused to pay a tab on the 600 block of Main Street.
On Saturday, April 26 at 12:13 p.m., two people were seen on the Masonic water tank off Aerie Drive. The police classified the case as trespassing.
A carbon monoxide detector sounded along Sandstone Cove at 10:20 a.m. The Park City Fire District also responded. The police said no issues were found.
A driver reportedly parked partially on a lawn along Annie Oakley Drive sometime prior to the 7:58 a.m. report to the police. Beer cans were seen close to the truck, the police were told. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported at 1:48 a.m. on the 200 block of Heber Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
Someone reported fireworks were set off at 12:21 a.m. somewhere along Sunrise Circle.
On Friday, April 25 at 9:41 p.m., a taxi reportedly backed into a sign on the 400 block of Main Street. The no parking sign was bent, the police were told.
The police at 5:10 p.m. received a report about fraud involving an online vacation rental. The case was logged on Oak Wood Court. Public police logs did not provide details.
A man described as suspicious was seen at the Masonic water tank at 3:51 p.m.
At 2:25 p.m., someone reported hearing noises sounding like gunshots along Payday Drive. The police indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported at the intersection of Iron Horse Drive and Bonanza Drive at 1:58 p.m. The driver was "all over road," the police were told.
At 9:06 a.m., the police received a report that a woman lost a wallet a few weeks prior to contacting the Police Department in Park City. It was lost in Salt Lake City and the police there were informed of the case. The person told the police in Park City someone then left the wallet on the back porch of her residence. The police said the circumstances were suspicious. The report was logged on Park Avenue, but it was not clear whether that is where the person’s residence is located or whether the street indicates the person reported the case at the police station, which is located on Park Avenue.
On Thursday, April 24 at 9:19 p.m., a herd of elk was seen close to the McPolin Farm.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported at 9:01 p.m. on the 1600 block of Bonanza Drive. A driver hit the decorative median, the police were told.
Unauthorized signs were seen on the Masonic water tank at 6:43 p.m. The police classified the case as littering.
At 3:23 p.m., a truck reportedly attempted to turn around using the runaway truck ramp on Marsac Avenue. It became stuck, the police said. The Utah Highway Patrol was summoned to inspect the truck.
On Wednesday, April 23 at 11:18 p.m., an assault was reported somewhere along Main Street. The details were unclear. Only one person, possibly intoxicated, might have been involved, the police said.
A man driving a vehicle along S.R. 224 at 6:55 p.m. was reportedly drinking a beer.
A carbon monoxide detector sounded on Oak Wood Court at 7:50 a.m. The Park City Fire District responded and found no issues.
The police at 6:50 a.m. received a report that a woman was struck by a skier at Deer Valley Resort on March 17. The person did not have information about the other skier.
On Tuesday, April 22 at 1:59 a.m., deer were seen in the vicinity of the intersection of S.R. 224 and Meadows Drive.
On Monday, April 21 at 5:24 p.m., an unspecified alcohol offense was reported along Sullivan Road, the small street that borders City Park.
At 3:02 p.m., the police received a complaint that a driver nearly hit a boy earlier in the afternoon outside Treasure Mountain Junior High School. The police were told the driver hit the boy’s longboard, forcing him to "bail off" the longboard to avoid a collision. The boy was not injured, the police were told.
A cow moose and a calf were seen in a backyard on Moray Court at 7:55 a.m. The calf was unable to get out of the yard, the police were told. The caller wanted an officer to open a gate for the calf.
At 3:54 a.m., the police received a report that someone had unhooked the extension cords running from a van that was parked along Prospector Avenue. The person had permission to sleep in the van, the police were told.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported at 2:09 a.m. at the intersection of Snow Creek Drive and S.R. 224.
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