A Park City police officer last week stopped a bicyclist after watching the person commit a traffic violation, the Police Department said.
On Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 11:26 p.m., an officer reportedly saw a bicyclist ride through a red light on or close to the 1700 block of Park Avenue.
The officer pulled the bicyclist over. The person told the police there was no oncoming traffic, prompting the bicyclist to proceed through the intersection, the Police Department said.
Bicyclists are required to follow traffic laws when they ride on public streets. The Police Department occasionally pulls over bicyclists for traffic violations like not stopping at stop signs or red lights.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Sept. 27 at 10:05 a.m., the police received a report of parking problems along Mellow Mountain Road. The police were told the route to a waterworks facility was blocked. Someone’s driveway was also blocked, the police were told.
Firewood was seen in a traffic lane at 4:49 a.m. at or close to Quinn’s Junction. It was not clear whether the firewood was on S.R. 248 or U.S. 40. The police indicated the firewood presented a traffic hazard.
The police at 2:57 a.m. received a complaint about a guest in a lodging property who was described as being very loud. Staff at the property, located on Shadow Ridge Road, wanted an officer at the scene when the guest was warned, according to police logs. The Police Department classified the case as suspected disturbing the peace.
A suspected drunken driving case was logged at 2:14 a.m. somewhere along S.R. 224. Public police logs did not provide details.
A bench was reportedly moved into the road somewhere along Park Avenue at 2:02 a.m. The police said the bench created a traffic hazard.
At 1:45 a.m., the police were told of a party on either Park Avenue or Woodside Avenue. The party was in a backyard and may have involved a fire pit, the police were told. The people were talking loudly and playing music, according to public police logs.
On Saturday, Sept. 26 at 8:08 p.m., a police officer stopped a driver suspected of speeding at or close to the intersection of S.R. 224 and Meadows Drive. The driver was stopped at 65 mph in a 45 mph zone, the police said.
At 5:40 p.m., someone was reportedly caught stealing beer on Park Avenue.
The police at 10:39 a.m. received a report about a man wearing a black trench coat with what appeared to be a holster in the vicinity of the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Kearns Boulevard. The police were unable to locate the man. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
At 1 a.m., a dog was reportedly seen left inside a vehicle on the 400 block of Swede Alley. The police were unable to locate the vehicle.
On Friday, Sept. 25 at 9:04 p.m., someone reported a dog was barking for two hours somewhere along Thaynes Canyon Drive.
Four youngsters were seen on the roof of a restroom at City Park at 6:46 p.m. They agreed to leave the roof, the police said.
A vehicle burglary was reported somewhere along Kearns Boulevard at 6:28 p.m. The vehicle was parked close to the Park City High School football field, the police said.
A two-vehicle accident was reported at 8:51 a.m. in the vicinity of the intersection of Park Avenue and Snow Creek Drive. Nobody was injured, the police said.
On Thursday, Sept. 24 at 9:54 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. A large dent was left in the victim’s vehicle, the police were told.
At 4:12 p.m., someone reported loud music at Rotary Park, located on the edge of Thaynes Canyon. The people were told not to use an amplifier. The police classified the case as disturbing the peace.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported somewhere along S.R. 224. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 12:18 a.m., the police received a report that someone was asked to leave an establishment on Main Street and then became upset. The person broke an unspecified item, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as disorderly conduct.
On Wednesday, Sept. 23, a suspected drunken driving case was reported somewhere along Bonanza Drive at 5:30 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 1:14 p.m., dust from a construction project reportedly triggered a fire alarm on Deer Valley Drive. The Park City Fire District responded.
On Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 10:19 p.m., the police received a complaint that three people jumped a fence and went into a hot tub somewhere along Park Avenue. The person who contacted the police indicated the people might not have permission.
At 9:55 p.m., someone complained about loud construction workers on Deer Lake Drive. It was the third consecutive night of work, the police were told. The Police Department classified the case as disturbing the peace.
At 12:59 p.m., someone was warned about the leash law at or close to the intersection of Meadows Drive and Cove Court.
Someone reported a truck was seen idling for 10 minutes somewhere along Bonanza Drive. The truck was emitting black smoke, the police were told.
Someone on Meadows Drive at 11:39 a.m. reported finding a credit card. The owner was contacted.
On Monday, Sept. 21 at 4:49 p.m., a vehicle burglary was reported in the China Bridge garage. A cell phone was taken, the police were told.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported somewhere along Park Avenue at 11:30 a.m. The damage occurred a few days prior to the report to the police.
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