The Park City Police Department last week received at least four reports of vehicles idling in the city, two of them along Main Street.
On Saturday, Oct. 3, a vehicle was reported to be idling in front of a home on Evening Star Drive for an hour. The police received the report at 10:24 p.m. An officer who responded was unable to locate the vehicle on Evening Star Drive, which is in Park Meadows, or a nearby street. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
The day before, on Friday, Oct. 2 at 5:40 p.m., the police received a complaint about a bus idling in the Brew Pub parking lot along Main Street. It had been idling for an hour, the police were told. The engine was turned off when the police arrived.
On Thursday, Oct. 1, a bus was reported to be idling for an hour along Main Street at 12:11 p.m. The engine was not running when a police officer arrived.
On Monday, Sept. 28 at 8:01 a.m., meanwhile, a man was seen asleep in the driver’s seat of a vehicle at City Park. The car’s engine was running and the lights were on, the police said. There was no indication the man was impaired, according to Police Department logs.
City Hall restricts idling to one minute under most circumstances.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Oct. 4 at 3:07 a.m., a person was suspected to be intoxicated somewhere along Deer Valley Drive. The person was verbally abusive to staffers at an unspecified type of business, the police were told.
On Saturday, Oct. 3 at 11:23 p.m., the police received a report that car keys had been stolen from somewhere along Lowell Avenue. The person suspected of taking the keys was possibly headed to a parking garage to sleep in the vehicle, the police were told.
The police at 7:24 p.m. received a complaint that two men and one woman threw beer at a person from a second-story porch along Daly Avenue. The Police Department classified the case as suspected intoxication.
A person was reported to be taking pictures of a business along Main Street at 2:25 p.m. The person was in a vehicle, the police were told. The person was gone by the time the police arrived. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
Four tires on a vehicle on Empire Avenue were found slashed or intentionally deflated at 10:49 a.m. The Police Department classified the case as criminal mischief.
On Friday, Oct. 2 at 11:43 p.m., a woman was reported to be seen walking down Main Street with an open container of beer. An officer told the woman to get rid of the container. The police said she pretended to throw the beer away but continued to carry it down the street, attempting to hide it from view. The Police Department logged the case as an unspecified alcohol offense.
The police at 4:10 p.m. received a complaint that a contractor blocked the road along Lowell Avenue. The person who contacted the police wanted a citation issued, according to police logs. The person also said the contractor frequently blocks the road, the police logs said.
A crane was reported to be stuck on the 900 block of Main Street at 1:01 p.m. Public police logs did not provide details. The Police Department classified the case as assisting a motorist.
The Police Department at 7:06 a.m. received a report of a man yelling at municipal workers at City Park. He was reported to be wearing a hooded sweat shirt and carrying a duffle bag and backpack. The person was described in police logs as homeless. He left without incident, the police said. The Police Department classified the case as disorderly conduct.
A suspected intoxication case was reported on the 500 block of Swede Alley at 6:58 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details. A little bit earlier, at 6:03 a.m., a person was reported to be sleeping behind an information desk at the Old Town transit center, which is on the same block as the later report. It was not clear from public police logs whether the cases were related.
On Thursday, Oct. 1, at 9:36 p.m., a vehicle reportedly hit a low-clearance sign at the China Bridge garage. The sign was left hanging down and presented a traffic hazard, the police said.
On Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 9:06 p.m., a vending machine was reported to have been broken into on Monitor Drive. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected burglary.
A vehicle was reported to be driving on trails in the vicinity of the Park City Ice Arena at 5:29 p.m. An officer found the vehicle and warned the driver not to take the Jeep onto trails.
On Monday, Sept. 28 at 10:13 a.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported in a parking lot on Deer Valley Drive. A Ford Expedition was hit, the police were told.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Crescent Road at 8:52 a.m. A driver appeared to back into the victim’s vehicle, the police were told.
A vehicle burglary was reported at 7:46 a.m. on Estates Drive. Unspecified items were taken from the glove compartment, the police were told.
A cow moose and a calf were seen in the vicinity of Main Street and Deer Valley Drive. People were gathering, the police were told.
Two men were reportedly involved in a fight in a nightclub on Main Street at 4:58 p.m. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected assault.
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