Deer problems reported in city
The Park City Police Department on the night of Friday, Dec. 25 received three reports involving deer within a short period of time.
At 8:08 p.m., a deer was seen in the road along Marsac Avenue. It needed to be put down, according to police logs. The logs did not provide details, but deer are sometimes put down when they are determined to be injured. The deer was put down. The Police Department indicated the deer presented a traffic hazard.
Later, at 9:31 p.m., a deer, apparently injured, was seen on Marsac Avenue. It was seen close to one of the snow gates on the road. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 10:21 p.m., meanwhile, a deer was reported to be along Sun Ridge Court, a small street in Solamere. It had an injured leg and needed to be put down, according to police logs. The deer, though, "ran pretty gracefully" away, the police said.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Dec. 27, at 10:20 p.m., someone found a phone at the China Bridge garage and brought it to the Park Avenue police station to turn it in to the police.
At 9:04 p.m., the police received a report from somewhere along Empire Avenue that downstairs neighbors were smoking.
A wallet was found somewhere in Park City and turned in to the police at 7:49 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details about where the wallet was found.
An assault was reported on Main Street at 2:08 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Saturday, Dec. 26, at 11:43 p.m., someone reported hearing a dog barking on Golden Eagle Drive for 15 minutes. The person was concerned the dog had been left outside, the police said. The dog was apparently gone by the time the police arrived.
The police at 11:02 p.m. received a report that a man wearing a flannel shirt hit someone with a chunk of ice. The call was logged on Lily Langtree Court. The Police Department classified the case as a suspected assault.
At 12:20 p.m., a purse was reported to have been lost somewhere along Park Avenue. The purse was lost several days prior to the report to the police.
At 7:42 a.m., the police received a complaint that three men with a dog might be hunting in the vicinity of Richardson Flat Road. A police officer found one man and informed him of a City Hall hunting prohibition, the Police Department said.
On Friday, Dec. 25 at 11:38 p.m., a driver reportedly slid off the road along Daly Avenue.
A suspected drunken driving case was reported on Royal Street at 11:59 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 2:01 a.m., people were reported to be throwing beer bottles and hollering from a balcony somewhere along Empire Avenue. The Police Department classified the case as disturbing the peace.
Three men, reported to be intoxicated, damaged a car somewhere along Norfolk Avenue at 1:50 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
On Thursday, Dec. 24 at 4:30 p.m., skis were reported stolen on Lowell Avenue.
On Wednesday, Dec. 23, at 10:26 a.m., a car ran out of gas on Royal Street. It was moved off the road, but the police indicated the car presented a traffic hazard. Someone was on the way with gas, the police said.
At 8:25 a.m., a bag of skis was seen in the road on S.R. 248 just east of Prospector. The bag was a traffic hazard, the police said.
At 8:18 a.m., the police received a report that men, suspected to be intoxicated and possibly homeless, apparently slept in a room that was under construction on Park Avenue. The Police Department classified the case as suspected trespassing.
On Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 3:42 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Lowell Avenue.
At 9:12 a.m., two City Hall vehicles a snow pusher and a bus — were reported to have been involved in an accident at Shortline Road and Deer Valley Drive. There were no passengers on the bus and nobody was injured in the accident, the police said.
On Monday, Dec. 21 at 8:55 p.m., a driver reportedly abandoned a vehicle after pulling into a driveway along Empire Avenue. The person was seen 30 minutes prior to the report to the police. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
A hit-an-run traffic accident was reported on Iron Horse Drive at 4:52 p.m. A grey sport utility vehicle reportedly hit the other vehicle.
At 4:41 a.m., someone on Prospector Avenue lodged a complaint about a beeping noise made by heavy machinery used for snow removal. The Police Department classified the case as disturbing the peace.
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