Police Blotter, Dec. 17-19, 2014
December 16, 2014
The Park City Police Department last week handled three cases involving suspected drunken drivers.
Public police logs did not provide details about the cases.
On Saturday, Dec. 13, a suspected drunken driving report was logged at 1:29 a.m. at the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Iron Horse Drive.
On Dec. 13 at 12:38 a.m., a suspected drunken driving case was reported at the intersection of Park Avenue and Homestake Road.
On Monday, Dec. 8, a suspected drunken driving case was reported on S.R. 248 at 5:34 p.m.
On Sunday, Dec. 14, meanwhile, someone at 1:43 a.m. reported that a driver in a sport utility vehicle "almost took out the side" of a drive-thru along Park Avenue. The police were told the driver might have been intoxicated.
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Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, Dec. 14 at 6:29 p.m., someone reported a strong odor of natural gas somewhere along Golden Eagle Drive. The Park City Fire District responded.
A large animal, apparently deceased, was seen along Kearns Boulevard close to the Wyatt Earp Way intersection. The Police Department indicated the animal was a traffic hazard.
The police at 3:49 p.m. received a report of trash on the road in the vicinity of the intersection of Deer Valley Drive and Aerie Drive. The police indicated the trash presented a traffic hazard.
The Police Department at 4:43 a.m. received a report of a break-in at a Main Street business. A security firm took someone into custody, the police were told. It was determined the person is an employee at the business, the police said.
A suspected assault was reported on Swede Alley at 1:35 a.m. Public police logs did not provide details.
The police at 12:19 a.m. received a report that a man, suspected to be intoxicated, was causing issues and attempting to get back inside a business on Main Street.
On Saturday, Dec. 13 at 7:23 p.m., the police received a complaint from someone on Norfolk Avenue that there were lots of cars parked on the street. The person was apparently worried that a fire engine could not pass if needed.
Someone at 5:14 p.m. reported that three dogs were frequently seen off leashes along Comstock Drive.
The police at 1:18 a.m. received a complaint that a customer was refusing to pay a bill somewhere along Main Street. The Police Department classified the case as trespassing.
On Friday, Dec. 12 at 10:31 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported in a parking lot along Kearns Boulevard. Earlier that night, at 9:26 p.m., a hit-and-run accident was logged in a parking lot at the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Prospector Avenue. The back bumper was ripped off the vehicle, the police were told.
At 9:17 p.m., someone reported receiving an email demanding $300 in payment for downloading music. The report was logged on Sidewinder Drive.
The police at 9:03 p.m. received a complaint that a dent was found on a vehicle on Homestake Road. Someone may have broken into the vehicle and the tires were flat, the police were told. Nothing was taken from inside, though, the police said.
A suspected shoplifting case was reported on Snow Creek Drive at 1:52 p.m. The police were told the incident was captured on a surveillance camera.
At 12:35 p.m., a person with a metal detector was reportedly seen somewhere along Park Avenue. The person was digging holes in two yards, the police were told.
Four men reportedly broke a window at a business along Main Street and fled at 12:40 a.m. The police apparently located them. The Police Department classified the case as disorderly conduct.
On Thursday, Dec. 11 at 1:29 p.m., a hit-and-run accident was reported in a parking lot on Snow Creek Drive.
A light pole was reported to be down at 7:51 a.m. on Swede Alley. The Streets Department was summoned.
On Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 11:44 p.m., the police received a complaint from Daly Avenue, where someone was reported to be using a saw and vacuuming. The person who contacted the Police Department was unable to sleep, according to police logs.
At 3:04 p.m., a burglary was reported somewhere along Park Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
A vehicle ran out of gas at 10:04 a.m. on Holiday Ranch Loop Road. The vehicle was off the road when the police were contacted.
On Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 11:07 p.m., graffiti was reported on the 400 block of Swede Alley.
A burglary was reported on Payday Drive at 4 p.m. A downstairs window was broken, the policed were told.
At 3:46 p.m., two men were seen on the Masonic water tank, located off Mellow Mountain Road. Two people were also seen in the tank at 2:27 p.m. The Police Department classified the cases as trespassing.
On Monday, Dec. 8 at 10:11 p.m., the police fielded a complaint that a construction firm was operating as a family was attempting to go to sleep. The police indicated the situation was an issue for City Hall’s code enforcers.
At 3:13 p.m., the police received a complaint that someone had been assaulted on Main Street two days prior to the report being filed. The person suffered cuts on their back, an injured lip, a hurt ear and a hurt neck, the police were told.
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