Police Blotter, Dec. 17-19, 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.
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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