Police Blotter, Feb. 25-27, 2015
On Sunday, Feb. 22, the police at 7:15 a.m. received a complaint about a barking dog somewhere along Holiday Ranch Loop Road. The person who contacted the police was unable to contact the dog owner, prompting the report. The police contacted the owners, who indicated they were out of town and the dog was able to get outside through a dog door,
An officer on patrol in the China Bridge parking garage on Swede Alley found a man passed out in a vehicle. The officer woke the person up and found the man to be intoxicated. The man agreed to take a taxi home, the police said.
A taxi driver at 1:41 a.m. contacted the police saying a woman passenger did not tell the driver where to take her. The woman appeared to be intoxicated, the police were told. The police found the woman was intoxicated. An officer helped find the woman’s address. The taxi driver took her home, the police said.
A loud party was reported on Three Kings Drive at 12:18 a.m. Officers, though, did not hear noises when they arrived. The people inside appeared to be asleep, the police said.
On Saturday, Feb. 21 at 8:21 p.m., the police received a complaint that a limousine was seen idling for more than 30 minutes somewhere along Marsac Avenue An officer found the limousine and indicated the vehicle was parked and locked. There were no violations, the police said.
The authorities received a 911 call at 2:58 p.m. reporting that a driver almost hit a pedestrian on the 800 block of Park Avenue. The driver may have been speeding, the authorities were told. Police officers were unable to locate the vehicle.
At 11:07 a.m., the police were called to a parking lot along Lowell Avenue, where an argument between two drivers about a parking spot was reported. At least one of the parties threatened to damage the other’s vehicle, the police were told. The police separated the people and warned them. Both agreed to leave, the police said.
A smartphone was reported stolen on the 1500 block of Snow Creek Drive at 8:37 a.m. The owner tracked the device to Salt Lake County, the police said.
Fireworks were reported at 2:30 a.m. somewhere along Sidewinder Drive.
On Friday, Feb. 20 at 7:08 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Deer Valley Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.
A bus reportedly broke down in the Main Street-Heber Avenue intersection at 11:27 a.m., blocking at least one lane of traffic. A police officer followed the bus back to a garage, providing traffic control for the slow-moving bus.
At 10:56 a.m., the police responded to a vehicle, described as a tractor, that slid off the road on McHenry Avenue. The vehicle was at risk of "falling onto property and residences below," the police said. A heavy duty wrecker was summoned. Traffic was shut down and people in two residences were ordered out as a precaution. The Building Department was also contacted.
At 12:25 a.m., the police were contacted about the volume of speakers outside a Main Street nightclub. The police classified the case as disturbing the peace.
On Thursday, Feb. 19 at 11:25 p.m., the police arrested someone on a drunken driving charge during a traffic stop at or close to the intersection of Bonanza Drive and Iron Horse Drive.
Skis and poles were reported stolen on Lowell Avenue at 8:25 a.m. The equipment was taken the day before, the police were told.
On Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 8:51 p.m., a police officer pulled a driver over for not using the headlights. Earlier that day, at 1 a.m., a police officer pulled over a driver for the same offense on the 500 block of Marsac Avenue.
On Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 12:12 p.m., a hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on Kearns Boulevard. The damage occurred the night before or early in the morning, the police were told.
On Monday, Feb. 16 at 10:33 p.m., the police stopped a driver on S.R. 224 with one of the vehicle’s headlights out.
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