Police Blotter, July 16-18, 2014
The Park City Police Department last week received at least three complaints about dump trucks or other vehicles used by construction firms, including two involving what appeared to be minor accidents.
On Friday, July 11 at 10:36 p.m., a dump truck reportedly hit a stop sign, taking the sign down, on Guardsman Connection. Earlier that day, at 9:23 a.m., the police received a complaint about dump truck safety on the 9200 block of Marsac Avenue. The police were told the trucks could not drive the corners.
On Wednesday, July 9, meanwhile, the police were called to a location along Woodside Avenue to respond to an accident. The police said the case involved a construction firm’s pickup truck and another vehicle. A garage door was also involved, the police said. Nobody was injured.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, July 13 at 1:48 p.m., the police received a report involving an unspecified criminal mischief case on the 700 block of Main Street. Public police logs did not provide details. The logs indicated the police contacted the Park City Medical Center about the case, but nobody had arrived at the hospital with an injury that might be related to what occurred.
Graffiti was found on a fence and a Dumpster on Prospector Avenue at 9:05 a.m. The police had already received a report about the graffiti.
The police received a report of a vehicle suffering a flat tire on the 8700 block of Marsac Avenue at 3:42 a.m. There was apparently nobody around to assist the person before the police were contacted.
At 1:47 a.m., a bicycle was reported to have been seen "stashed" under stairs on the 400 block of Swede Alley. The person who contacted the police indicated the bicycle was not locked and appeared to be out of place, according to Police Department logs.
On Saturday, July 12 at 11:57 p.m., five or six people were reportedly seen fighting with security somewhere along Main Street. Public police logs did not provide details.
A suspected drunken driving case was logged at 10:59 p.m. at the intersection of S.R. 224 and Meadows Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.
Someone on Ontario Avenue at 4:45 p.m. reported painters left a trailer with ladders on top in a location that blocked a driveway.
A taxi driver contacted the police at 4:01 p.m. indicating that a passenger told the driver he did not have money to pay a fare. The driver was apparently on the 1000 block of Park Avenue when the police were contacted. The driver told the police the passenger had already been driven around.
Someone along Woodside Avenue at 3:44 p.m. reported a pickup truck and an attached sailboat were parked on the street. The police indicated the situation was a parking problem.
The police at 1:57 p.m. received a complaint about youngsters "partying" at a waterworks facility close to the 1300 block of Kearns Boulevard. They were there until early in the morning, the police were told.
A smartphone was reportedly stolen from inside a vehicle parked on the 2000 block of Park Avenue. The phone was tracked to Heber.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported on the 2200 block of Monitor Drive at 11:06 a.m. The vehicle was damaged in the vicinity of the gas tank, the police were told.
The police at 3:20 a.m. received a complaint involving two men and a suspected assault somewhere along Empire Avenue. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 2:29 a.m., two people said to be wearing flannel shirts reportedly beat someone up along Main Street. A little bit earlier, at 1:55 a.m., a window was broken on Main Street. The suspect wore a flannel shirt, the police were told. It was not clear from public police logs whether the same person was involved in the two cases.
On Friday, July 11 at 10:58 p.m., a suspected drunken driving case was reported along Deer Valley Drive as it passes City Park. The police said an unidentified item was thrown out a door.
A vehicle too tall for a garage attempted to drive through the entry somewhere along Main Street, tearing off lights and pipe insulation, the police were told. The case was logged at 10:25 p.m.
Someone reported fireworks at 7:57 p.m. along Kearns Boulevard in the vicinity of a field close to the Park City School District complex.
A vehicle was reported to be on fire on or close to Main Street at 7:50 p.m. The Park City Fire District was summoned.
A vehicle break-in was reported on Round Valley Drive at 3:47 p.m. It occurred the previous night, the police were told.
On Thursday, July 10 at 2:20 p.m., a two-vehicle accident was reported at the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Sidewinder Drive. Nobody was injured, the police said.
On Wednesday, July 9 at 10:47 p.m., a vehicle reportedly hit a telephone pole somewhere along S.R. 224. The vehicle left outbound on S.R. 224, the police were told.
A water-main break was reported at 6:54 p.m. along Kearns Boulevard as it passes the Park City School District complex.
Graffiti was found on the 1000 block of Park Avenue at 12:11 p.m.
Construction worker vehicles were reportedly double parked on Thaynes Canyon Drive or on a nearby street at 7:55 a.m. The vehicles blocked a traffic lane, the police were told.
On Tuesday, July 8 at 8:21 p.m., a fawn was seen close to a creek off Sullivan Road. The young deer appeared to be weak, the police were told.
Someone reported fireworks at 11:11 a.m. somewhere along Kearns Boulevard. Nobody was using fireworks by the time the police arrived.
A bicyclist reportedly rode through a stoplight on the 2000 block of Park Avenue at 10:11 a.m.
On Monday, July 7, at 9:26 p.m., a moose was seen in traffic along Bonanza Drive. The animal was headed toward Deer Valley Drive, the police were told.
A young deer, apparently in distress, was seen at or close to City Park at 5:02 p.m. It was seen alone close to the skate park at one point, the police were told.
A man appearing to be in his early 60s reportedly took a photograph of a child in a front yard in Old Town at 2:09 p.m. The Police Department indicated the circumstances were suspicious.
Someone contacted the police at 11:01 a.m. reporting that a hot-air balloon almost landed in a driveway along Silver Cloud Drive. It bounced along the street before coming to a stop. The police were apparently contacted approximately 90 minutes afterward.
City Hall has scheduled an event on Tuesday, May 21, designed for people who are contemplating a bid for elected office in the municipal campaign.