Police Blotter, July 22, 2015
The Park City Police Department last week responded to several loud parties, continuing a busy summer for officers.
On Sunday, July 19, a loud party was reported at 2:46 a.m. somewhere along Woodside Avenue. The people were on a porch. An officer told them to keep the noise down. On Saturday, July 18, a loud party with a band was reported at 10:46 p.m. on Canyon Court.
On Friday, July 17 at 11:02 p.m., a large party was reported somewhere along Lowell Avenue. The Police Department classified the case as disturbing the peace. A little bit earlier, at 10:25 p.m., a loud party was reported on the 400 block of Woodside Avenue. The police were told there was also a parking issue at the site of the Woodside Avenue report.
Earlier on July 17, between 30 and 40 people were seen in a pool along Prospector Avenue at 7:31 p.m. The person who contacted the police was worried there were more people there than is allowed, according to Police Department logs. The police said it was an issue for City Hall’s code enforcers. At 6:54 p.m. that evening, a loud party was reported at a pool on Prospector Avenue. It was not clear from police logs whether the two reports were at the same location.
Other incidents reported to the Police Department last week included:
On Sunday, July 19 at 1:19 p.m., a traffic accident was reported on the 400 block of Park Avenue. Nobody was injured and the accident did not block traffic, the police said.
An altercation between a bartender and another person was reported at a nightclub on Main Street at 1 a.m. The person left and the bartender did not want to press charges, the police said.
People were seen in a pool along Three Kings Drive at 12:38 a.m. It was after hours for the pool. The Police Department classified the case as suspected trespassing.
On Saturday, July 18 at 11:43 p.m., a suspected drunken driving case as reported in the vicinity of Kearns Boulevard and Snow Creek Drive. Public police logs did not provide details.
Two people riding scooters were seen in the skate park at City Park at 11:04 a.m. Scooters are prohibited. The two were warned and then left, the police said.
An unspecified disorderly conduct case was reported at 1:25 a.m. on the 600 block of Main Street. The person involved was allowed to leave with a friend, the police said.
At 1 a.m., a woman was reported to be sleeping in her car somewhere along Main Street. She was not intoxicated and was waiting for friends who work at a nightclub, the police said.
On Friday, July 17, skateboarders were reported to be "flying" down Main Street and weaving between traffic lanes at 10:16 p.m. They were seen on the 500 block of the street. The Police Department indicated the skateboarders were a traffic hazard.
At 9:12 a.m., a man was reportedly seen sleeping outside the Public Works Building on Iron Horse Drive.
On Thursday, July 16, an accident involving two vehicles was reported at 8:11 p.m. in the vicinity of Kearns Boulevard and Snow Creek Drive. The airbags were triggered in one of the vehicles. Public police logs did not provide details.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported in a parking lot on the 1400 block of Lowell Avenue at 3:41 p.m.
At 3:02 p.m., the police were on Main Street with a man who was reported to be pretending to play a flute. The man also had a cat on a leash and a donation bucket, the police said. The Police Department indicated the case was an issue for City Hall’s code enforcers.
A wallet was found and turned over to dispatchers at 10:25 a.m. The case was logged somewhere along Park Avenue, but it was not clear whether the wallet was found there.
A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported at 9:47 a.m. somewhere along Woodside Avenue. The damage occurred the previous night. The damaged vehicle was a rental car, the police were told.
Someone on Empire Avenue at 6:27 a.m. reported a diesel truck idles each morning for 30 minutes.
On Wednesday, July 15 at 10:12 p.m., the police received a report from a location along Deer Valley Drive that someone was using a "toxic chemical" to cover a driveway. It was making a "terrible smell," the police were told.
Six people became stuck in an elevator on Three Kings Drive at 9:08 p.m. The Park City Fire District was summoned.
A credit card was reported stolen at 8:12 p.m. on Kearns Boulevard. The police indicated the case involved suspected fraud. Public police logs did not provide details.
At 12:34 p.m., a window on Aspen Springs Drive was reported to have been damaged with a BB gun.
Someone contacted the police at 10:55 a.m. reporting that a dump truck was driving recklessly on King Road. The truck nearly hit the person who contacted the police.
On Tuesday, July 14 at 4:02 p.m., a box of nails was seen in the intersection of Kearns Boulevard and Park Avenue. The nails were a traffic hazard and the Streets Department was called, the police said.
On Monday, July 13 at 5 p.m., kids were reported to be selling lemonade on Monitor Drive and running into the street. There were up to 15 youngsters there, the police were told. The person who contacted the police was concerned a driver may hit them, according to department logs.
At 3:21 p.m., a bus reportedly broke down on Sidewinder Drive. It was losing unspecified fluids but was able to "limp back" to the bus garage, the police said. The fluid spill was cleared.
A critic of a Park City workforce or otherwise affordable housing project in Old Town said he is considering an appeal of the Park City Planning Commission’s approval of the development.